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12 pt font in indesign prints out as 16 pt font?

12 pt font in indesign prints out as 16 pt font?

12 pt font in indesign prints out as 16 pt font?

My manuscript lay out in indesign is in a typed 12 pt font and when I print it out it prints in 16 pt?

Any reason why?

Explanations and advise is greatly appreciated.

Miss Swizzy

RE: 12 pt font in indesign prints out as 16 pt font?

Does the same scaling happen when printing a common font like Arial? Do any other objects print at larger scale (images, shapes, etc)? If not, your 12pt font might have been designed to print larger than normal.

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