, print, I have a question about using Photoshop Elements; how do I ask that question??

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I have recently purchased PhotoShop Elements and cannot save, or print a photo I've enlarged. The photo goes right back to the original small size I initially began with. This is most irritating and leads me to feel I wasted my money.   
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Michel BRETECHER, Champion

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You could also ask in the user to user Elements forum:
https://forums.adobe.com/community/photoshop_elements/content

I don't understand what you mean by 'enlarged'. Did you use the menu Image >> Resize?
Is it a printing problem?

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements/using/resizing.html


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OK, we'll use the word resize. Let me fully desribe the problem: I am using Photoshop Elements 2018. I have an image, a small proto, that I want to resize (enlarge) and then print (in the resized/enlarged size and then, save back to a folder in the new resized/enlarged version.  The photo needs no enhancement of any kind, I just want to resize it, print it and save it.  After pulling it into PhotoShop, resizing it is simple but, when I try to print it, it comes out in the same, small, original size. Same is true When I save it. Can PhotoShip do what I want or should I look for another program.
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Let's start with the "resize" issue and follow with the "print" issue.
The resize procedure described in the help link is valid for any digital picture, not only for Elements.
A digital picture is made of pixels. It has no physical size in inches/centimeters. You can assign a size in in/cm if you want to the file. It's just a text annotation telling how you want the picture be printed or displayed.
So, as described in the link, there are two ways to assign a physical size: either considering the same number of pixels, but with bigger pixels, or by adding (interpolating) more pixels, which is called "resampling". If you have few pixels to begin with, the big result will be 'pixellated', you'll see the individual pixels. If you resample, you won't see the individual pixels, but that will not add any more detail to your picture. You can save without resampling, which will only add a note about the physical size you want as output, or resample, which will create a new file with more pixels.

Now, when you are ready to print, you are dealing with orders you give to your printer. Generally, your printer comes with its own printing software, but you can manage the print from the print dialog in Elements.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements/using/printing-photos.html

You have to specify the physical size (image and paper format).
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Michael,
Thanks so much for your attempts to assist me. Unfortunately, you are dealing with a very old man (80+) who only wants to make a little digital photo bigger and then print and save it in the larger version.  I'm afraid PhotoShop is a bit too sophisticated for my simple needs, and I'll shop for something more basic.  Hope you had a good Thanksgiving.
Carl