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I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different size.

What I tried: to make sure the right size was used, I marked the full text, changed the size (it visibly changed on screen) then changed it back to size 10 (again I could watch the change on screen). I did the same with the second text and saved both. They still came out very different. I checked the printer setting but couldn't find any 'resize'-mode. Any ideas, please? Thank you.

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    Check Menu Format -> Page -> Sheet Tab -> Scaling mode. See superuser.com/a/675286/84724 – tohuwawohu Jun 21 '16 at 18:30
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    That was it! Thank you so much. I didn't know about that scaling mode and definitely didn't change it, so I wonder how it got to 85% in that one page. But at least it's now fixed. Thanks a lot! – user283771 Jun 22 '16 at 18:16
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User tohuwawahu made a comment suggesting that OP check

Menu Format > Page > Sheet Tab > Scaling mode

They also linked to this answer on Super User which explains what the Scaling Mode setting does.

The OP replied that this suggestion fixed their problem: scaling had been set to 85% for one of their pages.

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