Questions about printing from Mathematica. Includes questions about scaling output, printing to PDF, specifying headers and footers and other layout elements, the printing environment style sheet version etc.

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Version 10 cannot print properly?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2 or later I have two problems with printing in version 10. First, I can't print correctly with a setting of printing scale For example, I have ...
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Real Size Image Printing

I am generating a complicated graphics with Mathematica, but with objects of given sizes (e.g. a line of length 1 inch, between two points). I want to make sure that when I export the graphics, e.g. ...
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Removing In/Out Labels before printing

I know that I can close a notebook and open it again in order to remove the In/Out labels. What I would like to know is if there is another easy way of removing these labels without having to close ...
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Printing exported PDF graphics fails (version 8)

When I export even simple graphics, say, a DateListPlot to PDF under Windows, it refuses to print on any of the printers at work. Acrobat (Reader X) throws three ...
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How to print without having newline added automatically at the end?

Print["first part of the result", DateString[]] Print["addition to the result", DateString[]] will add a newline character at the end of line automatically for ...
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Typography messed up in prints

For a long time now I've had trouble printing Mathematica files. While the .nb itself displays just fine on my screen, the kerning is awful when printed. Screen: Print: And in case you ...
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Substituting confidential tagged cells by a “content removed” cell

When producing a notebook with both code and text, I often end up with pieces of code, or even entire chapters, that I don't want to be shown on the final output. I generally hide or close them by ...
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Suppress Print[ ]s?

I have a complex program that prints out lots of diagnostic/tracing information. Is there some mechanism to evaluate it and suppress all printing? I know I could protect every ...
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How do I re-direct FilePrint's output?

I recently wanted to use FilePrint to print the contents somewhere else but in the notebook I was using. However, the obvious-seeming solution doesn't work at all: ...
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How to let output and message be print to two separate external files?

How to let output and message be print to two separate external files? Also, I'd like the content print out to have similar look as when it's print inside the notebook, i.e. it should be in ...
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Problem printing what appears in my notebook

I have created a dashboard that looks fine on my screen and fits onto my screen at 100% magnification on Mathematica. When I try printing it, no matter what printing environment I use, I can not get ...
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How can I restore context menu functionality to a Manipulate that contains Locators?

Before adding a Locator to a Manipulate, I can easily print or export the result using a context menu: But after adding a ...
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How to capture Print output

How can I capture output from Print from a function which does not leave the printed object as its final output, (and which I do not wish to edit)? E.g. ...
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Printing a Dynamic variable inside Dynamic

I'm trying to Print the variable a inside the Dynamic wrapper. Seems like such a simple question, but I haven't been able to get ...
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Why does Mathematica remember print settings?

Mathematica has a strange behavior with respect to printing and saving to PDF. It remembers the print settings, such as page range and number of copies along with the file. So if I print 50 copies ...
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Why are my images not printing at the expected size?

I understand how (in theory) to get images to be a specific size in inches, but when I follow the documentation, all of my output seems to be scaled down by a factor of a bit less than 70% (e.g., ...
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How to export large matrix from .nb file into .pdf

I have one technical problem with printing large matrix 50x50 with lot of data. Always when I want to export .nb to .pdf, I can see just part of matrix, never all. Is there solution for this? I need ...
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Is there a way to accelerate buffering to the screen

I have an application that does a bunch of small computations, mostly Table management, and logic around loops. It takes seconds to execute. However, when I turn on debug (a variable I set for ...
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Page breaks within input cells

I am trying to print a notebook that begins with a lengthy piece of code that takes up almost an entire page. Because of my heading, it doesn't quite fit on Page 1, so Mathematica inserts a line break ...
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Ugly plots when printing notebook to pdf

One image is worth one thousand words, so: Question: At what options should I be looking, so that what I see in my notebook is what I get in my printed pdf ? Here is the code I'm using: ...
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Want actual cell data from CellEvaluationFunction

Let's say I print a cell like so. CellPrint@Cell[ BoxData[" "], "Input", Evaluatable -> True, CellEvaluationFunction -> Function[Print[#];] ] Now I ...
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Conditional printed output [duplicate]

I would like to use a Mathematica notebook as a printable document with conditional output. If the condition is true, some parts of the notebook should be printed; otherwise they should not be ...
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Temporarily redirect the output of Print[ ] to a second file

I have started using Mathematica to automate file backup operations. The logistics I need make Mathematica a good choice. I am testing and developing the Notebook manually, and ...
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Include Headers on first page

I know it is possible to check the box "Include headers on first page" in the "Headers and Footers" dialog box of the Print Settings menu item, but is it also possible to check this using commands in ...
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Defining a function that prints both the name and value of a variable defined locally within the calling function

To save time when debugging with Print statements, I'd like to define a function -- call it PrintVal -- that prints both the name and value of a variable defined locally within the calling function. ...
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Preventing notebook cells from being broken across two pages when printing

Sometimes I create a number of plots together, e.g. by GraphicsGrid[]. If it happens that I have to print the notebook, very often the cell is broken, half on one ...
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Is it possible to change the fontsize when printing a notebook in the working enviroment?

I want to print a notebook that owns syntax color,I use the Szabolcs's method SetOptions[$FrontEndSession, PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Working"] Then I can ...
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With limited memory, how can I export very long Print results into a PDF or a notebook file?

I have a script with a long loop and very long formatted outputs like the following example code: ...
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Duplex Printing from button inside DialogNotebook on Mac

All, I have the following code which generates a window containing the variable PrintOut and a Print button. When the print button is pressed the contents of the window are sent to the printer and ...
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With comma as decimal separator, how do you insert a period in the header/footer?

I have enabled comma as my decimal separator, which means that comma still acts normally and when pressing period it will be converted to a comma. In the header I would like to make a period, so I ...
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Making loop based off what I can say in words

I have a list of values a: {1,4,11,14} I want to print out values that satisfy b(1+a) = 0 mod 15 where b are the values from 0 to 14. The output I am wanting is ...
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How to specify units for ImageSize Option? [duplicate]

I'm trying out making a CDF and I want it to print within the margins of Letter paper. There is an ImageSize option that I would like to set; some plots will be in ...
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How do I change the size of the font for the output of the Print[] command?

I created a Stylesheet that increased the sizes of the fonts for the styles Input, Output and Text. Still, when I use the command Print[] the output comes out tiny. In the code below I added some ...
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How to break graph to fill in the gap in pdf

I've printed my notebook into a pdf. There is a huge gap in the left page, due to the fact that the graph in the right page isn't divided to fill in the gap. Is there a way to fix it, preferably ...
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How can I get NotebookPrint to pass through the system print dialog?

As near as I can tell, NotebookPrint goes directly to the default printer, without employing the system standard process of opening a print dialog first. ...
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Print to console bis

In the answer to this question, one explains how to use a function PrintToConsole[...] to print output to the console. My question: can you make a global definition that will automatically ...
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Print notebook with all cells opened

I have a long Mathematica notebook where some cells on multiple levels are closed for clarity. When I export the notebook as a PDF via Print or ...
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Followup question from "Temporarily redirect output of Print[ ] to a second file

I'm implementing the first answer to my earlier question about redirecting the output of Print[ ]. Opening a file with OpenWrite[] and assigning the stream to ...
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How to change the default printing options using commmand?

I am looking for something like this: SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[], "PaperSize" -> "A3"] The options are listed, but where do I find the arguments? Say ...
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How can I change printing margins by page?

I want to have different margins in my notebook for bookbinding. I could change header and footer, but I couldn't individually change page margins
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How do I print multiple slides per page?

I have a Mathematica 10 presentation (not made by me). The slides are very short and very many. I'd like to print it, but printing 100+ pages each with 2 or 3 equations seems like a waste to me. Is ...
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Am I using the cell option setting PageBreakWithinGroup->False correctly?

I had expected that this option would prevent a page break occurring within a group of cells of which this cell is the "group leader". In my case it is a "Subsubsection" containing a group of ...
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Automatically sending to Print (using CutePDF Writer)

I use CutePDF for creating PDF output, but this requires manually selecting Print (Ctrl+P), with CutePDF Writer as the printer, and pressing OK. Can this be automated?
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Apply confusion in Do loop

I am trying to apply InversePermutation on a list of sublists of selected permutation elements. First I am trying to see if I am able to reach every element, ...
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How can parts of a list of lists be printed to the nb, at regular interval positions?

I have a large list of lists with the dimensions {441,21,21,3} of which I need to print the x,y,z data from every 21st part up to 441. How can I print the 21x21x3 piece of every 21st part of this ...
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Print indexed (by subscript) variable name systematically

I have some variables : Subscript[S, 1], Subscript[S, 2]...etc. But they are defined in a for loop like For[g = 1, g < 4, g++, Subscript[S, g] = g]; Later, I ...
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How to print a message dialog window

I'm trying to figure out how to print a message dialog without printing the whole notebook. FrontEndExecute[FrontEndToken["PrintDialog"]] displays the print window ...
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Append list into nested list in a file

I have a nested list that I use Put[mylist, file] to write to a file. I would then like to then append to this nested list some values and add them to the file. ...
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Formatting output aligned automatically

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Graph label smushed in when printing

I was playing around with the printing options because at first my notebook's printout was strangely way too large. However, after apparently solving the problem, now I noticed that when I print out ...