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fmp17 Can't setup envelope layout for printing

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Can anyone describe how to set up a layout for center fed #10 envelopes?ūüė† FM help says that after creating the layout you must verify margins and other settings before printing. How do you do that? I've tried everything I can think of, but the script¬† print step prints 2 or 3 envelopes when the print dialog is set to 1 copy. I've tried adjusting the header and body dimensions (by guessing),¬† I've tried deleting the header and keeping the body, I've even tried just keeping the header. Everything looks normal in Preview.

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Can you show a screenshot of your layout, in layout mode, showing margins/pagebreaks?

Usually the problem is if a part that prints is outside the margin or page break, it will print another (page).

For checking, without wasting paper/envelopes, isolate the record (found count of 1), then select preview mode.  See how many pages it says there are for that preview (in the toolbar or CTRL + Down Arrow).  It's correct when there is only one.

Make sure there are no hidden objects or incorrect sliding objects on (or even off) of the layout.

Here's a pic of mine.  

envelopePic.png

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Attached is a picture of the layout. Print margins are fixed: 12 pt (tob, btm; left and right). Print preview shows 2 pages. There are no other objects on the layout. Print Setup is set to landscape.

Envelope layout.PNG

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I would just make the layout smaller.  Your margins may be bigger than the default or set margins from the print driver

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