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Trying to get the margin move to the left or right beyond where it is set.

When I try to move the margin to the left beyond where it is set, it seems to be stuck where it is and won't move. I hit the "code" key and then hit
the # 7 key where the L mar label is above it, but nothing happens. There is no manuel, so can you help me? Is there something broken?
Thanks.

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Try touching the margin release key, back space to the new location then hold down the code key while pressing the 7 key.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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