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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How to automatically print PDF files on two printers based on page size?

I regularly find myself printing like 10 PDF documents , all 1 page per document with various page sizes. For example 5x A4, 3x A3, 1x A2 and 1x A0. I want to print all those pages, and not have to ...
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...
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Printing to HP printer results in errors

I have an HP LaserJet 400 printer, connected to the network. There are three clients printing to it - a Mac OS X Yosemite laptop, a Windows 8.1 64 bit laptop and a Windows 8.1 64 bit desktop. A few ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8600 prints or scans only 1 page under Linux Mint

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 only scans or prints a single page after that the system says that the connection to the printer cant be established. If I restart the printer I can print or scan another ...
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Epson BX305FW Plus printing issues

I have an Epson printer that seems to have an issue aligning magenta and yellow. I've gone through aligning the print heads multiple times. It prints fine from my ipad which makes me think it's a ...
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How can I print to a printer connected to a computer over my LAN

I have a printer connected to one of my computers (computer A).The computer is connected to my LAN. There are two other computers on my LAN (computer B and C). I want to print from computer B and C to ...
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Repair borken Postscript file which only ubuntu opens

I try to convert the postscript file from the link to a pdf which I can view in any computer. When I try to convert it I get error about the stack: Error: /rangecheck in --getinterval-- Operand ...
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How to make CTRL+P in Gmail automatically use the print-friendly version [migrated]

I do support for an older relative that uses Gmail extensively. No matter how often I point out the print-friendly icon, he always forgets about it. I need a way to make the CTRL+P shortcut use the ...
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Converting MS Word File to PDF and then converting to CMYK PDF for Offset Printing

I am a newbie to the knowledge of offset printing, what I am trying to do is to use MS Word 2007 to create a document containing both words and scanned images, and then use the PDFCreator software to ...
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Q: How can I set up a system to stream SMS (text messages) to a printer such that they're printed as soon as they're received?

I'm trying to help a relative running a restaurant/bar. She'd like to be able to receive orders via SMS (text message) and have them print to a single printer in the kitchen (preferably, via Google ...
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How to upload Lexmark network driver into Samba?

I have a Lexmark C950DE, i go to the Lexmark official website and get an huuuge executable (98Mo) then I run it. I set a CUPS printer with a raw queue, then share it with samba 3.6.6. It share ...
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IEs Print Dialog shows more printers than the 'Devices and Printers' Control Panel tab [duplicate]

Yesterday, once again, I struggled against the same problem: I needed to install a network-printer on a computer. The network-printer is attached to another computer and shared using the normal ...
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Is there a way to make the connected printer the default printer in Windows?

I generally use two printers, my HP printer at home, my Canon printer at work, both local printers connected via USB. It is a minor pain to keep changing / selecting the right printer in the list in ...
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How to disable HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne from going into standby mode after inactivity?

We've had this HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne printer in our office for about a year now and it's been working really fast. For some stupid reason I decided to check for an update on the HP site and ...
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Accents not printed with CUPS

System Archlinux KDE CUPS 2.0.2-1 Printer HP Deskjet 3520 Description of the problem When I print something (I think it's always PDF) with some accentued characters, they are not printed. ...
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adding USB support to a Designjet 5500ps 42" using J4135A jetdirect card

I have a designjet 5500 ps. It is 42in wide. I usually print through the parallels port, but always wanted to print through USB. Recently my computer started not printing through the parallel port ...
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Raspbian - Brother DCP195c Printer with CUPS, insecure permissions

Hello I already read the thread: Debian ARM and Brother DCP195C with CUPS And did the steps exactly as they were described. But the error message I am getting is completly different: Idle - "File ...
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OpenOffice Calc - 11 Pages in spreadsheet, but print interface only shows 2

I am working on a spreadsheet using OpenOffice and need the pages to be printable. You can print the first two, but thats it. If in the print interface I select all sheets it only shows 1 and 2 with ...
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How to see section numbers in print preview in Word 2010

My document is a collection of certificates that are separated by sections. I want to print a series of selected certificates (sections) and to print those certificates on one side only. In print ...
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How can I print without color with an HP Deskjet 990cse and Windows 7?

I'm Using Windows 7 (32 bit) and an HP Deskjet 990cse Printer. I am using the standard HP 990c driver and the printer works fine with the exception of being able to print with only the black ink ...
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Transferring of printer settings to another windows installation

is it possible to transfer printer settings to another windows installation? I mean the settings you can set and save in any printing dialog (printing preferences). Thanks, Thomas
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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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Unable to print from Internet Explorer 10

I've recently upgraded a bunch of Windows 7 32bit PCs from IE8 to IE10 using this installer IE10-Windows6.1-x86-en-us.exe. On every PC that I have upgraded IE, the print function has stopped working. ...
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How to print Excel worksheet on A2 Paper

I have a wide Excel worksheet. I need to print it on A2 paper so I don't have to split it into two papers. How do I make Excel print to my A2 plotter?
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Can iOS devices be made to print over SSL? [migrated]

I configured the Avahi/CUPS combination here and we can now submit print-jobs from iPhones and iPads on the LAN. However, it seems, the job-submissions are not encrypted -- something, I'd like to ...
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Combine two PDFs, shrink to ~3“x4” then print back-to-back

I'm going backpacking and I need to carry two separate permits, but there is no restriction on the size. I would like to take the first page of one of the PDFs, combine it with the other one (which ...
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Windows 8.1 and the phantom Canon PCL6 Driver - Print spooler crashing and no removal

Situation: trying to install a Canon IR1133A printer on Windows 8.1 (64bit). Having tried most every driver under the sun, I'm now presented with two printers - Canon Generic PCL6 Driver and Canon ...
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GPO issue with Print Management

After adding all of our printers to their proper security in print management, the deployed printer only shows one of the security groups they have been assigned. Most other printers in this network ...
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Network Epson printer prints a page of configuration details instead of job on Linux Mint and Ubuntu

I've tried using lpr and the GUI menus in Writer and Document Viewer in Linux Mint and Ubuntu. The printer is EPSON XP-200, connected by network. lpstat -a lists it as accepting requests. Each time, ...
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Computer Communication with HP Color Laserjet CP1515n

I have an HP Color LaserJet CP1515n. It prints a test page in full color when prompted to from the printer's own buttons, but it won't print from the computer. One time it printed a page, but every ...
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Acrobat Reader does not print under certain user profile in protected mode

Yesterday Acrobat Reader (ver. 10.1.13 or latest 11) stopped printing for a couple of our network users. When print button is pressed either nothing happens or error about failed instruction on some ...
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How reliable PDF renderers are to the final print? [closed]

Provided that PDF is an open standard since 2008, I was surprised to see so blatant difference between different PDF renderers. It should be added that I thought that PDF was a good way to "print" a ...
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Chrome crashes on printing a document from a webpage

When I try and print a document from a webpage, chrome always crashes on me and won't print. I can't print bank statements, bills via email etc. The error message is this: Problem signature: ...
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How to fix unwanted ink trails when printing?

My brand new printer Epson L120 is having the same problem as my old Epson T10. Here's an example: This happens almost every time I print. Anyone knows how to I fix this?
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Can I connect a printer directly to a router and send prints through home Wi-Fi network?

I was looking for a good multifunction budget printer for home use. HP 1515 seems good, but it does not support Wi-Fi. This will be an issue if I need to send prints from my laptop. Can I connect ...
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LJ1015 running win 7

I have a problem with my Laserjet1015 since I changed over from XP to win 7.The problem is sporadic,in other words it works fine for a short period then it stops printing in the middle of a print job ...
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My printer always asks 'Prevent paper tearing enabled, do you want to continue'. What's bad with that?

Everytime I print, on my Canon MG5300, it asks 'Prevent paper tearing is enabled, do you want to continue?'. And overtime I wonder "So, why is that bad and why should you warn me?". I'm getting sick ...
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Creating a CUPS class of different printers and printing from windows

I've configured CUPS in mint linux, and added two of my departments color laser jets. I've made a new class called "color" (inovative, i know) and now I'd like to direct all the clients (win xp pro ...
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How can I properly print on lined paper?

I have some lined paper (either graph paper or looseleaf paper) and I'd like to be able to print/format a document (either with LibreOffice, LaTeX, or a PDF) so that every line of text is algined ...
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How do I stop a printer from printing a cleaning page?

So I got an HP M451dn to replace an old P4014, which our office used for printing a number of things. Whenever we go to print a check, we have to switch the cartridge from standard toner to a MICR ...
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Printer “Flapping” with CUPS

Using a brand new installation of Linux Mint 17.1, I've been trying to connect my workstation to the shared printers on my server. The workstation is using CUPS 7.2 and the server (Debian Wheezy) is ...
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how to print a black/grayscale pdf in some chosen color [duplicate]

I have some PDFs that I want to print in a color instead of the grayscale/black&white color. I see some questions/answers about removing color. But I want to change to some color. And I don't see ...
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Microsoft Publisher 2007

I have made a document to fit on one portrait page and it splits it into 4 pages...I went into the printing options and it will only let me select tile. Do I have to re-size the images and text boxes? ...
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“Un-check” Print-to-file remotely?

I already searched for an answer on this at several sites, haven't been able to find an answer yet. I'm the admin for several off-site locations around the country (Windows XP - I know - and Windows ...
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Bad kerning in some words when printing Word document

I have the following setup, with everything up to date: Windows 8.1 (but it happened in Vista on a previous computer too) Microsoft Word 2007 (from Home and Student edition) HP Photosmart C4580 ...
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How to get color printing to work for wine applications via cups-pdf on Linux?

As detailed in these instructions, I am using cups-pdf to print from PDF-XChange, which I have installed under Wine 1.6.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. It works great for printing monochrome pages, but I am unable ...
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On OS X CUPS default printer settings are not applied

On OS X 10.9.5 i enabled the cups web UI, and changed my printer's default paper tray to tray1/ tray2 (I have 2 queues for the same printer, so i can access the tray by selecting the printer). But ...
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How to create a file (like PDF) and limit number of printouts [closed]

I have created a brochure that organizations are very eager to use. They do want to buy electronic license of it with their company on it. I'd like to price it with limitation to the number of ...
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HP 2050 J510 series alignment issue or cartridge issue?

I just changed to a new black and white cartridge and it is giving me this problem with printing. Please see attached. The words are being cut off. It is happening for everything I print. I'm not ...
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Split high resolution image for printing

I have a 9493*13259 pixel .png file that I want to print. The problem is that the details in that image will be too small if I print it on one piece of paper. The maximum paper size that my printer ...