How best to fit calendars on printout?

Below are some tips for getting the best print results using the Micorsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox , and Chrome browsers.

If your calendar is full with events you'l likely need to "shrink" the calendar to print on one page, use the "Shrink to Fit" feature available in Internet Explorer or the "Scale" feature in Firefox and Chrome. 

Internet Explorer:

  1. On Internet Explorer menu bar, go to the File Menu
  2. Select "Print Preview"
  3. Where it reads: "Shrink to Fit" use the drop down menu to select the appropriate decrease in size (%) that will allow you to fit events on one page.  (If you would like to increase the printout size select a number above 100%.)
  4. The Print Preview screen also allows you to turn headers on or off and to print in Portrait or Landscape modes.

Firefox:

  1. On Firefox menu bar, go to the File Menu
  2. Select "Print Preview"
  3.  Where is reads "Scale" use the drop down menu to select the appropriate decrease in size (%) that will allow you to fit events one page.  (If you would like to increase the printout size select a number above 100%.)
  4. The Print Preview will allow you to select portrait or landscape.  Select Landscape.
  5. Click the "Page Setup" button for more setup options, like margin and header/footer settings.  Minimize or remove margins and remove header/footer if necessary.

Chrome:

  1. Open your calendar in Chrome
  2. Click on the  in the upper right-hand corner of the Chrome
  3. Option menu will open > select "Print..."
  4. Under Layout > Select Landscape
  5. Uncheck to "Remove headers and footers"
  6. Margins > Select "Minimum" or None to maximize calendar space on page
  7. Check to include "background graphics"
  8. Use the Scale field to shrink the size of the calendar in the browser until it fits on a one page print out.
  9. When your calendar fits on a single page and it's looking good. Click [Print]



Article ID: 15
Last updated: 06 Jul, 2017
Revision: 5
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