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HP C4280 incorrect paper feed

I created business cards in WordPerfect and they print out fine on regular paper. As soon as I try to use card stock (standard Avery, InkJet, not overly heavy), the alignment screws up completely and the cards print at the very top of the page. I've tried feeding the stock one page at a time; card stock on top of plain paper, card stock on top of card stock.

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  • timespender Jan 10, 2009

    I'm trying to print notecards, two on a page in landscape orientation.  I'm using  Pages to set up the cards.  They print perfectly on plain paper but when I put in the card stock the left margin becomes smaller than the right and the size of the images actually changes slightly.  Any advice?

  • psjohn Feb 04, 2009

    My business cards will not print on any card stock... Avery, Staples, or any other. alignment is always off. The lower rows are all off to the top of the card. Same problem with labels. HP assistance was no help at all.

    FYI the HP C4280 is not a laser printer it is an inkjet.

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Check your printer's capability.

Buy the card stock they recommend.

If all else fails, print on plain and take card stock to a copy shop and have them do it for you.

Walking there beats going nuts over stupid software or hardware problems

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart C4795. Can't get business cards to align correctly.

In printing properties and printing preferences be sure and tell the printer you're printing labels, it allows more time for the card stock to reach the starting point.

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