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03 Aug, 2017 03:49 PM

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Brett, I have a „marginal problem“. If I print a markdown file (e.g. Swiss style, printer set to DIN A4) and enter left/right margins of 20/40/60 mm (Preferences → Export), I get margins on the actual print of ≈ 8/15/22 mm. See attached photo of these 3 margin settings. Any idea?

Best wishes, Carsten

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  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 03 Aug, 2017 06:29 PM

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    The margin settings are in points, not mm. You'll see here how that's
    playing out for you:

    If you want 20mm use 57pt, for 60mm use 170. I may try at some point to
    offer a unit option, but for right now point is the most internationally
    universal option.

    Brett Terpstra


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