Printing from Mail

Discussion in 'macOS' started by skunk, Nov 11, 2006.

  1. skunk macrumors G4


    Jun 29, 2002
    Republic of Ukistan
    Where is the preference I need to prevent Mail messages printing out at 2pt size by default, even when the message is in 12pt? This is nuts! :mad:

    Edit: I actually copied the message into TextEdit so I could re-format it.
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    It's just your eyesight going... :p

    If you have 10.2.8 or earlier, your problem might be with the automatic printing scaling 'feature' in which case simply narrowing the Mail window should fix it.

    If you have a later version of OSX then your problem might be a corrupt printing preference file. Do the images scale down accordingly? If you save it to a PDF does the small print carry through? The preference files I'm talking about all start with and finish with plist. At a guess, dragging these to the Desktop and restarting should fix your old and weary problem. :)

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