11.11. Marginal Printing: A Caution

Although it’s exciting to be able to draw graphics on a printout, keep in mind that printers have limits. Never try to print at the extreme edges of the page because you cannot be sure that a printer will print in exactly the same place. You could have two printers of the same model and manufacturer, and yet when you print you may notice they print in different places. Some printers are more accurate than others, but usually a sheet of paper will move slightly as it moves through the printer. Laser printers tend to be able to print closer to the edges of the paper than inkjet printers because of the mechanism that is used to transport the sheet of paper through the printer.

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