Yes, I’m certain it is. Let’s review what might be going on.
There are two things I’ll point you at.
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One is in the programs you are using to print. Make sure the margins and paper size are set properly. 90% of this kind of a problem is nothing more than the program having the wrong, the incorrect margins or size set.
They believe the paper is larger than it is, and are actually printing off the edge. What you end up seeing of course is it gets cut off before the end of the paper is actually hit because printers don’t print to the entire edge of the sheet of paper.
Double, triple check all of the settings in the program you are using to print. If it’s the same program always losing 10-15% of the right hand side, there’s your culprit.
The other place I would have you look (this is probably the other 10%) is in the printer driver. What it really boils down to is the “default settings” for your printer.
- Go into Control Panel;
- Look in Printers;
- Right-click on your printer in the resulting display;
- And click on Properties.
Properties contains a number of different settings for your printer including its default assumptions for things like paper size and margin.
It is very possible the defaults are incorrect for your printer and I would have you triple-check those to make sure that they are set correctly.
Basically, walk through all of the settings you find there and make sure they make sense for your printer and the kind of paper that’s in it.