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It is all in the settings, Please read your manual from the printer and the program you use to make your text.
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Posted on Apr 27, 2015

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SOURCE: Duplex cuts off top 3 lines of back page

Sorry, I posted that; I didn't think it went through. Please solve it on the other copy,

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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SOURCE: when printing a duplex booklet,

Those margins are automatically provided by the system to enable you bind the booklet. Try reducing the margins from the printer's page layout but this may not be of help as it will reduce the outer margins.

Posted on Mar 02, 2011

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SOURCE: when I do duplex printing

If would first make sure that you have the proper paper sizes set on on the printer and in your driver. I have not had this particular experince with any 2300's. The other possibility is that one of the sensors is sticking and reading the paper size wrong, however that would normally trigger an error.

Posted on May 28, 2011

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When I do duplex printing in my hp 2300dn, the top and bottom margins in the even and odd numbered pages differ by 1 centimeter. How to get equal margins in all pages?


If would first make sure that you have the proper paper sizes set on on the printer and in your driver. I have not had this particular experince with any 2300's. The other possibility is that one of the sensors is sticking and reading the paper size wrong, however that would normally trigger an error.

May 28, 2011 | HP LaserJet 2300 Printer

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When printing a duplex booklet, the printout is reduced in size with larger margins than in original document. How can I get it to print regular size?


It happens when the documents is on A4 size and the printer is set to print on letter size (which is smaller in size). Hence the printer automatically resizes the prints which result in larger margins and print as compared to the actual document.
Therefore, when you print the documents (Press Ctrl+P) you have to select the paper (A4) from the print properties.

Hope it helps! Good Luck!
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Mar 02, 2011 | Brother MFC-9840CDW Laser Printer

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How to set a MG5220 printer to do 2-sided copies?


The Canon MG5220 has a built-in auto duplexer and can print 2-sided documents. On a Mac, click print, and in the print dialog box select Duplex Printing & Margins (drop down options below Printer and Presets). Check the Duplex Priting box, and selected the Stapling side. Then click Print. That's it!!

Feb 05, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP90v Printer

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Cuts off top of back page of duplex


Your problem is in windows not the Printer you have to set the borders and the hight in page lay out, it gets screwed up every time I use it I do not like word 7 the 2003 was much eaiser to use and less troublesome.

Nov 11, 2009 | HP Officejet Pro8000 InkJet Printer

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Duplex cuts off top 3 lines of back page


Sorry, I posted that; I didn't think it went through. Please solve it on the other copy,

Nov 11, 2009 | HP Officejet Pro8000 InkJet Printer

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How do I get all borders to print I am loosing the left side despite changing margins


Hello,

Its very easy to get the everything print out.

Click Print, you will see option "Print Set up".

Another window will open, in that you will see different options.

Select "Fit to Media" option, click Apply and Click Print

You will get all your borders in printout page.

Cheers

Oct 08, 2009 | HP Officejet Pro K850 InkJet Printer

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Do pixma Mp610 support duplex printing


The MP610 does support duplex printing.

Duplex Printing
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The duplex printing function allows you to print data on both sides of a sheet of paper.
The procedure for performing duplex printing is as follows:
Performing automatic duplex printing
You can perform the duplex printing without having to turn over the paper.
1. Open the printer driver setup window, check the Duplex Printing check box, and confirm that Automatic is checked.
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2. Select Normal-size Printing (or Fit-to-Page Printing, Scaled Printing or Page Layout Printing) from the Page Layout list.
3. When printing a document that has small margins, click Print Area Setup... and set the print area.
When you perform duplex printing, the print area of the document becomes slightly narrower than usual and the document may not fit on one page.
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sub.gifTo print without reducing the page:
Select Use normal-size printing.
sub.gifTo reduce the page slightly during printing:
Select Use reduced printing.
4. Specify Staple Side.
The printer analyzes the Orientation and Page Layout settings, and automatically selects the best staple position. Check the Staple Side setting. If you want to change the setting, select another value from the list.
5. If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the Margin width.
6. Click OK.
Duplex printing will be started.

Performing duplex printing manually
You can perform the duplex printing manually.
1. Check the Duplex Printing check box and uncheck the Automatic check box on the Page Setup tab.
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2. Select Normal-size Printing (or Fit-to-Page Printing, Scaled Printing or Page Layout Printing) from the Page Layout list.
3. Specify Staple Side.
The printer analyzes the Orientation and Page Layout settings, and automatically selects the best staple position. Check the Staple Side setting. If you want to change the setting, select another value from the list.
4. If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the Margin width.
5. Click OK.
sub.gifIf a media type other than Photo Paper Plus Double Sided is selected for Media Type on the Main tab:
When you execute print, the document will be printed on one side of a sheet of paper. When printing is complete, reload paper according to the displayed message and then click OK. The document will be printed on the opposite side.
sub.gifIf Photo Paper Plus Double Sided is selected for Media Type on the Main tab:
When you execute print, the document will be printed front and back alternately for one sheet at a time. Load the paper according to the displayed messages.
caution.gif Note sub.gifDuplex Printing is unavailable when:
- A media type other than Plain Paper, Photo Paper Plus Double Sided or Hagaki is selected from the Media Type list.
- Poster Printing is selected from the Page Layout list.
sub.gifWhen Booklet Printing is selected from the Page Layout list, Duplex Printing and Staple Side appear grayed out and are unavailable.
sub.gifAfter printing the front page, there is an ink drying wait time before starting to print the back page (Operation stops temporarily). Do not touch the paper during the time. You can change the Ink Drying Wait Time at Custom Settings on the Maintenance tab of the printer driver.
sub.gifWhen you perform the automatic duplex printing for Hagaki, print an address first and then print your message.
refer.gif Tip sub.gifIf you select Photo Paper Plus Double Sided for Media Type on the Main tab, the Duplex Printing check box on the Page Setup tab is not checked automatically. To perform duplex printing, check the Duplex Printing check box.
sub.gifIf the Media Type dialog box appears when performing borderless printing during duplex printing, select Plain Paper or Photo Paper Plus Double Sided.
sub.gifWhen performing the automatic duplex printing, do not use any plain paper smaller than A5. Also, do not select any type of paper other than Plain Paper, Photo Paper Plus Double Sided or Hagaki at Media Type.
sub.gifPhoto Paper Plus Double Sided is highly recommended for printing photographs on both sides of a page.
sub.gifIf the back side of the paper becomes smudged during duplex printing, perform Bottom Plate Cleaning in the Maintenance tab.

Aug 17, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP610 InkJet Printer

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How to print envelopes on my printer


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:
  • Set Borderless Printing to print without margins.
  • In Duplex Printing, the printable area of the paper's header is approximately 2 mm narrower than usual.
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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How do I print on both sides of my paper


On printers without a duplexer (a device that flips the paper to allow printing on both sides) you will have to print the first side, manually flip and print the second side. If you're using MS Word or MS Publisher you can easily configure the program to organize the pages for you: Start a new, blank document. -Click File, Page Setup then click the Margins tab. -In the Multiple pages section select Book fold. -Set your document to landscape orientation if it is not already. -In the Inside and Outside boxes, type or select the amount of space you want for your margins. -In the Sheets per booklet list select the number of pages you want to include in a single booklet. If the number of pages in the document exceeds the number of pages you select for a booklet, Word prints the document as multiple booklets. -When you get ready to print make sure you check the manual duplex box (should be in the first dialog box that appears when you click on File, Print). Word will print the first page, and then prompt you to take the pages that just printed and load them into the input tray of your printer. The trick is to learn how to orient the pages correctly for your printer. Good luck.

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Duplex printing problem


you will need to make sure that the printer software is set to align top-top or top-bottom. You will need to set this within the printer dialog set up.

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