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Trying to print wedding invitations that are size 5.50 by 8.50 and keep getting a paper size mismatch error even after changing the setting in the size

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

Look for the owners manual for the printer and loook for the section that describes how to set the paper size on the printer.

Good Luck

Posted on Mar 13, 2011

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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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