Questions tagged [paper]

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Phantom Paper Jam MF4350d

Is there a way to reset a Canon MF4350d printer? It appears that there is a "paper jam" for which no paper is seen. We have looked inside of the printer with a flashlight to see if there is a ...
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Printer - double-sheet pickup issue

I have a Canon I-SENSYS MF232w printer. This problem started 2 days ago. I want to print one page. It prints my page, but it takes 2 papers with correct paper. What causes that? EDIT: This happens ...
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Do thermal printers have a standard paper size?

Do thermal printers have a standard paper size like for example A4 papers? I know each thermal printer differs but this one, for example uses a 57mm max paper size.
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How to effectively scan 130,000 paper pages in 10 days

I have a rather large project which will ultimately benefit society, and I'm looking for all the help I can muster.   I have about 130,000 pages that need to be digitized. Many of them are in packages ...
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How to select U.S. Letter (8 1/2“ by 11”) paper size setting in the Word 2016?

The journal requires the page size in U.S. Letter (8 1/2" by 11"). But how to change to this size? I could not find the settings in the picture below. Word 2016 settings for paper size
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Using photo laser paper on laser monochrome printer

I am interested to know if there is any restriction of using a Photo laser matte type of paper e.g.220gr/m2, printing a text/vector shapes project in black and white using a (SL-M2625, 4800x600dpi) ...
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Printer freezes when the paper go into the heater

I have Hp 1018 laserjet, It gets freeze when the paper go into the heater and the red light stays on (not blinking) until I remove the paper and restarts the printer again. I thought it may be because ...
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HP Laserjet 1018 paper jam on output

The issue is a constant jam on output, the paper exit the fuser and stops just 3 mm before the sheet is released by the fuser. I don't know what causes this problem: The paper gets stuck on the ...
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how to scan very long document with scan snap

I have a Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500. I want to scan a document (sales slip) that is overly long (about 50cm) but quite narrow. So, I hoped the scanner would just pull it through and give me the whole ...
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Paper jam on laser printer

I have a Samsung SCX-4623F that takes two paper sheets at time. What happens is that if I insert just one sheet in the tray it takes that sheet correctly and prints out everything. When I put more ...
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Could I print a long continuous sheet of A4-width paper on a regular home printer?

I should say that I don't mean splitting a long image onto separate pieces of paper, but rather literally using a very long piece of paper, onto which images/text/whatever could be printed. I am aware ...
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HP Laserjet 4l paper jam - probably electronics behind phototransistor defect - how to check?

I have a problem with our old HP Laserjet 4L. The paper jam indicator flashes after the printer fed the 2nd sheet of paper a few centimetres into the machine. The first page after powering on the ...
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How to fix unwanted ink trails when printing?

My brand new printer Epson L120 is having the same problem as my old Epson T10. Here's an example: This happens almost every time I print. Anyone knows how to I fix this?
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My printer always asks 'Prevent paper tearing enabled, do you want to continue'. What's bad with that?

Everytime I print, on my Canon MG5300, it asks 'Prevent paper tearing is enabled, do you want to continue?'. And overtime I wonder "So, why is that bad and why should you warn me?". I'm getting sick ...
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Kyocera 4200DN keeps jamming in the rear cover

I work in a pharmaceutical warehouse in Greece, we resell pharmaceutical products to local stores. We print about 1000 Invoices per day, in preprinted paper (color) with a Kyocera 4200DN (black & ...
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Can't I add paper sizes to MS Word?

I do a lot of work with A5 size pages and I hate always going to Custom, and often having to re-enter the dimensions. I'd like to add A5 to the standard list of paper sizes, or at least to the ...
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Epson SX235W printer not printing to 210 gsm paper/card

I'm trying to print to 210 gsm card but the printer isn't taking up the card so the print is failing. I've tried setting the type of paper that I'm printing to to one of the heavier weights in the ...
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Why does my HP printer think it is jammed, when the printer is not jammed?

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completely normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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Maximum non-Canon paper weight for Canon PIXMA printers?

In the specifications of the Canon printers, such as PIXMA MG7150, it is said that we should not use papers that are too thick (weighing more than 28lb or 105g/m²), except for Canon genuine paper. ...
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Removing torn bits of paper from printer

I tried feeding a thin, soft paper through an Lexmark X215 and it crumpled up and jammed. I removed the paper, but I think some of it tore. Now whenever I try to print it says Paper Jam 0. I can't ...
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How can I get my Kodak printer to default to A4 paper?

My Kodak Hero 5.1 all in one printer on a Windows 7 system always defaults in it's own settings to printing on Letter sized paper. This is usually not a problem, however does come into play when ...
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Can I keep Windows from defaulting printers to A4 paper?

There's an old joke that English will be the language of Heaven, because Americans won't learn foreign languages. Microsoft seems to have internalized this joke... I am an American English speaker; ...
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Microsoft Word 2003 - How to create an enormous work area/paper size - bigger than A3?

I am using MS Word 2003 to create a mindmap. My current settings are A3 but that is getting too small. How do get a paper size of e.g. 4 times the area of an A3? PS I am not looking to ever print ...
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Best way to print across multiple pieces of paper?

My printer can only print on 8.5x11 sheets of paper and i'm looking to "blow up"/magnify a single word big enough that i can print it across maybe 6 pieces of paper and some how stitch them together. ...
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What is standard A4 paper size in pixels for a given resolution?

Is there a standard size of A4 paper in pixels? Dimensions of A4 paper are 210mm × 297mm or 8.27in × 11.69in. For 600dpi resolution, I calculate the paper size in pixels like below: In imperial ...
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Printing Booklet Page Size in Adobe Reader 4-in-1

So I have a 70 page pdf document that I'm trying to condense to a small booklet. I tried creating a formula to manually to perform it but it got ugly fast. 35,36,34,37,17,54,16,55,33,38,32,39,15,56,...
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How can I create a PaperDisk?

How could I create a PaperDisk? Just found the website of PaperDisk, but no software for creation and reading of those.
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fujixerox‑CP105b paper jams on second page

My daughter has this printer which has a paper jam on the 2nd page every time. The first page prints smoothly but the 2nd page jams at the back of the printer ? We have had 2 replacements and they ...
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How to transfer a file over pen and paper, with error correction

I'm looking for a way to transfer a file using only a pen and paper. This is somewhat similar to paperbak, except the density I'm looking for is much, much lower, and I don't want to use a printer or ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8000 making scary sounds after clearing a printer jam

I just cleared a pretty bad printer jam from my HP Officejet Pro 8000 wireless. After, it spent about 30-40 mins doing seemingly random spinning of its various innards before spitting out what seemed ...
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Samsung CLP-610ND paper jam

At the office we have a Samsung CLP-610ND colour laser printer which has been the best printer we've ever used. After several years with never a paper jam a new problem arose where we get a paper jam ...
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Printing perforated business cards

I have a Brother MFC 440CN printer with the paper loaded underneath it. The problem with my stack of perforated business cards is that I can't print double-sided. The printer pulls the paper out from ...
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Brother HL-1430 laserprinter keeps giving paper error

This problem arose when I had plugged in the charger for my laptop. What I didn't notice was that the cord lay on top of the printer, and when I created a printing job, the paper tray got blocked, and ...
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PDF margins compromised when printing

When I was printing a PDF file downloaded from a Quebec website with A4 paper, the margins were seriously reduced, which resulted in an uncomplete print. (I assume they use Letter size there). Can ...
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CutePDF from inkscape does not output correct page size

I have an SVG document in format A6 created in Inkscape. I want to create a PDF output and use CutePDF for this. The output has the correct size (a fourth of an A4), put is put onto an A4. In other ...
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Can I use coated ink jet paper for printing with a color laser printer?

Can I use coated ink jet paper for printing with a color laser printer? Or does this destroy the laser printer somehow?
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Printer ate a sheet of paper

I tried to print a very thin sheet of paper (think magazine page) with my OKI c5400n, and it gave a paper jam error. Now the page didn't turn up and I'm afraid it might bite me later. I pulled out ...
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Laser printer manual duplex printing

My printer does not offer automatic duplex printing. With few papers i can try using odd and even pages . But if i am printing ebooks then sometimes if printer grabs two pages instead of one theni ...
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Lilypond: Is there a way to auto-crop the paper

In Lilypond the paper size can be set to A4, A5, Letter and so forth. However I have only a short song, and I want to embed it lateron. Therefore the output from Lilypond must be cropped somehow. Is ...