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Old 11-14-2009, 03:30
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what do you do about images that are too big for the punch, I am so frustrated, I bought images , had them printed at snapfish, I have the punch that Cristi suggested, but so many of the images have parts of the picture cut off, or if it has a word part of the lettering is cut off, I am centering it ok, they were just "made" too big
any one else run into this problem
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Old 11-14-2009, 05:24
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Originally Posted by ghbutterflies View Post
Have you got the setting right in your printer to print the correct paper size? I have customers call me sometimes saying the images are too big. So I walk them through changing the print size and it works great.

I am not printing them myself, I would think if people are selling images for bottlecaps they would have them sized correctly......
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Old 11-14-2009, 06:29
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Have you contacted her to tell her the problem your having maybe she can fix them for you??

I know some poeple who've bought from me tried to print as a 5x7 when they are 4x6 and that will of course make them bigger
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Old 11-14-2009, 06:58
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CVS and other printers (even my professional printer) enlarge the image slightly before printing. If you can resize the image to make it slightly smaller that should work! I've been making bottlecap images and make them just under 1" before sending them off and they come out just a smidge over, which is good for me since it leaves a little room for error when punching.

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Old 11-14-2009, 08:06
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mine are sized correctly...but personally, i would use the friskars easy punch, size med. most hole punches are different even though they say same size. i have 3 and they are all different sizes
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Old 11-15-2009, 08:01
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You should contact whomever you bought them from. Many times they can and will fix them for no extra fee.
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:20
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I have had a problem with them being too small. I agree it is so annoying too buy them and they are not the correct size.
Sherry Morgan
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Old 11-15-2009, 01:43
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I had that problem and it was my fault. My setup was not at 100%. Once I did that it came out just right. Hope this helps.
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