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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What and how often to print to prevent head blockages

It's fairly common knowledge that you need to use an inkjet printer every so often to ensure the heads do not block. My question is, what is every so often; Similarly, what should be printed, clearly ...
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Tiling double-sided A3 PDF onto A4 paper

I have a two page PDF document intended to be printed double-sided on A3 paper. I would like to print this on my A4 printer. In Adobe Reader there is an option to "Tile large pages": However as ...
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Show HTML document on screen as if it were printed

I have an email in html format. Somehow when it prints it shows a lot of blank space on top before the actual text begins. On the screen it is not like that. Is there a way to tell my browser to ...
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How do I print via email without explaining it to a multitude of users in a course of a month

Right now, If one wants to print, he needs to have the email address of the printer, but, if there are a lot of users coming and going, which is the case, distributing that email address, a hundred+- ...
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Printer Email Address Outlook 2010

I would like the email address to show when printing emails from Outlook 2010, is there any way to set this to default? Currently it only shows the persons First and last name.
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Send file in color to printer

I know how to send a file to a printer like this: print /d:\\%COMPUTERNAME%\printer file.bmp However this does not print in color. Is there any way to print in color using the command line (or a ...
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Windos 8.1 + Office 2013 + HP Printer => no print

My Os is Windows OEM 8.1. I installed Office 2013. And it used to work great. All of a sudden, I cannot print anymore from any office App. If I right click and start word "run as admin", then I can ...
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Creating 2 instances of the same printer in Windows 8

I have a Cannon printer connected to my network. Windows 8 found it and I'm printing wirelessly successfully. But I often switch between printing 1 page for paper sheet, and 2 pages per paper sheet. ...
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win7 64bit spoolsv uses 20% cpu and 6% network in idle

I have an older Brother HL-1435 laser printer connected via USB to my NAS (DNS-323) as a network printer. My laptop runs Win7 64bit. When the printer is installed, the cpu usage in idle is ~20% ...
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Unable to print from Photoshop 12.1 - wants to send printout to onenote

This is the first time I've tried printing from Photoshop 12.1. It wouldn't let me print unless I ran onenote one time. I had no idea what onenote was, so I went to the Adobe website and looked in ...
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How do I print 4 documents on one sheet with text in landscape orientation?

I want to print my document in the below format (4 pages in a sheet, with text written vertically) in Microsoft Word: I tried with the options in printing form of Microsoft Word, but it prints my ...
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I cannot sign in to Google Cloud Print [migrated]

I am trying to print using Google cloud print. The sending PC uses windows 7. The PC connected to the printer also uses Windows 7. The printer is cloud enabled. When I select Paperless printer and ...
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How to print without background color [duplicate]

I am trying to print a PDF document (from Adobe Reader X (10.1.14). It has a lot of dark background color and I want to print it WITHOUT ANY color, including black. How do I do that? I am running ...
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Set printer preferences

I am writing a script setting up printers and drivers. One of the driver I install, contains a bug for old printers used with platforms further than Windows Vista. I need to update the preferences of ...
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Installing OKI ML 3320 on linux

I have an old 9-pin OKI ML 3320 dot-matrix printer and i can't get it to work properly with cups. When i send any document, the printer prints one line every ~13 seconds, often adding some random ...
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Where does cups-pdf store its temporary files?

I recently tried to save a rather large document using to a PDF using cups-pdf. Something appears to have gone wrong and it went on to produce several GB worth of data somewhere on my hard drive, ...
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Print 2 pages 10x30cm double on 2 duplex

I have a flyer with the format 10x29.7 cm. How do I have to format the pdf so I can print 2 times the frontpage on one side and 2 times the backside on the back? I have a cutter that will cut the ...
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Excel - precise positioning for printing

I have some data created in Excel 2010. I planned to use Excel as printing software but I need to print over already printed paper with precisely designated places on these paper form (instead ...
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How can I right-click an HTML link, choose “Print” and bypass the printer selection menu?

Is it possible in Windows 2008 R2 to be able to right click an HTML link (with IE as default, Chrome doesn't have the "Print" option on the right-click) and completely bypass the printer selection ...
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Batch Printing PDF's with Multiple Sizes [on hold]

I am trying to batch print files that vary from letter, 11x17, and 22x34 paper size. The problem I am having is I cannot make the printer print on varying sizes of paper during the batch print. I ...
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HP Photosmart doing borderless printing of PDF

I am trying to print a PDF document which contains table with borders but my printer is not printing any borders. I am using Mac with OSX 10.10 and my printer is HP photosmart 5520.I tried looking ...
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Unable to get page count logged in CUPS printing under Linux

I use the CUPS administration web-based system for printing under Ubuntu (http://localhost:631), Then Administration->Manage Printers->Printer-name I click on HP_LaserJet_Pro_MFP_M226dn. Then ...
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Scale this image for printing A3 or bigger without source codes

Example picture In the real case, there are many colors. Assume you do not have the original source codes. How can you scale this image for A3 or bigger for printing?
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Printing from Linux workstation on CUPS raw queue (on Raspberry Pi)

I have a Raspberry Pi (ARM architecture) and a Samsung SL-M2022 (SL-M2022W) connected to it. Samsung provides Linux drivers only for Intel-based architectures, so I configured this printer as RAW ...
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MS Word 2010 : Cannot Print Page Range of .doc File

I need to specify a page range to print in MS Word 2010 - the file in question is a .doc. Under the Print menu, the Pages field is grayed out. If I try to convert the file to .docx it completely ...
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Printer unable to print “blank pages”

I'm using Xerox DocuPrint CP305 d. For some reason, I'm unable to get "blank files" printed. If there are contents within the file —e.g. the word "test", or even just a blank space ...
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How to enlarge a printed page and then reprint as two?

I have some printed sheet music on an A4 page and I need to scan it in with my Canon MP620 and then print out to A4 paper on a hp Laserjet M401 at double the size for easy reading. I realize I will ...
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Print only the 1st page of emails from eBay & PayPal by default

I buy a lot of stuff off eBay for work and have to print the order confirmation and PayPal receipt emails from Outlook to give to Accounts. Every time, I have to change Page range to 1, because there ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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DYMO defaults to wrong label type

I have a DYMO 450 LabelWriter that I am using for a kiosk. When the driver first installs, the default paper type is set to 30325 Address. Well, I need it to default to 30323 Shipping. I have rare ...
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Convert Webpage to Image with Scaling for DPI

I need to convert a webpage to an image for publication in a magazine. I've found several applications and websites that will do this for me, but the resulting image, no matter how large I make it, is ...
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Can I “offload” printing support to an external host or service when there is no native driver available?

I have a situation where a particular printer (HP DesignJet 800 plotter) doesn't have a driver for a particular client operating system (Windows 8), and as a result, those users can't print to this ...
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Enlargement and centering PDF for printing

I have a PDF doc, 1 page per sheet, on the Letter 8.5x11 paper size, and with big 2-inch margins (apparently, the docs has originally been designed to be cropped to a booklet with a custom page size). ...
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How can I put page through printer without cartridge?

It might sound like a strange question, but I noticed that my printer is folding paper. So I would like diagnose it, whether it's because of cartridge or the problem is somewhere else. If I could put ...
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'unable to install … driver. Operation could not be completed

I tried to upload a driver to a Samba+CUPS server and got this wonderfully explaining message (i am joking) 'unable to install ... driver. Operation could not be completed How can i have some ...
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Networked user cannot user local printer

I have a user on our network has a purchased a Dymo label printer. I am able to install the software that runs the printer; install the printer which is then visible in device manager. When I ...
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In excel, I want the word “Name” to display but not print

I have a census sheet in excel that has to list peoples name in a specified area. There are a set number of rooms that can contain people, but they are not all full at all times. I would like to have ...
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Print images on standard paper in Windows 7

My children enjoy creating artwork in paint or paint.net, and often want to print it. But when printing an image file, Windows 7 brings up a special "Print Pictures" dialog instead of the normal print ...
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How do I print multiple images to one page on Chrome OS?

I cannot seem to figure out how to print multiple pictures per page using Chrome OS. Would appreciate any advice. I'm googling and searching for a Chrome OS app or extension now, but so far no luck. ...
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Cannot print from Microsoft Office (other programs work fine)

I have a TCP/IP network printer installed on 5 machines in my office. On 4 of the machines, I can print without problem from any program. On the 5th machine, I can print without problem from any ...
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How do I determine pages printed by each user in office?

We are working in a small office and using Xerox ColorQube 9303. We have a team of 20 persons who are using same printer. How do I get a report of pages printed by each user?
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Printer does not print until the MacBook's (on Win 7) spooler restarted

I've got two printers connected to a server via USB and then shared back to the users over the network (using AD). Now all the users can print except for one. Its one our director who uses her own ...
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Microsoft word 2007 picture

Lately when I print out our business letterhead, our logo has all of a sudden become distorted & cuts off part of it. It shows up in the print preview & on the screen fine. I have tried ...
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Prevent printing to offline printers

Is there some way to prevent printing to printers that are offline (possibly, but not necessarily by making them not able to be selected until they are online again)? The situation is there is a ...
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Mark objects or texts as “not printable” on Word 2013

Is possible I define an object or text as "not printable"? So, for instance, I can see it on document, but it'll not printed on paper. I need put some pictures on document that is useful only as ...
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Epson won’t print black with all new cartridges; won’t acknowledge replacement [closed]

I have an Epson XP-400 series printer. All of the cartridges have been replaced, to the tune of 41 dollars. The black ink will not print at all. The cartridge was half full when I replaced it. The ...
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HPLIP broken with Acroread, or broken in general?

A HP printer that worked perfectly fine with acroread previously on the same system has stopped working when using acroread. Gentoo stable, running 3.18.11. Printer: HP Officejet Pro 8100 connected ...
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How to convert a pdf into colour? [closed]

I have got a pdf file (text and images) containing pages with colours and pages in black and white (b&w). The file shall be printed, double sided and preserving the colours. Now I am not really ...
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How might I print onto 3×3 sticky notes?

As cute as writing with Sharpies is, I'd like to print the findings from some user interviews onto sticky notes for affinity mapping. My reasoning is that printed characters are more reliably readable ...
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HP Deskjet USB Printer prints pages twice from Windows7

I have an HP Deskjet printer / scanner combo that has lately developed a weird problem that it will often print the same page twice. It doesn't always happen but say with a 50% probability. Any idea ...