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How to print drawings and keeping the original size?

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I'm first time in this community, tried to search my problem in the discussions, but couldn't find the answer.


I have drawn a rectangle with 20x10 cm. When I print it out it is smaller. I tried to set up the page format for example by 120% but no effect.


How can I print out the original size of objects I have in my keynote file? I have done a couple of drawings with scale 1:50 (1 cm in keynote represents 50 cm in real world). Everything is fine as long as I have my drawing on the  screen, but when I print it out all objects has been reduced.





  • Gary Scotland Level 5 Level 5 (7,555 points)

    there are 3  things you need to setup:


    keynote > preferences > ruler >  ruler units:    use inches or centimeters


    this allows you to draw, position text and objects accuratly for printing




    file > page setup > paper size A4,    scale 100%


    this allows print settings to match Kenote and choose the correct paper orientation




    file > print > print


    sends the file to the printer and allows what to print:

    slides, notes or handouts

    include builds, background, slide numbers


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