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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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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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 ...
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Printer won't print with office or wordpad but other apps can print

One day I printed a document from MS word but nothing happened. I tried again with excel and wordpad, nothing. I reinstalled office (2007 - after too 2010) and the driver (the last update) and tried ...
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Microsoft Word output is substantially different from print preview; probably compatibility issue Word 2013 vs. Word 2003 template

I'm using Save As in Word 2013 or DoPDF to convert a Word document to PDF. When I see Word document print preview, everything is OK. But when I convert it to PDF or simply print it to paper, it comes ...
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Ubuntu java application does not print

I have a issue a application that I'm using Pimaco http://www.pimaco.com/downloads Assistente Pimaco for label printing, I can make a preview of the document to be printed but the actual printing ...
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change layout in excel sheet

I have excel sheet (plz visit link below,unable to post img) http://postimg.org/image/q4nf8j7qd/ which contain first name,last name,city,address, etc of many person.. A | B | ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing a Driver Disc

I procured a new hard drive and installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on it several days ago. I am now trying to install a thermal plate maker driver from a disc provided by the ...
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Windows print portrait AND landscape

I took pictures of the pages I needed from a textbook so that I could access them from my computer. I was taking portrait pictures of each individual page until I realized the quality was good enough ...
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Printer prints text fine, but colors are misaligned

Got my hands on a used RICOH MP-C3000 printer. Below is a scan of a print of the Google homepage. There are two problems with the print (in addition toe the big scan error in the middle!): 1) On the ...
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How to find unused printers in Windows (or the last time a printer was used)?

We are looking for a way to find unused printers in windows (Windows 7 / Server 2008 and later). We tested this VBScript How To: List all unused printer drivers , and although on the system are ...
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Lost printing routine

8.1 on Toshiba Satellite 50B: Lost printing ability. After clicking"Print" nothing. Doc doesn't appear in "Docs in Queue" or "printing" or anywhere else. This includes "Print test page".
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Epson BX635FWD Black print poor

I have an unusual problem in that if I print a page of black text using the 'Fast' print configuration, then I get a poor print on every 6th line of text. If I print using one of the 'Quality' ...
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How to categorize text data based on a value in a column?

I am using Excel to generate a list of people working in the company containing information about the employees relevant for our department. The spreadsheet looks generally like this (fictive data): ...
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How to print in a Windows 8 Modern UI app using the native printer dialog

The printer dialog of Modern UI is simple, but it is missing advanced features for business range printers. Is there a way to access the native printer dialog from within a Metro (Modern UI) App ? ...
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WiFi printer slow - is network contention the cause?

I have recently purchased an HP Deskjet 3520 eAIO wireless printer. It seems to work well using the USB connection, but more slowly if I'm using wifi. Is this likely to be because all the data from ...
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USB Printer Lost Connected To USB Docking Station

I have a new Windows 8.1 laptop connected to a USB docking station. Also connected to this docking station is an HP printer. This happens even if I don't disconnect the laptop from the docking ...
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How to change margins for verso pages in a pdf?

I just bought an ebook where the margins, disappointingly, are the same for recto and verso pages. I want to change the margins for the verso (i.e., even numbered) pages so that the outer margins ...
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Canon printer print layout off-margin

I am fixing a Canon Printer ImageRunner 3230 And every time it print out the margin (left and right) is way off. I tried to change it via settings for Layout but unfortunately the margin of the ...
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Samsung CLX 3175 FN IP conflict

I installed a Samsung CLX 3175 FN. When I added it to the network it was found easy enough. But when I printed a test page the printer says IP conflict. I tried the trouble shooter but no help ...
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Word 2013: Print 2 A5 documents per A4 with same left and right margins for each A5 document

I am trying to print 2 A5 documents per A4 with same left and right margins for each A5 document. I tried the following solution: Word 2010: Print 2 A5 documents per A4 -setting pages per sheet to 2 ...
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How do I automatically print only part of a PDF page in OS X?

I frequently have to crop out the top half of a PDF (it's a shipping label) and only print that on A4 paper, instead of the whole label. I can do this very easily with Adobe Acrobat Pro, by opening ...
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Printing a .ZPL file to generic/text printer automatically?

I'm trying to get this as simple as possible for our users. Currently I go to a website, program shipping info, and it gives me a file in .ZPL format to print. This is just a text file renamed .ZPL ...
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Broken laser printer prints full bleed, fixed printer has margins, why?

Like most printers, mine has minimum margins. My driver knows about them, and if I try to override them then the printer seems to enforce them. This seemed completely normal to me until my printer ...
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Printing sorted files in Mac OS X (wrong order)

I have many (about 100) files 1.pdf, 2.pdf, 3.pdf... In Finder I sort them by name and sent to print, but they are not printing on the sort order (always 2.pdf -> 1.pdf -> 3.pdf or something like ...
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How to scan without ink Cannon MP620

I don't have any ink cartridges which the printer isn't letting me scan anything (you have to be kidding me Cannon?) I would appreciate any help! I've done some googling and nothing seems to work ...
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Which program provides “lpquota” command?

At many universities, you can buy a printing contingent which allows you to print out a certain amount of pages. At the Linux terminals, students can check their current printing contingent by ...
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How can I fix an old HP LaserJet 4050N?

I bought an HP LaserJet 4050N printer from Craigslist for really cheap. The guy who sold it said the only thing wrong with it was the network card, but now that I've been trying it out, I'm not so ...
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Printer sends two jobs to the queue. One without a status or port. Won't print until ghost job is canceled

I have an HP LaserJet P1505 that has been giving me some grief on a 64-bit machine. After removing drivers and deleting devices, I reinstalled it. Test page works fine. If I print from another ...
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client-error-bad-request for Get-Job-Attributes (no URI) from localhost

I'm trying to set up a local printer (no networking involved). The printer is connected via USB. The printer works (on MS Windows). The problem is with CUPS as far as I can tell. I can't understand ...