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After I get a page ready to print, and select print, I get the printer page specifying the printer ect, but when I say to print, the computer freezes up, and and I do not get the 'preparing to print' window. The only way to move on is to exit the program and re-start the computer. Ussually doing this 1 or 2 times, I can get it to print. Tonight after at least 10 trys, I still can not print. Any suggestions?? is it the computer or printer?? LeGrand Rowan lgrowan@hotmail.com

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I would try a different computer first to see what happens.

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Hi,

Scaled Printing
The procedure for specifying a scaling value and printing a document with pages enlarged or reduced to match the document to the paper size is as follows:
1. Open the printer driver setup window, and select Scaled Printing from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab.
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figure:Select Scaled Printing for Page Layout on the Page Setup tab
2. Using Page Size, select the page size that was set with your application.
3. Do either of the following to set a scaling factor:
Select a Printer Paper Size.
Select a printer paper size, which is different from the Page Size, from the Printer Paper Size list. If the printer paper size is smaller than the Page Size, the page image will be reduced. If the printer paper size is larger than the page size, the page image will be enlarged.6c3578e0-f243-44b0-aa8e-f7bb7752ed56.jpg

figure:Printer Paper Size on the Page Setup tab
Specify a scaling factor.
Directly type in a value into the Scaling box.

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figure:Scaling on the Page Setup tab
The current settings are displayed in the Settings Preview on the left side of the printer driver.
4. Click OK.
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Note
If the application software with which you created the original has the scaled printing function, configure the settings on your application software. You do not need to also configure the same setting in the printer driver. When Scaled Printing is selected, the Staple Side list box appears grayed out and is unavailable (when Duplex Printing is not selected). When Borderless Printing check box is checked for the Page Layout list, Scaled Printing cannot be selected.
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Printer problems can be a real hassle.
From time to time, due to document layout or settings on your computer, in your software of choice, or even on your printer, a blank page may get "printed" with the rest of your document.
Fortunately, this issue is a simple one to troubleshoot.
Click "Print Preview" when you are finished with your document and ready to print.
Observe your document.
If you see an extra, blank page, you have created a second page.
To delete the second page, close Print Preview, go back into the document and eliminate any blank lines in your documents that you may not need.
You may also find an inadvertent page break at the end of your document.
Place your cursor on its symbol and delete it.
Locate the symbol by clicking on the Show Formatting paragraph icon in the toolbar.


Circumvent this "ghost page" if you do not see a second (or additional) blank page in Print Preview.

Specify the number of pages you wish to print, within the Print dialogue box.
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Bad print quality


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  2. Load either 8.5 x 11-inch paper (letter) or A4 in Tray 2 popup_i.gif of your printer.
  3. Press the Menu menu_button.gif button to enter the MENU on the control panel of the printer.

  4. Press the Down arrow down.gif button to highlight DIAGNOSTICS.

  5. Press the Select select.gif button to select DIAGNOSTICS.

  6. Press the Down arrow down.gif button to highlight PQ TROUBLESHOOTING.

  7. Press the Select select.gif button to select PQ TROUBLESHOOTING.

  8. Pick up the PQ troubleshooting pages.

  9. Return to your computer to continue the troubleshooting procedure.
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CHEQUE PRINTING CONFIGURATION IN CANON LBP3300


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.
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1. Open the PDF file to print with Adobe Reader, and then select [Print Setup] from the [File] menu.
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2. Specify the paper size of the document and the printing orientation, then click [OK].
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3. Select [Print] from the [File] menu.
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4. Select this printer for [Name] or [Printer Name], and then specify the printing preferences.
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3. Use the button to select Memory reference, then press the OK button.

4. Print a specified document or memory list.

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You can perform the duplex printing without having to turn over the paper.
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5. If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the Margin width.
6. Click OK.
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You can perform the duplex printing manually.
1. Check the Duplex Printing check box and uncheck the Automatic check box on the Page Setup tab.
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  3. In 'Orientation', select the same orientation as specified in the application (either Portrait or Landscape).

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  4. In 'Printer Paper Size', select the paper size loaded in the printer. In 'Scaling', the magnification at which the document will print so as to fit exactly on the output paper size will appear as a reference value.

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  5. In 'Scaling', specify the percentage. You can select from 20% to 400%.

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  6. Click 'OK'.

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Small print


Turn off and unplug the printer from its electrical source for several minutes. Turn off the computer. Turn on the printer boot up the computer. Try to print something. Try checking for viruses or spyirus http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportDetailAct&fcategoryid=257&modelid=11993 this is the site for your printer. Scaled printing To enlarge or reduce a printed document by specifying a percentage, select 'Scaled Printing'. You cannot use this setting with borderless printing. 1. Access the printing preferences by opening the printer Properties/ Preferences. For Windows Vista * Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound', and then click on 'Printers'. Note: If you are in 'Classic' view, Click 'Printers' directly from the 'Control Panel'. * Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears. For Windows XP Home Edition * Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.' * Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears. For Windows XP Professional Edition * Click 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Printers and Faxes.' * Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears. For Windows 2000/Me/98 * Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.' * Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears. 2. Select the 'Page Setup' tab and under 'Printing Type', select 'Scaled Printing'. 3. In 'Page Size', select the paper size specified in the application. If you select a size that cannot be selected in your printer, a message will display informing you that the setting has been changed to 'Fit-to-page' printing. Select 'Scaled Printing' again. 4. In 'Orientation', select the same orientation as specified in the application (either Portrait or Landscape). 5. In 'Printer Paper Size', select the paper size loaded in the printer. In 'Scaling', the magnification at which the document will print so as to fit exactly on the output paper size will appear as a reference value. 6. In 'Scaling', specify the percentage. You can select from 20% to 400%. 7. Click 'OK'. Let me know what happens. Good Luck, Tim

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