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How do I print with transparent paper?

How do I print on transparent paper? Ther eis no setting or paper type and it keeps smudging no matter how long I wait.

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  • animelover83 Feb 17, 2009

    I have a canon pixma ip1800 and im using 3M transparency films.

  • animelover83 Feb 19, 2009

    I don't have that option. there is no option for manual feed or transparency paper...

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Make sure you are using transparencies made for your type of printer. eg:...DO NOT use laser transparencies on an inkjet. and visa versa...
You dont say what kind of printer you have so I cant help too much. Let me know what type of printer you have....make ..model...etc...

and what software you are using.

rick

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Rick Ostrowski Feb 16, 2009

    To print to a transparency, you must change some of the printer properties for your document. Here's how:


    1. Go to File | Print and click on the Properties button.


    2. On the Paper Tab, set the Source to "Manual Feed" and change the type of paper to "Transparency".

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High burnier:
Try these settings.
FUSER MODES
PLAIN
PREPRINTED
LETTERHEAD
TRANSPARENCY
PREPUNCHED
LABELS
BOND
RECYCLED
COLOR
CARDSTOCK>164 G/M2
ROUGH
[Paper Type]=
NORMAL
LOW
HIGH1
HIGH2
ENVELOPE
RESTORE MODES
Use this item to configures the fuser mode associated
with each media type.
Change the fuser mode only if you are experiencing
problems printing on certain types of media. After you
select a type of paper, you can select a fuser mode
that is available for that type. The available selections
might include some or all of the following modes:
NORMAL: Used for most types of paper.
HIGH 1: Used for rough paper.
LOW: Used for transparencies.
HIGH 2: Used for paper that has a special or rough
finish.
The default fuser mode is NORMAL for all print media
types except transparencies (LOW), and rough paper
(HIGH 1).
CAUTION
Do not change the fuser mode for transparencies.
Failure to use the LOW setting while printing
transparencies can result in permanent damage to
the printer and fuser. Always select Transparencies
as the Type in the printer driver and set the tray type
at the printer control panel to TRANSPARENCY.
When selected, RESTORE MODES resets the fuser mode
for each media type back to its default setting.
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