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 won't recognize network printer

So this has been driving me crazy. I've set up a shared printer via Samba on Ubuntu using this very helpful guide. Everyone using a Mac can connect and print perfectly. Windows on the other hand will ...
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Print preview doesn't work properly in Excel 2010

First I made some contents and drew a border from Home > Font > all Borders on an Excel 2010 file. So it became like below image (capture1). After that I wanted to print it so went to File > Print to ...
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Word changing background when printing

I have a document design made up in word (2010), but when I go to print it, it goes from this Document with background image and borders to this PDF printing with the top and bottom border ...
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Printable Area Error

I have a Microsoft Word .docx file that I am attempting to print in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. After I click print, I receive an error that says A header of section 1 is set outside the ...
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How to have “Fit picture to frame” disabled by default when printing a picture?

I use to print full page pictures a lot. Every time the Windows Print Pictures form appears, I need to uncheck the "Fit picture to frame" all the time, and it's getting ennoying. Is there a hack ...
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How to allow guest access in SAMBA

So basically, I'm having the exact same issue as the guy in this thread. I can see the samba print share, but not access it from windows. The top answer, which looks promising states that I must do ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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HP printer will print and scan from browser but not from printing utility

I am trying to fix a friends printing issues with his HP Envy 5530. He switched internet provider earlier this week and since then he has not been able to scan or print. His computer is on a wired ...
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Setting Windows drivers for CUPS printer a.k.a Point'n'Print

I have Samba 4.2.10 and CUPS 1.7.5 running on Debian 8. The server is domain member. In CUPS I have several printers, and I shared them with Samba. Printing test page from CUPS works fine, printing ...
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Print spooler only accepts documents from certain programs

I am having problems with my Kodak Hero 5.1 all in one printer. It has previously been working absolutely fine, though I couldn't pinpoint where in time it went wrong as it's not regularly used. I ...
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Can Chromebooks print to USB printers?

I'm posting this question because there is a lot of outdated information on the internet, from the days when Google Cloud Print was the only available option. For folks on WiFi, or printing to an ...
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Prevent HP Deskjet 1510 from turning itself off after innactivity

I have an HP Deskjet 1510 all in one printer/scanner. I'm trying to set it up using a client computer so that I can scan and print wirelessly via that computer's USB. The only issue is that this ...
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Fuji Xerox printer prompts for paper load

A Fuji Xerox Docuprint CM305df randomly asks to load more paper, even though it has paper in the tray. It will also ask to select a paper tray when the printer only has one paper tray. It will then ...
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MS Powerpoint PDF taking very long to print

I received a few PDF files from my co-workers and I'm trying to print them. The problem is that these files are taking unbelievably long to print (up to 30 min on a 50 pages file). I know that these ...
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Adobe Reader 100% display zoom doesn't match “Actual Size” printout

I find that document zoomed at 100% in Adobe Reader doesn't match printout size when "Actual Size" is selected when printing. When I put printed page next to the screen printed text and all other ...
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How to print a copy AND a pdf at the same time from any software?

The solution would allow one to generate a .pdf, and a paper copy while the software only sends one job to a single printer. Is it possible to configure Windows print devices to do so?
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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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Printing from Windows 7 command line

I'm looking to automate some printing in Windows 7. Ideally from command line. Just as if I would've right-clicked and selected "Print". Tried the command: C:\>print /D:"CutePDF Writer" test.txt ...
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How to print a large page on multiple smaller pages?

How can I print a larger page (A3) on multiple (two) smaller pages (A4)? This is sometimes called "poster printing", since the objective is to join the smaller printed pages together to form a larger ...
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How to print in Grayscale from 'Preview' on MAC OSX?

I can't for my life figure this out?! The accepted answer here isn't helping me.
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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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How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows?

How can I visualize which folders and files are taking up all of the space on my hard drive? I'm getting some conflicting reports on the size of hard drive contents. Namely what is and isn't there ...
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Windows - two printers with different formats

I've run into a weird problem. We have a computer with two printers installed from server; one standard A4 and one which prints small labels. When printing from Internet Explorer to the default ...
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How can I force my printer to print in black when it can't recognize 2 colour cartridges?

So I currently have this issue where my Epson WF-3620DWF can't find the blue and yellow cartridges. (They are official epson ones) and I have a full black cartridge in there. How do I force my printer ...
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Microsoft Publisher 2010 changes printing from landscape to portrait

I created a document in Publisher 2010, landscape. It printed correctly. When I changed the font in one of my boxes, when I went to print it, it came out as portrait. Print preview shows as ...
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How do I make Outlook 2010 print attachments automatically?

I'm trying to get Outlook 2010 to print attachments automatically apon arrival. I've found this on the internet. The VBA code is Sub LSPrint(Item As Outlook.MailItem) On Error GoTo OError ...
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Printer Properties Dialog is not showing in MS-Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010, I can't open the printer properties dialog. When I hit Ctrl+P, the print dialog is opened. When I try to click on "Properties" beneath the printer, nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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Network printer not spooling in Windows 7

I have a network shared printer connected to the Linux machine. When I send a print request from the Windows machine the spool files are not getting stored in the Sytem32/spool/printers directory. I ...
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Photoshop Borderless printing doesnt seem possible

I am using Windows 8.1 pro with Photoshop CS6 Extended I have a HP Envy 120 Printer (capable of Borderless Printing) I have tried adjusting many different settings within photoshop and via the ...
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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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Word 2010 prints white space (like margins) in document

I have a document that was created in Word 2007. There's no problem when i'm printing it using Word 2007 on other computers. However, when I print it using Word 2010, it prints white spaces like ...
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Java issues with printing applets

I am running Windows 7 Pro and Java 8.91(but this has occurred in earlier versions as well)... My question is that our users are having issues with a particular website that uses Java applets to ...
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Print spooler starts and automatically stops when “Add Printer” clicked

I am facing tough time with this print spooler. Don't know what is wrong with it. Attached is the screenshot 1: The above error message makes you feel that print spooler is not running but I ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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how to print 2 landscape pages on 1 portrait sheet in word 2010?

I have a document that is formatted in landscape, however I would like to save some space by printing 2 landscape sheets per portrait page. Whenever I set 2 pages per sheet option, though, whether I ...
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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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What is the source of Printer Status Events in Windows 10?

While looking at Event Viewer, if I send a file to Print, I can see various entries in the logs regarding spooling and cancelled jobs - all located in: Microsoft->Windows->PrintSystems But if ...
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Word 2010 - When printing Document appears as Vertical Letters

I have typed letter in Word. Document looks normal. When I print, each letter of each word appears on a single line vertically. Example Below: Words appear as "HELP" on screen; when I print it ...
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How to combine two 1-page documents into two-sided print?

I have two 1-page documents and double-sided printer. I can print them separately but prefer to print them on two sides of one sheet. The documents have different formats and cannot be merged by their ...
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Show HTML document on screen as if it were printed

I have an email in html format. Somehow when it prints it shows a lot of blank space on top before the actual text begins. On the screen it is not like that. Is there a way to tell my browser to ...
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Which PDF creation software doesn't suffer from these artifacts?

Either I'm doing something wrong, or it's ridiculous that we're in 2012 and we can't print a PowerPoint file to PDF without all sorts of silly artifacts (see the test file below). I'm looking for a ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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Print half page or a quarter page

I have a PDF which contains 4 powerpoint diapositives per sheet in landscape mode: Is there a way to tell adobe reader to print half page for each paper sheet? I would like that Diapositive 1 and 2 ...
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Serial to USB adapter for thermal receipt printer PC won't recognize device

I have a WASP RP-300 Thermal Receipt Printer and purchased a Serial to USB adapter for a Windows 7 PC. It only appears to register the adapter and when it installed it stated, "Your Device is Ready to ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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Limited internet connectivity when connected to WiFi and USB-HSPA/3G

My setup is as follows: An old Billion 400G router, not connected to the internet A new D-Link USB-HSPA/3G internet stick I need to connect to the router via WiFi to be able to print (I have a ...
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Epson XP-600 will not print properly with all new ink recently installed

I just installed brand new Epson 273 ink cartridges ($64 worth!) in my Epson XP-600 printer. One box had all the colors plus black, and one had the fatter black cartridge. I am not getting ANY black ...
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Dymo Lablewriter 450 installation keeps failing

User used to have a DYMO labelwriter SE450 that worked perfectly fine for months, no issues. Windows 7 pro, absolutely no configuration changes have been made that would stop it working. It recently ...
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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 ...