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Brother Typewriter A elderly friend of mine has just purchased a new Brother Typewriter which he wants me to have a look at. He says he is typing but can't see what he is typing. I am supposed to know the answer!!!! My only thought is that maybe the ribbon or correction ribbon is typing so it looks blank. In your opinion, could that be the answer, or is there something we have to do to make the typewriter work ordinarily. Sorry to be a pain but I use computers all the time now and my memory of typewriter problems has faded. Sheila

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Dear Chruchbells,

You may be right about typing on the coreection riboon. Tell your friend to take out the ribbon cartridge and reinsert it. It needs to click all the way down, or else if it is at the ink cartridge level, it will type white!

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