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My print outs are coming out half the size of the paper and I checked the page settings , and it is set to print out 81/2 x 11 and 100%.  Also, it only will print out black and white.

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  • manoa Apr 13, 2008

    Problem: The printed size comes out smaller than the setup (ca. 50% for Word doc and CD labels), and only black and white even when color is selected.  Here is what I have checked.  In the printer dialog box the paper size is A4 (I live in Europe), scale 100%, layout 1 page per sheet, tried both RGB color and CMY color.  The margins are 2.5 cm, normal. In preview the size looks normal.  This happened after I archived and re-installed OS 10.4 in my eMac. The printer software was still there, but it was not recognized by the computer, so I had to re-select ip 4200 as my default printer.  Please help!

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1) Under printer options make sure that greyscale is NOT selected. I.E. Color Printing.

2) Make sure page layout is set to 1 (Not 2 per page)

Check margins of page are set to minimum size.

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