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Why when i select 4x6 in photo viewer, it doesnt print that?

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I scan photos, or upload them from my digital camera, and i go to print them 4x6 size, put the paper 4x6 in my HP 8500a and it doesnt print correctly, or fully on the paper, or to big, always something. how can i get it right?
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Images by default are not in a proper format for 4x6 unless you tell your camera to do so.
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Ok, but how do I go about printing and it filling the 4x6?

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You will have to crop the image slightly in a photo editor to create a 4x6 for printing purposes. Most cameras are I believe in a 4:5 ratio so you need to set your camera to a 2:3 for the purpose of printing or else you will have to crop as I mentioned.
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can like windows photo manager crop? or do i need to buy editing software
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