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Envelopes It's printing the address on envelopes twice - once correctly and in the right location and the other as a "ghost" to the left

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  • One man show Feb 08, 2008

    Brother MFC 7820
    A second address gets printed to the left of the center. I have changed the drum and the cartridge.

  • vegas22 Jan 14, 2009

    I have the same problem with my HL-2040. I took the toner out and checked that and that does not seem to work. This just today.

  • ftcuda Jan 21, 2009

    Same problem - address prints where it should, but there is another, smudgy address to the left of the original

  • vegas22 May 11, 2010

    I tried cleaning the drum, and even put a new toner cartridge in, and it did not help. Any other suggestions????

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I just had this happen after changing the toner cartridge. It would print the address on the envelope and then another perfect image only lighter about 3" to the left of the main address. The cure was to go to the Control Panel and then Printers & Faxes and then right click on the printer and choose "Printing Preferences". Under the Basic tab find the media type and choose Envelope Thick. I've printed out a bunch of envelopes with this setting (which does slow the printing down) but the envelopes print out perfect now.

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CLEAN YOUR DRUM WITH COTTON SWAB. (AND BLOW OUT PRINTER IF YOUR DARING.)

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How to print envelopes


1.Buy envelopes at any office supply store. They come in all shapes, sizes, textures and colors, so choose ones that go with the type of invitation you are sending out.

2.Open Microsoft Word 2007 and click on the Mailings tab.

3.Click on Envelopes in the Create section.

4.Click on the Envelopes tab when the Envelopes and Labels box comes up. The box will probably come up with the Envelopes tab open, so you may not need to do this.

5.Enter the recipient's address in the Delivery Address box. Invitation envelopes should include the names of everyone invited--for example: Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Smith and family. Don't worry about the font at this point--you can change it later.

6.Enter your return address in the Return Address box. As with the Delivery Address, you can change the font later.

7.Click on Options. Use the drop-down menu in the Envelope Options tab to change the size of the envelope if needed. The packaging of the envelopes that you purchased will have information about the size of the envelopes. It is very important that you choose the correct size so that the envelopes print correctly.

8.Adjust the font of the delivery and return addresses. Click on Font in each section and change the font style or size. You can also bold, italicize or choose other options regarding the font.

9.Adjust the placement of the delivery and return addresses on the envelopes. In each section, click the arrows in the "From left" or "From top" boxes. In the preview section below, you can see the movement of the addresses as you adjust the placement. Line up everything so that it looks good to you.

10.Click on the Printing Options tab. This is important because you must select how you feed the envelopes into your printer. Choose the correct way that they are fed, whether they are fed into the printer face up or face down, and if they should be fed in manually. This will all depend on your specific printer. Consult your owner's manual for this information if you are unsure. Click OK and you will return to the Envelopes and Labels box.

11.Insert the envelopes into your printer. Click Print once you have everything formatted and arranged how you want. You should print one envelope first to make sure the layout is correct. Once you've confirmed it printed correctly, print all your envelopes.

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WHERE DO I INSERT AN ENVELOPE ON MY X6170 LEXMARK COMPUTER.


Follow these guidelines when loading envelopes on your model:
  • The print side of the envelopes faces you.
  • The envelopes are loaded vertically against the right side of the paper support.
  • The stamp location is in the upper left corner.
  • The paper guide rests against the left edge of the envelopes.
  • You choose to print the envelope with Landscape orientation.
  • You select the correct envelope size. Select the next biggest size if the exact envelope size is not listed, and set the left and right margins so that your envelope text will be correctly positioned on the envelope.
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I've had the printer for about 18 months with no problems. I need to print envelopes for the first time, and can't figure out how to do it. Any help out there?


Load the envelope against the right side of the back paper tray.
Load with the address side facing UP and the rear flaps DOWN on the left.
Pinch the Paper Guide and slide it against the left side of the envelope.
Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the right, return to the left after finishing printing.
The Paper Thickness Lever is located inside where the paper come out of printing.
Specify the settingin the printer driver.
Select Envelope in Media Type
Select DL Env. or #10 Env.
Select Landscape in Orientation.

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How does one print envelopes on the xerox pro 232?


descicon.gif function showThisURL(){ $('.urldisplay').show(); } function hideThisURL(){ $('.urldisplay').hide(); } email-icon.gif print-icon.gif btn_remove_x.gif Return to Search Results Solutions for : How To Print on Envelopes in the Bypass Tray or Optional Envelope Tray Solution : Print on Envelopes in the Bypass Tray or Optional Envelope Tray This solution assumes that Number 10 envelopes are being used and printed on using Microsoft Word 2003 or 2007. Steps may vary if other applications are used.
NOTE: If necessary, make sure the envelopes are loaded correctly in the Bypass or Optional Envelope Tray. See the Related Items below for additional information.
From the computer using Word 2003:
  1. Open the application, and then select [Print] from the File menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Select the required printer, and then click on [Close].
  3. Select [Envelopes and Labels] from the Tools menu. The Envelopes and Labels window will be displayed.

    NOTE: For Office 2003, click on [Tools], then [Letters and Mailings], and then select [Envelopes and Labels].

  4. Click on the [Envelope] tab.
  5. Enter the address and other information in the fields provided, and then click on [Options].
  6. Select [Size 10 (4 X 9.5)] from the Envelope size pull-down menu.
  7. Click on the [Printing Options] tab.
  8. Click on the second icon from the right under the For Feed Method section.
  9. Click on [Face-up].
  10. Select [Default Tray (automatically select)] from the Feed from pull-down menu.

    NOTE: If the Envelope Tray is being used, select [Tray 2].

  11. Click [OK].
  12. Click on [Print] to begin printing.
From the computer using Word 2007:
  1. Open the application, and then select [Print] from the File menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Select the required printer, and then click on [Close].
  3. Click on [Mailings] tab.
  4. Click on the [Envelopes] icon.
  5. Click on the [Envelopes] tab.
  6. Enter the address in the Delivery Address field.
  7. If necessary, enter the return address in the Return Address field.
  8. Click on the [Options] button.
  9. Click the [Envelope Options] tab.
  10. Select [Size 10] from the Envelope Size pull-down menu.
  11. Click the [Printing Options] tab.
  12. Click on the fifth icon from the left from the Feed Method section.
  13. Click on the [Face Up] radio button.
  14. Select [Bypass (Tray 5)] from the Feed From pull-down menu.
  15. Click [OK] twice.

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Envelope jam HP Officejet 8500


Hi,

Try to print envelope through Microsoft Word

Steps:-

1) Click Tools , click Letters and Mailings and then click Envelopes and Labels .
2) Type the Delivery and Return address information.
3) Click Options .
4) On the Envelope Options tab, set the following options:-
  • Envelope size : set to match the loaded envelopes.
  • US only : if desired, select the Delivery point barcode to make it easier for mail sorting machinery to correctly route the envelope.
  • Return address : for Size 10 envelopes only, set the Return Address position .8 inch in the From left section.
5) Select the Printing Options tab and verify that the following settings are selected:
  • Select the Feed Method option that shows the envelope on the far right side with the short edge first.
  • Select Face down .
  • Examine the selected feed method image and verify that the envelope flap is on the left side of the envelope. If it is on the right, select or deselect Clockwise rotation.
6) Click OK and then click Print .

As envelop can not feed correctly every time, it depends on the weight, flap design, paper type and other factors & cause jam, To prevent those you can do.
  • Print envelopes at a higher quality setting so envelope is pulled through the unit more slowly. e.g:- Switch fast to slow mode or slow to best mode.
  • Tuck the flap inside the envelope before loading it into the printer.

Have a nice day...don't forget to rate the solution.


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How do I print addresses on #10 envelopes?


    1. Click Tools on the menu bar in Microsoft Word, and then do one of the following:
    2. Word 2000: Click Envelopes and Labels .
    • Word XP: Click Letters and Mailings , and then click Envelopes and Labels .
    1. Type the Delivery and Return address information.
    2. Click Options .
    1. On the Envelope Options tab, set the following options:
    2. Envelope size : set to match the loaded envelopes.
    • S. only: if you want to, select the Delivery point barcode to make it easier for mail sorting machinery to correctly route the envelope.
    • Return address: for Size 10 envelopes only, set the Return Address position to .8 inch in the From left section.
    • Click the Printing Options tab and verify that the following settings are selected:
      • Select the Feed Method option that shows the envelope on the far right side with the short edge first. For example, in the graphic below, the fourth image shows the envelope in the correct position.
      • Select Face down .
      • Examine the selected feed method image and verify that the envelope flap is on the left side of the envelope. If it is to the right, select or clear Clockwise rotation .
      • Click OK , and then click Print .
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    I'm running Vista and I thought there MUST be a way to print envelopes! So, this is how I figured out how to print envelopes perfectly! No doubt, this would be how the manual would instruct, but it's apparent that none of us are able to locate our printed copies, right? Guilty as charged!

    Slide paper tray out; remove paper you have loaded in your tray. Set envelope in tray (face down, with top of envelope flush left) and adjust both side bars (designated as "1" in paper tray diagram - visible when all paper is removed from paper tray) so that they are flush against envelope. Slide back bar (designated as "2" in paper tray diagram - visible when all paper is removed from paper tray) so that it is flush with edge of envelope. Click print.

    Believe defaults are set to #10 envelope. Envelope options - check / click on the following: face up, clockwise rotation and "Feed from" Auto Select. Click on / highlight the 5th envelope depicted in the top row of envelope examples.

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    CLEAN YOUR DRUM WITH COTTON SWAB. (AND BLOW OUT PRINTER1.gif IF YOUR DARING.)

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    Hi, solution for your envelope

    10 envelopes The print side of the envelopes faces up.
    The envelopes are loaded vertically against the right side of the paper support.
    The stamp location is in the upper left corner and printed with landscape orientation.

    NOTE: For Japanese customers: If you are mailing within Japan, the envelope can be printed with portrait orientation with the stamp in the lower right corner or with landscape orientation with the stamp in the lower left corner. If you are mailing internationally, print landscape orientation with the stamp in the upper left corner.

    The paper guide rests against the left edge of the envelopes.
    You select the correct envelope size. Select the next biggest size if the exact envelope size is not listed, and set the left and right margins so that your envelope text will be correctly positioned.

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    Envelopes and labeles


    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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