Sometimes Adobe Reader (also known as acroread) prints things wrong because its options aren't set right.
The rest of this document contains instructions tested on June 28, 2006 using Adobe Reader 7.0 on Sun Microsystems SunOS 5.10 (also known as Solaris 10) at the Engineering Computer Network (ECN).
Options should be set like this in the File ==> Print Setup dialog box:
Option Setting Orientation Portrait Paper Letter Scale 100 Width 8.50 Height 11.00
Options should be set like this in the File ==> Print dialog box:
Option Setting Shrink oversized pages to paper size off (not checked)