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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When does a laser printer run out of memory?

I have a humble Brother HL-1110 monochrome laser printer with 1MB of RAM. That's pretty short and, in the beginning, I thought I was only going to be able to print plain text documents or small PDF ...
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What is the difference between 'Preferences' and 'Printing Defaults' on Printer Properties?

When you go into Printer Properties (e.g. from the Control Panel), there is a button called 'Preferences' on the 'General' tab and another button called 'Printing Defaults' on the 'Advanced' tab. ...
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How to I preview prints in Excel 2007 when I have no printer at hand?

How can I preview my Excel document before printing, when there is no printer installed? Simply choosing "Microsoft XPS Writer" or "Fax" as a default printer doesn't do the trick, system balks with ...
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What advantage does a 2400x600 dpi printer have over a 1200x1200 dpi printer?

I've seen laser printers with a resolutions of 1200x1200 dpi and, strangely, 2400x600 dpi. As the measure is dots per inch, not Kdots on a page or something (where a higher vertical resolution might ...
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Most convenient way to get a “2up” (2 pages per physical page / sheet) option for LPR?

I'm looking for something similar to How to convert a 1 page PDF to a 2 page per sheet PDF?, but that works like LPR instead of a PDF file converter. This institution has a custom version of lpr that ...
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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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Two printers on Windows 7 with different settings?

I want to create two different print settings so that with one click I can choose to print landscape/legal or portrait/letter. I'm using Windows 7. I'm trying several different approaches to get ...
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Gibberish when printing PDFs

Sometimes when printing PDFs on my Windows XP with an HP photosmart 2410 printer the text becomes gibberish. It's kind of hard to describe, so I've scanned in an affected page below: (not very good ...
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How to enable Printing of on-screen Flash Content in Firefox Browser

I am using Firefox 3.6.15 on a Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit Operating System, Intel Core i7 CPU, 3.33GHz, 10BG RAM, by Hewlett-Packard. Firefox does not print flash content, aka swf objects, nor ...
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Does there exist a folder content reporter with printing and filtering?

Is there a utility that will generate a list of all file-names of a particular type in a given folder, and allow that list to be printed? Windows search fulfills my UI wish-list but the search ...
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Adobe Acrobat - How To Print Shaded Areas

I have a PDF document which has shaded areas (code fragments, to be precise) and I am looking to print the document out with shading in tact. The shading is light grey (as used on ...
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Print a series of PDF files

Is there a way to print several PDF files at once? I have a bunch of individual files that I want to print (about 42). Printing each one is tedious. Does anyone know a way to print a whole series ...
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how can I print from a different subnet than the printer?

I have a printer which is located in a different sub network than my computer, using my computer I can reach the printer trough Ping, tracert shows correct path. But I still cannot print from my ...
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Printing PDFs directly from Finder in OS X

I'm looking for a way to print multiple PDF files directly from within Finder. I have a duplex printer (HP Color LaserJet CP2025) and I want to use duplex printing as default. Any suggestions? ...
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Windows can see Ubuntu Server printer, but can't print to it

I have an old desktop that I'm trying to set up as a home backup/print server. Backup was trivial, but am having issues getting the printing to work. The printer is connected to the server running ...
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Can I disallow printing with parent controls on Snow Leopard?

I have two children under 4 who are quite computer-savvy, and have their own account managed by parental controls to restrict what they can do an see. However, I haven't found a way to disallow them ...
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Why do printers have resident fonts, and how do I use them?

Many printers specify that they have resident fonts--often dozens of them. I could understand why this was necessary years ago, when perhaps the choice was to use a resident font or to print the whole ...
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Browser freezes when attempting to print - no printers installed message

I'm running Windows XP on a work machine and sometimes when attempting to print from a browser it freezes for a while (1-2 minutes) and finally shows a pop up saying: No printers installed. ...
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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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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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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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Can't change CUPS settings on Mac OS X

I am accessing cups through the Mac web interface locally and need to change some settings. I typed in the address (http://127.0.0.1:631) and went to the admin panel (no login required). I went to ...
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Condensing into multiple pdf pages per sheet, via command line

Let us say I want slides.pdf to contain 4 slides per page instead of one. I can easily open a slides.pdf document under evince (the default Ubuntu document viewer) evince slides.pdf-->Print-->Page ...
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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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CUPS : Creating a dummy printer directing to dev/null

I used following command , is there anything wrong with it ? lpadmin -p lp0 -E -v /dev/null -m raw
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Is there a way to fit two pages on one page in MS Excel when printing?

I have a table in Excel. It is 2 pages long, but only half-page wide. Is there a way to print both parts of this table on one page, so one next to another? I don't want to move the data, I would like ...
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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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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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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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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 jpg's with file names

I have MS Office 2010, Windows Paint. Prefer to print multiple photos on a page with their filenames. Any suggestions? I am using office computer so I cannot install any software.
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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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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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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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Photocopying using a separate scanner and printer

I have 2 printers. HP Deskjet F2235 - designated scanner (has printing issues) Brother HL-2040 - designated printer (doesn't have a scanner) Just by using those two both connected to the same ...
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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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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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Microsoft Word 2007 Landscape Printing

When printing a document in landscape mode using Microsoft Word 2007, the document is printed portrait and scaling (varies a little per printer). I made a new document with just text and the text is ...
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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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Add gutter (binding margin) to existing PDF file

How can I add a gutter margin (different for odd and even pages) to a PDF document so that there is room to hole-punch it after I print it? I am familiar with Ghostscript and the Linux Terminal but ...
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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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What's the difference between ProRes “1200”, “1200 (156 lpi)” and “1200 (180 lpi)” in printing?

I have an HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer quality can be chosen between 600 dpi, FastRes 1200, ProRes 1200, ProRes 1200 (156 lpi) and ProRes 1200 (180 lpi). What is the difference between ProRes ...
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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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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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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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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 | ...