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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Border does not print from PDF

When I print from an HP Business Inkjet 5800 printer (shared from an XP computer) the borders only print from a random side. This happens when printing from Windows XP, Vista or 7. When printing the ...
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PDF unable to print

I have PDF files that can't print. When i try to print it would give me SAVE AS screen and name of the document with .pm extension. If I try to save the file with .pdf file it would get corrupted. ...
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How to print 4 index cards on a single A4 sheet in Word 2003

I have an index card designed in Word. It's fairly complicated with graphics, borders and background. The page layout has been set to landscape and with size set to 4x6. How can I print this, 4x per ...
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Printing colorful syntax highlighting to paper

I want to print out some code on paper including syntax highlighting. After some research, I found out, that I could do this in the command line with pygments and enscript, but don't know how to ...
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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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Why does my MSWord not show the checkboxes in my Word Document when I'm using the Wingdings font?

When I print to PDF, and when I print to my printer directly, the bullet points don't show up. The text that correspond to the bullets show up -- but the bullets themselves don't. For the bullets, I'm ...
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Computer prints blank pages before and after content

This would seem like a pretty simple question but I have exhausted every idea I can come up with. I bought a brand new Dell Latitude E5410 not too long ago with Windows 7 OS. I installed office 2010 ...
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Changing a number in each time I print

I have an Excel sheet I use as an invoice. I want to print 100 pages and I want the invoice number to change from 1 to 100, so that each paper will have different invoice number. How can I do this?
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Why is my Current Printer unavailable in Office?

Whenever I try to print any document from Microsoft Office 2007 in Windows Vista 64-bit there is a great possibility that the print job will fail with the following error message: Current printer ...
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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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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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How can I print with DosBox?

I'm looking for a version of dosbox with print support I saw the answers to this question Using a printer in Dosbox but I didn't manage to make it work
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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 do I increase the resolution of an existing image in Gimp?

I need to obtain a print quality image from an existing image. The image dimensions are 1024 x 768 pixels. The current resolution is 64, 64 Image --> Print Size --> X resolution, Y resolution ...
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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 list printer names acceptable for use with lpr?

The lpr man page says a destination printer can be specified with the -P flag. -P destination[/instance] Prints files to the named printer. I have 'added' various printers on local Samba shares ...
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Invoice design, not printing to edge of page

We have sales invoice which we need to print on an ongoing basis, I have attached a screen capture of the invoice in Microsoft Word. Where the orange part is, its not printing to the edge, we've ...
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How to print A4 papers by HP Deskjet 1010

Recently I've bought an inkjet printer HP Deskjet 1010. Previously I had a printer. I usually print with A4 papers. But I can't print A4 documents with the printer. It supports only letter size. I go ...
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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 can I get an HP Officejet to stop claiming ink cartridges are defective every time I replace them?

Here's my problem. I have an HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-one. About two months ago it displayed that my magenta ink cartridge was low. I began hunting around for an ink cartridge and found a magenta ...
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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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Two-page view in Word, shouldn't the first page be on the right?

Greetings Superusers, I'm putting together a lengthy document in Word, and it's going to be printed and bound duplex. I've put page-numbers "outside" etc, and all is pretty. The problem is, in the ...
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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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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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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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How to change the Google Chrome default print margins

In Chrome, the default print margins are narrow. I would like the default to be wider. Is there a way to make them wider?
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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 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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Word 2013 crashes when I attempt to print

I am having issues with MS Word 2013 crashing when I try to print something at my school. The reason I say only at my school is because it appear to work at my home where I have a HP Deskjet printer. ...
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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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Xerox Phaser 4620 Fuser overheat immediately

I recently got a Phaser 4620 ans within moments of turning it on, the fuser was marked as overheated and did not even print the test sheet. Anyone else know why this is?
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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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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...
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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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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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How to distill / rasterize a PDF in Linux

We have a printer at our office that prints PDF files from a USB stick. It prints most files okay, but it has problems with some, especially ones generated with Latex. Some PDFs it simply refuses to ...
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Appending to PDF when printing

Is there a printing to PDF application that lets you append to the end of the already existing file? I'm currently using CutePDF (mentioning this because I may have overlooked such option), it ...
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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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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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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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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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DD-WRT print server is working on Linux, but not on Windows

So I flashed the latest DD-WRT on my router, but I can't for the love of God make printing working on Windows. It works seamlessly on Linux though, with the following settings. When I add the printer ...
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How to set default “Page Setup →Page Size” as A4 in Firefox?

In my Firefox (linux) I can change the page as A4 in File → Page Setup → Page Size. Doing this, I inform the browser to print my pages as A4, instead of the default of Letter. My printer doesn't have ...
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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 ...