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Print area The scanned copies of documents only show the area that has text on it and not any plain border. Can this be reset to show the whole page?

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Re: Print area

Scanners copy everything it can see. So make sure it can see what you are copying.

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I think your text document didn't fit the page. I have done that before. It overruns and the extra becomes the lines inbetween. To fix this use microsoft publisher to print it so that you can choose the paper size and the borders and fit the document within the space allowed.

Nov 24, 2013 | Canon PIXMA iP4300 InkJet Photo Printer

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Doesn't sound like your printer hardware. Try printing something other than your text document. If the page comes out clean/perfect then it means your printer is having a problem understanding your text document via print program translation. Otherwise try converting your text to pdf and print a sample page, if it works then again problem with software/printer translation.

Nov 24, 2013 | Epson Stylus CX3810 All-In-One InkJet...

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Can I scan legal size paper with the Canon MP 240


You can scan the largest size of paper that will fit on the glass area of the scanner (the platten).

If your legal paper fits in this area or, at least the text printed on it fits well within the borders of platten, then you can scan it.

Your scan will show you a preview of the image scanned so you can see if all the text has been scanned from the original document before you save the scanned image on the computer or copy print it.

Legal Paper Size is: 8.5" x 14" (216mm x 356mm)

A4 Paper Size is: 210mm x 297mm

Letter Paper Size is: (8.5" x 11") 216mm X 279mm

This printer's Scanning Width is: A4/Letter

This printer's Scanning Length is: A4/Letter

I hope this helps.

Aug 28, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MP240 All-In-One InkJet...

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I am scanning a photo. I have translucent lines running horizontal through the picture before i print it.

Documents scanned/copied from the document feeder pass over a thin glass area where scanning occurs. Clean this area if sent faxes, copies or scans have black or white vertical lines.
  1. Lift the document cover to expose the platen glass.

  2. Wipe the ADF scan area (C) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water.


  3. Then wipe with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth making sure there are no residues left, especially on the platen glass.

  4. Close the document cover and make a copy of a text document to confirm the black line has disappeared.

Dec 20, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

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Cannot print emailed air confirmation page -- when I select print, the only thing printed is the top line, e.g., United airlines, but not the reservation information. After that first one line, only...

Copy the text into the NOTEPAD application, to remove all text-formatting & text-colouring, e.g., "white" text over a "black" background will become "black" text over a "plain" background.

May 07, 2010 | HP Photosmart C4580 All-in-One - InkJet...

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I need to print some cards with my printer, is it possible to reduct margin to zero? I have created the document without margins, but the printer cuts part of te documents... thank you for your help!

This is normal. Practically all printers have a 'non-printable area' which forms a border at the top and bottom and left and right hand sides of the page. Whilst your software may allow you to work with a zero margin, your printer is physically incapable of printing in the non-printable area and will simply cut-off any text or images that overflow into this region.

The best solution is to reduce the number of cards on your page so that you can bring the text back within the printable area of the page. Then print with normal or wide margins and trim the excess from your cards.

Mar 19, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP210 InkJet Printer

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Does the Epson Stylus Photo R340 Printer print non photo documents in plain text?

yep, these photo printers print text aswell, just designed to give a better quality photo print

Dec 03, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo R340 InkJet Printer

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HP Laserjet 3550

double check ALL the print settings (i.e. paper type, document type, etc). Depending on which option it is even one "box" or "setting" being changed can alter your printers function. Try looking for options that will auto detect the type of document you are printing (ie, color, with pic, plain, etc).

Jun 12, 2008 | HP DeskJet 3550 InkJet Printer

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Color print lines

try to replace with colour catridge bye

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