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  • aireydc
    Ah! I looked up print in the documentation, and I put the following ... And printing from Apple Preview then had no problems for me. Thank you! -Dave ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 29, 2008
      Ah! I looked up "print" in the documentation, and I put the following
      in my ~/.vimrc file:

      :set printoptions=paper:letter

      And printing from Apple Preview then had no problems for me.

      Thank you!

      -Dave

      On Oct 29, 1:47 pm, Steven Michalske <smichal...@...> wrote:
      > A4 or letter paper, vim defaults to A4 which is a touch longer.....
      >
      > depending on your printer settings it can scale the page and whatnot.
      >
      > adobe reader is aggressive about pre scaling the pages to fit, apple  
      > has a prints to size by default
      >
      > both have benefits and drawbacks.    i don't like it when adobe scales  
      > a 1:1 drawing I got from a letter sized pdf by 98%  to cause me grief  
      > in matching dimensions.
      >
      > yet i dislike A4 pages not scaling down....
      >
      > On Oct 29, 2008, at 10:08 AM, aireydc wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > > What is strange is that when I save the 0.pdf preview of the MacVim
      > > text file to a .pdf file, say, jobs.pdf, if I print the file using
      > > Adobe Reader (v9) I have no run over margins issue, but if I print the
      > > same PDF with Apple Preview, I have this problem.
      >
      > > On Oct 29, 12:00 pm, aireydc <david.c.ai...@...> wrote:
      > >> When I print a text file, I get a PDF preview window that seems
      > >> correct with regard to margins, but when I send it to the printer,  
      > >> the
      > >> margins are not respected and text runs off the bottom of the page.
      > >> Anybody else have this problem or is the issue known? I'm using the
      > >> latest stable release and OS X Leopard up to date, with HP printers.
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