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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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 insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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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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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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Want to print “as color” on a black and white printer [on hold]

I have 2 black and white printers, and I want to print a color document. When I print with one of them, the print preview shows me color, and the black and white hard copy it prints is to my liking. ...
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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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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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Excel 2010 Chart Not Printing To Size

I have an excel spreadsheet that I am trying to print with a chart located in it. The chart is properly sized in the spreadsheet and looks fine when viewing it in the editor. When I go to print the ...
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splwow64.exe block to start some 32b application on the Windows 10 64b

I have 64b Windows 10 installed, and I want to use museScore2, which is 32b binary. I had some problems with PDFCreator and FoxitReader PDF printer, I've removed it and now I have installed only one ...
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Why is my HP printer often 'Busy'?

I have an HP LaserJet P1005 printer, attached to an Airport Extreme 802.11n wireless router's USB port. The Airport is set to share the printer by Bonjour, and my laptop can see the printer. I'm ...
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Is there any printing app for ios that supports Hp laserjet 4050 N Series [closed]

Is there any printing app for ios that supports hp laserjet 4050 N series. I tried printer pro but when i print a test page a message says on the screen of the printer saying "chosen language not ...
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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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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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Motor not working on HP Laserjet 2300 (error 13.01.00)

I have an HP Laserjet 2300 printer and it suddenly stopped printing. Whenever I try to print something, it reports the error code "13.01.00" which normally means that there is a paper jam in one of ...
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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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Word 2016 Printing background colour

I want to print a document including the background colour. I can get the background colour fine, but there is a coloured box around all text and images - like a highlight on screen. This isn't ...
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Make a remote printer available as a local printer - Google Cloud Print or Remote Printing without Dialogue box

I want to send a print job to a remote printer in an office in another city. I can achieve this using Google Cloud Print. However, every time I print I have to select my printer from the Google Cloud ...
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Maintaining “Save to” folder for print-to-pdf files

I need to document my work by printing files/pages to a PDF which creates an emailed link in my Microsoft Outlook inbox. I open the newly created PDF file via clicking a link (not an attachment) and ...
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Printing more than one page per sheet

I have a printer (Dell v305), and it can't print more than one page per sheet. How can I print to this printer so that it will print, say, 60 pages with 15 sheets of paper? (double sided is 30, and ...
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Print a file with specified Application from mac command line

Is there a way of printing a file as if I had opened the file with a give app and pressed print in Mac from the command line, the same way I'd do this in Windows? I need it to go though the app since ...
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How to prevent cells from printing in Excel

How can I prevent the contents of specific cells (or entire row or column) from printing in Excel, while keeping them visible on the screen when I'm editing the file? Ideally I should be able to do ...
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How do I use my Brother MFC-7440N from Debian or Ubuntu?

I have a Brother MFC-7440N. I would like to print to it from Debian Squeeze over the network without installing Brother's official driver, which I know for sure to be out of date and non-functional ...
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What causes the “Scan to computer is no longer activated” error message?

I have an HP 8620 all-in-one wireless printer, which has worked like a champ for months under Windows 8.1 and Linux. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. My wife is still on Windows 8.1, and she is ...
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Are our prints being recorded or monitored in an office printer? [closed]

I was reading a joke about someone doing a prank via the office printer. In the end they found him via the printer queue. I was curious do companies record all documents we send to the printer? So if ...
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I'm having trouble hooking up a new printer. It says it is not communicating

The above image shows the error I am getting. This printer worked fine previously for a short time, however now whenever I attempt to print from a web page the error box displays. I have printed a ...
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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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How can I print a PDF-file together with all the linked files in it?

I'm trying to print a PDF-File which contains some links to other PDF-Files. I could not find a solution to print the additional linked files together with the main PDF-File. Example: I have a PDF-...
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How do I enable certain services in Safe Mode?

I have a Windows Vista computer that is no longer functioning properly on regular mode, however it works okay on Safe Mode with Networking. I'd like to enable some other services on Safe Mode though, ...
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DELL B1260dn printer Linux open-source driver

I have a DELL B1260dn printer and it works on Linux. But it works with a closed-source driver. Indeed, my driver seems to be a variant of this one: http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ I have downloaded ...
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How can I stop my printer from printing a test page after every turnon?

I have a HP Photosmart C3180 and Windows 10. The color ink cartridge is empty and I do not want to replace it because I never use color anyway. The thing is, since I replaced my black ink cartridge, ...
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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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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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In DosBox SVN-Daum, how can I prevent the Windows print dialog?

When printing using DosBox SVN-Daum, the first print after a DosBox restart (and therefore I assume a restart of the host machine?), a print dialog box will occur. Is there a way to prevent this? See ...
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Why does print screen disappear while trying to print a picture?

I've the following setup - Computer HP Pavilion G6 connected to a Canon 3600 printer. While trying to print a picture (eg .jpg or .pdf) the print screen will appear, but disappear when selecting the ...
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Anyway to calibrate printed page scaling in Windows?

We're printing on small Avery labels (half inch height), #5267, via an ancient version of Bartender. We've noticed that the label content is drifting up the label by a little under 1/16 by the time it ...
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Excel borders are there but not shown on print preview and won't be printed

I want to print my excel document, it has box border, but I can't see them on print preview and when I print the document, borders are not printed. Page margins are narrow enough, Page Layout tab > ...
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Print all files in a directory as text

I want to print all the files in a subdirectory tree as text files (its a bunch of code and config files, all text). I am using Windows 8 The file explorer does not seem to have a "Print" option. I ...
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Stuck on “plug the usb cable” while printer driver installation

I tried to install Full Driver & Software Package from brother website. But when "plug the usb cable" appears - I hear the windows usb connected sound and windows start to install its own driver. ...
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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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Enabling “USB Printing Support” in Windows 7

I'm trying to use an old parallel-port based printer with a USB-to-parallel port adapter on Windows 7. When I plug it into the USB port on the computer it's listed as an unrecognized device. I know ...
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Epson WF-3620DWF turns off during startup

I have an Epson WF-3620 and recently it couldn't print anything, as it sounded as if the paper was stuck, then the printer rolled the paper through and displayed an error on the screen, it told me to ...
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Printing on two different printers at different times windows 7 firefox

Ok, I am a greeting card maker, and this is what I'm trying to do: I have two printers. One is an ink-jet (color, of course). One is a laser jet that only prints in black. I need to be able to ...
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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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How to reset Print Spooler [duplicate]

I believe my problems started when I installed a printer with an incorrect driver. Now I have a broken Print Spooler and I cannot interact with anything that has to do with printing. I have to go ...
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Bixolon SRP-350 III sometimes starts hanging on “printing” status on a Windows 10

I have several Bixolon SRP-350 III's two of them are used with two ASUS All-in-one PCs ET2220I with Windows 10 installed -connected with USB-. One configuration works fine, the other sometimes stops ...
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lpd printer configuration in osx prints, but not when using windows. Why?

I'm using a really strange print server, from win-star, model WS-NU78W44, trying to share a HP LaserJet M1120 MPF. When I tried to use the print server's installer, on windows, it worked well, but now ...
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How to avoid printing nearly blank pages?

How many times have you printed an email just to have the last page be 2 or 3 lines of a person's signature (or worse, the "This is confidential" copy inserted by corporate mailservers)? How many ...
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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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Printing on a PC - Can I set up multiple profiles for the same printer?

I'm setting up printing on a PC with Internet Explorer. I want to be able to easily toggle between one print profile (which uses Tray 1) and another print profile (which uses Tray 2). Is there an ...
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Different printing options for one network printer

We got a Canon MF6180dw multifunctional printer at the office. It is connected to the network through a LAN cable. Everything is working properly, but we don't want to change the printing options ...