Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper, using a printer or a printing press.

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Word changing background when printing

I have a document design made up in word (2010), but when I go to print it, it goes from this Document with background image and borders to this PDF printing with the top and bottom border ...
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Windows won't recognize network printer

So this has been driving me crazy. I've set up a shared printer via Samba on Ubuntu using this very helpful guide. Everyone using a Mac can connect and print perfectly. Windows on the other hand will ...
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How to allow guest access in SAMBA

So basically, I'm having the exact same issue as the guy in this thread. I can see the samba print share, but not access it from windows. The top answer, which looks promising states that I must do ...
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HP printer will print and scan from browser but not from printing utility

I am trying to fix a friends printing issues with his HP Envy 5530. He switched internet provider earlier this week and since then he has not been able to scan or print. His computer is on a wired ...
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Setting Windows drivers for CUPS printer a.k.a Point'n'Print

I have Samba 4.2.10 and CUPS 1.7.5 running on Debian 8. The server is domain member. In CUPS I have several printers, and I shared them with Samba. Printing test page from CUPS works fine, printing ...
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Printable Area Error

I have a Microsoft Word .docx file that I am attempting to print in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. After I click print, I receive an error that says A header of section 1 is set outside the ...
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Can Chromebooks print to USB printers?

I'm posting this question because there is a lot of outdated information on the internet, from the days when Google Cloud Print was the only available option. For folks on WiFi, or printing to an ...
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Prevent HP Deskjet 1510 from turning itself off after innactivity

I have an HP Deskjet 1510 all in one printer/scanner. I'm trying to set it up using a client computer so that I can scan and print wirelessly via that computer's USB. The only issue is that this ...
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Microsoft Publisher 2010 changes printing from landscape to portrait

I created a document in Publisher 2010, landscape. It printed correctly. When I changed the font in one of my boxes, when I went to print it, it came out as portrait. Print preview shows as ...
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How can I force my printer to print in black when it can't recognize 2 colour cartridges?

So I currently have this issue where my Epson WF-3620DWF can't find the blue and yellow cartridges. (They are official epson ones) and I have a full black cartridge in there. How do I force my printer ...
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How to print a copy AND a pdf at the same time from any software?

The solution would allow one to generate a .pdf, and a paper copy while the software only sends one job to a single printer. Is it possible to configure Windows print devices to do so?
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Windows - two printers with different formats

I've run into a weird problem. We have a computer with two printers installed from server; one standard A4 and one which prints small labels. When printing from Internet Explorer to the default ...
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Network printer not spooling in Windows 7

I have a network shared printer connected to the Linux machine. When I send a print request from the Windows machine the spool files are not getting stored in the Sytem32/spool/printers directory. I ...
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Java issues with printing applets

I am running Windows 7 Pro and Java 8.91(but this has occurred in earlier versions as well)... My question is that our users are having issues with a particular website that uses Java applets to ...
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What is the source of Printer Status Events in Windows 10?

While looking at Event Viewer, if I send a file to Print, I can see various entries in the logs regarding spooling and cancelled jobs - all located in: Microsoft->Windows->PrintSystems But if ...
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Serial to USB adapter for thermal receipt printer PC won't recognize device

I have a WASP RP-300 Thermal Receipt Printer and purchased a Serial to USB adapter for a Windows 7 PC. It only appears to register the adapter and when it installed it stated, "Your Device is Ready to ...
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Word 2010 - When printing Document appears as Vertical Letters

I have typed letter in Word. Document looks normal. When I print, each letter of each word appears on a single line vertically. Example Below: Words appear as "HELP" on screen; when I print it ...
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Limited internet connectivity when connected to WiFi and USB-HSPA/3G

My setup is as follows: An old Billion 400G router, not connected to the internet A new D-Link USB-HSPA/3G internet stick I need to connect to the router via WiFi to be able to print (I have a ...
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Dymo Lablewriter 450 installation keeps failing

User used to have a DYMO labelwriter SE450 that worked perfectly fine for months, no issues. Windows 7 pro, absolutely no configuration changes have been made that would stop it working. It recently ...
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Remove section break in Word without merging formatting with previous section

I'm having a heck of a time deleting section breaks after rotating page orientation in the same document: NOTE: When you delete a section break, the text that was above the break becomes part ...
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How can I select a server in system-config-printer?

The server dialog in the Linux administration tool system-config-printer looks like this: However, the CUPS server may not be on localhost but on a remote machine. How can one tell ...
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What is “flatten” for PDF files and why?

When I tried to print certain PDF files, it take a bit time to "flatten" the file. 1 - What is flattening a PDF file? 2 - Why do we (machine) need to flatten it before printing? 3 - If I save a ...
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How to print password protected excel files with batch script?

I have several folders with password protected excel files (one excel file per folder). On the 16th of every month I have to enter each password and print the excel files which is a little time ...
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Text boxes in Word 2010 do not print to actual size

In Word 2010, I'm trying to make text boxes that are an exact size when printed. However, when I print them, they come out smaller than that specified size. For example, if I make a text box that is ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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Sending PCL codes into a Word document creates a blank page

I am creating a dynamic word packet filled with multiple merged documents, depending on the MERGEFIELD's passed in. One import part of this is to change the duplex and simplex merged documents. The ...
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Unable to print on network printer from WIFI connected device

I have a small network with WIFI router. My printer is connected to WIFI router via LAN cable. I can see in the admin page of WIFI router that printer is connected through DHCP with assigned IP ...
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Print on Airprint Printer on Ubuntu Linux stopped working

I have a Kyocera FS-1320D connected to an Apple TimeMachine. I were able to print on it from my Ubuntu machine but one day (possibly after an update) it stopped working. The windows machine from a ...
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Excel macro to print 3 pages with same number and then increment

I have an excel sheet to print a set of 3 pages which I use for a timesheet. I need some kind of macro which can change numbers after every three sheets printed . So, the first three sheets are 0001 ...
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Using PCL3e escape sequences on an HP Officejet Pro 8630 to duplex on the long edge

I'm trying to print raw, plain ASCII text (e.g. IETF RFCs, which contain form-feed characters for automatic pagination) by sending it directly to port 9100 on my HP Officejet Pro 8630. The ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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Is it possible to print from a DOS application to google cloud printer?

My friend is using an old, custom-developed, DOS application to print data (he's using an old parallel printer) I was able to connect his office to google cloud print, but this DOS application is ...
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WML instead of PDF, can't print

This is a self-answered question. A client with two independent providers who they download PDFs from and then print both started to give WML file extensions instead of PDF extensions and were unable ...
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Right-click print does not work on HTML attachments

I have a user who cannot print HTML attachments in Outlook by right-clicking on it and choosing print. At first, it would open the pop-up asking to choose "Open" or "Save" and when he chose "Open", ...
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Printing spooler won't work unless restarted

Something goes wrong when I start Windows 7. After each reboot of the PC, I can't print. I found that I have to restart the spooler in order to launch the impression. After that, it is good. I did ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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Laserjet P-1006 goes to sleep

we have a shared printer at office between 3 laptops which is connected to one of them. all of them has the same driver and same windows. when we're in the middle of the day, we send print, it works. ...
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In Windows laser printer settings, what exactly does the 'media type' setting affect?

I'm working on a project for which I need to print images using a laser printer, so I can later use heat to transfer the toner to other media. Since my home printer is an inkjet, I have been going to ...
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How can I print a properly sized passport photograph using Windows 7?

It's time to renew my passport, and I thought I'd save some money by taking a self portrait and then printing it at home. I made the self portrait and edited it down to the required 2 inch by 2 inch ...
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HP Photosmart C7280 showing error for ink cartridge even after being replaced

The printer is displaying Cannot print - replace the following empty ink cartridge(s) to resume printing (Light Cyan). First, the ink cartridge is not empty, but changed anyway with a new cartridge. ...
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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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Disable repeated printer dialog when using drag and drop of HTML files to printer windows

Steps: go to list of Windows printers open the printer queue (list of jobs printing) drag multiple .HTML files to the printer window Expected result: All files are printed without additional ...
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can system-config-printer clear 'low on ink' status (Printer *has* ink! Ubuntu doesn't believe.)

I have HP Photosmart 5520 and print from xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Printer is fine. I had low ink at one point in the past. With a new ink cartridge I could print several pages, then printing stops with ...
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How do I print a web page as a PDF from Firefox (using Adobe) without the URL in the footer?

I have Adobe Acrobat installed on my Windows 7 machine, and I'm trying to print a webpage as a PDF from Firefox. When I do, the URL of the page is automatically placed in the footer. I did uncheck the ...
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Can't print from network printer, same computer, different user

2 computers and a server.. Network printer shared by server, User A can print using this network printer fine from computer B User B can print using this network printer fine from computer A User A ...
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Page in Word not printed completely (to edge of paper)

I made this page in Microsoft Word Then, when I printed it, a little of the graphics in the margin are not printed and it is blank near the edge of the paper. How can I get my page to print all ...
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How to print Microsoft Word's gridlines?

I am trying to print gridlines in Microsoft Word. The gridlines are shown in the document, but I can't print them. They become invisible when print them. Here is what I am trying to print: If I ...
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Windows 10 printing only working locally. Shared printer doesn't print

after updating to windows 10 I have a problem with one of my printers. Both printers work locally but only one works as shared printer. The second printer receives the printing job but it just ...
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Hide row in printed version based on Value = 0

I want to hide rows if the value of column C<=0 when I print the document. I want to use the spreadsheet for ordering from suppliers and I want the lines that have 0 orders to be left off the ...
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Vector format for FedEx/Kinkos?

I am looking over some of Kinko's available file formats.(link) You may upload any file to FedEx Kinko's Print Online. However, Print Online can only convert the following file formats to PDF for ...