Reduce or Enlarge Copies - GX4020

Article ID: ART180976 | Date published: 11/22/2022 | Date last updated: 12/06/2022


This article provides information on reducing or enlarging copies made with the MAXIFY GX4020.


Reducing / Enlarging Copies

You can specify the magnification optionally or select the preset-ratio copying or fit-to-page copying.

The screen below is displayed when you select Settings in the Copy standby screen and select Magnif. to select the reduction / enlargement method. Specify the magnification and select OK.

Figure: Magnification options screen

  1. Flick to select the reduction / enlargement method.

  2. Select to display the screen for specifying magnification.

    Figure: Touch screen with numeric keypad

    Select the numbers to specify the magnification.


Reduction / enlargement Method

  • Fit to page

    The printer automatically reduces or enlarges the image to fit the page size.

    Fit to page example

    The setting in Magnif.: Fit to page

     When you select Fit to page, the page size may not be detected correctly depending on the original. In this case, select the setting other than Fit to page.

  • Preset ratio

    You can select one of the preset ratios to reduce or enlarge copies.

    Preset ratio example

    Select the appropriate ratio for size of original and page size.

    The setting in Magnif.: 94% A4->LTR / 156% 5x7->LTR / 183% 4x6->LTR

     Some of the preset ratios are not available depending on the country or region.

  • Ratio specified copy

    You can specify the copy ratio as a percentage to reduce or enlarge copies.

    Example of ratio specified copy

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