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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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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MS Project Printing a Gant chart

How do I print a Gant chart in Project 2010 such that the timescale header matches what's on the screen? I have tried using the page setup, but that doesn't work.
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How do I set traditional printer settings from a Modern UI app (Reader)?

How do I change settings such as print quality and duplexing when printing from a Modern UI app? Or, better yet, access all the traditional settings including greyscale, watermarks, mirroring, ...
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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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How to print on Chrome with website info (printed file URL)?

I am trying to print this pdf file through Google Chrome. For administrative reasons I would like to prove on the printed page that this comes from a certain website. How to print this document in ...
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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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How to disable/destroy forever Chrome's “print preview” option?

This question seems to come up a lot (pretty much every time a new version of Chrome is released). Previous answers such as these no longer apply (or don't work for Mac), however: How do I get the ...
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Good Virtual Printers (with cropping) for Windows and Linux [closed]

I'm interested in a virtual printer that would allow me to: preview the stuff that I'm about to print, and remove some pages allow printing multiple pages per sheet, removing white margins of pages ...
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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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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 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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How to Resume a Paused Network Printer with non-Admin credentials?

There are two Mac labs, each with network printers that can receive jobs from either lab (or anywhere really). Quite often, when attempting to print a document, the Macs get a printer has been paused ...
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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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How to correct margins when printing a PDF?

I need to print some mathematical articles. But the margin is too large, so I want to edit it to solve this problem. One way is converting it to Microsoft Word (I think). But I tried some programs ...
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Network Printer going to Offline

I have a 80 networked computer running Windows-7. And a Canon LBP3310 printer attached to the system with IP=10.0.0.12 and shared. The problem is that sometimes,while it is online for most of other ...
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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 ...
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How to determine what protocol a printer uses

I'm trying to determine what printing protocol a network printer expects (ipp, http, etc). I've got the hostname and IP address of the printer, and access to a cygwin bash shell and powershell. How do ...
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how do I check, how many times printing command is run on my windows

I have to check for a specific time range, how many times the printing command is executed on my PC/Windows…. Is Operating system make any log of printing commands...? If yes How and where i found ...
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Printer prints a blank page after every first page

I have new computer using Windows 8 and for some reason ever since I installed drivers for printers on it, it prints a blank page after the first page every time. Like, the thing I wanted to print ...
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How to get WYSIWYP (print what you see) in a web browser?

When I print a web page from my browser, I expect to get on paper exactly the content I'm seeing in the browser. To be precise: I expect the browser to render the same page contents the same way, ...
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How to print (PDF) for book-like binding?

How to print (PDF) for book-like binding? This means, that pages should be reordered complex way and located on sheets appropriately, according to folding and gathering (into sections or quires)? ...
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Windows printing error policy

In CUPS on Linux there are four different error policies: Abort job Retry job immediately Retry job after N seconds Stop printing, so a person can manually inspect the problem What is the error ...
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2013 Word Doc printing smaller than full size

Just got a new computer loaded with Microsoft Office 2013, and this document that I've printed many times is now printing smaller than full size. This document was some kind of template created many ...
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Clearing Computer Documents

Okay, I have hardly any basic knowledge when it comes to computers and working these systems, so I am hoping someone can help me with this. On my laptop, I frequently use Microsoft Word. I have a ...
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Connect konica minolta di 470 with computer

I have a konica minolta di 470 machine and I want to connect it with my computer. When ever I print any document it can print out through this machine but I did not know how to connect it with ...
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Print from an Ubuntu virtual machine

I can print from my host Operating System, Windows 7 no problems at all. In LibreOffice I simply click print, select my HPPrinter and it instantly prints. In my Ubuntu virtual machine, if I go to ...
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Print a secure PDF to a file using a PDF printer

I have a secured PDF document that allows printing but not saving. So printing to a real printer will work but using a PDF printer to save it won’t work. Is there a way to fool Acrobat Reader to ...
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Difference between print as grayscale and black and white

I was printing something in ubuntu 14.04, and was presented with two options: Print as black and white Print as grayscale What could be the differences between these two options?
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Word Processor Margins versus Printable Area of Paper

I often get told by Word 2013 that, on trying to print, my margins are outside the printable area of the paper. Does this mean that the printer applies a 'margin' to the paper to which it cannot ...
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rastertospl failed - Samsung ML2165

I'm using CUPS on my Raspberry to print to my laser printer Samsung ML-2165. I installed the samsung unified linux driver without issues, but when I try to print something, I get ...
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Changing the page number in Excel each time I print

I want to add an additional input box for range printing. I changed the code from this post to include another input box to determine the number range and to printpreview instead of printing if ...
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The option “Print all linked documents” in Internet Explorer 11 does not print all linked documents

I manage a website which provides a resume management service for recruiters. We have a feature that allows the end user to print a batch of resumes. This is accomplished by rendering a web page ...
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Can't Print when RDP'ing from Win 7 pro to Server 2012

I have several different users (each has his own computer) and they rdp into the same server. All can print through the redirected local printer except for one computer. If the user who uses the "bad" ...
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Can’t connect to printer that is on my router

I’m currently trying to setup my Konica Minolta Magicolor 1690MF on my network for my dad so our family can print from it. My dad is trying to print via Wi-Fi and was able to print after he wired his ...
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How to set printer specific info on all sheets in workbook

We have a 53 page workbook in excel. It is instructed to print this in greyscale and with one page per sheet of paper. The only way I have been able to accomplish this is this way: I select the ...
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Is there a way to automatically display the file path on every print whether its Word, Excel, PDF

I am working with one of our help desk tickets and I personally don't think it's possible unless you go through some crazy scripting... The help desk ticket client was asking if is there a way to ...
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Unwanted footer from external source appears randomly in documents when printing

This problem has been occuring for over 12 months. It has been occuring pre and post migration from Office 2003 to Office 2010. In this time, the Multi-Function printer has been replaced and so have ...
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Address Label Printing without Windows Address Book

In the past I've maintained my address book using the built-in Address Book utility that came with Windows. Once each year, I would import my Address Book (.WAB) file into Outlook 2003/XP. (I don't ...
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

I have developed a Windows Service using C# which prints the documents from my C# windows application. The service prints the documents fast when my printer is connected to windows 32 bit ...