Acting as a dutiful tech support helpline to my father Victor, I was recently posed this question regarding the printing of multiple photos on an A4 sheet:
Can you think of a way in which I could arrange an A4 page (on screen, and then printable) containing about 4 across and 8 down mini-photos? The photos would need to assume a constant size, so should expand or contract into their premade hole on the A4 sheet.
The finished product would resemble a page in a stamp album.
I did not have an immediate solution to this problem because whenever I want to print photos, I upload them to Photobox and receive them in the post a couple of days later.
However, Victors request seemed to be just the sort of thing that Picasa would do with ease. Being a Google program, Picasa is excellent at doing the basics and making them incredibly easy to do. (Unlike programs known as "bloatware" that try to be all things to all men).
- Open Picasa.
- Within Picasa, locate the photos you wish to print. (If you cannot locate them, go to File > Add folder to Picasa).
- Select the photos you wish to print (Ctrl click them and you can select as many as you like. They will inherit a light blue border to show that you have selected them).
- Choose File > Print.
- Choose how many you wish to print on the page and then click Print.
If you don't already have Picasa installed, download it for free.