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Left margin my left margin resets itself - it's about 5 characters over from the last word typed. cannot figure out how to clear all margins/tabs and get it to just be clear for typing

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It may be that the rail is sticky, put a little light oil (sewing machine oil will work) on a cloth and wipe the rail end to end with it then work the carrier left to right with the return and tab keys this should free it up.

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How to clear history of tabs and margins to start over on the Brother GX-6750


Unfortunately, I don't think you can reset all of the margins and tabs at once. To reset a specific margin, move to that margin and then press ALT and the 6 key simultaneously. (That's the Margin Release.) If you are resetting the left margin, press the backspace (or space) key until you reach the new margin location. Then press Alt + 7 (L Margin) to set the new margin. For the right margin, press space (or backspace) until you reach the new margin location. Now, press Alt + 8 to set the new right margin location.

You can clear all of the tabs by pressing and holding Alt + 0 (tab clear) for over half a second.

The manual for the GX-6750 is available from Brother on the product support site: http://www.brother-usa.com/support/ModelInfo.aspx?R3ModelID=GX6750 . Click on the Manuals & Documents tab. The direct link to the manual (in English) is http://www.brother-usa.com/VirData/Content/en-US%5CTypewriters%5CConsumer%5CUsersManual%5CUM_AX325_GX_6750_EN_5674.PDF / The procedure to set the margins is on page 2. The procedure to set the tabs is on page 5.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Apr 26, 2016 | Brother Typewriters

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How do I increase the margins on the typewriter


To set a margin beyond the left or right margin, move the carrier (or cursor) to that margin, press the Margin Release key, then proceed to move the carrier (or cursor) to the desired position. Then, press the Left or Right margin key to set the new margin. A beep will sound indicating the new margin has been set. When you set a new left or right margin, the previous margin is automatically cleared.

Alternatively, you can type beyond the right margin by pressing the Margin Release key and then continue typing when the carrier (or cursor) stops at the right margin. To type beyond the left margin, press the Margin Release key and then the Backspace key to move the carrier (or cursor) to the position where you want to start typing.

Remember to always use genuine Swintec ribbons and lift-off tapes for your Swintec 7040, which can be found at Swintec Typewriter Supplies .

Aug 19, 2014 | Swintec 7040 Typewriter

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How do i release the tab position?


At each tab stop, press the "tab release" button. Then tab to the next tab position and do the same. OR

You can put the machine in "service mode" which will erase all tab stops and reset your margins to their default positions. Easily done by turning the typewriter OFF. Then while off, press and hold "mar rel" (margin release) key on upper left side of keyboard. While holding it down and keeping it down, turn the typewriter ON. Then take your finger off the Margin Release key. The typewriter will start typing all by itself. Turn the typewriter off, then on. That will reset everything. All tab stops will be erased and margins reset to their defaults.

Jan 04, 2012 | Swintec 7040 Typewriter

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KXR00 I have a panasonic elfec electronic typewriter r200 and I don't have a manual. I am having trouble setting the Left & Right Margins Regaards Lesley


I have a manual...
To clear margins and have do the following: depress the "return" key so the carriage returns to the left margin. Then depressed the "code" "tab clr" keys.
To set margins and tad do the following: clear your margins in tabs using the steps above. Depressed space bar until you reach the desired left margin. Depressed the "L. MAR" key... you're left margin is now set. Depress the "space bar" until you reach the first required tab stop. Depressed the "tab set" key... your first tab stop is now set. Repeat steps 4and 5 for each tab stop required on the writing line up 13 can be set on each line. Depress the spacebar to move the carriage to the desired right margin. Depressed the "r. mar" key. Finally depress the return key.

May 28, 2011 | Typewriters

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I can not figure out to delete existing tabs. I can not figure out how to set the left margins and right margins. HELP


To clear alltabs; tab allthe way to the right, hold the tab clr key press return.
T set margin Go to L. mar, press mar rel key, space or backspace to desired location, press l. mar key.

DickyO

Dec 10, 2010 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 15 Series II...

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How do you clear a tab someone preset. when I get to the far right of page and hit return it will on return to a tab. How do I clear all the preset margins or tabs.?? thanks


To clear margins, you have to hit the return button to find the left margin, then hit margin release and back space to move the margin left or spacebar to move to the right, then hit left margin button to set the new position. Right margin now. Hold spacebar down and find right margin position, hit margin rease and either spacebar to the right or backspace to the left to the new margin position then hit right margin button to set the new position. Tabs now. hit the tab key, when it goes to the first set tab, hit the tab clear key, then hit the tab key again, then tab clear again etc.

Dec 29, 2009 | Swintec 7040 Typewriter

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How do I set Decimal Tabs?


From the User's Manual:

Margins and For each setting, move point. key(s) indicated:
• LMar to set left margino
• RMar to set the right margino
• MarRei to the!" left of the margino
• TSet to set a tab. Vou set at the left and right margins. Vou • TClr to clear a tab.
• TClr + CRln elear ali The earrier does not margino when the carrier is tive margino Vou type or space through ríght margino saved when the oft.
Tabs
the carrier to the desired point, and press the
the margin.
margin.
MarRel release the left margin, ther Backspace or +- to move
margi n.
You can up to 26 tabs. Permanent tabs exist
You cannot clear these tabs.
CRtn to clear all tabs.
carrier lock at the right margin. The typewriter beeps
about five spaces before the right margin. You can
the right margin. Margin and tab settings are
typewriter is turned.

You can download the User's Manual from LEXMARK:
http://images.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/2007/index/en.html

Look for the title 'IBM Typewriters' at the end of the page, open the list box and select your typewritter model.

Aug 07, 2009 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 1000 Typewriter

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How to change the pitch?


Here ya go...

Margins and Tabs
Margins and tabs for both Type Mode and Mem Mode are set in Type
Mode, but can be changed in Mem Mode when text is recalled for
editing. Margins and tabs are set using the typing scale which appears
on the display in Type Mode. A blinking cursor indicates the typing
position. The letter “L” indicates your left margin setting. The letter “R”
indicates your right margin setting.
NOTE: In Mem Mode, the margins and tabs used when the text
is created will be saved with the text and recalled with it,
even if they have been changed.
Margins
In Type Mode, to signal that you are near the right margin, the
typewriter will beep 5 spaces before the margin. In Mem Mode, the text
will wrap automatically when you print.
Margins are preset depending on the pitch setting, which is the number
of characters per inch. They are:
10 Pitch 12 Pitch 15 Pitch
(Pica) (Elite) (Micro)
Left Margin 12 14 18
Right Margin 72 86 108
New margin settings remain until changed again.
1. Move the Mode Selector to Type. A typing scale appears on
the display.
2. Move the cursor using the Spacebar or Back Space to the desired left
margin setting on the scale.
3. Press Margin.
4. Move the cursor using the Spacebar to the desired right margin
setting on the typing scale.
5. Press Code + Margin. A beep confirms each new margin setting.
6. You can change to Mem Mode, if desired.

Take care,

Duane ONeil
www.fjaproducts.com
800-982-9989

Jun 02, 2009 | Typewriters

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Margins will not reset


Return to the stopping point, press and release the mar. rel. key backspace to the left then press L. mar. key.

To clear tabs tab all the way yo the rt. press & hold tab clear touch ret all tabs should clear.

Hope this is helpful

DickyO

Jul 11, 2008 | Nakajima AE-740 Typewriter

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Margin clearing and resetting


You cannot "clear" the margins. You have a left margin and right margin. They MUST be set somewhere even if they are set at the extreme left and right of the carriage. This part is IMPORTANT!!! Some functions (like right margin or margin release) may be written in a different color or shade. If they are, you must hold down the CODE or FUNCTION key while touching that function. In any case, the CODE key or similar will be the same color as the function you are trying to access. Get the printer where you want the margin to be. If you want the left margin set to the left of the current margin you will have use the MARGIN RELEASE key first. This may be labeled MREL or MAR REL or something similar. Backspace to where you want the margin to be then press the LMAR or LEFT MARGIN key. That will set the left margin at that point. Repeat the process for the right margin. Hope that helps Ed

May 26, 2007 | Nakajima AE-830 Typewriter

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