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Print Settings for Internet Explorer

For the best print results, use high quality pictures, and select the Normal Upload setting when uploading pictures from your computer to the AOL Pictures service.

Your pictures will be trimmed to fit the page unless you delete headers and footers and minimize the print margins in your browser settings.

Instructions for Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 & 6.0

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.

  2. Click the File menu, then click Page Setup.

  3. Delete all the text in the Header and Footer boxes. Once this text is deleted, the time, date and page information will not be included on any printouts.

  4. Change the margins as shown in the table below.

  5. Click the OK button.

Picture Size Recommended Margins Print Results
2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in Left: .9" Right: .9" Top: 1.7" Bottom: 1.7" 6 pictures/page spaced 5 pixels apart
3 1/2 x 5 in Left: .7" Right: .7" Top: .3" Bottom: .6" 2 pictures/page spaced 5 pixels apart
4 x 6 in Left: 1.25" Right: 1.25" Top: 1" Bottom: .9" 2 pictures/page spaced 5 pixels apart
5 x 7 in Left: 1.75" Right: 1.75" Top: 2" Bottom: 2" 1 picture/page
8 x 10 Left: 0" Right: 0" Top: .25" Bottom: .6" 1 picture/page

To restore the header and footer settings:

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.

  2. Click the File menu, then click Page Setup.

  3. Type &w&bPage &p of &P in the Header field and type &u&b&d in the Footer field. Once this text is added, the time, date and page information will be included on any printouts.

  4. Set the Left and Right margins to: .75 in. and the Top and Bottom margins to .75 in.

  5. Click the OK button.