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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Have OS X send wake on lan before printing to shared printer

I have a MacBook that prints to a shared Windows 7 printer. Sometimes the Windows machine is asleep, and the Mac will just queue up its print requests. I recently created a script to send a ...
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How to print Acrobat PDF file without the images

I have a image-heavy PDF file and want to print part of it. Is there a way to print it without the images, but preserving the file layout (Save as Text is not an option, because it breaks the layout). ...
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Using OpenOffice.org, is there a way to print not only the content, but also the comments for a document?

I received a Word document with comments attached. The material added inline appears in a print preview, but none of the annotated comments do. Is there a way to print everything?
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Watch folder and print without intervention

I want to watch a folder that may receive Word or PDF files, print them, and delete the files. I don't know how to do this without dialogs popping up. EDIT: Running Windows 7 64-bit Professional.
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Outlook 2007: Automatically mark a mail when printed

I am looking for a solution for my Outlook 2007. I don’t know if it is possible, but what I need is, that each time I print a mail, it automatically get marked in some way, either by a flag or a ...
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How much more will a high-dpi image cost to print? [closed]

I'm aware that with an inkjet printer, printing a higher dpi image will require a huge amount of additional ink. However I was wondering in the case of a color laser printer, do we need more toner to ...
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Can you make MS Word display a black background with white text, but print the inverse?

I am documenting some software in MS Word. I want white text on black background when viewing on the computer (it saves eyes and power), but I want black text on white background to save ink in case ...
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How can I transform a PDF to get the same PDF but with four Pages on one?

At my university we have a web service which allows us to upload PDF files and print them. Sometimes I want to print two or even four pages of the document on one page of the paper. As the online ...
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Printing without a spooler

I have a non-root account on a shared server, on which the system administrators do not support printing because of past experience with stalled and runaway jobs. For the same reason, they do not ...
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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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How to stitch (paged) web pages together into one page for printing

Is there a way to stitch (paged) web pages together? For example, I want to print out this thread, but it is divided into 10 sections; How can I join them together to make printing easier and more ...
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VMware - Not printing in order

I am using vmware workstation 7. Guest is Windows XP. The host OS is Windows 7. When I queue the printer with multiple documents, the printer doesn't print in order. It seems to print the smaller size ...
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Print PDF file with file path in footer

I would like to print a PDF on windows, but want to print the path of the PDF file in the footer of the printed document (like I am able to do in Word). We are using either Adobe Reader or Foxit ...
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Notepad++ Print Selection?

Is there a way to print just the selected lines (or a range of lines) in my source document? I could cut and paste a selection to a new Notepad++ tab, but then I lose the line numbers!
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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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Anybody still making inkjet printers with parallel port interfaces?

I need small inkjet printers with parallel port interfaces. Unfortunately, it looks like all the big manufacturers have moved fully to USB and ethernet/wireless. Adapters won't work. These are for ...
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How do printers receive documents from computers? Internal Queueing?

I have had trouble finding any actual information of how printers actually handle printing data. All OSes as far as I know have a "print queue" which seemingly buffers printed documents out to the ...
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Default printer drivers vs. Manufacter's printer drivers

I have an Epson Stylus CX 3700. I plugged it into a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 and the printer works just fine without me installing the driver that came with it. Is there an advantage to using the ...
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Where is the print spooler data stored in Windows 7?

Where are files generated by printer drivers stored in Windows 7? I mean the intermediate file generated by the printer driver when we click "Print".
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How do I print a single PowerPoint slide as a poster?

I have a single PowerPoint slide and I want to print it as a poster (2ft by 3ft). I do not have a "Print as Poster" option in File/Print. I would like to print the slide on multiple pages and then ...
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FinePrint Alternative on Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a program similar to FinePrint for Linux; I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. FinePrint is basically a virtual printer device/driver that acts as a proxy for an actual printer, and allows you to ...
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Cost of running colour laser printers

Has anyone got a good list of the costs of running colour laser printers, both for colour and black that take into account different usage volumes. E.g if the dram needs replacing after 20,000 pages, ...
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How print multiple independent pages in one print job?

How can I combine multiple single page prints into a single print job? For example, using Firefox on Linux one can print a web page such that each sheet of paper has four pages printed upon it. I ...
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Print range - print from page x until end of document

Is there any way in Microsoft Word in the print range box to print from page 3 for example to the end of the document without entering the last page number? I've tried the likes of : 12-* 12 onwards ...
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Is it possible to emulate printing to a specific printer?

I'm developing a Windows application that should support printing to a group of specific printers (for instance, Bixolon SRP-350, etc.) Those are special printers with special paper dimensions, etc. I ...
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Disable header/footer printing from Chrome

The Chrome browser doesn't have any settings for changing or disabling header and footer data that gets printed when you go File > Print. Apparently this is being developed but until it is does ...
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Brother DCP-145C printer problem

I have a Brother DCP-145C printer installed and it does not print black ink. I tried running diagnostics and test pages, the driver is installed properly. It doesn't matter if I send the data from the ...
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Print some pages duplex and some not

In Word (2007), is it possible to set some pages to print duplex and some not? For example, I'd like the title and contents to not be duplex, and then most of the rest of the document to be duplex. ...
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Is it possible to automate bulk PDF printing with specific settings in Adobe Reader?

Around ance a week, I need to bulk print a couple of documents with my desk jet printer (it doesn't support automated both sides printing). I like the Booklet printing feature in Adobe Reader, and I ...
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Is it possible to print without CUPS?

Having a SOHO printer, HP DeskJet 3940 is it possible to print with lpr/lpd on Debian GNU/Linux? The Debian Wiki says that LPR. The still commonly used traditional printing system is called lpr ...
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How to print high volume of pages with very little text?

I need to print a large number of letter sized pages. Each of these pages will have very little text (e.g. serial no.). I will be using a mono laser printer (probably Lexmark T654). The page volume ...
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Script firefox to print to PDF

I like finetuning my ebooks to make them look really nice, and since my e-reader has limited justification capabilities (that is, it's really bad at justifying text), I usually print my html books as ...
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How to convert PDF to make it to be two compacted pages on side when printing?

I have: PDF document with a 800 pages book. If I just print it it will take 400 sheets of paper - too much. I want: converted PDF document that have 400 pages: each page is two pages of original ...
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Two-sided pdf printing - start on the back of the first sheet

Is there a setting or technique I can use to print a multi-page document by starting on the back of the first sheet of paper? Ie, the first sheet would be blank on one side and the other side would ...
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Can I create a windows print queue that works like dev/null?

I want to create a windows print queue where all jobs added to that queue simply vanish. They don't print, they don't accumulate... they just quietly go away. Can this be done?
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Print an 11 x 17 Microsoft publisher file on 2 pages

I have an Microsoft publisher file that is 11 x 17. When I try to print it, it tries to center it on 4 pages. I want it to print on 2. (This works by taking the image and printing landscape on two ...
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Mac OS X duplex printing problem: one- vs. multi-paged documents

I like to print on pre-printed stationery using the Preview.app and a duplex-capable HP Color Laserjet 4700 (PostScript) printer. The print dialog handles one and two-paged documents differently: the ...
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How to stop Windows 7 grouping/consolidating several printers under one printer item in Devices and Printers?

How can Windows be configured NOT to group several printers under one printer - shown as one item in Printers and Faxes in Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers? Background Reason ...
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Print an organizational chart to PDF from JSON data?

I've been searching for a few days and haven't found quite what I need yet. I've got a tool I'm working on that displays a person in a sort of visual hierarchy of the company (from the CEO down the ...
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Printing from Firefox on Linux with bad and random letter spacing

I have the problem that printing normal pages from Firefox on Linux results in very erratic letter spacing within words. I've attached an image of a print preview on a Google result page. For ...
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Printer offline until spooler service is restarted

Has anyone experienced a situation where a printer appears as offline until the Spooler service is restarted? Any thoughts? Steps I have tried: Updating to the latest print driver (for Vista ...
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PDF/X-1a:2001 file doesn't print PSD's/TIF's with alpha channel

I'm outputting a print ready PDF using InDesign's PDF/X-1a:2001 preset. Photoshop images & TIF's with transparency that are placed on coloured boxes aren't printing. It's as if someone has ...
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Printing in Windows 7 64bit

I have a Laserjet 6MP (parallel printer port only) connected via a USB to Parallel cable. It used to work fine, until I built a new computer and moved the printer to the new PC. Windows sees the ...
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How do I configure emacs to print?

I am on Mac OS X 10.7.5 and I would like to print just by doing M-x print-buffer. When I do this, nothing seems to happen right now. I'm using the Cocoa-ified GUI version of Emacs for Mac OS X.
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How can I print two small files on the same page with a2ps?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 12.0.4.1 LTS and I like the auto-formatting that a2ps does. I just want to print several small files using as few pages as possible. Example: a2ps file1.c file2.c file3.c ...
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Print long JPG onto multiple pages OSX

I have a really long jpg comp I want to print out and annotate. My print options are to scale or fit to page, but I want it to print it to multiple pages, the cutoff points aren't important. I want it ...
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Automated printouts from a wireless printer

I have a wireless printer which is always on, and an always on fanless Linux server. Looking at the mprinter project on Kickstarter I started to wonder if there is a way for me to prepare an ...
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How to print code from GitHub.com with its syntax-highlighting?

How can one print just the syntax highlighted source code from a GitHub source code page (e.g.)? I've tried it with a few browsers (Safari, Firefox, both running on OS X) but I have not succeeded in ...
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How Can I Print Under A Username Different Than The One I'm Logged In As?

I bring my own personal laptop to school where my login is nickname. However, in order to print to the school's printers the username that sends the print job must match my school's AD login, ...
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Assign IP address to a Virtual Printer

Is it possible to assign an IP to a virtual PDF Printer? Is there any Virtual printer software that automatically can do this?