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To set up the page size of a document in Writer, you select Format > Page > Page tab, and you select the desired format there, e.g. US Letter (8.5x11 inches).

To set up the page size when you print the document in Writer, you select File > Print > General tab, and there you select the desired printer. Then you click the Properties button below and to the right of the Printers box, and select the desired print format there, e.g. A4.

I just carried out the above steps and created an A4 printout of a US Letter document.

Am I missing something in your posts?

To set up the page size of a document in Writer, you select Format > Page > Page tab, and you select the desired format there, e.g. US Letter (8.5x11 inches).

To set up the page size when you print the document in Writer, you select File > Print > General tab, and there you select the desired printer. Then you click the Properties button below and to the right of the Printers box, and select the desired print format there, e.g. A4.

I just carried out the above steps and created an A4 printout of a US Letter document.

Am I missing something in your posts?posts? I am on a Windows 10 laptop, hope that does not make much of a difference.

To set up the page size of a document in Writer, you select Format > Page > Page tab, and you select the desired format there, e.g. US Letter (8.5x11 inches).

To set up the page size when you print the document in Writer, you select File > Print > General tab, and there you select the desired printer. Then you click the Properties button below and to the right of the Printers box, and select the desired print format there, e.g. A4.

I just carried out the above steps and created an A4 printout of a US Letter document.

Am I missing something in your posts? I am use LibreOffice 5.4.0.3 x64 on a Windows 10 laptop, hope that does not make much of a difference.

To set up the page size of a document in Writer, you select Format > Page > Page tab, and you select the desired format there, e.g. US Letter (8.5x11 inches).

To set up the page size when you print the document in Writer, you select File > Print > General tab, and there you select the desired printer. Then you click the Properties button below and to the right of the Printers box, and select the desired print format there, e.g. A4.

I just carried out the above steps and created an A4 printout of a US Letter document.document. It even looks a little weird with the margins, you can tell that the print page size was not optimally tailored to the document page size.

Am I missing something in your posts? I use LibreOffice 5.4.0.3 x64 on a Windows 10 laptop, hope that does not make much of a difference.

To set up the page size of a document in Writer, you select Format > Page > Page tab, and you select the desired format there, e.g. US Letter (8.5x11 inches).

To set up the page size when you print the document in Writer, you select File > Print > General tab, and there you select the desired printer. Then you click the Properties button below and to the right of the Printers box, and select the desired print format there, e.g. A4.A4 (8.27x11.69 inches).

I just carried out the above steps and created an A4 printout of a US Letter document. It even looks a little weird with the margins, you can tell that the print page size was not optimally tailored to the document page size.

Am I missing something in your posts? I use LibreOffice 5.4.0.3 x64 on a Windows 10 laptop, hope that does not make much of a difference.