Photoshop Elements (PE) is a marvelous program. It gives you the double pleasure of doing something really subtle and powerful with a picture, and solving the problem of how to do it using the kludgy interface. Printing multiple copies on a page isn’t a subtle effect, but at least we have the satisfaction of beating the interface into submission. The secret is; make a picture package that contains multiple copies, then print the picture package.
Make a picture package
- Set Page size to approximate the size of your paper; 8.5×11 inches doesn’t seem to be a choice. Make a note of this setting.
- The Layout selector sets both the number of copies and the sizes of the copies.
- If you wish, click Edit the layout and drag the copies into the positions you want (to make wider margins between them, for instance).
When you click OK and return to the Editor, notice that a new tab has been created. Its label begins with “Picture package.”
Print the picture package
In the Print dialog, make sure that the print size is set to the value of the page size you used to create the picture package. Otherwise, the copies will be printed at a different size than you wanted. Click Print.