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Loading & Printing envelopes

I cant get the machine to print envelopes. I've tried to loan them in the tray & feeder with & without the blue levers up at the back of the machine. Is there a special setting on the menu. Please advise
Suzanne

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  • alfie1 Nov 03, 2007

    I have the mfc-5440cn what do i do to print envelopes?

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Because of the design, I think you need to feed it manually. (unfortunately, one by one)

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HP Deskjet 920c and 940c Series Printers - Printing Envelopes s.gif s.gif s.gif

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gtabblt.gif Loading a single envelope gtabblt.gif Loading multiple envelopes gtabseps.gif Loading a single envelope Preparing to print
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