Printing on smaller paper (A5 or 4x6)

Instructions for re-sizing the Order Printer template to fit onto smaller sheets of paper.

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Written by Bjorn Forsberg
Updated over a week ago

By default, our templates are designed to be printed on A4 or letter-size paper. If you would like to print your documents on a smaller sheets of paper, follow the instructions below.

This change requires you to have already purchased your template in the Order Printer Templates app, and followed the "Installation instructions" provided in the app first.

Firefox: Unfortunately the Firefox browser does not support the CSS "zoom" property, which is needed to shrink the design.. so this will not work if you are using Firefox.

Step 1

Login to the Shopify Order Printer app, by going to Shopify admin -> Apps or by clicking this link:

Step 2

Once logged into Order Printer, click on the "Manage templates" button in the top bar

Step 3

On the template you want to make fit onto smaller paper, click the template name (blue link)

Step 4

At the very top of the "Code" field, paste in the below code:

  @media print {
    .printer-preview-content .printer-preview-content {
      zoom: 0.65;

Note: You can adjust the 0.65 number in the above code to adjust the amount of re-sizing. For example: 0.5 will make the document even smaller.

Step 5

Click "Save" and you are done!

Note: The document will look normal on screen, but when you click print you will see the design shrink to fit nicely onto the smaller paper.

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