The "paper" tag is mostly used with questions about printers and printing directly related to paper.

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Dot Matrix Printer - Paper Position

I'm trying print on linux using lp and lpr at Epson LX 300+II. The overall print works well. But some times my user leaves the paper in the middle at printer tray. Every document I send to printer I ...
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Can't I add paper sizes to MS Word?

I do a lot of work with A5 size pages and I hate always going to Custom, and often having to re-enter the dimensions. I'd like to add A5 to the standard list of paper sizes, or at least to the ...
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Vista HP 1018 just cycles blank pages without printing

A couple of weeks ago my HP laserjet 1018 began making some extra sounds when feeding paper. It sounded as if it were feeding paper too soon. The cartridge was about out of toner so I replaced it ...
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Epson SX235W printer not printing to 210 gsm paper/card

I'm trying to print to 210 gsm card but the printer isn't taking up the card so the print is failing. I've tried setting the type of paper that I'm printing to to one of the heavier weights in the ...
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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HP Printer Thinks its jammed, when its not

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completley normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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Maximum non-Canon paper weight for Canon PIXMA printers?

In the specifications of the Canon printers, such as PIXMA MG7150, it is said that we should not use papers that are too thick (weighing more than 28lb or 105g/m²), except for Canon genuine paper. ...
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Zebra GK420 end paper sensor

I want to check if this Zebra thermal printer has paper. Seems that ZPL code has the ~HS command to check it but my question is this prints has the paper-end sensor?
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Removing torn bits of paper from printer

I tried feeding a thin, soft paper through an Lexmark X215 and it crumpled up and jammed. I removed the paper, but I think some of it tore. Now whenever I try to print it says Paper Jam 0. I can't ...
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How can I get my Kodak printer to default to A4 paper?

My Kodak Hero 5.1 all in one printer on a Windows 7 system always defaults in it's own settings to printing on Letter sized paper. This is usually not a problem, however does come into play when ...
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Can I keep Windows from defaulting printers to A4 paper?

There's an old joke that English will be the language of Heaven, because Americans won't learn foreign languages. Microsoft seems to have internalized this joke... I am an American English speaker; ...
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Microsoft Word 2003 - How to create an enormous work area/paper size - bigger than A3?

I am using MS Word 2003 to create a mindmap. My current settings are A3 but that is getting too small. How do get a paper size of e.g. 4 times the area of an A3? PS I am not looking to ever print ...
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Best way to print across multiple pieces of paper?

My printer can only print on 8.5x11 sheets of paper and i'm looking to "blow up"/magnify a single word big enough that i can print it across maybe 6 pieces of paper and some how stitch them together. ...
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What is standard A4 paper size in pixels for a given resolution?

Is there a standard size of A4 paper in pixels? Dimensions of A4 paper are 210mm × 297mm or 8.27in × 11.69in. For 600dpi resolution, I calculate the paper size in pixels like below: In imperial ...
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Printing Booklet Page Size in Adobe Reader 4-in-1

So I have a 70 page pdf document that I'm trying to condense to a small booklet. I tried creating a formula to manually to perform it but it got ugly fast. ...
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How can I create a PaperDisk?

How could I create a PaperDisk? Just found the website of PaperDisk, but no software for creation and reading of those.
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fujixerox‑CP105b paper jams on second page

My daughter has this printer which has a paper jam on the 2nd page every time. The first page prints smoothly but the 2nd page jams at the back of the printer ? We have had 2 replacements and they ...
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How to transfer a file over pen and paper, with error correction

I'm looking for a way to transfer a file using only a pen and paper. This is somewhat similar to paperbak, except the density I'm looking for is much, much lower, and I don't want to use a printer or ...
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What happens to extra toner if a full page is printed to a half-sheet of paper?

I regularly need to print a document that takes the top half of an 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of paper. I end up folding the page in half after it's printed so that I can store it easier. It recently ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8000 making scary sounds after clearing a printer jam

I just cleared a pretty bad printer jam from my HP Officejet Pro 8000 wireless. After, it spent about 30-40 mins doing seemingly random spinning of its various innards before spitting out what seemed ...
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Samsung CLP-610ND paper jam

At the office we have a Samsung CLP-610ND colour laser printer which has been the best printer we've ever used. After several years with never a paper jam a new problem arose where we get a paper jam ...
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Printing perforated business cards

I have a Brother MFC 440CN printer with the paper loaded underneath it. The problem with my stack of perforated business cards is that I can't print double-sided. The printer pulls the paper out from ...
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Brother HL-1430 laserprinter keeps giving paper error

This problem arose when I had plugged in the charger for my laptop. What I didn't notice was that the cord lay on top of the printer, and when I created a printing job, the paper tray got blocked, and ...
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PDF margins compromised when printing

When I was printing a PDF file downloaded from a Quebec website with A4 paper, the margins were seriously reduced, which resulted in an uncomplete print. (I assume they use Letter size there). Can ...
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CutePDF from inkscape does not output correct page size

I have an SVG document in format A6 created in Inkscape. I want to create a PDF output and use CutePDF for this. The output has the correct size (a fourth of an A4), put is put onto an A4. In other ...
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Can I use coated ink jet paper for printing with a color laser printer?

Can I use coated ink jet paper for printing with a color laser printer? Or does this destroy the laser printer somehow?
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Printer ate a sheet of paper

I tried to print a very thin sheet of paper (think magazine page) with my OKI c5400n, and it gave a paper jam error. Now the page didn't turn up and I'm afraid it might bite me later. I pulled out ...
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Laser printer manual duplex printing

My printer does not offer automatic duplex printing. With few papers i can try using odd and even pages . But if i am printing ebooks then sometimes if printer grabs two pages instead of one theni ...
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Lilypond: Is there a way to auto-crop the paper

In Lilypond the paper size can be set to A4, A5, Letter and so forth. However I have only a short song, and I want to embed it lateron. Therefore the output from Lilypond must be cropped somehow. Is ...