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From: Marsha Ensminger <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] (really 1 page ancestor reports!)
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:46:05 -0800 (PST)
I don't think your "quirk" had anything to do with my chart opening up super-sized. I only have one printer, and it is capable of handling the 11 X 17 paper.
I have enough trouble with VCF, without doing something fancy like trying to switch the printer to produce a pdf file.
Marsha L. Ensminger
--- On Fri, 2/24/12, Rick Van Dusen <> wrote:
> From: Rick Van Dusen <>
> Subject: Re: [TMG] (really 1 page ancestor reports!)
> Date: Friday, February 24, 2012, 8:35 AM
> One little quirk I've found in VCF
> (at least in the version with TMG
> 7.0.4) is that if you're trying to use a different printer,
> you have to
> first go into the Windows printers and change the default to
> the printer
> you wish to use.
> In my experience, this is the only way to get predictable
> results when
> changing the page size to anything that the previous (or
> normal) default
> printer won't support. (Without doing this, VCF might
> show/do different
> parts of the operation from different paper sizes.)
> This is not what you're talking about, I don't think, but it
> just might
> have an effect with your 11*17 paper size issue, and cause
> you to see
> something different than you expect.
> Marsha Ensminger wrote:
> > Virginia,
> > Perhaps it "shouldn't" have been necessary to
> regenerate the chart.
> > What I was trying to produce was a 3 generation, left
> to right "waterfall" descendant chart that would fit on a
> series of 11 X 17 sheets of paper with a portrait
> > The first attempt produced a chart that was 163" wide
> by I forget how many tall, but print preview said there were
> 81 pages. 152 inches of the width contained absolutely
> nothing. Have now idea how/why all that happened.
> > Changing the paper size and orientation had no effect
> that I could see.
> > After re-selecting paper size and orientation, closing
> the chart and regenerating it, it finally settled down to
> the proper dimensions.
> > Marsha L. Ensminger
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