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I need to print A7 Envelopes on an HP 5550DN. I

I need to print A7 Envelopes on an HP 5550DN. I set Word 2007 to print to the A7 envelope, but the HP printer treats it as a 8.5 x 11 document. Solutions?

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Go the "print" dialog and select "settings". Ensure that the paper size, margins and orientation are not set for 8.5x11.  You did not mention the software you are using to print the envelopes/labels so this is the only guess I can give.   I have seen software that made me have to override the settings before.

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SOURCE: Print Envelopes on HP Photosmart 7280

This is a paper size problem with the software, go to page setup and under "Paper Size" choose "User Defined" or "Custom" and fill in all of the dimensional information about the envelope and save with a name you will recognize. Now, when you print make sure you have selected the envelope from the paper list and you should be good to go. If you need further assistance, click "Ask Me" and I will answer your request as soon as I can.

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Open the door on the back above the power cord. Rotate both blue levers all the way up so they change from "1" to "2". Wrinkle problem will be solved. This was in the troubleshooting section of the online user manual, page 95. You would think they would tell you about this in the envelope section of the manual.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Lexmark z705 printing blank envelopes soft ware ok

The problem that you are experiencing is caused by the way the text is formatted in most word processing documents. By default envelopes are printed not in black, but a dark gray. This confuses the printer and causes it to use the color cartridge to process gray instead of using the black cartridge.

You can fix this problem with one of two ways:

1. Click on "Start", "Control Panel" and click on "Printers and Faxes." Right click on the "Lexmark Printer" icon and select "Properties." Click on "Printing Preferences." Go to "Quality/Copies" tab and select the option "Print color images in black and white."
2. You can also change the color of you text to a true black in your word processor. This will require you to resort to the word processor's documentation and help files.

Both of these settings will cause your printer to use the black cartridge instead of the color. If either one of these solutions solves your problem, it means your color cartridge needs to be cleaned or replaced. If you feel that the color cartridge should not be out of ink, please follow the steps given below:

Clean Nozzle Procedure:

1. Go to the "Solution Center" and click on the "Maintenance" tab.
2. Select "Clean to fix horizontal strips."
The colors that you should see here are black, yellow, magenta (a reddish purple) and cyan (a dark sky blue). You should notice the diagonal lines above and below the solid horizontal lines. These diagonal lines should be solid from left to right with no gaps.

If there are gaps in the lines or the print diminishes across the page, you should run the "Clean Print Nozzles" page a couple more times to try and clear it up. If you still have gaps at the top and bottom, you should "wick" the cartridges by following the steps given below:

“Wicking” Procedure:

1. Select "Install color/black cartridge" and remove the cartridge from the printer.
2. Get a damp paper towel.
3. Set the ink cartridge right side up on the damp paper towel so that the ink nozzles are against the towel and hold the cartridge in this position for about 15 seconds.
4. Now wipe the print head (on the bottom where the ink comes out) across in one direction only (left to right) until it looks clean.
5. Next dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure that the ink is flowing.
6. Snap the cartridge back into the printer.
7. On your computer, select "Old Cartridge installed."
8. Repeat the "Clean to fix horizontal strips" procedure listed above.

If this procedure does not help, please let us know so that we can continue with technical support.

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SOURCE: Print Envelopes with hp c309a "Paper Mismatch" error

Even though the icon on the printer shows the envelopes entering the printer narrow side first, you have to set the printer up for, and feed the envelopes through, wide side first.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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When printing envelopes ensure you set paper/media type to Envelopes, and feed via tray 1/bypass . Paper type setting sets correct fuser temp, the fuser is the hot bit at the rear that "melts" the image into the paper.

If paper type is set correctly then I recommend you change the fuser unit.

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There are 2 things that need to be done. 1. You need to make sure your document is set up correctly.
If you use MS Word 2003, go to Tools, then Letters and Mailings, then Envelopes and Labels to create your envelope. For Word 2007/2010, http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-print-envelopes-in-word-2007.html.

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How do I print an envelope


Hi,

Step 1- Remove the output tray

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Step 2 : Load Envelopes

To print one or more envelopes, follow these steps:

1. Remove all paper from the paper tray, and then slide a stack of envelopes into the tray, with the envelope flaps up and to the left (print-side down), until they stop.

2. Adjust the paper-width guide against the envelopes. Be careful not to bend the envelopes and do not overload the tray.

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3. Adjust the paper settings in the Printer Properties dialog box for envelopes. Click the Paper/Quality tab, then select the following print settings:

Size is: The appropriate envelope size
Type is: Automatic or Plain paper

4. Select any other print settings that you want, and then click OK .

5. Print the envelopes.


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Riztech

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Even though the icon on the printer shows the envelopes entering the printer narrow side first, you have to set the printer up for, and feed the envelopes through, wide side first.

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My HP LaserJet 4200 prints fine from tray 2, but will NOT print envelopes from tray 1. It WILL print on regular paper from tray 1, but will not print envelopes. What gives? I've already rebooted the


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Is the tray 1 the MP tray? (The one that flips towards you)
If so, can you change the settings of the Tray 1 to Envelope on the control panel?

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Here is a how-to for the printer, but I'm not sure if you mean the printer, or in a program.
If this is not what you need, let me know.

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  1. Place the envelope, with the flap side on the left and facing up, into the single envelope slot.
  2. Push the envelope forward until it stops. See Figure 1.
Figure 1: Inserting the envelope c00104463.jpg Printing guidelines
  • Verify that the Out tray is in the down position.
  • Avoid using envelopes that have clasps or windows.
  • Avoid using envelopes that are shiny or embossed, envelopes with thick, irregular, or curled edges, or envelopes that are wrinkled, torn, or otherwise damaged.
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  1. Pull out the In tray.
  2. Slide out both paper guides and remove all paper from the tray.
  3. Place no more than 15 envelopes -- with the flap side on the left and facing up -- in the tray.
  4. Push the envelopes forward until they stop.
  5. Slide the paper guides snugly against the edges of the envelopes, then push the tray forward until it stops. See Figure 2.
Figure 2: Inserting multiple envelopes c00104464.jpg Printing the envelopes Each software program is different and requires different steps to successfully print envelopes. For instance, in many versions of MS Word, clicking Tools , and then Envelopes and Labels , accesses the envelope-printing feature. Other software programs will differ from this procedure. Consult the Help menu on a software program or User's Guide for instructions for the particular application. Printing guidelines
  • Never place more than 15 envelopes in the In tray at one time.
  • Align the envelope edges before inserting them.
  • Avoid using envelopes that have clasps or windows.
  • Avoid using envelopes that are shiny or embossed, envelopes with thick, irregular, or curled edges, or envelopes that are wrinkled, torn, or otherwise damaged.

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