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HI, I have a Canon IP4300. The image colour looks great on computer but when I print a paper print, the colour comes out exagerated so everything is over-bright and gaudy. How can I adjust the colour settings for the printer, or match the printer to the computer? thanks, noel

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Assuming that your printer drivers have been loaded correctly to your computer it is likely that the ink cartidges are the cause of the problem. They are either dirty or low on ink (a particular colour if you have multiple cartridges). Have you tried someone else's printer perhaps?

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Try printing a basic colour additive chart and comparing screen against printout and adjusting settings as required.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AdditiveColor.svg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/archive/6/67/20071203133356%21CIE1931simple.png


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