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On Sep 17, 2008, at 2:12 AM, Conrad Harrison wrote:

Seems Excel effectively just does a screen dump to the printer. Spreadsheets
will print differently on machines with different screen display DPI
settings. Guess that is what WYSIWYG means.
I'd be very surprised if this were true for the Windows version, since it isn't true for the Mac version. I know it doesn't do a simple screen dump--you can tell that by the absence of jaggies in the printed output. The Mac version (and surely the version for that other platform) has a fairly elegant formatting capability accessible from the Print Preview command. You can also set just the area you want to print with the 'Print Area' command.

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