Block output not true 8.5" x 11"

Hello all!

My team used the Page Designer block to produce summary reports for specific types of equipment inspected in the field. These pages are added to the appendices of a large report. When attaching these pages to the document, we’ve noticed the output from the block are not actually 8.5" x 11" but slightly longer, despite “letter size, 8.5” x 11" being selected. One work around to this is to reprint the output PDF to PDF and force it into a, 8.5" x 11" page but some of the quality is lost so it’s less ideal.

Has anyone experienced this and found a solution?


I’ve also have experienced this. Even when the page size is set to “Letter”, when saved as a PDF, the dimensions become 9.653" x 12.487".

It hasn’t been a huge problem, as printing with “Fit to Page” selected prints just fine… But if “Actual Size” is selected, some of the document gets runs off the page and clipped.

I just tried a clumsy workaround that worked, but I’m hesitant to rely on it :sweat_smile:

In my case, at least, both the length and width are off by the same ratio. 8.5 is approximately 88% of 9.653, and 11 is approximately 88% of 12.487.

By that scale, if I want to export a page at 8.5" x 11", I should set the page designer dimensions to 7.48" x 9.69". I chose a custom page size in Page Designer, and converted those dimensions into pixels (looks like 1" = 109px).

I set the dimensions to 816px by 1056px, and then saved the page as a PDF. To my surprise, it exported as 8.5" x 11"!

Not sure if this is repeatable… but it’s worth a shot, maybe? Good luck!

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