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I purchased a C6280 all-in-one printer on 7-2-08.  Iwould like to know how do I print 5x7 and 8x10 photoson an 8x10 photo paper.  I can not find out how to do it looking through the manual.  Please advise. Thanks Frank

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We neeed to manually set the size of the paper in order to print on abaove paper sizes.

Open the HP Solution Center and click on settings >> print settings >> printer settings.

Now select the paper type as plain paper and click OK.

Now click on custom settings and enter the size of the paper and give it a name and click OK.

Now close the solution center and reopen it again.

Now click on settings >> print settings >> printer settings.

Now check whether we have the name that we gave to the custom size previously. Select it and then click OK and then try to print.



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