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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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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HP Laserjet network printing problems

I have the excellent HP Laserjet 1536dnf printer MFP in my office, and recently decided to order another one for my little network at home. The new one is experiencing problems, however, and when I ...
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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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How to print in Grayscale from 'Preview' on MAC OSX?

I can't for my life figure this out?! The accepted answer here isn't helping me.
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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 can I copy a print file to a networked printer?

I have an Epson TM-T88V network printer. I can print to it using the printer driver. But I need to copy a "print file" to the printer using the command line, and this causes problems. I cannot use ...
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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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Printing large images as multiple A4 sheets using IrfanView?

I have a massive image about 980px wide and 3000+px high. I want to print this on multiple A4 sheets of paper, how can I do this?
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Linux IrDA printing

I have a USB IrDA that I got working with my IrDA printer (SiPiX compact printer A6) on the Windows side, using default 4000000 speed and 1.0ms turn-around time (in the driver config). The USB IrDA ...
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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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How to preview table borders in Microsoft Word 2010?

I'm pretty positive I was able to preview table borders in MS Word. E.g. table borders were visible on screen, but not printed on paper. I would like to get that behaviour back, but cannot find such ...
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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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HP designjet 500 printhead allignment issue

After replacing the printheads,the machine flashes the exclamation mark on the yellow printhead saying that it is worn out (on the new printhead). All of the other ones have their status as ...
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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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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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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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How to convert a PDF document to PNG?

Is there a free way to convert a PDF document to a PNG image?
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How can I make a document print without borders in Microsoft Word 2010?

I've come across a really irritating problem in Microsoft Word related to printing with my Kodak Hero 5.1 printer. This printer is capable of printing single sided sheets fully borderless from within ...
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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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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 ...
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Printing call-out borders in Word 2013

When I create a document including normal textboxes and call-outs, the borders of the call-outs print as thick even when I set the width to 0.25 (the minimum), but the textbox borders print fine. ...
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How can you invert the colors of a PDF?

I need to invert all the colors of a PDF document (background, text, graphics, and images). I want it persistent in the file so the inverted viewing options, that some viewers offer, won't help. ...
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Prevents cells from printing in Excel

Is it possible to prevent the contents of specific cells (or entire row or column) from printing in Excel? I need to maintain the cell size. I've been setting the text color to white before printing, ...
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using runas with diffrent user to run “Internet Explorer”, navigated to a simple html page, printing generates permission denied

I am in a situation where I need to run "Internet Explorer" v11 under Windows 8.1 using runas to provide different user account and profile, everything works fine till I try to print. To replicate my ...
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Bottom page border not being printed on Legal sized pages with an HP LaserJet

I've been facing this problem for the past few days. My printer is an HP LaserJet M1005 MFP. Currently I am using Word 2013. Whenever I try to print a "Legal" sized page with borders, it prints ...
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How do I print from the Reader app on Windows 8?

I was delighted to discover that the Reader app that comes with Windows 8 could open PDF files. However, I cannot find a way to print from that app. When I right-click there is nothing on the bottom ...
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scanning a print to cad

I have a paper print (blue print for you old guys) that are scaled drawings of wing ribs for a home built airplane. I would like to be able to scan them so I could CNC cut the forming blocks. Most of ...
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Paper jam on laser printer

I have a Samsung SCX-4623F that takes two paper sheets at time. What happens is that if I insert just one sheet in the tray it takes that sheet correctly and prints out everything. When I put more ...
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What are the commands that firefox and google chrome print html files to pdf?

In either Firefox or Google Chrome On Ubuntu 14.04, I can hit Ctrl+P and choose "Print to file" to print the current html webpage to a pdf. Are the browsers using some printing commands outside of ...
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How to batch print files in Notepad++?

I want to print a set of files in one go in Notepad++. I tried searching on Google, but with no avail. Is there a plugin or built-in feature (anything) that would allow me to batch print files from ...
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Is this a toner fault or a printer fault? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung M2825DW Mono Laser Printer that has started to print with about an inch of the left hand side faded or sometimes ghosted (an "after image" from further up the page). Good old tricks ...
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Deskjet 2540 wireless connection Linux

I'm testing the following printer HP Deskjet 2540 which has wireless capabilities. I have connected it and install it no issues via USB using the hplip which is a brilliant bit of software for Linux ...
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Poor quality PNG image when printing to PDF in Word 2010

I have a transparent PNG: The PNG file above was created from an EPS file to a high-resolution PNG, then resized using Photoshop. I am placing this image into a Word file on a cover page. The ...
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Photoshop Borderless printing doesnt seem possible

I am using Windows 8.1 pro with Photoshop CS6 Extended I have a HP Envy 120 Printer (capable of Borderless Printing) I have tried adjusting many different settings within photoshop and via the ...
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Print 100's of documents to 35 different printers daily

Imagine having ~35 clients that demand that their reports be sent to printers (not faxes, not email), but nice color high resolution printers. You have 20 to 30 reports per client .... so around ...
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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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cups: Disable Compression on 1.7.5 for remote queues

I have a print server with Cups 1.5 on a Raspberry Pi. That print server announces the printers to my local network. My desktop runs Cups 1.7.5 and nicely sees the remote printer. However, when I ...
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How can I print only pages I have selected by a checkbox to print in MS Word?

I have a protected Word document with many macros. It is approximately 45 pages long. I want to add a checkbox on the top of each page and run a macro so that only the checked pages will be printed. ...
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How can I print out a PDF substituting pixels for blue pixels?

I have no more black ink in my Canon MP560 printer. All other colors print fine. I need to print out an online train ticket. When I print it out, I can't see any of the page that is in black (most ...
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USB PPD Printer (Sharp AR-M160) does not show up on OSX 10.10

I have an old Sharp AR-M160 Multi Functional Printer and I want to get it to work on OSX 10.10 Yosemite. Here they offer PPD-Drivers for 10.4 which I suppose should be fine and installed. I checked ...
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How do I print emails in Outlook 2013 with additional fields displayed?

By default, Outlook 2013 prints emails with only the 'From', 'Sent', 'To' and 'Subject' fields in the header. How do I get it to display 'Received' (time email was received) also?
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PC takes a long time to print since joining domain

I have a computer that exhibits strange printing problems. When I print from a domain account it usually takes a long time (30 sec to +1 min) for an application to send the job to the printer. During ...
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Add Canon Pixma MX472 to Chromebook connected via USB

I am confused by the difference of a "Classic Printer" as defined by Google when adding a printer to the Google cloud? I have a chromebook with the printer connected via USB. When I turn on the ...
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Microsoft Excel 2007

My gradebook spreadsheet has student assignment headings in columns B-H and their final grade average in column I. Student names are in Column A in descending order. How can I print out Column ...
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Why can I not print from Google Chrome?

When I try to print any page from Chrome on my Windows 7 machine, I get the following message. click to enlarge By the way, the gray text in the middle reads Google Chrome cannot show the print ...