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I am trying to print wedding invitations so the size of paper is much smaller the printer is giving me an error "the paper size or type is incorrect". Help!

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Open the printer software ... go to page setup tab ... specify the size paper you are using ...

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I have an HPPhotosmart C5280. I want to print on an evelope 8.2 x 5.5 for a wedding invitation. The printer tells me paper mismatch every time I try it. I set it up every time on the computer, it prints...


The easiest way to print an envelope is to use Microsoft Word. If you have the software installed, go to start and then create new office document and click blank document. When the document opens, click on help and type in envelope. This will give you instructions on how to create an envelope and save a copy to your document. When you save a copy to your document, it gives you a picture of an envelope which helps to create it. Then click on file, and slide down the print and click ok. Creating the envelope through Word helps to change the printers paper settings. Word will send a signal to the printer to tell it what type of paper and size of envelope you are creating.

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The paper size on the printer and the paper size from the software must match.

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Hi kingwa55,

I have an hp photosmart c4480 and was having the same problem printing wedding invitations. Same size 5.5"x8.5'. Im not sure if this will work on your printer, but this is what I had to do.

Click on Print, then Properties, then features.
About half way down there is a drop down box under sizing options.
Click on custom
Create a name, and put your width and height in.
Click Save and then OK
Completely X out of the print options.
Then Click
File, print, properties,features, click the drop down box under sizing options.
Click more and scroll to the bottom and it should be there.

If your options are different then mine, I'm sorry for wasting your time.

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you have to choose the paper type in the printer driver option wheather envelope or A4 paper see the preview before printing

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