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Posted 1/8/2013 by EPea in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 1/8/2013 2:44:23 PM
Those of you who use your Epson Picturemate Charm to print journaling cards for Project Life....how do you get the sizing just right? The "image expansion" seems to be messing me up - even when I turn it to "minimum"? Any tricks to work around this (assuming my question even makes sense!)

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Posted: 1/8/2013 2:51:27 PM
I don't do PL but I change all my photo sizes for my pages. I change my picture sizes in photoshop then I save it. I don't print through the program that came with the Picturemate. I discovered actually yesterday that it's easier and the sizes are more accurate when I print them directly from my files through Photo Printing Wizard (it's a Windows program).

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Posted: 1/8/2013 3:45:33 PM
Sooo... what size are you trying to print?

I know that may be an odd question, but since I save as 4x6 size and then put two per page on a 4x6, and it's usually perfect, I thought maybe I was missing something (like size).


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Posted: 1/8/2013 5:50:22 PM
LOL, you aren't missing anything - I knew I was phrasing my question weirdly!
I'm trying to print 3x4 cards (2 on a 4x6) using digital products, which often have a little border. The printer wants to expand the image and the border gets lost (unless I make it so small that it looks goofy in the PL pocket.) I wish you could turn the expansion feature off altogether....

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Posted: 1/8/2013 5:51:06 PM
Ashazam - thanks - I will looks for a Mac version.

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Posted: 1/9/2013 6:45:55 AM
When I'm viewing a picture on my computer, there are a bunch of icons on the bottom of the picture, I choose print and send it to my Epson. It's a million times easier and discovered it when my Epson program that I pulled up was blank and my DH (who is the technical one) wasn't home so I had to figure it out another way to print on my own. I'm not a technical person at all, I don't understand computers...at all. So I probably wasn't much help...
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