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I create my barcode from scratch and create my barcode and text fields from scratch. The fields fit in the label just fine in the program and look fine in print preview, but when they print they are much wider than the label and run off the edge. Print preview does not show the label as "what you see is what you get". What is the point of preview if it doesn't look exactly like that when it prints? I have to reduce the width and height by about 40% for it to print like it should. Is there something I can do or a barcode type I should use so I can get wysiwyg?

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[quote name='Tigerave' timestamp='1335993333' post='2348']
I create my barcode from scratch and create my barcode and text fields from scratch. The fields fit in the label just fine in the program and look fine in print preview, but when they print they are much wider than the label and run off the edge. Print preview does not show the label as "what you see is what you get". What is the point of preview if it doesn't look exactly like that when it prints? I have to reduce the width and height by about 40% for it to print like it should. Is there something I can do or a barcode type I should use so I can get wysiwyg?
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Sounds like you may have the wrong resolution printer driver installed on your system. If you have a 300dpi printer and have a 200dpi driver installed, the resulting print out won't be as expected.

Drivers for thermal printers can be downloaded and installed from here:

http://www.seagullscientific.com/aspx/free-windows-printer-drivers-download.aspx
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If you're using true type fonts wich you printer does not know. BT uses alternative fonts.

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