Printing webpages or gmail

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I have an anoying problem that I can not seem to solve. When I print an gmail email message or print a receipt of a purchase I made online it always seems to cut off the right portion of the email. I have tried to click on the print preview message and try to change aspects of the page, such as the margin sizes but still it is frustrating that parts of the message are cut off on the right side of the page/ How do I get the printer to print only the message and not the advertising which seems to cut off my message. Even when I do not have the advertising displayed parts of the message gets cut off. This has been a problem in windows xp and windows 7, computers. I am using IE 8 on both machines. I am printing on a Dell laser all in one printer (1815dn) This has been driving me nuts for years.
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I'm afraid there is no easy solution for this. Printing from the web is always and hit-and-miss affair, and the problems depend on the web page you are trying to print. I always do a Print Preview before I print, so I'll have at least some idea what's going to be on the paper. Some web pages have a "Print" button that (usually) works a bit better than File > Print, but even then there are no guarantees. If there are ads that upset you, better browsers, like Opera & Firefox, allow you to ignore them, but the space they take up on the screen and printout then stays blank, so that does not really help you either.

As far as I'm converned, the only web content that prints consistently is PDF files. Anything else is a potential problem.
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sounds like an awsome tool I will have to try it out when I have problems printing. Thank siroccoo87.
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Although this is a work around to solve my issues, there is apparently no other way to resolve this issue.

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