Question about HP Photosmart C7280 Printer

Open Question

Incomplete printing of documents

Our HP 7280 is not printing the complete document, for example it almost always drops the last line on the page.

Posted by on

  • 8 more comments 
  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    Incomplete printing of documents

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem on a HP photosmart C7180 using Vista. It sometimes doesn't print the last 1.5 to 2 lines on the page. It does not always do it. If I reprint the same document it will then work.

  • pinballnh Dec 11, 2008

    It prints half of the last line. The problem is inconsistent - meaning it does not always happen. I have two computers connected to this printer and both are running Windows Vista.

  • autored Dec 19, 2008

    Occasionally the printer will print all but half of the last line.

  • david_satisf Dec 31, 2008

    Incomplete printing: Sometimes cuts off the last 0.5 to 2 lines of a page printing from MS OFfice 2007 in Windows Vista. Sometimes it doesn't!



  • david_satisf Dec 31, 2008

    same incomplete printing. Note: if I reprint the document SOMETIMES works and mostly does not. I have to change something, like the font or something, and then it only works about 50% of the time.

  • altairanger Jan 06, 2009

    I have similar problem but even worse. I just got this an HP C7280 just one day old. It printed ok a few times maye 5 times but now does not print the whole page but only half or quater of the page. Some print attempt did not print anything at all. Its the same story when I tried copying. It sounds like it was printing but when it spits the paper --its blank or partial. Tried new set of paper I use from my other printer Epson CX5800F.
    Tried the alignment and head cleaning function- same result. Its also giving occasional paper jam which I can remove at the back attachment tray. I'm ready to return this product.

  • lukeb12345 Jan 09, 2009

    yea i have the same problem where the printer inconsistently cuts off the last line of text... margins do not affect this and it seems to be on random pages.... any idea?? would this problem be my printer specific or the model?

    thanks

  • rockywwf71 Jan 12, 2009

    I just returned a C6380 for this same issue and ended up grabbing a C7280 because it is a better printer. Well I have the same problem again with the pages not fully printing via wireless. I've spent a total of 3 hours between 2 phone calls to HP's tech support and they have no clue. I'm going to call back tonight and immediately ask to be escalated.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    Same issue here. I so tired of the lousy HP drivers.

×

6 Suggested Answers

jaylex
  • 417 Answers

SOURCE: HP IIIp prints extra blank pages

HI there make sure that the paper tray guides are fully against the paper also try sending the job through the manual feed to see if you get the same problem. If you do not then it maybe that the paper cassette separation pad is worn and will need replacing. If your model has no rubber pad at the front of the cassette then you will have a metal hold over one corner of the paper make sure that when the paper lifts that the paper sits under the silver (Dog Ear) as this acts as a separator.

Hope this helps
Thanks J

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

Niteesh
  • 65 Answers

SOURCE: only prints last page or least few pages of a ulti page document

if your taskbar displays printer icon on system tray double click on that & delete all privious prints.

select the text or area which you want to print. & give print command, & Click on print selection button & then Print.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

SOURCE: HP All-In-One HP C7280 (Ink Jet Color Printer/Scanner/FAX)

it good but I need the Best

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: My Kodak ESP 5 Won't print entire documents, only first page

Scott,  If you are using Mac and Adobe 8 or 9, see solution from Kodak site at:
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=12998/7269&pq-locale=en_US

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: I have a HP 7250 All in One and the paper keeps jamming. In addition the document will only print 3 quarters of the page and starts about a quarter into the document when it does print. What can I do

I had the same problem.. Make sure the back of the computer roller is snapped shut.. that should solve your problem if it is not..

Posted on May 23, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Last print line of any doc printed with HP J6480 is cut off

I had been experiencing this problem intermittently for some time, so I finally got a hold of HP support and with the second support technician, I did get a solution that worked for the document I was printing at the time. When Printing, click Printing Preferences, click the Advanced tab, under the Printer Features section, set Minimize margins to On. Per the technician, 'The printable area of the product increases (bottom margin 12 mm to 3 mm), so that printing closer to the edge of the paper.'

Also, he recommended using the printer's Print Preview option under same the Printer Preferences window. When I did, I did in fact see the document's bottom paper being 'cutoff' with the old settings (i.e., Minimize margins Off), with it On, it look okay.

Hope this helps. Let me know if this works for you.

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

HP OFFICE JET J6480 ALWAYS SPEWS OUT EXTRA BLANK PAGE AFTER PRINTING


Check if your document has empty lines at the end. Use your keyboard down arrow to scroll past the last line of text. Then backspace until you get to the last line.

Mar 09, 2016 | HP OfficeJet Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Having a problem with printed pages that are printing lines of random letters within the document. Parts of the document appear fine, random lines are printed as crazy groups of letters. For example: ...


Hey,

First its not the issue of the printer nor the printer driver

Let me know which internet browser you are using if its Internet Explorer try using Google Chrome and reply back....

Oct 03, 2013 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

HP 7280 printing super slow Windows XP


Hi,

There is a document that i have pasted so please check the link .
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01933252&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3204785

ALL THE BEST HOPE IT WORKS .........

Feb 21, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

2 Answers

Printer cuts off last line of text on document


go to control panel and click printers, right click printer and select properties, go to ports tab and uncheck 'enable bidirectional support' box or see thie website http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01672454&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&rule=22909&product=3560280

Jun 18, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6380 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Printer will occasionally print incomplete document


Sounds like an issue with the bottom margin and/or footer if you are using a footer. Check the page setup and reduce the bottom margin.

Jan 24, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6280 Printer

2 Answers

Can't print custom envelope on HP Photosmart 7280


OK, to make this clearer, I had the same problem on my HP C7180. It seems to be rampant throughout their Multifunction printers.

My Fix, combining several others:

1. Go to Printers and Faxes on your Start Menu. In the Printers window, select Server Properties from the File menu. Use the Forms tab of the Print Server Properties dialog box to view printer forms. You may also see lots of forms that you wish your printer could see, but don't worry, it'll see the one you create now. And be sure when you create your form that you use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height. Usually for envelopes you will print in landscape mode.
2. Select the Create A New Form check box.
3. Enter a new name for the Form in the Form Description For field.
4. Use the fields in the Measurements area to set the paper size and margins. *Use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height*.
5. Choose the Save Form button to save the form. The Save Form button only gets pick-able when you type in a different name than what's there already.

Now go to your document program, such as Word. Make sure the window for the document you want to print is the active window. Select File/Page Setup..., Paper Size Tab, and there select the form you just created from the dropdown list

Still in your document program, select File/Print... then Properties. Select the Features tab, which may be differently named. Under Resizing Options/Size dropdown, select More... and there you'll find your newly created form down at the bottom, under Custom. Pick it.

If you're printing envelopes or other things where the way you view it it's wider side-to-side than it is tall, be sure and select "landscape" in both "page setup..." on your document program and in File/Print.../Properties/Features?Basic Options.

When I did all this methodically, I was able to print my Christmas envelopes. Yay!


Nov 25, 2008 | HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

We have a HP Deskjet D1320 printer. I can print my email, pictures and items off the internet, but cannot print any word documents or notepad documents. When I print an excel document, I get an incomplete...


I have a HP Deskjet 1300n printer. I can print my email, pictures and items off the internet, but cannot print any word documents or notepad documents. When I print an excel document, I get an incomplete page-the grid lines will print,and text garbage from a adobe program but not all the text. When I do a test print page, I get an incomplete text page, but do not know how to solve this. I have removed and reloaded the printer software-no improvement. There are no new drivers to be installed.

Sep 21, 2008 | HP LaserJet 1300 Printer

1 Answer

I need to change printing pages from last to first page first


the last printed page is always on top. For a long document, it takes a while to resort and place the first page first! This is how you can get Microsoft Word to reverse the print order and save all the trouble.
I have spent so much time resorting documents after printing. On my printer, the last page printed is always on top. By printing the last page first (reverse order), the document is already correctly sorted.
Here is how to do it:
1. Open Microsoft Word
2. Open the document to be printed
3. Click the Tools menu
4. Select Options
5. Click the Print tab
6. Check the Reverse Print Order option
7. Select OK
Now, all your documents will prevent in reverse order. What a lifesaver!!!

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Aug 30, 2008 | Lexmark Printers & Copiers

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart C7280 Printer Logo

Related Topics:

291 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Printers & Copiers Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96372 Answers

k24674

Level 3 Expert

7987 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a HP Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...