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Cannot clear left margin

I cannot figure out how to clear the set margins. Ribbon is stuck way to the right and I need it to go left

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Hit the "mar rel" button at the top left of the keyboard, using only the backspace and/or spacebar position the printhead where you want the margin set, then hit "l mar" the margin should be set there now. this works for the right margin also

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How do I increase the margins on the typewriter


To set a margin beyond the left or right margin, move the carrier (or cursor) to that margin, press the Margin Release key, then proceed to move the carrier (or cursor) to the desired position. Then, press the Left or Right margin key to set the new margin. A beep will sound indicating the new margin has been set. When you set a new left or right margin, the previous margin is automatically cleared.

Alternatively, you can type beyond the right margin by pressing the Margin Release key and then continue typing when the carrier (or cursor) stops at the right margin. To type beyond the left margin, press the Margin Release key and then the Backspace key to move the carrier (or cursor) to the position where you want to start typing.

Remember to always use genuine Swintec ribbons and lift-off tapes for your Swintec 7040, which can be found at Swintec Typewriter Supplies .

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I can not figure out to delete existing tabs. I can not figure out how to set the left margins and right margins. HELP


To clear alltabs; tab allthe way to the right, hold the tab clr key press return.
T set margin Go to L. mar, press mar rel key, space or backspace to desired location, press l. mar key.

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How do you clear a tab someone preset. when I get to the far right of page and hit return it will on return to a tab. How do I clear all the preset margins or tabs.?? thanks


To clear margins, you have to hit the return button to find the left margin, then hit margin release and back space to move the margin left or spacebar to move to the right, then hit left margin button to set the new position. Right margin now. Hold spacebar down and find right margin position, hit margin rease and either spacebar to the right or backspace to the left to the new margin position then hit right margin button to set the new position. Tabs now. hit the tab key, when it goes to the first set tab, hit the tab clear key, then hit the tab key again, then tab clear again etc.

Dec 29, 2009 | Swintec 7040 Typewriter

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The left margin of my old IBM is stuck way off to


The margins are reset by pushing the silver knob to the back and sliding the margin set to the left or right. If it has been in the same place for a long time a little WD40 may be helpful.

DickyO

Nov 26, 2009 | IBM Office Equipment & Supplies

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How do I set Decimal Tabs?


From the User's Manual:

Margins and For each setting, move point. key(s) indicated:
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• RMar to set the right margino
• MarRei to the!" left of the margino
• TSet to set a tab. Vou set at the left and right margins. Vou • TClr to clear a tab.
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carrier lock at the right margin. The typewriter beeps
about five spaces before the right margin. You can
the right margin. Margin and tab settings are
typewriter is turned.

You can download the User's Manual from LEXMARK:
http://images.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/2007/index/en.html

Look for the title 'IBM Typewriters' at the end of the page, open the list box and select your typewritter model.

Aug 07, 2009 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 1000 Typewriter

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I have a typewriter brother I have a typewriter brother ML300 and I cant figure how to ajust the margin.....please help


Left Margin:
Move the carrier to the place you want to set the left margin by using (SPACEBAR) or (BACKSPACE). If you need to move outside the current left margin, press (ALT) + (M REL) (3). Press (ALT) + (L MAR) (4). The left margin is now set.

Right Margin:
Move the carrier to the place you want to set the left margin by using (SPACEBAR) or (BACKSPACE). If you need to move outside the current right margin, press (ALT) + (M REL) (3). Press (ALT) + (R MAR) (5). The right margin is now set.

Hope this helps!

Jay @ www.granadahillsbusinessmachines.com

Feb 06, 2009 | Brother ML-300 Typewriter

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Unable to set margins


To set the Left margin:

1) Move the carrier ro the place you want to set the left margin by using [SPACE BAR] or [BACKSPACE]. If you need to move outside the current left margin, press [ALT]+[M REL (3)]

2) Press [ALT]+[L MAR(4)]. The left margin is now set.

To set the Right margin:

1) Move the carrier ro the place you want to set the right margin by using [SPACE BAR] or [BACKSPACE]. If you need to move outside the current right margin, press [ALT]+[M REL (3)]

2) Press [ALT]+[R MAR(5)]. The right margin is now set.

That is directly out of the manual. I will upload the manual to FixYa, and you will be able to view it from the ML-500 Typewriter's product page: http://www.fixya.com/support/p131634-brother_ml_500_typewriter

-John

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Help with Typewriter


hold down the code key and press the margin release, to set margin, just hold code release margin, space over to where you want it and then press Margin set, left or right.

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Margin clearing and resetting


You cannot "clear" the margins. You have a left margin and right margin. They MUST be set somewhere even if they are set at the extreme left and right of the carriage. This part is IMPORTANT!!! Some functions (like right margin or margin release) may be written in a different color or shade. If they are, you must hold down the CODE or FUNCTION key while touching that function. In any case, the CODE key or similar will be the same color as the function you are trying to access. Get the printer where you want the margin to be. If you want the left margin set to the left of the current margin you will have use the MARGIN RELEASE key first. This may be labeled MREL or MAR REL or something similar. Backspace to where you want the margin to be then press the LMAR or LEFT MARGIN key. That will set the left margin at that point. Repeat the process for the right margin. Hope that helps Ed

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Margin Release for Brother GX-6750 Typewriter


Typewriters have alimit to how far to the right or left that you can set margins. Once you use the alt & 6 key to bypass the current margin setting then move to the new setting then hold the alt key and touch the 7 key to keep it in the new position.

Mar 09, 2007 | Brother GX-6750 Typewriter

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