When I print any document, regardless of size, on every page it makes a perforation down the entire page. I'm not sure how to make it stop doing this. It might be nice if I wanted to tear off half of the paper, but I would appreciate any help that you could offer. Thanks.
My dell 924 all in one is doing that very thing and I cannot figure it out either. I called it scoring, but perforating is a better explanation for it.
If you ever find a solution or clue, please advise at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject dell 924 perforation. Thanks so much...and gl
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the paper size detector may not detect the original size of the document check the paper tray indicator light on the panel and make sure the direction is the same with the original document onthe glass
usually you can change the print size in the print preview page setup menu.
in this menu you can scale your document down changing the print size.
otherwise, you can take your file in word or any document editing software and select all and change the font size for your entire document. These are two options for you which will change the print size on your printer.
follw the given step and check- 1-Before printing your document, be sure the page size is set to legal paper. Go to "File> Page Setup" and then click on the "Paper Size" tab. Select "Legal" from the drop-down menu.
2-Go to the printer and take out the paper tray. Remove the letter size paper.
3-Insert about one half of the package of legal size paper into the tray, depending on the depth of your tray. Larger printers can accept an entire package, while smaller ones cannot.
4-Make sure that the paper goes underneath the metal clips located at both the front and back of the tray.
5-For printers that don't have a tray, you'll have to manually feed the legal size paper. Locate the paper feed either on the front or rear of the printer.
6-Put a few sheets of legal size paper into the paper feed. The paper should be placed as close to the rubber spindles as possible. These spindles will draw the paper into the machine and feed it through the printer.
Thats ..paper size mismatch, check the paper size settings of your printer in printer properties is the same as what document or document program is set to under page size of the document you wish to print, if these dont match the printer goes offline so you can put in what it's been told is the right size paper or press online to force it to print regardless...so in your case check paper size in both locations and you should be right, there are other things but 99% of the time..thats ya baby;)
Check to make sure you're not adjusting it to fit the page. This can shrink the entire doc.. Look in the print dialog window when you select print from the file menu. There should be options to select or deselect before clicking to print. You may also check your page setup to make sure you are printing at 100%. Let me know if you solve this one...
Try a test page when you set up your printer. If that works, Try going to File, page setup and choosing a paper size and type there that matches the new printer. Make sure your printer is the default one or that you pick it in the drop down menu on the print menu after you choose print. . Make sure your paper matches the document's paper
Hello - Go to www.home-electronics.net. Click on lnk for manual for GE27909EE1. Hit Control A, Control C ( or hilite the entire page, right click and copy). Open a new Word document. Paste the manual instruction page to the document. Hold down Ctrl and A to hilite the entire page. Using your down arrow, increase the font size to 10, 12, or whatever size font you want. Print.
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!
From the computer, open the document to be printed within an application program.
Click on [File] on the toolbar, and then click [Print]. The Print window will be displayed.
Click on the [Properties] button, or the [Printing Preferences] button. The Properties or Printing Preferences window will be displayed.
Click on the [Paper / Quality] tab.
NOTE: Most applications will automatically provide the page size information to the driver. If not, steps 8 - 10 describe how to create a custom page size.
Select the required paper size from the Document Size pull down menu, if available.
If the required custom paper size is not available click on the [My Customer Sizes…] button.
To create a new custom paper size setting click on the [New] button.
In the Name field enter the name to be given to the custom paper size. For example 127 mm x 394 mm (5 in. x 10 in.)
In the Width field enter the width of the custom paper size.
NOTE: The width should always be the short edge of the paper. For example, if the custom size is 127 mm by 394 mm (5 inches by 10 inches), the width must be set to 127 mm (5 inches) regardless of the orientation of the document or the feed method on the printer.
In the Height field enter the height of the custom paper size.
NOTE: The height should always be the long edge of the paper. For example, if the custom size is 127 mm by 394 mm (5 inches by 10 inches), the height must be set to 394 mm (10 inches) regardless of the orientation of the document or the feed method on the printer.
Click on [Save]
Click on [Close].
Select the required paper size from the Document Size pull down menu.
Click on [OK] twice to print
From a Mac OSx:
Click on [File] on the application toolbar, and then click on [Page Setup]. The Page Setup window will be displayed.
From the Printer Description pull-down menu, select the correct PPD file for your printer.
Select the custom paper size for your document from the Paper Size pull-down menu.
If the required custom paper size is not available click on the [Manage Custom Sizes…]. The Custom Page Sizes window will be displayed
To create a new custom paper size setting click on the [+] button.
Double click on [Untitled] and enter the name to be given to the custom paper size.
At the Page Size field enter the width and height of the custom paper size.