Use Preview’s Scale to Fit feature

Amazon is now an Authorized Apple Reseller!. Current models, older models, refurbished models-- check it out.
Use this link (note: sales via this link may generate a commission to Christian Boyce, from Amazon.


If you have a photo or other image file and want to print it so it fills a page, open it with Preview and look for the “Scale to Fit” option in the Print… dialog box. If the file opens with some other app when you double-click it close it, then Control-click on the file’s icon and choose “Open With” and then “Preview” from the contextual menu.

This is by far the simplest way to print an image that fills the page. No other app makes it so easy.

The grayed-out percentage (215% in this screenshot) shows you how much the image was reduced or enlarged in order to fill the page. FYI.

Preview Scale to Fit

Did this article help you?

Maybe you'd like to contribute to the
Christian Boyce coffee fund.

Want some longer how-tos?
Visit me at christianboyce.com.

Looking for quick tips about iPhones?
See my iPhone In a Minute website.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Proudly powered by WordPress | Theme: Baskerville 2 by Anders Noren.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: