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CANON IP 4300 PRINTERS WILL ONLY PRINT ALTERNATE LINES

I have a text document that is a series of Text box's sized 150mm by 20mm high to form a table. When I try to print it out either with or without text inserted the printer will only print to boxes & or text sporadically, printing the top text box border & two lines of text,then jumping two lines , then printing the cycle again. I have carried out all the usual cleaning & deep cleaning Plus nozzle alignment & removal & flushing of Print Head together with re loading the latest operating system, please can someone help

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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.

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I have the same problem.  I turned off the printer, then selected "auto head alignment from the printer's maintenance menu and it worked! 
Menu -> Maintenance/Settings -> Maintenance -> Auto Head Align

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The printer has a plastic band that runs from one side to the other. The print head has a sensor that passes over it each time it moves. The band is a little transparent and appears to have vertical lines in it. That needs to be cleaned. 

  1. Remove power from the printer, 
  2. Wipe it clean, 
  3. Move the head manually to other side to clean the other areas.
Hope this helps.

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