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 “flatten” for PDF files and why?

When I tried to print certain PDF files, it take a bit time to "flatten" the file. 1 - What is flattening a PDF file? 2 - Why do we (machine) need to flatten it before printing? 3 - If I save a ...
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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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How do I print with the screen stylesheet?

A number of websites that I use have really bad stylesheets for the print media, but their screen stylesheets are quite good. Is there any way to tell my browser to ignore the print stylesheet and ...
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Why does my Xerox network laser printer silently fail to print some documents?

I've recently encountered a mysterious problem with my Xerox Phaser 6180N networked colour laser printer in which certain documents fail to print from Microsoft Word. When the problem appears the ...
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How do I print multiple images to one page on Chrome OS?

I cannot seem to figure out how to print multiple pictures per page using Chrome OS. Would appreciate any advice. I'm googling and searching for a Chrome OS app or extension now, but so far no luck. ...
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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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How do I print a google calendar in monthly view that shows multiple lines of an event? [migrated]

Our church calendar is a google calendar. So I can import into other tools. It appears that when google calendar is printed the description is cut off instead of wrapped within the day. Is there ...
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How to print password protected excel files with batch script?

I have several folders with password protected excel files (one excel file per folder). On the 16th of every month I have to enter each password and print the excel files which is a little time ...
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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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What happens when Outlook attempts to show a print preview [on hold]

So I work in a first line support role and one of our clients has an issue where, if they attempt to print an email that has some broken links to images, Outlook hangs. I've attempted to print the ...
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Text boxes in Word 2010 do not print to actual size

In Word 2010, I'm trying to make text boxes that are an exact size when printed. However, when I print them, they come out smaller than that specified size. For example, if I make a text box that is ...
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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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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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Printing JPG files with GIMP 2.8

I used to print my (with GIMP 2.6.11) modified images on my Canon Selphy CP780 printer without any problems. But now I use GIMP 2.8.2 and the modified and exported JPG files won't print anymore. ...
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Windows 10 - “Microsoft XPS Document Writer” and “Microsoft Print To PDF” no longer working

For some time on my Windows 10 desktop PC, neither does the "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" nor the "Microsoft Print To PDF" virtual print drivers seem to work. Whenever I try to print a document ...
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My keyboard's PRINT-SCREEN (prntscr) won't work

I'm using a Dell Inspiron n5010 laptop with Windows 7 64. The PrntScr key won't capturing anything to clipboard. I don't want to use OSK (on-screen keyboard), or snipping tool or external keyboard, ...
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Sending PCL codes into a Word document creates a blank page

I am creating a dynamic word packet filled with multiple merged documents, depending on the MERGEFIELD's passed in. One import part of this is to change the duplex and simplex merged documents. The ...
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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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AirPrint and AirPlay on FreeNAS

I would like to add AirPrint support to a legacy Brother network printer and, if possible, also have AirPlay audio streaming to a stereo on the same shelf. I ran across a great tutorial on how to do ...
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Is it possible to print from a DOS application to google cloud printer?

My friend is using an old, custom-developed, DOS application to print data (he's using an old parallel printer) I was able to connect his office to google cloud print, but this DOS application is ...
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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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Unable to print on network printer from WIFI connected device

I have a small network with WIFI router. My printer is connected to WIFI router via LAN cable. I can see in the admin page of WIFI router that printer is connected through DHCP with assigned IP ...
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How to print documents to pictures (gif, bmp etc.) on windows

What is the easiest way to capture the printout of a document in a picture (i.e. GIF, BMP etc.)? Making a screenshot does not help, since the printout is different and larger than the screen. Is there ...
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Excel macro to print 3 pages with same number and then increment

I have an excel sheet to print a set of 3 pages which I use for a timesheet. I need some kind of macro which can change numbers after every three sheets printed . So, the first three sheets are 0001 ...
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Windows 98 App cannot list printers on Windows 10

I have an old Text editor (similar to Word) that was written for Windows 9x. It also works correctly on Windows XP. But after update to Windows 10 when I open it an error saying "No printer is ...
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Print on Airprint Printer on Ubuntu Linux stopped working

I have a Kyocera FS-1320D connected to an Apple TimeMachine. I were able to print on it from my Ubuntu machine but one day (possibly after an update) it stopped working. The windows machine from a ...
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Using PCL3e escape sequences on an HP Officejet Pro 8630 to duplex on the long edge

I'm trying to print raw, plain ASCII text (e.g. IETF RFCs, which contain form-feed characters for automatic pagination) by sending it directly to port 9100 on my HP Officejet Pro 8630. The ...
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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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Right-click print does not work on HTML attachments

I have a user who cannot print HTML attachments in Outlook by right-clicking on it and choosing print. At first, it would open the pop-up asking to choose "Open" or "Save" and when he chose "Open", ...
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WML instead of PDF, can't print

This is a self-answered question. A client with two independent providers who they download PDFs from and then print both started to give WML file extensions instead of PDF extensions and were unable ...
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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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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...
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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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Printing spooler won't work unless restarted

Something goes wrong when I start Windows 7. After each reboot of the PC, I can't print. I found that I have to restart the spooler in order to launch the impression. After that, it is good. I did ...
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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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In Windows laser printer settings, what exactly does the 'media type' setting affect?

I'm working on a project for which I need to print images using a laser printer, so I can later use heat to transfer the toner to other media. Since my home printer is an inkjet, I have been going to ...
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Laserjet P-1006 goes to sleep

we have a shared printer at office between 3 laptops which is connected to one of them. all of them has the same driver and same windows. when we're in the middle of the day, we send print, it works. ...
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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 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 can I print a properly sized passport photograph using Windows 7?

It's time to renew my passport, and I thought I'd save some money by taking a self portrait and then printing it at home. I made the self portrait and edited it down to the required 2 inch by 2 inch ...
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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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HP Photosmart C7280 showing error for ink cartridge even after being replaced

The printer is displaying Cannot print - replace the following empty ink cartridge(s) to resume printing (Light Cyan). First, the ink cartridge is not empty, but changed anyway with a new cartridge. ...
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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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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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Printing on “Send to Microsoft OneNote” printer does nothing

I wanted to add a PDF document to my One Note notebook as a note. I have very little experience with using OneNote but I have the same accounts on my PC and on my Windows phone, so it seemed to me as ...
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Disable repeated printer dialog when using drag and drop of HTML files to printer windows

Steps: go to list of Windows printers open the printer queue (list of jobs printing) drag multiple .HTML files to the printer window Expected result: All files are printed without additional ...
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Okular (on Ubuntu 9.10) prints multiple pages per sheet (n-up) very small

I'm trying to print a set of beamer slides with multiple slides per page (4-up or 6-up). When I select 4 pages or 6 pages per sheet in the Okular print dialog, the pages print quite small (perhaps ...
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can system-config-printer clear 'low on ink' status (Printer *has* ink! Ubuntu doesn't believe.)

I have HP Photosmart 5520 and print from xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. Printer is fine. I had low ink at one point in the past. With a new ink cartridge I could print several pages, then printing stops with ...
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Page in Word not printed completely (to edge of paper)

I made this page in Microsoft Word Then, when I printed it, a little of the graphics in the margin are not printed and it is blank near the edge of the paper. How can I get my page to print all ...
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How to print photos in different sizes in Windows 10 like the old Photo Viewer used to

I want to be able to control which photos to print and at what size -- like you used to be able to in the old Photo Viewer in older versions of Windows rather than the new Metro-style Photos app. ...