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Article 4214766

When printing book labels from Accelerated Reader Renaissance Place or AR BookGuide 3.x, the text is not aligned correctly.


Product: Accelerated Reader Renaissance Place, AR BookGuide 3.x

Platform: Macintosh, Windows

Last Updated: 6/7/2014


 

Issue:

 

When printing book labels from Accelerated Reader Renaissance Place or AR BookGuide 3.x, the text is not aligned correctly.

 

Reason:

 

Depending on your printer, printer driver version, and/or version of Adobe Reader, you may need to adjust some settings.

 

Resolution:

 

Preview the Book Labels report and click the Adobe Print icon. (Do not use the browser’s print icon and do not choose Print from the browser’s File Menu.) Make the following changes for your workstation operating system and version of Adobe Reader:

 

Windows

 

Adobe Reader X (beginning with 10.1.2) or XI:

 

  • In the “Printer” section, under “Comments & Forms”, choose “Document”.
  • In the “Page Sizing & Handling” section, “Actual Size” and “Choose paper source by PDF page size” should be checked. “Print on both sides of paper” (if available) should not be checked.
  • Click the [Advanced] button and verify that “Print As Image” is checked and “Print to File” is not checked. Change if needed and click [OK].
  • Click [OK] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Adobe Reader 7, 8, 9, or X (up to 10.1.1):

 

  • In the “Printer” section, under “Comments and Forms”, choose “Document”.
  • In the “Page Handling” section, set “Page Scaling” to "None". “Auto-Rotate and Center” should not be checked, and “Choose Paper Source by PDF page size” should be checked.
  • The “Print to File” option should not be checked.
  • Click the [Advanced] button and verify that “Print as Image” is checked. Click [OK].
  • Click [OK] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Adobe Reader version 6:

 

  • In the “Page Handling” section, set “Page Scaling” to "None". “Auto-Rotate and Center” should not be checked, and “Choose Paper Source by PDF page size” should be checked.
  • The “Print What:” section should be on "Document and comments".
  • Click the [Advanced] button and verify that “Print as Image” is checked. Click [OK].
  • Click [OK] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Acrobat Reader version 5:

 

  • In the “Printer” section, be sure that none of the boxes are checked.
  • In the “Print Range” section, the "Comments" box should be checked
  • In the “Copies and Adjustments” section, be sure that none of the boxes are checked.
  • Click [OK] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Macintosh

 

OS X

 

Adobe Reader X (beginning with 10.1.2) or XI:

 

  • Under “Comments & Forms”, choose “Document”.
  • In the “Page Sizing & Handling” section, “Actual Size” should be checked. “Print on both sides of paper” (if available) should not be checked.
  • Click the [Advanced] button and verify that “Print As Image” is checked. Change if needed and click [OK].
  • Click [Print] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Adobe Reader 8, 9, or X (up to 10.1.1):

 

  • The “Presets” should be set to “Standard” and “Copies and Pages”.
  • Near the center of the page, under “Comments and Forms”, choose “Document”.
  • The “Page Scaling” option should be set to "None".
  • The “Auto-Rotate and Center” option should not be checked.
  • Click [Print] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Adobe Reader 7:

 

  • The “Presets” should be set to “Standard” and “Copies and Pages”.
  • Near the center of the page, under “Comments and Forms”, choose “Document”.
  • The “Page Scaling” option should be set to "None".
  • The “Auto-Rotate and Center” option should not be checked.
  • Click [Print] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Adobe Reader 6:

 

  • The “Presets” should be set to “Standard” and “Copies and Pages”.
  • Near the center of the page, under “Print What”, choose “Documents and Comments”.
  • The “Page Scaling” option should be set to "None".
  • The “Auto-Rotate and Center” option should not be checked.
  • Click [Print] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Acrobat Reader 5:

 

  • Set Presets to “Standard” and “Acrobat Reader”.
  • “Comments”, “Reverse Pages”, Shrink Oversized Pages to Paper Size”, and “Enlarge Small Pages to Paper Size” should not be checked.
  • The “Print Method” drop-down should be set to “PostScript”.
  • Click [Print] to print your labels.
  • Click HERE to view a screen shot of the print dialog.

 

Please contact Renaissance Learning Technical Support at support@renlearn.com if you have made the suggested changes and your book labels are still not aligned properly.

 


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