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printing orientation custom size pages

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Feb 16, 2013 3:42 AM

my custom page is 176x80mm, my cheque book size. I have text boxes to fill in to whom and date etc. Although I have used it once successfully, I lose the page orientation that I want. I have followed the manual instructions to no avail. Any suggestions.

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), pages
  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,775 points)
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    Feb 16, 2013 5:43 AM (in response to bazmas)

    You set the page orientation in File > Page setup. It is there you also select the custom page size

  • Jeff Shenk Level 4 Level 4 (2,000 points)
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    Feb 16, 2013 6:43 AM (in response to bazmas)

    That sounds correct.


    Landscape will use the width of the page size as the vertical dimension and the height as the horizontal.


    Since your custom page size is wider than it is high, if you want it to appear that way, you need the portrait orientation.


    Your 176 by 80 mm custom size assumes that you will be feeding one of the long edges of the check first into the printer.

  • PeterBreis0807 Level 7 Level 7 (27,360 points)
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    Feb 16, 2013 7:14 AM (in response to bazmas)

    Your settings should be 17.6cm x 8 cm portrait (the man icon is the right way up in the Page set-up).


    Screen shot 2013-02-17 at 2.13.14 AM.png


    The width is given first in the dimension and it does not rotate.




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