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I know it is easily possible to let the printer drivers shrink your page so that multiple of them fit on one page.

I want to do the same thing, but in a slightly different version. I have a Word document with a very special width and height. Because it's much smaller than DIN A4, I want to print multiple of them on one page. How can I do that whilst keeping the width and height the same?

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I've never been able to do this from Word natively but I have used FinePrint which will fit multiple document pages onto one page for printing.

It's a paid for application (it costs $49.95), but there is a free version which does have some limitations and include "Printed by Fine Print" (or something similar) in the footer, but might be OK for you.

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Let me test that. Thanks for now. –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:00
    
I will report back. –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:00
    
I couldn't figure out how to do it. I'm sure this program can do it, but for me it did scale, too. –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:07

Word can do this natively. In the lower right of the print dialog there is the option to print multiple pages on a single one as well as scaling options (which might come in handy to prevent scaling down the pages even further if they are smaller than A5).

Note: It seems that Word won't scale down the pages as long as they aren't larger than the portion of the tiles page they should occupy.

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Do I have to choose "No scaling" or the output format? –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:08
    
It appears so, yes. –  Joey Jan 21 '10 at 12:09
    
Uhm... this was an "either-or" question... ;) However, this didn't work. For some reason it only printed one copy on the paper - and it also printed a textfield that went over the right border. For some reason, this was also not displayed in the correct color, but I'm sure that is another problem... –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:13
    
More importantly: what about Adobe Reader? –  Franz Jan 21 '10 at 12:18

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