Scale Print Content to Fit Paper Using macOS 13 - MG5720

Article ID: ART180945 | Date published: 11/08/2022 | Date last updated: 11/08/2022


Learn how to scale the print content to fit the paper size you are printing on for a PIXMA MG5720.


You can use your Mac® computer to change the print size on your document so it fits your paper size.

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Scale the printing

Follow these steps to guide you through the process:

  1. Check that the Paper Size in the Print Dialog is the same as the paper size that you set in the application.

  2. Click the arrow next to Paper Handling to show available options.

    Print dialog with Paper Handling area outlined in red

  3. To set the print paper size, toggle the Scale to fit paper size option.

  4. Then from the Destination Paper Size pop-up menu, select the paper size that is actually loaded in the printer.

  5. If necessary, check the Scale down only toggle. When you check this check box:

  • The document will be reduced to fit to the paper size when the document size is larger than the page size.

  • The document will be printed in the original size when the document size is smaller than the page size.

  1. Select Print to complete the setup.
When you implement the print job, the document will be enlarged or reduced to fit to the page size.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

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