My canon s520 refuses to deliver a 4x6 print. i select 4x6 as desired size in both the application i'm using, e.g. Adobe Photoshop cs2, Faststone image viewer, et al. as well as in the preferences in the printer interface, but all i get is a partial image on the lower portion of the paper. i'm sure i am missing something very simple, but i can't seem to find it.
many thanks in advance,
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Hi! here is your solution.
1.Select your image.
2.Click your mouse i.e. right click.
4.There are many size for example 4x6 5x7. Chose your size you want to print.
5.Select Photo plus Glossy paper.
6.Press print. thanks
How to specify the paper size and page setup
This section describes the procedure for specifying the paper size
or page setup when printing from an application, taking Adobe Reader 6.0
as an example.
The screen shots used in this section are from Windows XP Home Edition.
1. Open the PDF file to print with Adobe Reader, and then select [Print Setup] from the [File] menu.
2. Specify the paper size of the document and the printing orientation, then click [OK].
3. Select [Print] from the [File] menu.
4. Select this printer for [Name] or [Printer Name], and then specify the printing preferences.
The printer name displayed in this dialog box can be
changed in the [Printers and Faxes] folder (the [Printers] folder for
Set the default printer driver settings to print 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) photos
Make sure 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) photo paper is loaded into the photo tray.
The Photo Tray light on the printer does not have to be lit when printing from a computer.
Click Start and then click Control Panel .
Click Printers and Faxes .
Right-click the icon for the HP Photosmart 8200 Series and select Printing Preferences .
On the Paper/Quality tab, select 4x6 or 4x6 with tab from the Size is drop-down menu (under Paper Options).
Make sure that the Source is box is set to Photo tray .
Click the Borderless Printing box if borderless prints are desired.
Click Apply and then click OK .
Open the software program you wish to use and set up the pictures you want to print. Make sure to select a 4x6 inch layout for the photos within the software program before you print from the software program.
Using iPhoto to create borderless prints
To use iPhoto to create borderless prints, please follow all of the steps below:
While logged in as an Administrator, install the latest Canon printer drivers onto your computer (with Mac OS X v10.2 or later as the operating system) and select the appropriate printer as the default.
From iPhoto, select and open the image you wish to print. (Please refer to the Apple web site for instructions on how to use iPhoto.)
When you are ready to make a print, select from the Menu Bar 'File: Page Setup'.
The Page Setup dialog will appear.
Select the following settings:
Settings: Page Attribute
Format for: <Select the Canon printer you wish to use>
Paper Size: 4x6 (borderless)
Orientation: <Select the matching orientation>
Scale: <Select the appropriate scale>
Select 'OK' and the Page Setup dialog will close.
From iPhoto, from within the Constrain section of the browser window, select from the pull-down menu (i.e., the button directly above the Constrain label) either '4x6' or '4x6 Portrait'. Then, using your mouse cursor, mouse-over the image and when the Cross-Hairs are over the upper left-hand corner of the portion of the image you wish to print, click and drag from the left to the right in a downwardly diagonal motion, releasing the click at the end of the image selection.
Click the 'Crop' button.
From the Menu Bar, select 'File: Print', select your options, then select 'Print'.
This selection, revealed in the iPhoto window will now print as a borderless, 4x6 print.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance,
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Yes, there is no 4x6 choice, you have to input costume size.
For the bord-less part, i first would recommend to use a little bigger costume size so if paper with is 20 mm and there is a boarder about 1-3 mm then input costume size 23 mm. Caution, this can cause a paper jam, because there is a solenoids, what read paper. or you can use a bigger paper and later cut off the boards. Because this printer is not capable printing board-less photos
You should be able to do this in print preferences. Open up your general printer box by clicking on Print. Select print preferences then page setup then select page size and a list of sizes will appear just select 4x6 and then paper type, press print and you have done it.
You might be able to get a manual from the Canon website or 'google' for the one you want.