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Old 06-30-2013, 01:11 PM
 
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This size is legal size, and most copiers and softwares have settings for it.
But I worked in a law firm a few years ago and never saw it being used.
Who still uses this size of paper??
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:36 PM
 
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All the time. Great for charts, like genealogy for example.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:51 PM
 
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It makes for great 'in-house' printed 4 page pamphlets without having to go to 11 X 17. For office correspondence, 8.5 X 14 is seldom used, but for charts, graphs, presentations and such, it’s still popular.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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I use it all the time as a nonprofit fundraiser, to present program budgets as attachments in funding requests.

The extra width saves us all some eyestrain!
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Old 06-30-2013, 08:39 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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We are in commercial leasing and go through tons of it.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:50 AM
 
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Nice for printing wide spreadsheets as well.

Seems to me to most common users are real estate lawyers and lenders.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Texas
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All the time. Great for charts, like genealogy for example.
^^ Ditto.

I use it when I am working complex logic problems. The additional space on the page is excellent for a lot of things and genealogy trees would be so much easier on legal size paper.
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:56 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Constantly. Charts, spreadsheets, etc.
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:11 PM
 
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Here most legal documents use it still.
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Old 07-24-2013, 12:53 PM
 
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Who still uses this size of paper??
Pep Boys uses this size for their invoices.
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