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Setting Custom Paper Sizes for Printing

 Available in the Windows version only

[Windows® version only]

Use the CustomPaperSize command to set custom paper sizes for built-in printers. You can also modify the margin settings for standard paper sizes of built-in printers.

Built-in printers are PDF (Portable Document Format), PNG (Portable Network Graphics, a bitmapped image format), JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group format), SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics format), or DWF (Design Web Format).

To set custom paper sizes for printing:

  1. Type CustomPaperSize at the command prompt.
  2. Specify the name of a built-in printer (PDF, PNG, JPG, SVG, or DWF).
  3. In the dialog box, select Custom sizes.
  4. Click Add to create a custom paper size.
  5. In Name, edit the name of the new custom format.
  6. Under Size, specify the Width, Height, and Units (Millimeters, or Inches).
  7. Under Margins, specify the width of the top, bottom, left, and right margins that cannot be printed upon.
  8. Click OK.

    You can apply the custom paper size for the built-in printer with the Print command.

To delete custom paper sizes:

  1. Type CustomPaperSize at the command prompt.
  2. Specify the name of a built-in printer (PDF, PNG, JPG, SVG, or DWF).
  3. In the dialog box, select Custom sizes.
  4. In Name, select the custom format to delete.
  5. Click Remove.
  6. Click OK.

To modify margin settings for standard paper sizes:

  1. Type CustomPaperSize at the command prompt.
  2. Specify the name of a built-in printer (PDF, PNG, JPG, SVG, or DWF).
  3. In the dialog box, select Standard sizes.
  4. In Name, select a standard format.
  5. Under Margins, specify the width of the top, bottom, left, and right margins that cannot be printed upon.
  6. Click OK.

  You can access the dialog box to set custom paper sizes in the Print dialog box by clicking Properties if a built-in printer is selected.

Access

Command: CustomPaperSize



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