Post Reply 

Print to PDF

Sep 8, 2011, 20:59
Post: #1
Print to PDF
I'm having trouble printing a project that I've just finished. It's landscape and whenever I try to print it, it prints out a stretched portrait. Since I thought maybe it was an issue with the printer, I thought I would try printing to a pdf. I have Cutepdf installed and it works with other programs but I don't see it as a possible printer in Gimp. Any help would be appreciated. I've been searching and it looks like Gimp may have some printing issues in general but I was reading old posts so maybe that's no longer an issue.

I posted this on another Gimp forums website but I haven't found a solution and I thought you guys might be able to help.

Thanks!
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Sep 9, 2011, 10:44
Post: #2
RE: Print to PDF
Assuming that you are not going to install linux and reap the benefits of gimp-gutenprint. Cool

In windows much depends on the printer driver provided by the printer manufacturer. Some are better than others.

I don't have a problem with the gimp print plugin these days but it used to be in times past that you would use some other application as an intermediary for printing, even if it was M$ Word.

I would try something free such as XnView or Irfanview and see if they print any better. Certainly XnView has several options for placing the image on the paper.

** https://www.gimp-forum.net/ now answering questions**
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  print business card Wrenchman 0 96 Oct 2, 2017 13:46
Last Post: Wrenchman
  Print Size vs Image Size ambermc85 1 247 Jun 27, 2017 05:18
Last Post: ythgilb
  Adding text to PDF Mrsjdog 4 1,388 Aug 23, 2014 05:08
Last Post: sm1000
  PRINT SIZE and SCALE and Printing... TWK 2 353 Aug 21, 2014 18:09
Last Post: TWK
Wink Customize paper print sizes in Gimp? Marie459 12 4,997 Jul 18, 2014 23:21
Last Post: goad

Forum Jump:


GIMP ForumPortalArchiveContactTermsRSS