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Expand Printable Area

How do I expand the printable area on the HP PSC 1510 printer?
I change the margins on the word document to .13 top and bottom but the bottom gets cut off.
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Instead of print select print preview. Select printer options select scale to fit.

You can also setup in hp printer software just select paper size & or scale to fit.

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Why does Xerox 7335 truncates output from Oracle PDF?


It may not be the printer and I did some research on Oracle and this seems to be a common issue.
I pulled this information off an Oracle knowledgebase it may not resolve your issue and there is more info on the following site if you want to investigate further:
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23943_01/bi.1111/b32121/pbr_uxprt009.htm#RSPUB75727
NOTE:
If you're printing to the Xerox MFD with a PS (postscript printer driver) you could try installing and printing using the Xerox PCL driver for your computers operating system. If you printing reports from a mainframe this may be an issue at the mainframe level in which case I would engage your companies IT department for assistance.
Any one of a number of possible causes may account for the truncation of fields.
  • Check the field and determine if it is allowed to expand.
    1. In Oracle Reports Builder, double-click the field in the Paper Design or Paper Layout view to display the Property Inspector.
    2. Find the Horizontal Elasticity property.
    3. If it is set to Fixed, you should change it to Variable or Expand.
    4. Run the report to the printer.
    5. If it still truncates, it could be that the field requires multiple lines.
    6. Return to the Property Inspector for the field and check its Vertical Elasticity.
    7. If it is set to Fixed, you should change it to Variable or Expand.
    8. Run the report to the printer again.
  • If the right most fields on the page are always the ones truncating, it could be an issue with the printable area of the printer. If you are using a PCL printer, then you will have to estimate the size of the printable area and resize your margins accordingly:
    1. Open the report in Oracle Reports Builder.
    2. Go to the Paper Layout view.
    3. Click the Margin tool on the top tool bar. A thick black line appears indicating where the body of your report ends and the margin begins.
    4. Click and drag the black line to the left approximately 0.5 inches.
    5. Save and run the report to the printer again.
    6. If necessary, repeat steps 4 and 5 to determine approximately where the printable area boundary is located and then ensure that your report body fits within that area.
  • If you are using a PostScript printer, you can get the printable area boundary to appear in the Paper Layout view as follows:
    1. Open the report in Oracle Reports Builder.
    2. Choose File > Page Setup.
    3. Verify that the margins are small and that the orientation is correct.
    4. Click OK. The Paper Layout view should now be able to read the boundary.
    5. Go to the Paper Layout view.
    6. Click the Margin tool on the top tool bar. A thick black line appears indicating where the body of your report ends and the margin begins. A black hashed line also appears indicating the boundary of the printable area.
    7. Ensure that the thick black line is inside of the black hashed line. If it is not, click and drag the black line inside the printable area.
    8. Click the Margin tool to leave margin mode.
    9. If necessary, reposition your fields to fit within the new body boundaries.
    10. Save and run the report to the printer.
  • For PCL, if it is still truncating, try using a fixed space font instead of a proportional font. Sometimes PCL printers have problems interpreting proportional space fonts and it leads to truncation. You should try using a fixed space font, such as Courier, and possibly font aliasing.


    Note:
    Default layouts are built against a generic printer. Each printer has its own printable area. As a result, you may have to reset the report to fit the printer. Ideally, if you know the various printers you will be using, you can design the report from the start to fit the printer with the smallest printable area.

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If you would like to use small margins around your document, use the "Printing Presets" on Epson L210, like "Document - Standard Quality". The "Document Size" will be A4. Leave this setting alone. You can still use 8-1/2 x 11 paper. Just make sure that what you're about to print will fit in the 8-1/2 x 11. My document margins were followed then.
I've not tried it for 8-1/2 x 13 paper yet.

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I have a canon mp 240 and it Prints fine if you only need half of the document. It cuts everything in half! Like it reads the header wrong or blows up the words or make extra spaces. How can I get it to...


I thought maybe you have the paper size set to Landscape rather than Portrait. If not, then you might look at:

http://usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mp_series/pixma_mp240#ServiceAndSupport

I did some searching on that site and it yielded the hlep below which may give you some help.


Issue: How do I set my printer so my printout fits the paper size I am using?
Solution: Use the recommended Print Area MP240

Printing Area title-bar.gif To ensure the best print quality, the machine allows a margin along each edge of media. The actual printable area will be the area inside these margins.
Recommended printing area (dark blue):
Canon recommends that you print within this area. (o_darkblue13.jpg)
Printable area (light blue):
The area where it is possible to print. (o_lightblue14.jpg)
However, printing in this area can affect the print quality or the paper feed precision.

o_area15.jpg i_note.gif Note
Borderless Printing
By selecting the Borderless Printing option, you can make prints with no margins.
bullet_s.gif When performing Borderless Printing, slight cropping may occur at the edges since the printed image is enlarged to fill the whole page.
bullet_s.gif For Borderless Printing, use the following paper.
- Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" GP-501
- Photo Paper Glossy GP-502
- Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss SG-201
- Photo Paper Pro Platinum PT-101
- Photo Paper Plus Glossy II PP-201
-Photo Paper Pro II PR-201
- Matte Photo Paper MP-101
Performing Borderless Printing on any other type of paper may substantially reduce printing quality and/or result in printouts with altered color hues.
Borderless Printing on plain paper may result in printouts with reduced quality. Use them only for test printing. You can perform Borderless Printing on plain paper only when printing from your computer.
bullet_s.gif Depending on the type of paper, Borderless Printing may reduce the print quality at the top and bottom edges of the paper or cause these parts to become smudged.
See A5, A4, B5, 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Wide.
See Letter, Legal.
See Envelopes.
sikaku.gif A5, A4, B5, 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Wide
Size
Printable Area (width x height)
A5*
5.56 x 7.95 inches / 141.2 x 202.0 mm
A4
8.00 x 11.38 inches / 203.2 x 289.0 mm
B5*
6.90 x 9.80 inches / 175.2 x 249.0 mm
4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm
3.73 x 5.69 inches / 94.8 x 144.4 mm
4" x 8" / 10 x 20 cm*
3.73 x 7.69 inches / 94.8 x 195.2 mm
5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm*
4.73 x 6.69 inches / 120.2 x 169.8 mm
8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm*
7.73 x 9.69 inches / 196.4 x 246.0 mm
Wide*
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* This page size can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_ap_069.jpg o_darkblue6.jpgRecommended printing area
o_lightblue7.jpgPrintable area
sikaku.gif Letter, Legal
Size
Printable Area (width x height)
Letter
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Legal*
8.00 x 13.69 inches / 203.2 x 347.6 mm

* This page size can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_ap_074.jpg o_darkblue4.jpgRecommended printing area
o_lightblue5.jpgPrintable area

sikaku.gif Envelopes
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Printable Area (width x height)
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US Comm. Env. #10*
3.86 x 7.96 inches / 98.0 x 202.1 mm

* Envelopes can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_area_envelope11.jpg
o_darkblue8.jpgRecommended printing area

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I assume this error is occuring in Microsoft Word.
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  2. Click OK on the margins dialog, and Word will check the settings against your currently selected printer. If a margin is set outside the printable area (usually the bottom margin set to zero), you should see the warning message.
  3. Click the Fix button to have Word change the margins
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I assume this error is occuring in Microsoft Word.
  1. Create a new document, with a full page of the label you are having trouble printing.
  2. To see the margin settings of your document, go to File > Page Setup (or Page Layout > Margins > Custom Margins for Word 2007).
  3. Click OK on the margins dialog, and Word will check the settings against your currently selected printer. If a margin is set outside the printable area (usually the bottom margin set to zero), you should see the warning message.
  4. Click the Fix button to have Word change the margins
    to match your printer. You should now see the Margins dialog with the new margin settings.
  5. Click OK.
One thing to watch for- on some inkjet printers, the printable area is narrower than the labels. This will cause the labels to shift to the right on the page and be misaligned when you print.
If the labels run off the right edge of the page display, or are misaligned when you print, an extra procedure is needed.
  1. Undo ([Ctrl]+[Z]) the new margin setting, or create a new page from the label template again.
  2. Select the entire table of labels ([Ctrl]+[A]).
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  4. Click the Text wrapping "Around" option, then the Positioning button.
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    Uncheck the "Move with text" option. Click OK to the Table Positioning dialog, then click OK to the Table Properties dialog.
  6. Left-click (or press an arrow key) to "deselect" the table, then go into the margins dialog (see above) and allow Word to fix the margin settings again.
With the labels aligned to the page, rather than the margins, the new margin settings should not cause the labels to shift.
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Use The Recommended Print Area For the best printing results, adjust the top and bottom margins of your document to within the recommended printing area shown below. Click on the paper size listed for the recommended print area settings: A4 / B5 / A5 / 4 x 6 / 4 x 8 / 5 x 7 / Credit Card, Letter and Legal, Envelopes (DL / COM#10)
Caution: When printing is performed outside the recommended printing area, the top and bottom edges of the paper may curl, the print quality may deteriorate, or the printed side may be smudged.
The printer has both the recommended print area and the printable area, according to the paper size.
05sj00144_01.jpg Recommended print area: This indicates the recommended print area.
05sj00144_02.jpg Printable area: Although this indicates the printable area, degradation of print quality may occur.
Note:
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A4 / B5 / A5 / 4 x 6 / 4 x 8 / 5 x 7 / Credit Card
05sj00084_03.jpg Letter / Legal
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Envelopes ( DL / #10 )
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What application are you printing from? Basically its the software that handles these features

Try this:

Please try the following:

1. Have your document up on your screen.
2. Click on "INSERT" "PAGE NUMBERS".
3. Select the options you prefer (as header or footer), (right, left, center, inside outside, etc.).
4. Make sure that these page numbers are not outside of the printable area or margin area.

If you are placing the page numbers as a footer:

1. Click on "FILE" "PRINT".
2. Click on "PROPERTIES".
3. Click on the "PAPER" tab.
4. Choose "MAXIMUM".
5. Click on "YES".

This will enlarge your printable area so that you can set your bottom margin as small as .12 inches. This will help in printing the page numbers as a footer.

If this does not resolve your issue, please contact Microsoft for further assistance. This particular issue is software related.

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Adjust the margins in the software you are using.

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