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PowerPoint prints landscape slides in portrait mode (or vice versa)


You open a landscape presentation, choose File, Print, then use the Properties button to set your printer up for landscape printing. Yet when you print, the printer prints in portrait mode. Your slides get cut off.

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If that doesn't help and you use PowerPoint 2002 or 2003, check here


Some older printer drivers accept settings when you make them via Windows but don't when you change the settings from the Print dialog of individual programs.

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PowerPoint prints landscape slides in portrait mode (or vice versa)
Last update 07 June, 2011