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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Lar g e F o rm at P r i n t er User Manual Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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  • Page 3: Printer Parts, Control Panel, Printer Specifications, Basic Printing Workflow

    Contents Contents Introduction How to use th�s manual ..................1 About Th�s User Manual ......................1 Search�ng Top�cs .........................3 HTML Vers�on of the Manual for Pr�nt�ng ..................5 Printer Parts Pr�nter parts ....................13 Front ............................13 Back ............................14 Top Cover (Ins�de) ........................15 Carr�age .............................16 Ink Tank Cover (Ins�de) ......................17 Control Panel ..........................18 Control Panel ....................20...

  • Page 4: Handling Paper, Output Stacker, Working With Various Print Jobs

    Contents Cancel�ng pr�nt jobs ..................92 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from the Control Panel ................92 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from W�ndows ..................93 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from Mac OS X ..................94 Handling Paper Paper ......................96 Types of Paper ..........................96 Paper S�zes ..........................101 Handl�ng rolls ....................104 Select�ng the Paper Source .....................104 Select�ng the Paper Type (Roll) ....................105 Spec�fy�ng the Paper Length (Roll) ..................106...

  • Page 5: Printing Office Documents, Enhanced Printing Options

    Contents Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs .................151 Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs ......................151 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows) ................152 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows, Mac OS X)............153 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows) ................154 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (Mac OS X) ................156 Spec�fy�ng Colors and Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs ................159 Spec�fy�ng Colors and Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs (W�ndows) ............160 HP-GL/2 Pr�nt�ng ........................162...

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    Contents Pr�nt�ng at full s�ze ..................218 Pr�nt�ng on Overs�zed Paper ....................218 Pr�nt�ng at Full S�ze (W�ndows) ....................220 Pr�nt�ng at Full S�ze (Mac OS X) ....................222 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze ...................225 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze (W�ndows) .................227 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze (Mac OS X) ...............229 Borderless Pr�nt�ng ..................232 Borderless Pr�nt�ng on Paper of Equ�valent S�ze ..............232 Borderless Pr�nt�ng by Res�z�ng Or�g�nals to Match the Paper S�ze (W�ndows) ......234...

  • Page 7: Windows Software

    Contents Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns ......305 Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns (W�ndows) ..306 Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns (Mac OS X) ..308 Check�ng Images Before Pr�nt�ng ..............

  • Page 8: Mac Os X Software, Network Setting

    Contents D�g�tal Photo Front-Access ................373 D�g�tal Photo Front-Access ......................373 PosterArt�st ....................374 Us�ng PosterArt�st to Compose Or�g�nals ................374 Us�ng PosterArt�st to Compose Or�g�nals (W�ndows) ..............375 Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..................377 �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..................377 Install�ng �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..............377 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility .......378 Mac OS X Software Pr�nter Dr�ver ....................379 Pr�nter Dr�ver Sett�ngs (Mac OS X) ..................379...

  • Page 9: Hard Disk, Adjustments For Better Print Quality

    Contents Network Sett�ng (W�ndows) ................417 Configuring the Printer Driver Destination (Windows) .............417 Shar�ng the Pr�nter �n W�ndows ....................418 Configuring the Printer's NetWare Network Settings ...............420 Specifying the Printer's Frame Type ..................422 Spec�fy�ng NetWare Pr�nt Serv�ces ..................424 Spec�fy�ng NetWare Protocols ....................427 Configuring NetWare Network Settings ...................429 Install�ng �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..............430 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility .......430...

  • Page 10: Ink Tanks, Troubleshooting

    Contents Adjust�ng the Measurement Scale for Better Accuracy ............504 Adjust�ng the Vacuum Strength ....................506 Maintenance Ink Tanks .......................507 Ink Tanks ..........................507 Replac�ng Ink Tanks ........................508 Check�ng Ink Tank Levels ......................513 When to Replace Ink Tanks .....................514 Pr�ntheads .....................515 Pr�nthead ..........................515 Check�ng the Pr�nt Qual�ty .......................515 Improv�ng the Pr�nt Qual�ty ......................515 Check�ng for Nozzle Clogg�ng ....................516...

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    Contents Pr�nt�ng does not start ...................555 The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not l�ght up ............555 The Pr�nter Does Not Respond Even �f Pr�nt Jobs are Sent ............555 The Display Screen indicates the system is filling with ink ............555 The pr�nter stops dur�ng a pr�nt job ...............556 An error message �s shown on the D�splay Screen ..............556 The pr�nter ejects blank, unpr�nted paper ................556...

  • Page 12: Other Problems, Error Message

    Contents Other problems .....................571 The pr�nter does not go on ......................571 If the Pr�nter Makes a Strange Sound ..................571 Messages adv�s�ng to check the ma�ntenance cartr�dge are not cleared ........571 The pr�nter consumes a lot of �nk ....................572 Ink Level Detect�on ........................572 Error Message Respond�ng to Messages ................575 Respond�ng to Messages ......................575...

  • Page 13: Other Messages

    Contents Messages regard�ng pr�ntheads ..............588 Cannot adjust pr�nthead......................588 Cannot adjust band.........................588 PHead needs clean�ng......................588 Problem w�th Pr�nthead ......................588 Pr�nthead error ........................589 Execute pr�nthead clean�ng.....................589 Messages regard�ng the ma�ntenance cartr�dge ...........590 No ma�ntenance cartr�dge.......................590 Prepare for ma�nt cart replacement..................590 No Ma�ntenance Cartr�dge capac�ty..................590 Ma�ntenance cartr�dge full.

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  • Page 15: How To Use This Manual, About This User Manual

    How to use this manual Introduction How to use this manual About This User Manual • Symbols The following symbols are used in this User Manual to indicate safety information and explanations on restrictions or precautions in use. Important Indicates important information that must be followed when using the printer. Be sure to read this information to prevent printer damage or operating errors.

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    Windows XP screens are used in explanations of Windows operations in this User Manual. • Trademarks • Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of Canon Inc. • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

  • Page 17: Searching Topics

    How to use this manual Searching Topics You can nd information in topics of this User Manual by searching for relevant terms. Enter a term and click the Search button. Note • To search for multiple terms at once, enter a space between each term. Search results are listed at left.

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    How to use this manual Click a topic you want to read. The terms you searched for will be highlighted in the topic. To review multiple topics at once, select the check box of desired topics and click the Apply button.

  • Page 19: Html Version Of The Manual For Printing, Printing A Group Of Topics In The Manual

    How to use this manual HTML Version of the Manual for Printing You can select a group of topics in the table of contents or individual topics in this manual for printing. The following procedure describes how to do this, using the information in Basic Printing Workow as an example.

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    How to use this manual Click Access to the HTML for printing in the title area. The topics in Basic Printing Workow are displayed together in HTML format, ready for printing. 6 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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    How to use this manual Clear the sections you will not print and click the Apply button. Printing a group of individual topics in the manual When you access printable HTML versions from subtitles in the table of contents, you can specify a group of topics to print.

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    How to use this manual Under Basic Printing Workow, click Printing Procedure. Click Access to the HTML for printing in the title area. 8 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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    How to use this manual The topics in Printing Procedure are displayed together in HTML format, ready for printing. Clear the topics you will not print and click the Apply button. Introduction 9 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 24: Printing Selected Topics

    How to use this manual Printing selected topics Print selected topics as follows. Access the printing dialog box as follows, depending on your computer’s operating system. • Windows In Windows, right-click anywhere in the explanation area except on a gure or a link.In the shortcut menu, click Print to display the Print dialog box.

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    How to use this manual • Macintosh On a Macintosh computer, click anywhere in the explanation area except on a gure or a link while holding the Ctrl key. In the shortcut menu, click Print Frame to display the Print dialog box. Specify conditions as needed, and then click Print (Windows) or Print (Macintosh).

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    How to use this manual • Macintosh Note • To print only individual topics that are displayed, use this method. 12 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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    Printer parts Printer Parts Printer parts Front a. Top Cover Open this cover to install the Printhead, load paper, and remove any jammed paper from inside the printer as needed. (→P.15) b. Ejection Guide Supports paper as it is ejected to prevent it from rising. c.

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    Printer parts Back a. Release Lever Releases the Paper Retainer. Push this release lever back before loading paper or cleaning inside the printer. b. Carrying Handles (Four Positions) When carrying the printer, hold it by these handles under both sides. c.

  • Page 29: Top Cover (inside)

    Printer parts Top Cover (Inside) a. Top Cover Roller Prevents paper from rising when ejected. b. Paper Alignment Line Align paper with this line when loading it. c. Carriage Moves the Printhead. The carriage serves a key role in printing. (→P.16) d.

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    Printer parts Carriage a. Carriage Cover Protects the Carriage. b. Printhead Fixer Cover Holds the Printhead in place. c. Printhead The printhead is equipped with ink nozzles. It is a key part of the printer. d. Printhead Fixer Lever Locks the Printhead Fixer Cover. e.

  • Page 31: Ink Tank Cover (inside)

    Printer parts Ink Tank Cover (Inside) a. Ink Tank Cartridges of ink in various colors. b. Ink Tank Lock Lever A lever that locks the Ink Tank in place and protects it. Open or close the lever when replacing an Ink Tank.

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    Printer parts Control Panel a. Online Button (Green) Switches the printer online and ofine. (→P.29) • The printer is online. • Flashing The printer is switching modes. • The printer is ofine. b. Menu Button Displays the main menu of the printer. (→P.50) c.

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    Printer parts f. Feeder Selection Button Switches the paper source. Each time you press this button, the paper source switches between the roll and the sheet, and the corresponding lamp on the Paper Source Section is lit. g. Display Screen Shows the printer menu, as well as the printer status and messages.

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    Control Panel Control Panel Control Panel a. Online Button (Green) Switches the printer online and ofine. (→P.29) • The printer is online. • Flashing The printer is switching modes. • The printer is ofine. b. Menu Button Displays the main menu of the printer. (→P.50) c.

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    Control Panel f. Feeder Selection Button Switches the paper source. Each time you press this button, the paper source switches between the roll and the sheet, and the corresponding lamp on the Paper Source Section is lit. g. Display Screen Shows the printer menu, as well as the printer status and messages.

  • Page 36: Turning The Printer On And Off, Turning The Printer On

    Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer will now start up. After the Display Screen shows the Canon logo, Starting up... Please wait. is displayed. The printer goes online in preparation for printing after startup, and the Online lamp and paper source section lamp remain lit.

  • Page 37: Turning The Printer Off

    Control Panel Turning the printer off Important • Never turn the printer off or unplug it during a print job. This could damage the printer. Make sure no print jobs are in progress. If the Message lamp is ashing, check the message on the Display Screen and take action as necessary.

  • Page 38: Printer Modes

    Control Panel Printer Modes Printer modes are classied as follows and described in this topic. • Modes (→P.24) • Mode transition (→P.25) • Online, and state of the Control Panel (→P.26) • Ofine, and state of the Control Panel (→P.27) •...

  • Page 39: Mode Transition

    Control Panel Mode transition The printer mode transitions are as follows: *1: When submenus are displayed, you can press any button other than the Information button to return to the previous mode. *2: The printer automatically enters Sleep mode if it is idle for a specic period (by factory default, ve minutes), that is, if no print jobs are received or buttons are pressed while all covers are closed.

  • Page 40: Online, And State Of The Control Panel

    Control Panel Online, and state of the Control Panel Printing in progress (receiving or Not printing processing print jobs) Display Screen • Top Level of the Display Screen The printer status is displayed here. The selected paper source is indicated by an icon in the upper-right corner.

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    Turn off the printer and wait at least three seconds before restoring the power. If the message is still displayed after this, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact the Canon dealer for assistance. Printer Parts 27 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 42: Menu Mode, And State Of The Control Panel

    Control Panel Menu mode, and state of the Control Panel Menu items and settings Main menu (during printing) Main menu • • • Display Screen Display Screen Display Screen Pressing the Menu button The title of the selected menu Menus available during printing when printing is not in progress is displayed on the rst line, are displayed if you press the...

  • Page 43: Switching Modes

    Control Panel Switching Modes Switching the printer online/ofine Press the Online button to switch the printer online or ofine. The Online lamp is lit in Online mode. Printing is possible in this mode. The Online lamp is off in Ofine mode. Depending on the status, the printer switches online and ofine as follows.

  • Page 44: Switching To Menu Mode

    Control Panel Switching to Menu mode Press the Menu button to display the main menu. Depending on the status, the printer switches to Menu mode as follows. Printer Status When the Menu Button is Pressed Online Switches to Menu mode. Online, printing Either menus available during printing or a screen to manage print jobs is displayed.

  • Page 45: Printer Menu Operations, Main Menu Operations During Printing

    Control Panel Printer Menu Operations The printer menu includes a main menu and submenus. • Main menu operations when no print job is in progress (→P.31) • Main menu operations during printing (→P.31) • Job Management Menu Operations (→P.32) • Submenu operations (→P.32) Main menu operations when no print job is in progress Access the main menu by pressing the Menu button on the Control Panel.

  • Page 46: Job Management Menu Operations, Submenu Operations

    Control Panel Job Management Menu Operations To display the Job Mgmt Menu, press Job Mgmt Menu on the Menu Selection screen, which is displayed by pressing the Menu button on the Control Panel during printing. Note • The Menu Selection screen will not be displayed in the following case even if you press the Menu button.

  • Page 47: Main Menu Operations

    Control Panel Main Menu Operations Press the Menu button to display the main menu. For details, see “Main Menu Settings”. (→P.50) • Main menu when no print job is in progress • Menu selection (if you press the Menu button when printing is in progress) Note •...

  • Page 48: Accessing Menus

    Control Panel Accessing Menus Printer menus are grouped by function. Menus are displayed with the upper line selected. Use the buttons on the Control Panel to access each menu. • Press ▲ to access a higher menu in the menu list, and press ▼ to access a lower one. If items of the menu list are more than the lines of the screen, press ▲...

  • Page 49: Specifying Menu Items

    Control Panel Specifying menu items Follow the steps below to specify menu items. Press ▲ or ▼ to select a menu, and then press the ► button. Repeat these steps until the desired menu options are displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting, and then press the OK button. The check box at left is selected, and the setting is conrmed.

  • Page 50: Specifying Numerical Values, Executing Menu Commands

    Control Panel Specifying numerical values Follow the steps below to enter numbers for items such as network settings. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select TCP/IP, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 51: Menu Structure, Main Menu

    Control Panel Menu Structure Main Menu The structure of the main menu is as follows. Values at right indicated by an asterisk “*” are the defaults. For instructions on menu operations, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu items, see “Main Menu Settings”. (→P.50) First Level Second Level Third Level...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Feed Priority Automatic * Band Joint Print Length Adjust Length From -0.70% to 0.70% Head Height Automatic * Highest High Standard Lowest Skew Check Lv. Standard * Loose VacuumStrngth Automatic * Strongest...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level NearEnd Sht Mrgn 3mm 20mm Return Defaults Job Management Job Queue Ope. Job List Delete Priority Com. BOX Ope. Job List Print Delete Print Job List Psnl. BOX Ope. Folder List Job List Print...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level 4 dots * 5 dots 6 dots 7 dots ThickenFineLines Off * AdjustFaintLines On * Auto Rotate Off * Nesting Use Nesting Off * Nesting WaitTime 1-99 minutes Cut Lines Off * On-the-Fly...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Adjust Length (*3) No Head Inc. Adj. Interface Setup EOP Timer 10 sec. 30 sec. 1 min. 2 min. 5 min. 10 min. * 30 min. 60 min. TCP/IP IP Mode Automatic...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level NPrinter AppleTalk Off * Ethernet Driver Auto Detect On * Comm.Mode (*7) Half Duplex * Full Duplex Ethernet Type (*7) 10 Base-T * 100 Base-TX Spanning Tree Not Use * MAC Address Ext.

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sht Selection 2 ISO B1 28"x40" (ANSI F) Noz. Check Freq. 1 page 10 pages Automatic * Sleep Timer 5 min. * 10 min. 15 min. 20 min. 30 min.

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level -7:Arizona(MST) -6:Texas (CST) -5:NewYork(EST) -4:Santiago -3:Buenos Aires -1:Cape Verde Date Format yyyy/mm/dd * dd/mm/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy Date & Time Date yyyy/mm/dd (*8) Time (*10) hh:mm Language Contrast Adj. -4, -3, -2, -1, 0*, +1, +2, +3, +4 Reset PaprSetngs No Erase HDD Data...

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    Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Output Method Print * Print (Auto Del) Save: Box XX Save and Print Off * Save: Shared Box Off On * Test Print Status Print Media Details Print Job Log Menu Map Nozzle Check Information...

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    Control Panel *3: Available only if Feed Priority is Print Length. *4: Available only if IP Mode is Automatic. *5: For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.96)The paper type setting in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) is updated when you install the printer driver from the User Software CD-ROM or if you change paper information by using the Media Conguration Tool.See the Media Conguration Tool Guide (Windows) or Media Conguration Tool Guide (Macintosh).

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    Control Panel Submenus Each time you press the Information button on the Control Panel, printer information is displayed in the following order. ■The remaining Maintenance Cartridge capacity and ink levels ■Information of the loaded paper ■Printer information ■HP-GL/2 settings information For details on submenu screens, see “Submenu Display”.

  • Page 62: Main Menu During Printing

    Control Panel Main menu during printing The structure of the main menu during printing is as follows. For instructions on menu operations, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu items, see “Main Menu Settings (During Printing)”. (→P.62) Second Seventh First Level Third Level...

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    Control Panel Second Seventh First Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Level Level Psnl. BOX Folder List (Enter a Job List (Choose a Print Ope. password if print job) one has been set.) Delete Print Job List No *1: Available if Feed Priority is Automatic or Band Joint.

  • Page 64: Main Menu Settings

    Control Panel Main Menu Settings Main menu items are described in the following tables. For instructions on selecting or setting menu items, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu levels and values, see “Menu Structure”. (→P.37) Setting Item Description, Instructions Paper Cutting This command is available only if a roll is loaded.

  • Page 65: Paper Menu

    Control Panel Paper Menu Setting Item Description, Instructions Cut Sheet Type (*1) Choose the type of sheets. (→P.132) Roll Media Type (*1) Choose the type of roll. (→P.105) Chk Remain.Roll Choose On to print a barcode at the end of a roll before you remove it. The printed barcode can be used in managing the amount of roll paper left.

  • Page 66: Paper Details

    Control Panel Paper Details Setting Item Description, Instructions (The type of paper is Roll DryingTime Specify the time to wait for the ink to dry for each sheet. displayed here.)(*1) Scan Wait Time Specify the time to wait for the ink to dry between each scan in bidirectional printing, in consideration of how quickly the ink dries.

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    Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions (The type of paper is Cutting Mode Specify whether or not to cut with the standard round-bladed displayed here.)(*1) cutter. Choose Automatic to have the roll cut automatically after printing. If you choose Manual, the paper will not be cut after printing.

  • Page 68: Job Management

    Control Panel Job Management Setting Item Description, Instructions Job Queue Job List (Choose a print Delete Delete the current job or queued Ope. job) jobs. (→P.449) Priority Print the job rst after the current print job is nished. (→P.449) Com. BOX Job List (Choose a print Print...

  • Page 69: Gl2 Settings

    Control Panel GL2 Settings Setting Item Description, Instructions Color Mode Monochrome Print in monochrome. Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print in brighter colors. Print Quality Choose the print quality. Input Resolution Choose the printer input resolution, 600dpi or 300dpi. Media Source Choose the media source for HP-GL/2 printing.

  • Page 70

    Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions Auto Rotate If the long side of an original is shorter than the roll width, the original is automatically rotated 90 degrees to conserve paper. Similarly, if the long side of an original in landscape orientation is longer than the roll width and the short side is shorter than the roll width, the original is repositioned to t on the paper.

  • Page 71: Adjust Printer

    Advanced Adj. Choose this option when using paper other than genuine Canon paper or paper for which printing has been veried by Canon. Choose Yes to have the printer print and read a band adjustment test pattern for automatic adjustment of the feed amount. Note that this function takes more time and requires more ink than Standard Adj.

  • Page 72: Interface Setup

    Control Panel Interface Setup Setting Item Description, Instructions EOP Timer Specify the timeout period before cancellation of print jobs that cannot be received by the printer. TCP/IP IP Mode Choose whether the printer IP address is congured automatically or a static IP address is entered manually. Protocol DHCP Specify the protocol used to congure the IP address...

  • Page 73: System Setup

    Control Panel Maintenance Setting Item Description, Instructions Repl. maint cart When replacing the Maintenance Cartridge, choose Yes and follow the instructions on the screen. (→P.528) Replace P.head Not displayed during a warning message that the remaining Maintenance Cartridge capacity is low. When replacing the Printhead, choose Yes and follow the instructions on the screen.

  • Page 74

    Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions Paper Size Basis Sht Selection 1 If sheet size detection is activated, choose whether ISO A3+ or 13"x19"(Super B) is applied when an intermediate size is detected. Sht Selection 2 If sheet size detection is activated, choose whether ISO B1 or 28"x40"...

  • Page 75

    Control Panel Information Setting Item Description, Instructions System Info Version Firm Displays the printer rmware version. Boot Displays the version of the boot ROM. Displays the version of the MIT database format. Displays the printer’s serial number. Displays the MAC address of the printer. Displays the printer’s IP address.

  • Page 76: Main Menu Settings (during Printing)

    Control Panel Main Menu Settings (During Printing) Main menu items during printing are described in the following tables. For instructions on selecting or setting menu items, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu levels and values, see “Menu Structure”. (→P.37) Setting Item Description, Instructions Menu Durng Prtng...

  • Page 77

    Control Panel Information Setting Item Description, Instructions System Info Version Firm Displays the version of the printer and rmware. Boot Displays the version of the boot ROM. Displays the version of the MIT database format. Ext I/F Displays the name of interfaces compatible with the expansion slot.

  • Page 78: Job Mgmt Menu

    Control Panel Job Mgmt Menu Setting Item Description, Instructions Job Queue Job List (Choose a print Priority Print the job rst after the current Ope. job) print job is nished. (→P.449) Delete Delete the current job or queued jobs. (→P.449) Com.

  • Page 79: Submenu Display, Information Of The Loaded Paper

    Control Panel Submenu Display Press the Information button to display this information, one after another: the Maintenance Cartridge capacity and remaining ink levels, paper information, and printer information. Each time you press the Information button, the following submenus are displayed. Note •...

  • Page 80: Printer Information

    Control Panel Printer information Displays the rmware version, serial number, MAC address, IP address, and interface information. GL2 Settings The following settings information is displayed on two screens: HP-GL/2 Color Mode, Print Quality, Input Resolution, Media Source, Conserve Paper, Line Cap, Smoothing, and Line Width, ThickenFineLines, and AdjustFaintLines.

  • Page 81: Status Print, Printing Status Print Reports

    Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. Checking the information in the Status Print report The following information is included in the Status Print report. Canon imagePROGRAF iPFxxxx Status Print Printer model Firm Firmware Version...

  • Page 82

    Control Panel HP-GL/2 Settings HP-GL/2 setting values. Color Mode Print Quality Input Resolution Media Source Conserve Paper Line Cap Smoothing Line Width Interface Setup Current network settings. EOP Timer Sets the elapsed time between receiving last data and canceling printing. TCP/IP Settings related to TCP/IP.

  • Page 83

    Control Panel System Setup Warning Current warning and error settings. Buzzer Detect mismatch Keep Media Size Current paper-related settings. Sheet Selection 1 Sheet Selection 2 Noz. Check Freq. Nozzle-check settings. Sleep Timer General printer settings. Length Unit Time Zone Date Format Language Contrast Adj.

  • Page 84

    Control Panel Network (RemoteUI) Current network settings used by RemoteUI. TCP/IP Frame Type Use DHCP Use BOOTP Use RARP Enable DNS Dynamic Update Use Zeroconf Function IP Address* Subnet Mask* Gateway Address* LPD Printing IPP Printing IPP Printer URI RAW Printing Raw Port Number Raw Mode Bi-direction FTP Printing...

  • Page 85

    Control Panel Bindery PServer Values set when NetWare > Print Service > Bindery PServer is selected. File Server Name* Print Server Name* Print Server Password* Polling Interval RPrinter Values set when NetWare > Print Service > RPrinter is selected. Print Server Name* Printer Number* NDS PServer...

  • Page 86

    Control Panel COUNTER Utilization status of the cutter, media, and other items (indicating how much they have been used). CUTTER MEDIA MEDIA1-7 NAME ROLL CUTSHEET AFTER INSTALLATION 72 Printer Parts Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 87: Optional Accessories, Roll Holder Set

    Optional accessories Optional accessories Roll Holder Set A set of parts comprising the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment, and 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment. To load a roll with a 3-inch paper core, remove the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Holder Stopper and then attach the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment on both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper.

  • Page 88: Printing Performance

    Printer Specications Printer Specications Specications Important • This information is subject to change as the printer is updated. • The following values may vary depending on the operating environment. Printer Power supply 100-120 V AC (50/60 Hz), 220-240 V AC (50/60 Hz) Power consumption During operation 140 W max.

  • Page 89

    Printer Specications Interface Expansion Board Slots USB 2.0(*1) Format Internal port Mode Full-speed (12 Mbps), high-speed (480 Mbps) Connector Series B (4-pin) Ethernet Format Internal port Specication IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX /Auto-Negotiation, IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex Protocols IPX/SPX (Netware 4.2, 5.1, 6.0), SNMP, HTTP, TCP/IP, AppleTalk IEEE 1394 Format...

  • Page 90

    Printer Specications Paper (*1) Paper width 203-917 mm (8-36.1 in) Maximum length Rolls 18 m (19.9 yd) per page Sheets 1.6 m (1.7 yd) Thickness Rolls 0.07-0.8 mm (0.0028-0.031 in) Sheets 0.07-0.8 mm (0.0028-0.031 in) Paper Size Roll width 36-in Roll (914 mm), ISO A0/A1 Roll (841 mm), 30-in Roll (762 mm), JIS B1/B2 Roll (728 mm), 24-in Roll (610 mm), ISO A1/A2 Roll (594 mm), JIS B2/B3 Roll (515 mm), 17-in Roll (432 mm), ISO A2/A3 Roll (420 mm), 16-in Roll (407 mm), 14-in Roll (356...

  • Page 91

    Printer Specications Hard Disk Capacity on the hard disk to store image data 48 GB Print job storage capacity • Common mail box: 100 jobs • Personal boxes: 100 jobs Printer Parts 77 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 92: Basic Environmental Performance, Packaging Materials

    Printer Specications Basic Environmental Performance Printer Power consumption Sleep mode 100-120 V: 5 W max. (10 W max. when an IEEE 1394 (FireWire) expansion board is installed.) 220-240 V: 6 W max. (11 W max. when an IEEE 1394 (FireWire) expansion board is installed.) 1 W max.

  • Page 93: Print Area

    Printer Specications Print Area A margin required by the printer is added with respect to the size of paper loaded in the printer. Except in borderless printing, the actual printing area corresponds to the paper size minus the space for this margin. Printable Area Recommended Print Area Top Edge...

  • Page 94: Printing Procedure, Printing Options Using Rolls And Sheets

    Printing procedure Basic Printing Workow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets The printer supports both rolls and sheets. This section introduces the main features of each, as well as the main printing methods available. Select rolls or sheets to suit your particular printing application. Note •...

  • Page 95: Sheet Printing

    Printing procedure Sheet printing Sheets refers to individual sheets of paper in regular sizes. Insert the sheet between the Platen and the Paper Retainer. • Enlarged/reduced printing You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing originals before printing. (→P.196) (→P.202) (→P.208)

  • Page 96: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Printing procedure Loading and Printing on Rolls These are the basic steps for loading and printing on rolls. Follow the steps below to switch to a new roll or a roll of a different type or width before printing. Note •...

  • Page 97

    Printing procedure Load the roll in the Roll Holder Slot. (→P.109) Load the roll in the printer. (→P.110) Select the paper type. (→P.105) Specify the paper length. (→P.106) Basic Printing Workow 83 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 98

    Printing procedure Complete settings in the printer driver for the type of paper and other details. • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) (→P.192) • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) (→P.194) Important • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver. If the type and size do not match, an error message may be displayed and printing may not be possible.

  • Page 99

    Printing procedure Send the print job. • Printing from Windows (→P.89) • Printing from Mac OS X (→P.90) Start printing. Note • You can skip steps 6 and 7 if a barcode has been printed on the roll paper and you have activated automatic detection of the remaining roll.

  • Page 100: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Printing procedure Loading and Printing on Sheets These are the basic steps for loading sheets and then printing. Follow the steps below to load and print on sheets. Turn the printer on. (→P.22) Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. •...

  • Page 101

    Printing procedure Complete settings in the printer driver for the type and size of paper and other details. • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) (→P.192) • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) (→P.194) Send the print job. •...

  • Page 102

    Printing procedure Load the sheet. (→P.133) Note • If you will load a sheet before sending a print job, after you load the sheet, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen. Follow these steps. •...

  • Page 103: Printing From Windows

    Printing procedure Printing from Windows Print from the application software menu. Important • The Windows printer driver can be used in the following versions of Windows: • Windows 2000 (Professional or Server) • Windows XP (Home Edition or Professional) • Windows Server 2003 (Standard Edition) •...

  • Page 104: Printing From Mac Os X, Registering The Printer

    “Conguring the Destination for AppleTalk Network (Macintosh)”. (→P.433) Note • When registering the printer, choose USB if the printer is connected via USB, Canon FireWire(iPF) if connected via IEEE 1394, or AppleTalk, Canon IP(iPF), or Bonjour if connected via a network. •...

  • Page 105: Printing From The Application Software

    Printing procedure Printing from the application software In the application software, select Print from the File menu to display the dialog box for printing conditions. Note • This dialog box includes basic printing options and enables you to choose the printer, specify the range of pages, number of copies, and so on.

  • Page 106: Canceling Print Jobs, Canceling Print Jobs From The Control Panel

    Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel Hold down the Stop button for a second or more to cancel print jobs or ink drying in progress when the printer is online, ofine, or in Menu mode. Printer operation varies depending on the status when you hold down the Stop button for a second or more during printing.

  • Page 107: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows

    Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from Windows You can cancel print jobs in the printer window. Click the printer icon in the taskbar to display the printer window. Note • You can also display this window by double-clicking the printer icon in the Printers and Faxes (or Printers ) folder, accessible through the Windows start menu.

  • Page 108: Canceling Print Jobs From Mac Os X

    Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS X You can cancel print jobs in imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the printer window. Click Stop Jobs to stop printing. In this window, you can cancel jobs sent to the printer. Note •...

  • Page 109

    Canceling print jobs Select the print job to cancel and click the Cancel Job button to remove the print job. The job sent to the printer is canceled. Note • The print job is displayed on the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor window while the printer receives the print data from the computer.

  • Page 110: Types Of Paper

    Note • The media types with "†" marked in the product name are those specied as genuine Canon media. For other media, please contact the respective media manufacturer after reading the instruction manuals supplied with the media. 96 Handling Paper...

  • Page 111: Viewing The Paper Reference Guide

    Paper Viewing the Paper Reference Guide You can access the Paper Reference Guide as follows. Follow the steps for your particular operating system. • Windows Double-click the iPFxxxx Support icon on the desktop. (Here, iPFxxxx represents the printer model.) The online support window is displayed. Select Paper Reference Guide.

  • Page 112

    Paper • Mac OS X Click the iPF Support icon in the Dock. The online support window is displayed. Select Paper Reference Guide. The Paper Reference Guide is displayed. 98 Handling Paper Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 113: Updating Paper Information

    Paper Updating paper information You can update paper information in the Paper Reference Guide and on the printer by downloading the latest version of the Media Conguration Tool from the imagePROGRAF website. For information about the Media Conguration Tool, see the Media Conguration Tool Guide (Windows) or Media Conguration Tool Guide (Macintosh).

  • Page 114

    On a Macintosh computer, you can also access the imagePROGRAF website from the Finder by selecting Applications > Canon Utilities > iPFxxxx Media Conguration Tool (here, iPFxxxx represents the printer model) > MCTxxxx to start the Media Conguration Tool and then clicking Extra Information.

  • Page 115: Paper Sizes

    Paper Paper Sizes Rolls Rolls that meet the following conditions are supported. • Outer diameter: up to 150 mm (6.0 in) • Inner diameter of paper core: 2 or 3 inches • Printing side out Roll Paper Width Settings in Printer Driver Borderless Printing (*1) Roll width 914.4 mm (36.00 in)

  • Page 116

    Paper Sheets Sheets of the following sizes are supported. Paper Size Dimensions ISO A0 841.0 × 1189.0 mm (33.11 × 46.81 in) ISO A1 594.0 × 841.0 mm (23.39 × 33.11 in) ISO A2 420.0 × 594.0 mm (16.54 × 23.39 in) ISO A2+ 431.8 ×...

  • Page 117

    Paper Paper Size Dimensions DIN C3 324.0 × 458.0 mm (12.76 × 18.03 in) DIN C4 229.0 × 324.0 mm (9.02 × 12.76 in) 20"x24" 508.0 × 609.6 mm (20.00 × 24.00 in) 18"x22" 457.2 × 558.8 mm (18.00 × 22.00 in) 14"x17"...

  • Page 118: Handling Rolls, Selecting The Paper Source

    Handling rolls Handling rolls Selecting the Paper Source When advancing paper, press the Feeder Selection button and select the source. You can determine the selected source by checking which lamp is lit-either the Roll Media lamp (a) or the Cut Sheet lamp (b). •...

  • Page 119

    Handling rolls Selecting the Paper Type (Roll) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Important • For best printing results, the printer ne-tunes the feed amount for each type of paper. Be sure to select the type of paper to use correctly before printing.

  • Page 120: Specifying The Paper Length (roll)

    Handling rolls Specifying the Paper Length (Roll) When changing the length of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the length as follows. Note • When you specify the roll length in the printer menu, Chk Remain.Roll must be set to On. If it is Off, the Roll Length Set menu is not shown.

  • Page 121: Loading Rolls On The Roll Holder

    Handling rolls Loading Rolls on the Roll Holder When printing on rolls, attach the Roll Holder to the roll. Attach the 2-inch or 3-inch paper core attachment to the roll holder, depending on the size of the paper core of the roll you will use.

  • Page 122

    Handling rolls With the edge of the roll paper facing back as shown, set the roll with the Roll Holder from the right. Insert the roll rmly until it touches the ange (a) of the Roll Holder. Important • When loading a roll, be careful to avoid hitting the printer hard with the roll. This may damage the Roll Holder.

  • Page 123: Loading Rolls In The Roll Holder Slot

    Handling rolls Loading Rolls in the Roll Holder Slot Once a roll is in the Roll Holder, follow these steps to load the roll in the Roll Holder Slot. Holding the Roll Holder so that the side with the white gear faces the side of the Roll Holder Slot with a white gear, load the Roll Holder shaft (a) into the grooves (b) on both ends of the Roll Holder Slot.

  • Page 124: Loading The Roll In The Printer

    Handling rolls Loading the Roll in the Printer Follow these steps to load rolls in the printer. Note • Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. • Roll (→P.113) (→P.114) • Sheet (→P.137) • If the Platen is dirty, clean inside the Top Cover. (→P.538) Push the Release Lever back and pull out the roll paper evenly on both ends.

  • Page 125

    Handling rolls Open the Top Cover. Important • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). Pull the roll edge gently and align it with the Paper Alignment Line (a). Lower the Release Lever toward the front. Important •...

  • Page 126

    Handling rolls Close the Top Cover. After you load a roll, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen. At this point, specify the paper type. (→P.105) 112 Handling Paper Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 127: Removing The Roll From The Printer

    Handling rolls Removing the Roll from the Printer Remove rolls from the printer as follows. Note • If you need to cut a printed roll, select Paper Cutting in the printer menu and cut the roll at the desired position. (→P.122) •...

  • Page 128: Removing Rolls From The Roll Holder Slot, Removing A Roll From The Roll Holder

    Handling rolls Removing Rolls From the Roll Holder Slot Remove rolls from the Roll Holder Slot as follows. Make sure the roll is away from the Paper Feed Slot, and then remove the Roll Holder from the Roll Holder Slot. Removing a Roll from the Roll Holder Lift the Holder Stopper lever (a) from the shaft side to unlock it.

  • Page 129: Clearing Jammed Roll Paper

    Handling rolls Clearing Jammed Roll Paper If roll paper jams, follow the steps below to remove jams. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...

  • Page 130

    Handling rolls Holding the paper on both sides, pull the jammed portion out toward the front. Use a scissors to cut away the printed or wrinkled portion. Caution • When cutting paper, be careful to avoid injury and damaging the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.

  • Page 131

    Handling rolls Close the Top Cover. Turn the printer on. (→P.22) The roll is now advanced. After it is nished being advanced, you can resume printing. Note • You can ensure that the edge is cut neatly by following the steps below. Press the Online button to bring the printer ofine.

  • Page 132: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    Handling rolls Feeding Roll Paper Manually You can bring the printer ofine by pressing the Online button. When the printer is ofine and roll paper is selected as the paper source, you can feed or retract the roll paper by pressing ▲ or ▼. Press ▲...

  • Page 133: Detection Of The Remaining Roll Paper

    Handling rolls Detection of the Remaining Roll Paper If you have activated automatic detection of the remaining roll paper, when the roll is ejected, a barcode with text is printed on the roll paper that identies the type of paper and amount left. If this function is activated and barcodes are printed on the roll paper, the type of paper and amount left are automatically detected when you load a roll.

  • Page 134: Specifying The Ink Drying Time For Rolls

    Handling rolls Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls When you are using paper that takes longer for ink to adhere, if the Cutter touches printed surfaces that are still wet, it may damage the paper or cause rough cut edges. Also, ink may be transferred onto the paper surface during ejection, soiling it.

  • Page 135: Mac Os X

    Handling rolls Mac OS X Choose Print in the application menu. Select the Main pane and click Settings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.

  • Page 136: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Handling rolls Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls How a roll is cut after ejection varies depending on the printer settings. Cutting Method Menu Settings Driver Setting Automatic The roll is automatically cut by the Cutter Cutting Automatic Auto Cut Unit following printer driver settings.

  • Page 137: Eject (waiting For Ink To Dry After Printing)

    Handling rolls Eject (waiting for ink to dry after printing) Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 138

    Handling rolls Manual (when using media that cannot be cut using the Cutter Unit ) Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 139

    Handling rolls Press the Online button. The roll is rewound, and rewinding stops automatically. Paper Cutting (to have the roll cut at your specied position) If the printer stops operating after printing, press the Online button. The printer goes ofine. Press ▲...

  • Page 140: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Handling rolls Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically If the leading edge of a roll is crooked or warped, it may cause an error message or printing problems. In this case, set Trim Edge First to Automatic or On on the Control Panel to have the printer cut the leading edge to make the edge straight after you load a roll.

  • Page 141: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    Handling rolls Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls The printer is equipped with a function to reduce cutting dust for media such as Backlit Film that are more likely to generate debris when cut. This may improve printing quality and help prevent Printhead damage. You can set up this function to be activated for some types of paper.

  • Page 142

    Handling rolls Roll Holder Set A set of parts comprising the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment, and 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment. To load a roll with a 3-inch paper core, remove the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Holder Stopper and then attach the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment on both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper.

  • Page 143: Attaching Accessories To The Roll Holder, Installing The 3-inch Paper Core Attachment

    Handling rolls Attaching Accessories to the Roll Holder The following attachments are provided with the Roll Holder. Use the attachment that matches the size of the paper core of the roll you will use. The printer is delivered with the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment on the Roll Holder.

  • Page 144: Installing The 2-inch Paper Core Attachment

    Handling rolls Installing the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment When loading a roll with a 2-inch paper core, remove the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment from both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper and then attach the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment on the Holder Stopper. Push the tips (a) of 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment #1 in and remove the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Roll Holder.

  • Page 145: Handling Sheets

    Handling sheets Handling sheets Selecting the Paper Source When advancing paper, press the Feeder Selection button and select the source. You can determine the selected source by checking which lamp is lit-either the Roll Media lamp (a) or the Cut Sheet lamp (b). •...

  • Page 146

    Handling sheets Selecting the Paper Type (Sheet) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Note • After you load the sheet, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen.

  • Page 147: Loading The Sheet In The Printer

    Handling sheets Loading the Sheet in the Printer Note • For details on supported types and sizes of the paper, see “Paper Sizes” or the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.101) (→P.96) • Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. •...

  • Page 148

    Handling sheets Open the Top Cover and push the Release Lever back. Important • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). With a sheet lengthwise and printing-side up, insert it between the Platen (a) and the Paper Retainer (b).

  • Page 149

    Handling sheets Important • Load a sheet so that it is parallel to the Paper Alignment Line (d). Loading paper askew will cause an error. • Warped paper may rub against the Printhead. Straighten paper if it is warped before loading it. •...

  • Page 150: Manually Loading Paper To The Position For Printing

    Handling sheets Manually Loading Paper to the Position for Printing You will need to advance the paper manually to the starting position for printing after selecting the type of paper in the Control Panel menu when rolls or sheets are loaded in the following cases, which require a different paper feeding method than usual.

  • Page 151: Removing The Sheet

    Handling sheets Removing the Sheet Press the Load/Eject button. Note • Paper cannot be ejected by using the Load/Eject button when print jobs are in progress or during the ink drying period. Before ejecting paper, press the Stop button to cancel printing, print job processing, or ink drying.

  • Page 152: Clearing A Jammed Sheet

    Handling sheets Clearing a Jammed Sheet If a sheet jams, follow the steps below to remove it. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...

  • Page 153

    Handling sheets If the paper is visible, grasp the paper and pull it forward. If you cannot see the paper, remove the scrap from behind the printer. After removing the paper, make sure there are no other scraps of paper in the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.

  • Page 154: Using The Output Stacker

    Output Stacker Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker The Output Stacker can be held at two positions, as shown. • When storing printed documents on the Output Stacker Use position (1). • When the Output Stacker is not used Use position (2). Important •...

  • Page 155

    Output Stacker Use the Output Stacker in the normal position (a). However, for some types of media, you can use the stacker in the position for easy removal (b). To switch the stacker to the position for easy removal, move the Support Rod to the position of (b). This position enables printed documents to be removed more easily.

  • Page 156: Printing Photos And Images, Easy Settings

    Printing Photos and Images Working With Various Print Jobs Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows) Printing is easy when you simply choose the print target. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed.

  • Page 157

    Printing Photos and Images Caution • Depending on the Media Type setting, some Print Target options may not be available. Note • You can check the settings values for each print target by clicking View Settings. • You can also ne-tune these values as needed. ( Advanced Settings ) For details on Advanced Settings, see “Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing”.

  • Page 158

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows, Mac OS X) Printing is easy when you simply choose the print target. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for photos and images Print Target Description...

  • Page 159

    Printing Photos and Images Note • You can check the settings values for each print target by clicking View Settings. • You can also ne-tune these values as needed. ( Advanced Settings ) For details on Advanced Settings, see “Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing”.

  • Page 160

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows) This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. • Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Glossy Photo Paper •...

  • Page 161

    Printing Photos and Images Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click 10"x12". Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 162: Printing Photos And Images (mac Os X)

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. • Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page Size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 163

    Printing Photos and Images In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Glossy Photo Paper. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer. Note • The paper type setting in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) is updated when you install the Media Conguration Tool from the User Software CD-ROM or if you change paper information by using the Media Conguration Tool.

  • Page 164

    Printing Photos and Images Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list in this case, 10 in. (254.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 165: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Using this printer, you can print ne lines and text clearly and sharply. It’s easy to produce highly precise drawings from CAD applications. Note • In Windows, you can print highly precise drawings using the provided imagePROGRAF HDI Driver for AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT.

  • Page 166: Print Targets For Line Drawings And Text

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for line drawings and text Print Target Description...

  • Page 167

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows, Mac OS X) Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed.

  • Page 168

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) This topic describes how to print line drawings based on the following example. • Document: CAD drawing • Page size: A3 (297.0 × 420.0 mm [11.7 × 16.5 in]) • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 169

    Printing CAD Drawings Page Size, click the size of the original as specied in the application software. In this case, click ISO A3. Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm).

  • Page 170: Printing Line Drawings And Text (mac Os X)

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print line drawings based on the following example. • Document: CAD drawing • Page size: A3 (297.0 × 420.0 mm [11.7 × 16.5 in]) •...

  • Page 171

    Printing CAD Drawings Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 172

    Printing CAD Drawings Make sure Page Size on the Page Setup pane shows the original size as specied in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A3. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Mac OS X)”. (→P.379) Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 173: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings, Color Compatibility

    Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print in brighter colors. Color (CAD) 3 Print emulating the Canon BJ-W3000/W3050, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers. Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 500/800, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers.

  • Page 174

    Printing CAD Drawings Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings (Windows) You can complete color settings when Color (CAD) is selected in Color Mode. Note • Color (CAD) is displayed when you select Advanced Settings on the Main sheet and set Print Priority to Line Drawing/Text.

  • Page 175

    Printing CAD Drawings Select the desired color settings in the Color Compatibility list. Note • For details on color settings, see “Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings”. (→P.159) For printing instructions, refer to the following topic. • Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) (→P.183) Working With Various Print Jobs 161 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 176

    Printing CAD Drawings HP-GL/2 Printing This printer supports the original Canon GARO printer control language as well as HP-GL/2 and HP RTL(*1) emulation.(*2) When printing from applications that support HP-GL/2 output, specify HP-GL/2 in the application’s plotter output settings. Note •...

  • Page 177

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for ofce documents Print Target Description...

  • Page 178

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents (Windows) This topic describes how to print ofce documents based on the following example. • Document: Ofce document created using word-processing software or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 179

    Printing Ofce Documents In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11"). Select sheets in the Paper Source list. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Windows)”. (→P.333) Conrm the print settings and print as desired.

  • Page 180

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print ofce documents based on the following example. • Document: Ofce document created using word-processing or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm [8.3×11.7 in])/Letter •...

  • Page 181

    Printing Ofce Documents Access the Page Setup pane. Select sheets in the Media Source list. Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Specify additional printing conditions.

  • Page 182: Using The Printer With A Color Imagerunner

    Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER Scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER can be enlarged and printed automatically. For instructions on printing enlargements of scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER, refer to the following topic.

  • Page 183

    Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Click the Utility tab to display the Utility sheet. Click Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy to start the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility. Use the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility to register or modify hot folders. For instructions on registering and modifying hot folders, refer to the help le for the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility.

  • Page 184

    Follow these steps to register and modify hot folders. To display the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, either double-click the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy.app icon after navigating to Canon Utilities - imagePROGRAF in the Applications folder or click Set in the Utility pane.

  • Page 185

    Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Completing the scanning settings on the Color imageRUNNER. Congure the Color imageRUNNER to send scanned originals to the hot folder. It is easy to send scanned originals to the hot folder if you assign the scanning settings and destination to a Favorites button on the Color imageRUNNER.

  • Page 186: Adjusting Images, Adjusting The Color In The Printer Driver, Color Mode, Color Adjustment

    Adjusting Images Enhanced Printing Options Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver Color settings specied in the application for your documents are essentially given priority over other settings for each print job, but further color adjustment is possible in the printer driver. Color Mode Choose how the printer driver processes color, as desired.

  • Page 187

    Adjusting Images Matching You can choose the color-matching mode and method. By adjusting the color-matching mode and method, you can make printed colors match the colors of on-screen images more closely. Matching Mode Description Notes Driver Matching Color adjustment based on the original color This is the default color-matching Mode prole of the printer driver...

  • Page 188: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)

    Adjusting Images Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to ne-tune the color tone of photos before printing. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box.

  • Page 189

    Adjusting Images Click Color Settings to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment sheet, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Cyan Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Magenta Yellow Gray Tone...

  • Page 190

    Adjusting Images Conrm the settings of Page Size, Paper Source, and so on. Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note • For tips on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Windows)”. (→P.337) 176 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 191: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os X)

    Adjusting Images Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS X) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to ne-tune the color tone of photos before printing. Choose Page Setup in the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. Select the printer in the Format for list.

  • Page 192

    Adjusting Images Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list. Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. 178 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 193

    Adjusting Images On the Color Adjustment pane, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Cyan Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Magenta Yellow Gray Tone Adjust the gray tone to suit the images of monochrome photos. Choose cool black (tinged with blue), pure black (neutral), warm black (tinged with red), and so on.

  • Page 194: For Printing, Advanced Settings

    Adjusting Images Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing You can specify detailed print settings as desired for the quality level, colors, and other criteria. Advanced Settings For printing results that appear just as expected for your original, you can specify which graphic elements and colors to prioritize for printing.

  • Page 195: Print Quality, Color Settings

    Adjusting Images Print Quality Choose the print quality. The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality (*1) Description Print Priority Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when quality is Image most important.

  • Page 196: Enhancing Printing Quality

    Adjusting Images Enhancing printing quality Setting Item Description Unidirectional Printing Choosing unidirectional printing can improve printing results if lines are printed crooked or images are uneven. However, this takes more time than regular printing. Thicken Fine Lines (Windows) Choose this option to make ne lines clearer in CAD drawings or Thicken Fine Lines (Mac OS X) similar documents.

  • Page 197

    Adjusting Images Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. As an example, this topic describes how to print CAD drawings as clearly as possible, with sharp lines and text. Choose Print in the application menu.

  • Page 198

    Adjusting Images To adjust the color, click Color Settings. Note • For instructions on adjusting color, see “Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver”. (→P.172) Select the Sharpen Text check box. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Conrm the settings of Page Size, Paper Source, and so on.

  • Page 199

    Adjusting Images Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS X) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. As an example, this topic describes how to print CAD drawings as clearly as possible, with sharp lines and text. Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.

  • Page 200

    Adjusting Images Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Line Drawing in the Print Priority list. Click High(1200dpi) in the Print Quality list. Note • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type. Click Color (CAD) in the Color Mode list.

  • Page 201

    Adjusting Images Conrm the settings of Media Source and Page Size. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note • For tips on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Mac OS X)”. (→P.382) Enhanced Printing Options 187 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 202: Choosing Paper For Printing, Choosing A Paper For Printing, Media Type

    Choosing Paper for Printing Choosing Paper for Printing Choosing a Paper for Printing Choosing the right paper for your particular printing application will give you the best printing results. Media type The printer and printer driver offer print settings optimized for various paper characteristics. Note •...

  • Page 203

    Choosing Paper for Printing Selecting the Paper Type (Roll) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Important • For best printing results, the printer ne-tunes the feed amount for each type of paper. Be sure to select the type of paper to use correctly before printing.

  • Page 204

    Choosing Paper for Printing Selecting the Paper Type (Sheet) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Note • After you load the sheet, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen.

  • Page 205: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Choosing Paper for Printing Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver If you replace the paper, complete the printer driver settings for the paper type and size. For instructions on conguring paper settings in the printer driver, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system.

  • Page 206

    Choosing Paper for Printing Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. Important • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver. If the type and size do not match, an error message will be displayed and printing is not possible.

  • Page 207

    Choosing Paper for Printing If you have selected Roll Paper in Paper Source, select the width of the loaded roll in Roll Paper Width. Note • A variety of settings are available in the printer driver to suit different printing applications. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Windows)”.

  • Page 208

    Choosing Paper for Printing Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. Select the printer in the Format for list.

  • Page 209

    Choosing Paper for Printing Access the Page Setup pane. In the Media Source list, select how paper is supplied. If you have selected Cut Sheet or Manual in Media Source, make sure the size as selected in Page Setup is displayed in Page Size.

  • Page 210: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions, Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size

    Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired. Enlarged/Reduced Printing Enlarge or reduce the original in the printer driver, as desired. Fit Paper Size Enlarge or reduce the original to match the size of the paper you are using.

  • Page 211: Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (windows)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the paper size, based on the following example. • Document: Any Type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 212

    Printing enlargements or reductions Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4.

  • Page 213: Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (mac Os X)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the paper size, based on the following example. • Document: Any Type • Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 214

    Printing enlargements or reductions Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the roll loaded in the printer is not shown in Roll Paper Width, click Printer...

  • Page 215

    Printing enlargements or reductions Make sure Page Size on the Page Setup pane shows the original size as specied in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Make sure Fit Media Size is selected.

  • Page 216: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired. Enlarged/Reduced Printing Enlarge or reduce the original in the printer driver, as desired. Fit Roll Paper Width Enlarge or reduce the original as a whole to match the roll paper width, as desired.

  • Page 217: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the roll width, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 218

    Printing enlargements or reductions Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Note • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Borderless Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width. Note • After you click Fit Roll Paper Width, the Information dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 219: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os X)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the roll width, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 220

    Printing enlargements or reductions Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 16 in. (406.4mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on...

  • Page 221

    Printing enlargements or reductions Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 222: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired. Enlarged/Reduced Printing Enlarge or reduce the original in the printer driver, as desired. Scaling Enlarge or reduce originals by a particular amount, as desired.

  • Page 223: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (windows)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing by entering a scaling value, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 224

    Printing enlargements or reductions Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11").

  • Page 225: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)

    Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing by entering a scaling value, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 226

    Printing enlargements or reductions Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on...

  • Page 227

    Printing enlargements or reductions Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Click Scaling and enter “120.” Note •...

  • Page 228

    Printing enlargements or reductions Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER Scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER can be enlarged and printed automatically. For instructions on printing enlargements of scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER, refer to the following topic.

  • Page 229

    Printing enlargements or reductions Click Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy to start the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility. Use the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility to register or modify hot folders. For instructions on registering and modifying hot folders, refer to the help le for the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility.

  • Page 230

    Follow these steps to register and modify hot folders. To display the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, either double-click the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy.app icon after navigating to Canon Utilities - imagePROGRAF in the Applications folder or click Set in the Utility pane.

  • Page 231

    Printing enlargements or reductions Completing the scanning settings on the Color imageRUNNER. Congure the Color imageRUNNER to send scanned originals to the hot folder. It is easy to send scanned originals to the hot folder if you assign the scanning settings and destination to a Favorites button on the Color imageRUNNER.

  • Page 232: Printing At Full Size, Printing On Oversized Paper

    Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversized Paper Except in borderless printing, the actual printing area corresponds to your selected paper size minus the space for a margin. (→P.79) To print documents or images you prepare without a margin at actual size, use an oversized paper size.

  • Page 233

    Printing at full size Note • Oversized printing (selecting Oversize in Page Size ) is only available in Windows. For oversized printing on sheets, choose Cut Sheet as the paper source. • To perform oversized printing on a Macintosh computer, you must specify a non-standard page size and print on it.

  • Page 234: Printing At Full Size (windows)

    Printing at full size Printing at Full Size (Windows) This topic describes how to print at full size based on the following example. (Oversized Printing) • Document: Any Type • Page Size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 235

    Printing at full size Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note •...

  • Page 236: Printing At Full Size (mac Os X)

    Printing at full size Printing at Full Size (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print at full size based on the following example. (Oversized Printing) • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 237

    Printing at full size Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on...

  • Page 238

    Printing at full size Make sure Page Size shows the original size as specied in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4 - Oversize. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note •...

  • Page 239: Borderless Printing At Actual Size, Borderless Printing

    Printing at full size Borderless Printing at Actual Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) without a surrounding margin, or border. Borderless Printing In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original. With borderless printing, you can print documents without the margin, so that the printed image covers the entire surface of the paper.

  • Page 240

    Printing at full size Print Image with Actual Size Prints originals at actual size, without enlarging or reducing them. Originals must be prepared in a size that exceeds the dimensions of the paper by 3 mm (0.12 in) on each side. Note •...

  • Page 241

    Printing at full size Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) This topic describes how to print borderlessly at actual size based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Heavyweight Coated Paper •...

  • Page 242

    Printing at full size Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the source application. In this case, click 10"x12". Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 243

    Printing at full size Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print borderlessly at actual size based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)-Borderless •...

  • Page 244

    Printing at full size Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Conrm that the roll paper width matches the paper size. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 10 in.

  • Page 245

    Printing at full size Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, 10"x12" - Borderless. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note •...

  • Page 246: Borderless Printing On Paper Of Equivalent Size

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) without a surrounding margin, or border. Borderless Printing In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original. With borderless printing, you can print documents without the margin, so that the printed image covers the entire surface of the paper.

  • Page 247

    Borderless Printing Fit Paper Size Enlarge or reduce the original to match the size of the paper you are using. Note • The printer driver automatically enlarges originals 3 mm (0.12 in) past the dimensions of the paper on each side. The 3 mm portion beyond the edge on each side is not printed. For instructions on borderless printing of photos, images, and other documents to match the paper size, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system.

  • Page 248: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before borderless printing to match the paper size, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) •...

  • Page 249

    Borderless Printing Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click 10"x12". Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the Borderless Printing check box to display the Information dialog box.

  • Page 250

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before borderless printing to match the paper size, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) •...

  • Page 251

    Borderless Printing Select the print target in the Print Target list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 10 in.

  • Page 252

    Borderless Printing Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, 10"x12". On the Page Setup pane, select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Select the Borderless Printing check box. Click Fit Media Size under Enlarged/Reduced Printing.

  • Page 253

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) without a surrounding margin, or border. Borderless Printing In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original. With borderless printing, you can print documents without the margin, so that the printed image covers the entire surface of the paper.

  • Page 254

    Borderless Printing Scale to t Roll Paper Width Enlarge or reduce the original as a whole to match the roll paper width. Note • You can combine this function with rotating pages 90 degrees before printing so that the original width (relative to portrait orientation) matches the roll paper width in borderless printing.

  • Page 255

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before borderless printing to match the roll width, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 256

    Borderless Printing Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11"). Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 257

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the roll width, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 258

    Borderless Printing Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-here, 10 in. (254.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 259

    Borderless Printing Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Select the Borderless Printing check box. This ensures that Fit Roll Paper Width is automatically selected in Enlarged/Reduced Printing.

  • Page 260

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing at Actual Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) without a surrounding margin, or border. Borderless Printing In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original. With borderless printing, you can print documents without the margin, so that the printed image covers the entire surface of the paper.

  • Page 261

    Borderless Printing Print Image with Actual Size Prints originals at actual size, without enlarging or reducing them. Originals must be prepared in a size that exceeds the dimensions of the paper by 3 mm (0.12 in) on each side. Note •...

  • Page 262

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) This topic describes how to print borderlessly at actual size based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Heavyweight Coated Paper •...

  • Page 263

    Borderless Printing Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the source application. In this case, click 10"x12". Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 264

    Borderless Printing Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print borderlessly at actual size based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)-Borderless • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 265

    Borderless Printing Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Conrm that the roll paper width matches the paper size. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 10 in.

  • Page 266

    Borderless Printing Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, 10"x12" - Borderless. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note •...

  • Page 267: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) You can create vertical or horizontal banners by printing originals that are in banner format on rolls. Originals created in Microsoft Word or other applications in your preferred size can be enlarged to ll the width of roll paper by completing simple printer driver settings.

  • Page 268: Registering A Custom Paper Size

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) This topic describes how to print a banner about ve times as long as the roll width based on the following example. • Document: A horizontal banner created in Microsoft Word •...

  • Page 269: Creating The Banner In The Application, Printing The Banner

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Close the printer driver dialog box. Note • You can also specify a Custom Size as the paper size. Note that Custom Size settings are not available after you exit the application. For more information, see “Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows)”. (→P.262) Creating the banner in the application Follow the steps below to create the banner in Microsoft Word using the Custom Paper Size you registered.

  • Page 270

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size you registered, "My Horizontal Banner." Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Note • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Borderless Printing check box.

  • Page 271

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note • For instructions on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Windows)”. (→P.337) Note • If printing is unsuccessful, you may be able to print after completing the following setting. On the Layout sheet, click Special Settings to display the Special Settings dialog box.

  • Page 272: Register A Custom Page Size

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print a banner about ve times as long as the roll width based on the following example. • Document: An original designed for a horizontal banner •...

  • Page 273: Print The Banner

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original. In this case, click "100*500", the size you registered. Orientation, click the icon of the document in landscape orientation. Click OK to close the dialog box. Print the banner Follow the steps below to print the banner using the corresponding banner settings.

  • Page 274

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 16 in. (406.4mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 275: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes By specifying the paper size, you can print on non-standard sizes of paper. There are two ways to print on non-standard paper sizes, as follows. Registering non-standard paper size in the printer driver After you register non-standard paper sizes, they are listed with standard sizes so that you can choose them anytime as needed.

  • Page 276: Printing By Using Custom Size

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) This topic describes two ways to print on non-standard paper sizes. • Printing by using Custom Size (→P.262) • Printing by using Custom Paper Size (→P.264) Printing by using Custom Size This section describes how to print using Custom Size based on the following example.

  • Page 277

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Click Cut Sheet in the Paper Source list. Click Custom Size in the Page Size list to display the Custom Size Settings dialog box. Complete the following settings in the Custom Size Settings dialog box.

  • Page 278: Printing By Using Custom Paper Size

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing by using Custom Paper Size This section describes how to print using Custom Paper Size based on the following example. First, register a non-standard paper size called “430 mm Square” as a Custom Paper Size. •...

  • Page 279

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Click Size Options to display the Paper Size Options dialog box. Complete the following settings in the Paper Size Options dialog box. Enter a desired paper name in Custom Paper Size Name.

  • Page 280: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os X)

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print after registering “Custom Media Size” based on the following example. Here, you will register a non-standard paper size named “430*430” in “Custom Media Size”. •...

  • Page 281

    Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. After conrming that Easy Settings is selected, click Scanned Image in the Print Target list.

  • Page 282: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet, Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other By arranging originals from word-processing or spreadsheet programs or web browser screen shots next to each other on single sheets, you can create highly expressive presentation materials, easy-to-understand meeting materials, and a variety of other printed documents.

  • Page 283: Imageprograf Free Layout (macintosh)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet imagePROGRAF Free Layout (Macintosh) Besides combining multiple pages in a single-page layout, you can combine originals from multiple les-even multiple source applications-in a single-page layout. Important • The driver must be installed from the User Software CD-ROM to use this function. For instructions on arranging originals from multiple applications, refer to the following topics.

  • Page 284: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) This topic describes how to arrange multiple originals using the Free Layout function. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then open the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.

  • Page 285

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet When you attempt to print, the imagePROGRAF Free Layout window is displayed. (At this point, the document will not be printed yet.) Edit and rearrange the image in the imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. Important •...

  • Page 286

    Choose Print in the application menu. Click PDF and select Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout. The Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window is displayed. Edit and rearrange the image in the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. Important • Without closing the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window, repeat steps 1-7 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page.

  • Page 287

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout menu. Note • For details on Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout functions, refer to Free Layout . Enhanced Printing Options 273 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 288: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously, Roll Paper (banner)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Continuously You can print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. Roll paper (banner) Important • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets. •...

  • Page 289: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (windows)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) This topic describes how to print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. Important • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets. •...

  • Page 290

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Click Roll Paper Options to display the Roll Paper Options dialog box. Select the Banner Printing check box. Click OK. Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note • For tips on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Windows)”. (→P.337) 276 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 291: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os X)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. Important • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets. •...

  • Page 292

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper (Banner) in the Media Source list. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note • For tips on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Mac OS X)”. (→P.382) 278 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 293: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet, Page Layout

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet To conserve paper, you can print several pages of the original on a single sheet by reducing the original and dividing the sheet into areas for each page. Page Layout Specify a number of pages of the original to print on a single sheet, in a layout of multiple pages per sheet.

  • Page 294: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (windows)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) This topic describes how to print four pages of originals together on a single sheet based on the following example. • Document: Any Type • Page size: A3 (297.0×420.0 mm [11.7×16.5 in]) •...

  • Page 295

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click 4 Pages/Sheet in the Page Layout list.

  • Page 296: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os X)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print four pages of originals together on a single sheet based on the following example. • Document: Any Type • Page size: A3 (297.0 × 420.0 mm [11.7 × 16.5 in]) •...

  • Page 297

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Select the printing application in the Print Target list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list.

  • Page 298

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 299: Printing Posters In Sections

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Posters in Sections You can enlarge an original to print it in sections on several sheets. By assembling the printed sheets, you can create a poster larger than the maximum supported paper size of the printer. Page Layout Choose poster printing.

  • Page 300: Printing Large Posters (windows)

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Large Posters (Windows) You can enlarge an original to print it in sections on several sheets. By assembling the printed sheets, you can create a poster larger than the maximum supported paper size of the printer. This topic describes how to enlarge an A2 original for printing it in sections on four sheets, based on the following example.

  • Page 301

    Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Click Cut Sheet in the Paper Source list. Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click Poster (2 x 2) in the Page Layout list. Note •...

  • Page 302: Centering Originals, Printing Originals Centered On Rolls

    Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls When using originals smaller than the roll paper width, you can center them relative to the width when printing. Print Centered Aligns the center of the original with the center of the roll, relative to the width. For instructions on centering originals when printing on rolls, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system.

  • Page 303: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (windows)

    Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) This topic describes how to center originals before printing on rolls based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 304

    Centering originals Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A3/A4 Roll (297.0mm). Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note •...

  • Page 305: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os X)

    Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to center originals before printing on rolls based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll •...

  • Page 306

    Centering originals Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, 10-in. Roll. Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 307

    Centering originals Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Print Centered check box. Conrm the print settings, and click Print to start printing. Note •...

  • Page 308: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Sheets When you print originals that are smaller than the sheet size, the originals are arranged in the upper left corner of the sheet. If you prefer, you can print originals that were arranged this way centered on the sheet instead. Print Centered Aligns the center of the original with the center of the sheet.

  • Page 309: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (windows)

    Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) This topic describes how to reduce an original 50% for printing centered on a sheet. • Document: Any Type • Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Sheets •...

  • Page 310

    Centering originals Click Match Page Size in the Paper Size list. Click Scaling and enter “50.” Click Cut Sheet in the Paper Source list. Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note •...

  • Page 311: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os X)

    Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to center originals for printing on sheets, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4/Letter • Paper: Sheets • Paper type: Plain Paper •...

  • Page 312

    Centering originals Access the Page Setup pane. Click Cut Sheet in the Media Source list. Make sure Page Size shows the original size as specied in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Print Centered check box.

  • Page 313: Conserving Roll Paper, Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees

    Conserving roll paper Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees You can conserve roll paper by specifying particular settings as suitable for your original. Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) When originals are printed in portrait orientation, the original is rotated 90 degrees before printing if it ts within the roll width.

  • Page 314

    Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) This topic describes how to conserve paper by rotating originals 90 degrees before printing, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3×11.7 in) •...

  • Page 315

    Conserving roll paper In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11"). Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A3/A4 Roll (297.0mm).

  • Page 316

    Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to conserve roll paper by rotating originals 90 degrees before printing, based on the following example. • Document: Any type • Page Size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...

  • Page 317

    Conserving roll paper Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in Roll Paper Width -in this case, ISO A3/A4 (297.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 318

    Conserving roll paper Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the Rotate Page 90 degrees check box. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 319

    Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins You can conserve roll paper by specifying particular settings as suitable for your original. No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper) You can print without feeding the paper for blank portions of originals if there are top and bottom margins in originals.

  • Page 320

    Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) This topic describes how to conserve roll paper when printing originals that have a top and bottom margin, based on the following example. • Document: Any type •...

  • Page 321

    Conserving roll paper Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A3/A4 Roll (297.0mm). Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper) check box. Conrm the print settings and print as desired.

  • Page 322

    Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to conserve roll paper when printing originals that have a top and bottom margin, based on the following example. •...

  • Page 323

    Conserving roll paper Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in Roll Paper Width -in this case, ISO A3/A4 (297.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 324

    Conserving roll paper Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Select the No Spaces at Top or Bottom check box. Conrm the print settings, and click Print to start printing.

  • Page 325: Checking Images Before Printing, Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking Images Before Printing Checking Images Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing You can check the print layout on the preview screen. Open Preview When Print Job Starts (Windows) While viewing the preview screen, you can also adjust orientation or other settings, and your changes will be instantly applied on the preview screen.

  • Page 326: Preview (macintosh)

    Checking Images Before Printing Preview (Macintosh) While viewing the preview screen, you can also adjust layout or size settings, and your changes will be instantly applied on the preview screen. Important • The driver must be installed from the User Software CD-ROM to use this function. For instructions on how to check the layout before printing, refer to the following topics: •...

  • Page 327

    Checking Images Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing (Windows) This topic describes how to preview images of print jobs before actually printing them. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.

  • Page 328

    Checking Images Before Printing On the main window, you can check the layout and change settings as needed. To print, click Start Printing in the File menu. Note • For details on imagePROGRAF Preview functions, see Preview . 314 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 329

    Choose Print in the application menu. Click PDF and select Canon imagePROGRAF Preview. The Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window is displayed. Check the layout and adjust settings in the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window as desired. Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview menu. Note •...

  • Page 330: Other Useful Settings, Printing With Watermarks

    Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks You can add watermarks (background images) to documents that require special handling. Watermark Watermarks are applied to all pages of your document. Important • Watermarks are not printed if you select poster as the type of page layout. The following watermarks are provided: •...

  • Page 331: Printing With Watermarks-copy, File Copy, And So On

    Other useful settings Printing with Watermarks-COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) This topic describes how to print ofce documents with a watermark (in this case, “FILE COPY”) based on the following example. • Document: CAD drawing • Page size: A2 (420.0 × 594.0 mm [16.5 × 23.4 in]) •...

  • Page 332

    Other useful settings Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Page Size, click the size of the original as specied in the application software. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11"). Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 333: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation, Rotate 180 Degrees

    Other useful settings Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation You can specify the original orientation to match the orientation of the paper for printing. Orientation Paper is usually loaded in the printer in portrait orientation. When you have an original in landscape orientation, you can specify the printing orientation so that the original is printed in landscape orientation.

  • Page 334: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (windows)

    Other useful settings Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) This topic describes how to print an original in landscape orientation after matching the paper orientation, based on the following example. • Document: An original in landscape orientation •...

  • Page 335

    Other useful settings Orientation, click Landscape. Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note •...

  • Page 336: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper

    Other useful settings Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print an original in landscape orientation after matching the paper orientation, based on the following example. • Document: An original in landscape orientation •...

  • Page 337

    Other useful settings Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.

  • Page 338

    Other useful settings Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. Note •...

  • Page 339: Using Favorites

    Other useful settings Using Favorites You can register print settings as Favorites to reuse settings from a particular job that met your expectations, or settings for a particular page size that you will use repeatedly. Favorites Registering a favorite for later use. You can choose the settings you have registered from a list before printing, and you can check the settings details.

  • Page 340

    Other useful settings Using Favorites (Windows) This topic describes how to register favorites and print using favorite settings. Registering a favorite Follow the steps below to save the current print settings as a favorite. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box.

  • Page 341

    Other useful settings Printing using the favorite Follow the steps below to print using the favorite you have registered. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet.

  • Page 342

    Other useful settings Using Favorites (Mac OS X) You can use the Presets function in Mac OS X for favorite-based printing. Note • In the printing dialog box, click Save As in the Presets list to save the current print settings. This is a standard feature of the operating system.

  • Page 343: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing, Automatic Cutting

    Other useful settings Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Roll paper can be automatically cut after printing. Note • It may not be possible to cut certain types of paper, such as adhesive paper. For details on types of paper that cannot be used with the auto cut feature, see the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.96) Automatic Cutting Roll paper is cut automatically after printing.

  • Page 344: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (windows)

    Other useful settings Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) This topic describes how to cut roll paper automatically (using the auto cut function) after printing, as well as how to print a cut line to cut the paper manually. Note •...

  • Page 345: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os X)

    Other useful settings Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to cut roll paper automatically (using the auto cut function) after printing, as well as how to print a cut line to cut the paper manually. Note •...

  • Page 346

    Other useful settings Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Set to display the Media Detailed Settingsdialog box. To enable automatic cutting, click Printer Default in the Automatic Cutting list. If you prefer to cut the paper later yourself, click Print Cut Guideline.

  • Page 347: Printer Driver, Printer Driver Settings (windows)

    Printer Driver Windows Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings (Windows) For instructions on accessing the Windows printer driver, refer to the following topics. • Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications (Windows) (→P.343) • Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu (Windows) (→P.345) For information on the Windows printer driver settings, refer to the following topics.

  • Page 348

    Printer Driver • Utility Sheet (Windows) (→P.368) You can specify settings related to maintenance for the Printhead and feed amount, as well as settings for Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy. • Support Sheet (Windows) (→P.369) You can view support information and the user manual. •...

  • Page 349

    Printer Driver Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. Important • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver. If the type and size do not match, an error message will be displayed and printing is not possible.

  • Page 350

    Printer Driver If you have selected Roll Paper in Paper Source, select the width of the loaded roll in Roll Paper Width. Note • A variety of settings are available in the printer driver to suit different printing applications. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Windows)”. (→P.333) 336 Windows Software Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 351

    Printer Driver Conrming Print Settings (Windows) There are two ways to conrm the print settings, as follows. • Checking a preview of the settings (→P.337) • Checking a print preview (→P.338) Checking a preview of the settings A preview of the settings is displayed on the left side of the Main, Page Setup, and Layout sheets. By checking illustrations and numerical values in the preview, you can conrm current settings for the page size, orientation, paper source, layout, and so on.

  • Page 352

    Printer Driver Checking a print preview You can check an image of the original just as it will be printed. When you activate this feature, imagePROGRAF Preview or PageComposer is started before printing. Conrming how documents will be printed this way helps prevent printing errors. For details on print previews, see “Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing”.

  • Page 353

    Printer Driver Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing (Windows) This topic describes how to preview images of print jobs before actually printing them. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.

  • Page 354

    Printer Driver On the main window, you can check the layout and change settings as needed. To print, click Start Printing in the File menu. Note • For details on imagePROGRAF Preview functions, see Preview . 340 Windows Software Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 355

    Printer Driver Using Favorites (Windows) This topic describes how to register favorites and print using favorite settings. Registering a favorite Follow the steps below to save the current print settings as a favorite. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Complete the print settings.

  • Page 356

    Printer Driver Printing using the favorite Follow the steps below to print using the favorite you have registered. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (→P.343) Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet.

  • Page 357: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications (windows)

    Printer Driver Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications (Windows) Choose Print from the File menu to display the dialog box for printing conditions. Select the printer, and then display the printer driver dialog box. Note • The dialog box for specifying printing conditions varies depending on the source application. In some cases, when you select the printer, a sheet for conguring the printer driver is added to the dialog box.

  • Page 358

    Printer Driver Important • If you access the printer driver dialog box from the source application, changes you make to the settings will only apply temporarily to that application. Because these are sizes you specify temporarily in the printer driver, the sizes will not be available after you exit the application. •...

  • Page 359: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The

    Printer Driver Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu (Windows) Click start > Printers and Faxes (or Printers ). Select the printer, and then display the printer properties dialog box. Click Printing Preferences to display the Printing Preferences dialog box, titled with the name of this printer.

  • Page 360

    Printer Driver Six sheets of print settings are displayed by the printer driver: Main, Page Setup, Layout, Favorites, Utility, and Support. Important • If you access the printer driver dialog box from the operating system menu, changes you make to the settings will apply to all applications you use for printing.

  • Page 361: Main Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Main Sheet (Windows) The following settings are available on the Main sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help le. Note • On the Main sheet, choose Easy Settings to specify basic print settings based on the particular printing application, or switch to Advanced Settings to complete more detailed settings as desired.

  • Page 362

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Status Monitor Click to start imagePROGRAF Status Monitor, which enables you to conrm the status of the printer and print jobs. You can also set up email notication if printer errors occur by completing the Email Notice settings. For details, refer to the Status Monitor help le.

  • Page 363

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Thicken Fine Lines Activate this option to print ne lines more distinctly. Unidirectional Printing Although unidirectional printing is slower, it can help prevent misaligned lines and ensure better results. Sharpen Text Activate this option to print text more sharply. Economy Printing When this mode is selected, less ink is consumed than in regular printing, but the quality is diminished.

  • Page 364

    Printer Driver Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box (Windows) On the Paper Information on Printer dialog box, you can obtain information on the paper in the printer and congure printer driver settings for the paper source and media type. Note •...

  • Page 365: Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (windows)

    Printer Driver Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (Windows) The Paper Detailed Settings dialog box offers the following settings. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. Note • To display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box, on the Main sheet, click Settings by Media Type.

  • Page 366: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    Printer Driver View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application (Windows) In the View Settings dialog box, you can check details of the selected printing application. Note • To display the View Settings dialog box, on the Main sheet, click View Settings by Print Target. (→P.347) Setting Item Description...

  • Page 367: Color Adjustment Sheet: Color (windows)

    Printer Driver Color Adjustment Sheet: Color (Windows) If the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can adjust it on the Color Adjustment sheet. Note • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings.

  • Page 368

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Object Adjustment Select this option to display the Object Adjustment dialog box, in which you can specify objects subject to color adjustment. Defaults Click to restore all settings on the sheet to the default values. Note •...

  • Page 369: Driver Matching Mode, Matching Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Matching Sheet (Windows) On the Matching sheet, you can specify color matching to compensate for differences in the appearance of colors on various devices. Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list. Note •...

  • Page 370: Icc Matching Mode, Driver Icm Mode And Host Icm Mode

    Printer Driver ICC Matching Mode, Driver ICM Mode and Host ICM Mode On the Matching sheet, you can specify color matching to compensate for differences in the appearance of colors on various devices. The following options are available when you select ICC Matching Mode, Driver ICM Mode, or Host ICM Mode on the Matching Mode sheet.

  • Page 371: Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome (windows)

    Printer Driver Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome (Windows) On the Color Adjustment sheet for monochrome printing, you can adjust the brightness and contrast. Note • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings.

  • Page 372

    Printer Driver Note • For details on settings items, see “Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver”. (→P.172) Object Adjustment dialog box In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to.

  • Page 373: Page Setup Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Page Setup Sheet (Windows) The following settings are available on the Page Setup sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help le. Setting Item Description Page Size Select the page size as specied in the source application. For details on available page sizes, see “Paper Sizes”.

  • Page 374

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Fit Paper Size Scales the document image to match the paper size. Fit Roll Paper Width Scales the document image to match the roll width. Scaling Resizes the document image based on a specied scaling value. Enter a value in a range of “5-600.”...

  • Page 375: Paper Size Options Dialog Box (windows)

    Printer Driver Paper Size Options Dialog Box (Windows) In the Paper Size Options dialog box, you can create and register your own Custom Paper Size. The sizes you dene are listed with standard paper sizes for selection later as needed. Note •...

  • Page 376: Layout Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Layout Sheet (Windows) The following settings are available on the Layout sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help le. Setting Item Description Page Layout Activate this setting to select a particular page layout. Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (→P.279) Printing Posters in Sections (→P.285) Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (→P.268)

  • Page 377

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Page Options Click to display the Page Options dialog box, which enables you to complete settings for printing the user name, date, or page number in the header or footer. Special Settings If the printing results are not as you expected, click this option to change how printing is processed.

  • Page 378: Page Options Dialog Box (windows)

    Printer Driver Page Options Dialog Box (Windows) The Page Options dialog box offers the following settings. Note • To display the Page Options dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Page Options. (→P.362) Setting Item Description Print Date Select where the date is printed, as desired. To print the time as well, select Print Time Also.

  • Page 379: Special Settings Dialog Box (windows)

    Printer Driver Special Settings Dialog Box (Windows) If the printing results are not as you expected, you can change how printing is processed in the Special Settings dialog box. Note • To display the Special Settings dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Special Settings. (→P.362) Setting Item Description FineZoom Settings...

  • Page 380: Favorites Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Favorites Sheet (Windows) The following settings are available on the Favorites sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. Setting Item Description Favorites Printing favorites you have created are listed with Default Settings favorites. Using Favorites (→P.325) Settings Details Displays details of the favorite selected in the...

  • Page 381

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Click to move the selected favorite up in the Favorites list. Down Click to move the selected favorite down in the Favorites list. Windows Software 367 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 382: Utility Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Utility Sheet (Windows) The following settings are available on the Utility sheet. For details on the utilities, refer to the relevant utility help. Corresponding Utility Button Maintenance Click to start the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor, which offers the following maintenance for the printer. •...

  • Page 383: Support Sheet (windows)

    On the Support sheet, you can view support information and the user’s manual. Button Corresponding Utility Support Information Click to access the Canon support webpage, where you can nd the latest information on the printer and consumables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information. User Manual Click to view the printer user’s manual.

  • Page 384: Device Settings Sheet (windows)

    Printer Driver Device Settings Sheet (Windows) Many settings items on the printer properties sheets are controlled by Windows applications. However, the Device Settings sheet is for conguring the printer, and it is an extension of the printer driver. The following settings are available on the Device Settings sheet. Setting Item Description Click to display the Color Compatibility dialog box, which enables you to...

  • Page 385: Settings Summaries Dialog Box (windows)

    Printer Driver Settings Summaries Dialog Box (Windows) The Settings Summaries dialog box enables you to conrm the settings for the Main, Page Setup, Layout, and Favorites sheets. Corresponding Utility Button Click to copy the settings information to the clipboard. You can paste Copy the settings information into a le created with a text editor or similar application.

  • Page 386: Status Monitor, Imageprograf Status Monitor (windows)

    Status Monitor Status Monitor imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) imagePROGRAF Status Monitor is a utility for checking the printer status and managing print jobs. Two screens are available in imagePROGRAF Status Monitor : “Printer List” shows a list of printers, and “Status Monitor”...

  • Page 387: Digital Photo Front-access

    Digital Photo Front-Access Digital Photo Front-Access Digital Photo Front-Access Digital Photo Front-Access is an application that links photos from Canon digital cameras and other image les on your computer with various other applications. • Simply select an image and click the icon of the application you want to start to launch the application.

  • Page 388: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals, Edit Using Posterartist

    PosterArtist PosterArtist Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals You can print a variety of source documents from word-processing or spreadsheet programs or screen shots from web browsers after composing an original with them using PosterArtist. Important • PosterArtist (sold separately) must be installed to use this function. Edit Using PosterArtist PosterArtist offers a wide range of features, including features to insert source documents in posters and compose an original with them.

  • Page 389

    PosterArtist Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals (Windows) This topic describes how to use PosterArtist to compose originals from multiple applications, creating a poster layout for printing. Important • PosterArtist (sold separately) must be installed to use this function. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then open the printer driver dialog box.

  • Page 390

    PosterArtist Edit and rearrange the image in the PosterArtist window as desired. Important • Without closing the PosterArtist window, repeat steps 1-8 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page. Note • For instructions on editing and rearranging images, refer to the PosterArtist Manual. Print from the PosterArtist menu.

  • Page 391: Device Setup Utility, Imageprograf Device Setup Utility, Installing Imageprograf Device Setup Utility

    Device Setup Utility Device Setup Utility imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility is a utility to establish communication between the printer and your computer by completing relevant settings. After the printer is installed, for example, you can use imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility to complete the network settings initially.

  • Page 392

    Device Setup Utility Conguring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility From a computer running Windows, you can use imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility provided with the printer to congure the printer’s IP address. This topic describes how to congure the IP address using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility.

  • Page 393: Printer Driver Settings (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Mac OS X Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings (Mac OS X) For instructions on accessing the Mac OS X printer driver, refer to the following topics. • Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications (Mac OS X) (→P.386) For information on the Mac OS X printer driver settings, refer to the following topics.

  • Page 394

    Printer Driver Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. Select the printer in the Format for list.

  • Page 395

    Printer Driver Access the Page Setup pane. In the Media Source list, select how paper is supplied. If you have selected Cut Sheet or Manual in Media Source, make sure the size as selected in Page Setup is displayed in Page Size.

  • Page 396

    Printer Driver Conrming Print Settings (Mac OS X) There are two ways to conrm what printing conditions have been specied, as follows. • Checking a preview of the settings (→P.382) • Checking a print preview (→P.383) Checking a preview of the settings A preview of the settings is displayed on the left side of the Main, Page Setup, Utility, and Additional Settings panes.By checking images and numerical values in the preview, you can conrm current settings for the page size, orientation, paper source, and so on.

  • Page 397

    Printer Driver Note • To conrm the Print Target specied in Easy Settings, click View set. on the Main pane to display the View settings dialog box. Checking a print preview You can check an image of the original just as it will be printed. Conrming the image of print jobs beforehand helps prevent printing errors.

  • Page 398

    Choose Print in the application menu. Click PDF and select Canon imagePROGRAF Preview. The Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window is displayed. Check the layout and adjust settings in the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window as desired. Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview menu. Note •...

  • Page 399

    Printer Driver Using Favorites (Mac OS X) You can use the Presets function in Mac OS X for favorite-based printing. Note • In the printing dialog box, click Save As in the Presets list to save the current print settings. This is a standard feature of the operating system.

  • Page 400: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From

    Printer Driver Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications (Mac OS X) In the application software, select Print from the File menu to display the dialog box for printing conditions. Note • This dialog box includes basic printing options and enables you to choose the printer, specify the range of pages, number of copies, and so on.

  • Page 401: Main Pane (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Main Pane (Mac OS X) The following settings are available on the Main pane. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. Note • On the Main pane, choose Easy Settings to specify basic print settings based on the print target, or switch to Advanced Settings to complete more detailed settings as desired.

  • Page 402

    Printer Driver Conguration using Advanced Settings Setting Item Description Select the paper type. Media Type For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.96) Click to display the Get Information dialog box, which shows media types specied Information on the printer for each media source.

  • Page 403

    Printer Driver Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box (Mac OS X) On the Paper Information on Printer dialog box, you can obtain information on the paper in the printer and congure printer driver media type setting. Note • To display the Paper Information on Printer dialog box, on the Main pane, click Get Information by Media Type.

  • Page 404: Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (Mac OS X) The Paper Detailed Settings dialog box offers the following settings. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. Note • To display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box, on the Main pane, click Settings by Media Type.

  • Page 405

    Printer Driver View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application (Mac OS X) In the View Settings dialog box, you can check details of the selected printing application. Note • To display the View Settings dialog box, on the Main pane, click View Settings by Print Target. (→P.387) Setting Item Description...

  • Page 406: Color Settings Pane: Color (mac Os X), Color Adjustment Pane: Color

    Printer Driver Color Settings Pane: Color (Mac OS X) In general, make any needed adjustments to the color of documents in the application used to create them. However, if the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can also adjust the color in the printer driver. Color Adjustment pane: color If the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can adjust it on the Color Adjustment pane.

  • Page 407: Matching Pane

    Printer Driver Note • For details on settings items, see “Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver”. (→P.172) Matching pane On the Matching pane, you can specify color matching, to compensate for differences in the appearance of colors on various devices. Note •...

  • Page 408: Color Settings Pane: Monochrome (mac Os X), Color Adjustment Pane: Monochrome

    Printer Driver Color Settings Pane: Monochrome (Mac OS X) The following settings are available on the Color Settings pane for monochrome printing. Color Adjustment pane: monochrome On the Color Adjustment pane for monochrome printing, you can adjust the brightness and contrast. Note •...

  • Page 409: Page Setup Pane (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Page Setup Pane (Mac OS X) The following settings are available on the Page Setup pane. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. Setting Item Description Choose how paper is supplied. Media Source Options displayed in the list vary depending on the selection in Media Type in the Main pane.

  • Page 410

    Printer Driver Setting Item Description Print Centered Activate this setting to print document images in the center of the paper. Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (→P.288) Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (→P.294) No Spaces at Top or Activate this setting to print the next image skipping blank areas above Bottom and below printable data in documents, which enables you to conserve the paper.

  • Page 411: Utility Pane (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Utility Pane (Mac OS X) The following settings are available on the Utilitypane. Setting Item Description Click to display the Printer dialog box, which offers the following maintenance for the printer. • Nozzle (ink ejecting outlet) cleaning • Head alignment adjustment •...

  • Page 412: Additional Settings Pane (mac Os X)

    Printer Driver Additional Settings Pane (Mac OS X) The following settings are available on the Additional Settings pane. Setting Item Description Data Send Method Choose how print data is sent to the printer. • Send Print Data Immediately to Printer •...

  • Page 413: Support Pane (mac Os X)

    On the Support pane, you can view support information and the user’s manual. Corresponding Utility Button Click to access the Canon support webpage, where you can nd the Support Information latest information on the printer and consumables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information.

  • Page 414: Imageprograf Printmonitor (macintosh)

    Printmonitor Printmonitor imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Macintosh) imagePROGRAF Printmonitor is a utility for checking the printer status and managing print jobs. • Printer status can be checked in real time on a computer monitor. • You can check the status of print jobs, cancel jobs, and manage them as needed. •...

  • Page 415: Network Environment, System Requirements

    Network Setting Network Setting Network Setting Network Environment System requirements The system requirements, which vary depending on your network, are as follows. • Printing over a TCP/IP network • Compatible operating systems • Windows 2000 (Professional or Server) • Windows XP (Home Edition or Professional) •...

  • Page 416

    Network Setting Network environment After conrming what type of network environment you will connect the printer to, set up the printer and computers as needed. • Example of a Windows network In Windows networks, print over TCP/IP. Note • NetBIOS is not supported. •...

  • Page 417

    Network Setting Conguring the IP Address on the Printer You must congure the printer’s IP address before using the printer in a TCP/IP network. The printer’s IP address is congured automatically when you install the printer driver following the instructions in the Quick Start Guide.

  • Page 418

    Network Setting Conguring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility From a computer running Windows, you can use imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility provided with the printer to congure the printer’s IP address. This topic describes how to congure the IP address using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility.

  • Page 419

    Network Setting Conguring the IP Address Using the Printer Control Panel This topic describes how to congure the printer’s IP address on the Control Panel. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 420

    Network Setting Conguring the IP Address Using ARP and PING Commands This topic describes how to congure the IP address using ARP and PING commands. To use the ARP and PING commands, you will need to know the printer’s MAC address. You can conrm the MAC address on the Control Panel.

  • Page 421: Using Remoteui

    Network Setting Using RemoteUI Enter the printer’s IP address in a web browser to display the RemoteUI page. After you log on to RemoteUI from the page, you can check and change the status of the printer and print jobs, and congure network settings. To access RemoteUI, start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page.

  • Page 422

    Network Setting Conguring the Printer’s TCP/IP Network Settings Follow the steps below to congure the TCP/IP network settings. Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page. http://“printer IP address or name”/ Example: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ Select Administrator Mode and click Logon.

  • Page 423

    “-”, or “.” for the rst character, or “-” or “.” for the last character. Multicast DNS Service Name Specify the printer’s Multicast Canon iPFxxxx (xxxxxx) DNS service name. (1-63 characters) This name will be displayed when Bonjour functions are used.

  • Page 424

    Mac OS X. If you use multiple printers in the same zone, assign a unique name to each printer. By default, the network interface name is “Canon NB-17FB (xxxxxx).” (Here, xxxxxx is the last six digits of the printer’s MAC address.) *2: If zones have been created on the network, enter the name of the printer’s zone.

  • Page 425

    Network Setting Conguring the Printer’s NetWare Network Settings Follow the steps below to congure the NetWare network settings. Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page. http://“printer IP address or name”/ Example: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ Select Administrator Mode and click Logon.

  • Page 426

    Network Setting Default Setting Item Details Printer Number Specify the number of the printer connected to the NetWare print server. (0-15) Tree Name Specify the name of an NDS PServer tree that has a NetWare print server. (0-32 characters) Context Name Specify the name of a context that has a NetWare print server.

  • Page 427: Specifying Printer-related Information

    Network Setting Specifying Printer-Related Information Follow the steps below to specify device information and security settings. Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page. http://“printer IP address or name”/ Example: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ Select Administrator Mode and click Logon.

  • Page 428

    Network Setting Conguring the Communication Mode Manually This topic gives instructions for conguring the communication mode manually. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press ►. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Ethernet Driver, and then press ►. Press ▲...

  • Page 429

    Network Setting Email Notication When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur The printer can notify you of the printer status by email. Even when you are away from the printer, you can know when printing is nished or if errors occur. Receive notication via email on your mobile phone or at your computer.

  • Page 430: Initializing The Network Settings

    Network Setting Initializing the Network Settings Use RemoteUI to restore the network settings to the default values as follows. Important • Initializing the network settings will also restore the default value of the printer’s IP address. As a result, the RemoteUI page cannot be displayed in the web browser after this procedure. •...

  • Page 431: Network Setting (windows)

    Network Setting (Windows) Network Setting (Windows) Conguring the Printer Driver Destination (Windows) This topic describes how to specify the printer driver destination if the printer’s IP address is changed, or if you will use the printer over a network connection instead of via USB connection. The procedure described below is the conguration based on the LPR or Raw protocol using the standard TCP/IP port in Windows ( Standard TCP/IP Port ).

  • Page 432: Sharing The Printer In Windows

    Network Setting (Windows) Sharing the Printer in Windows If you set up a computer as a print server in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008, the computer can receive print jobs sent from other computers (clients) connected to it for printing.

  • Page 433

    Network Setting (Windows) On the Sharing sheet, click Share this printer and enter the shared name. To print jobs from clients running other versions of Windows, click Additional Drivers and follow the instructions to install the printer driver of the corresponding version. If you are prompted to choose the location of the printer driver le, insert the provided User Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive and specify the folder where the printer driver is located.

  • Page 434

    Network Setting (Windows) Conguring the Printer’s NetWare Network Settings Follow the steps below to congure the NetWare network settings. Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page. http://“printer IP address or name”/ Example: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ Select Administrator Mode and click Logon.

  • Page 435

    Network Setting (Windows) Default Setting Item Details Printer Number Specify the number of the printer connected to the NetWare print server. (0-15) Tree Name Specify the name of an NDS PServer tree that has a NetWare print server. (0-32 characters) Context Name Specify the name of a context that has a NetWare print server.

  • Page 436: Specifying The Printer's Frame Type

    Network Setting (Windows) Specifying the Printer’s Frame Type To enable communication between the printer and computers on your network, specify the Ethernet frame type in your NetWare environment. Follow the steps below to specify the frame type by using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility or the printer Control Panel.

  • Page 437: Specifying The Frame Type Using The Printer Control Panel

    Network Setting (Windows) Specifying the Frame Type Using the Printer Control Panel Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select NetWare, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 438: Specifying Netware Print Services, Choosing The Type Of Print Services

    Network Setting (Windows) Specifying NetWare Print Services Before printing in a NetWare network, you must congure print services such as print servers, print queues, and so on. You can congure the print service settings from a computer using any of the following software. •...

  • Page 439

    Network Setting (Windows) Using NWADMIN or PCONSOLE to set up the print server Use NWADMIN to set up the print server if NDS queue server mode or remote printer mode is used. Log into NetWare as Administrator or with equivalent rights, and then start NWADMIN. Run Quick Setup.

  • Page 440

    Network Setting (Windows) Use PCONSOLE to set up the print server if bindery queue server mode or remote printer mode is used. Log into NetWare as Supervisor and start PCONSOLE. Switch to bindery mode. If the print server has not been created, create it. In Available Options, select Quick Setup and press the Enter key.

  • Page 441: Specifying Netware Protocols

    Network Setting (Windows) Specifying NetWare Protocols Follow the steps below to congure NetWare protocol settings other than the frame type by using RemoteUI. Note • For details on RemoteUI, see “Using RemoteUI”. (→P.407) Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page.

  • Page 442

    Network Setting (Windows) • If you have selected NDS PServer: Queue Server Mode (Using an NDS Print Server) In Tree Name and Context Name, enter the tree and context name of the print server. In Print Server Name, enter the name of the print server created in "Specifying NetWare Print Services.

  • Page 443

    Network Setting (Windows) Conguring NetWare Network Settings To print over a NetWare network, congure the network environment as follows. Important • To congure network settings, you must be logged in with administrative rights such as “Administrator” account. We recommend that your network administrator congure the network settings. Specify the Ethernet frame type for communication between the printer and computers.

  • Page 444

    Network Setting (Windows) Installing imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility Install imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility from the User Software CD-ROM provided with the printer as follows: Important • In Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Server 2003/Windows Vista, you must log on with administrative rights equivalent to the “Administrator” account. Insert the User Software CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 445: Network Setting (mac Os X)

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Network Setting (Mac OS X) Conguring the Printer Driver Destination (Macintosh) Specify the printer driver destination as follows if the printer’s IP address is changed, or if you will use the printer over a network connection instead of via USB connection. •...

  • Page 446

    Mac OS X. If you use multiple printers in the same zone, assign a unique name to each printer. By default, the network interface name is “Canon NB-17FB (xxxxxx).” (Here, xxxxxx is the last six digits of the printer’s MAC address.) *2: If zones have been created on the network, enter the name of the printer’s zone.

  • Page 447: Activating Appletalk On The Printer

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Conguring the Destination for AppleTalk Network (Macintosh) To print over an AppleTalk network, activate the AppleTalk protocol and congure the destination as follows. Activating AppleTalk on the printer Important • By factory default, the AppleTalk protocol is disabled on the printer. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.

  • Page 448

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Conguring the Destination (Mac OS X) Note • The following procedures are based on Mac OS X 10.4. The method of conguring the destination varies depending on the version of Mac OS X. In System Preferences, click Network to display the Network window. In Show, choose Built-in Ethernet.

  • Page 449

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Select the printer from the list in the Printer Browser window and click Add. Network Setting 435 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 450

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Conguring the Destination for TCP/IP Network (Macintosh) Follow the steps below to congure the destination if you will use the printer in a TCP/IP network. Important • If you will use the printer in a TCP/IP network, make sure the printer’s IP address is congured correctly. •...

  • Page 451

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) In the list of connection methods, click Canon IP(iPF). Enter the printer’s IP address in Printer’s Address and click Add. Make sure the printer has been added, and then close the Printer List window. Important •...

  • Page 452

    Network Setting (Mac OS X) Conguring the Destination for Bonjour Network (Macintosh) In Mac OS X 10.2.8 and later, use Bonjour functions to easily connect the printer to the network. Follow the steps below to congure the destination if you use the printer on TCP/IP network. Important •...

  • Page 453: Printer Hard Disk Operations

    Hard Disk Hard Disk Hard Disk Printer Hard Disk Operations Printer hard disk operations are available from the following programs and interfaces. • Printer driver • imagePROGRAF HDI Driver • imagePROGRAF Free Layout • Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy • imagePROGRAF Status Monitor •...

  • Page 454

    Hard Disk image- PROGRAF Printer driver Free Layout image- PROGRAF Windows Status Color image- image- Monitor RUNNER PROGRAF Control Enlargement RemoteUI HDI Driver Panel Copy Color image- image- RUNNER Mac OS Printer driver PROGRAF Enlargement Printmonitor Copy Operation Availability Availability Availability Availability Availability...

  • Page 455: Saved Print Jobs

    Hard Disk Saved Print Jobs Saving print jobs refers to the process of sending print jobs from a computer and storing them on the printer’s hard disk. By saving print jobs, you can print them repeatedly as needed without sending them from a computer again.

  • Page 456: Output Method ( Send Job To)

    Hard Disk Output Method ( Send job to ) To save print jobs on the printer’s hard disk, select Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X). Three options are available in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X): Print, Print (auto delete), and Save in mail box.

  • Page 457: Storage Destination

    Hard Disk Storage destination The storage area on the printer’s hard disk is divided into a temporary storage area and a permanent storage area. Print jobs in the “job queue” or “Common Box” are saved in the temporary storage area. Jobs in “Personal Boxes”...

  • Page 458: Saving Print Jobs Sent From Sources Other Than The, Specifying Output Method

    Hard Disk Saving Print Jobs Sent from Sources Other than the Printer Driver To save print jobs sent from software or systems other than the printer driver provided with the printer, complete the Output Method and Save and Print settings in the printer menu. Important •...

  • Page 459: Saving Print Jobs, Using The Printer Driver (windows)

    Hard Disk Saving Print Jobs You can save print jobs on the printer’s hard disk. Save print jobs on the printer’s hard disk as follows. • Using the printer driver (Windows) (→P.445) • Using imagePROGRAF HDI Driver (Windows) See "Output Method Setting" in the HDI Driver Guide. •...

  • Page 460

    Hard Disk Click Output Method to display the Output Method dialog box. Choose an Output Method. • Print Save print jobs automatically at the same time they are printed. (This is the default format.) • Print (auto delete) Save print jobs temporarily at the same time they are printed and delete them after printing. •...

  • Page 461: Using The Printer Driver (mac Os X)

    Hard Disk Using the printer driver (Mac OS X) Access the Additional Settings pane. Choose an Send job to. • Print Save print jobs automatically at the same time they are printed. • Print (auto delete) Save print jobs temporarily at the same time they are printed and delete them after printing. •...

  • Page 462: Do Not Save Print Jobs In The Common Box

    Hard Disk Do Not Save Print Jobs in the Common Box If you have selected Print in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X) in the printer driver as the format for print jobs sent from the computer, the jobs are saved in the common box. (→P.441) You can select Save: Shared Box >...

  • Page 463

    Hard Disk Managing Queued Jobs (Deleting or Preempting Other Jobs) You can delete queued jobs. You can also select queued jobs and give them rst priority, to print them immediately after the printer has printed jobs that are currently being processed or printed. Note •...

  • Page 464: Using The Control Panel

    Hard Disk Using the Control Panel Press the Menu button to display Menu Durng Prtng. You can manage queued jobs as follows. • Deleting queued jobs Press ▲ or ▼ to select Job Mgmt Menu, and then press the OK button. Press ▲...

  • Page 465

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor On the Job sheet, select the job and the desired function. The following functions are available. • Preempting other jobs • Pausing printing • Resuming printing • Canceling print jobs For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help. Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor On the Driver pane, select the job and the desired function.

  • Page 466: Setting Passwords For Personal Boxes

    Hard Disk Setting Passwords for Personal Boxes By default, no passwords are set for personal boxes. For greater security, you can set passwords for each personal box. After you set a password, it will be required to modify the personal box settings, as well as to display, print, delete, move, and modify jobs saved in the personal box.

  • Page 467

    Hard Disk Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, select the personal box for a password. Click Edit. In the Set/Register User’s Inbox dialog box, specify the password and click OK. • Set Password : Select the check box. • Password : Enter the password.

  • Page 468

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a listed personal box for a password and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set for the personal box. In the Documents dialog box, click Settings. 454 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 469

    Hard Disk In the Settings dialog box, specify the password and click OK. • Set password : Select the check box. • Password : Enter the password. (This eld is limited to four digits in the range 0001-9999.) • Re-enter to conrm : Re-enter the password to conrm it. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le.

  • Page 470: Naming Personal Boxes

    Hard Disk Naming Personal Boxes By default, personal boxes are unnamed. You can name them for easier management. You can assign a name to a personal box as follows. • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) • Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, select the personal box to identify.

  • Page 471

    Hard Disk In the Set/Register User’s Inbox dialog box, enter the personal box name in Inbox Name and click OK. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a listed personal box to identify and click Open. Note •...

  • Page 472

    Hard Disk In the Documents dialog box, click Settings. In the Settings dialog box, enter the personal box name and click OK. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le. 458 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 473

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) On the Hard Disk pane, click “►” next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Select a saved job and click Set. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. The password is a four-digit number. In the Settings dialog box, enter the personal box name and click OK.

  • Page 474: Displaying A List Of Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Displaying a List of Saved Jobs You can display saved print jobs in the Common Box and each Personal Box. You can view a list of stored print jobs as follows. • Using the Control Panel • Using RemoteUI •...

  • Page 475

    Hard Disk Using RemoteUI Choose a mail box on the Stored Job page to display a list of jobs saved in that mail box. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. Jobs saved in the mail box are listed. Note •...

  • Page 476

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. Jobs saved in that mail box are displayed in the Documents dialog box. Note •...

  • Page 477

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Macintosh) In the Hard Disk pane, click “►” next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Note • Document and user names during HP-GL/2 printing A job number is automatically assigned by the printer as the document name or title. GL2 JOB#001 (Range: 001-210) The user name is blank.

  • Page 478: Printing A List Of Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Printing a List of Saved Jobs You can print a list of saved print jobs in the common box and each personal box. You can also print a list of print jobs by using the Control Panel. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Print a list of saved print jobs.

  • Page 479: Printing Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Printing Saved Jobs You can print jobs stored on the printer’s hard disk as follows. • Using the Control Panel • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) • Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) Using the Control Panel Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.

  • Page 480

    Hard Disk Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, choose the mail box. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. Select the print job in the list and click Print. 466 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 481

    Hard Disk On the Print Saved Document page, enter the quantity to print in Copies and click OK. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note •...

  • Page 482

    Hard Disk In the Documents dialog box, select the print job in the list and click Print. In the Print dialog box, enter the quantity to print in Copies and click OK. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le. Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) In the Hard Disk pane, click “►”...

  • Page 483

    Hard Disk Select the saved job in the list and click Resume Printing to display the Resume Printing dialog box. Specify the number of copies and click the OK button. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor help le. Hard Disk 469 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 484: Moving Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Moving saved jobs Print jobs for which Print is selected as the format in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X) are saved in the Common Box, number “00”. However, jobs in this mail box will be deleted one after another starting with the oldest job in the following situations.

  • Page 485

    Hard Disk Note • Enter a password if one has been set. Select the print job in the list and click Move. On the Move Document page, select the name or number of the destination Personal Box in the Destination mail box list and click OK. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help.

  • Page 486

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. In the Documents dialog box, select the print job in the list and click Move. 472 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 487

    Hard Disk In the Move dialog box, select the destination Personal Box and click OK. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help. Hard Disk 473 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 488

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Macintosh) In the Hard Disk pane, click “►” next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. The password is a four-digit number. Select the print job in the list and click Move. In the Move Document dialog box, select the destination Personal Box and click OK.

  • Page 489: Displaying Details Of Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Displaying Details of Saved Jobs You can view details of stored print jobs as follows. • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) • Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, choose the mail box. Note •...

  • Page 490

    Hard Disk The Details of the saved document page is displayed. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set.

  • Page 491

    Hard Disk In the Documents dialog box, select the saved job in the list and click Properties. The Properties dialog box is displayed. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le. Hard Disk 477 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 492

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) On the Hard Disk pane, click ► next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. The password is a four-digit number. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor help le. 478 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 493: Renaming Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Renaming Saved Jobs You can rename stored print jobs as follows. • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) • Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, choose the mail box. Note •...

  • Page 494

    Hard Disk On the Details of the saved document page, click Change Document. On the Rename Saved Document page, enter the new job name in Document Name and click OK. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help. 480 Hard Disk Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 495

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. In the Documents dialog box, select the saved job in the list and click Properties. Hard Disk 481 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 496

    Hard Disk In the Properties dialog box, enter the new job name and click OK. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le. Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) On the Hard Disk pane, click ► next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Note •...

  • Page 497

    Hard Disk Select the saved job in the list and click Set. In the Settings dialog box, enter the new job name and click OK. Documents cannot be renamed unless a password has been set. In this case, specify a password.

  • Page 498: Deleting Saved Jobs

    Hard Disk Deleting Saved Jobs You can delete saved jobs in the box shared among all users and in each personal box. Delete stored print jobs as follows. • Using the Control Panel • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) •...

  • Page 499

    Hard Disk Using RemoteUI On the Stored Job page, choose the mail box. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. Select the saved job in the list and click Delete. For details, refer to the RemoteUI help. Hard Disk 485 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 500

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) On the Hard Disk sheet, select a mail box in the list and click Open. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. In the Documents dialog box, select the print job in the list and click Delete. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help le.

  • Page 501

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Mac OS) On the Hard Disk pane, click ► next to Inbox No./Name to list saved jobs. Note • Enter a password if one has been set. The password is a four-digit number. Select the saved job in the list and click Delete. For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor help le.

  • Page 502: Checking The Free Hard Disk Space

    Hard Disk Checking the Free Hard Disk Space You can check the space available on the printer’s hard disk as follows. • Using the Control Panel • Using RemoteUI • Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor (Windows) • Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor (Macintosh) Using the Control Panel Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.

  • Page 503

    Hard Disk Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor The Hard Disk sheet shows the free hard disk space. ■Hard Disk Sheet in imagePROGRAF Status Monitor For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Status Monitor help. Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor The Hard Disk pane shows the free hard disk space. ■Hard Disk Pane in imagePROGRAF Printmonitor For details, refer to the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor help.

  • Page 504: Erasing Data On The Printer's Hard Disk

    Hard Disk Erasing Data on the Printer’s Hard Disk You can erase data on the printer’s hard disk from the Control Panel. There are three ways to erase the data, as follows. Time Required Erasure Method Details High Speed A few seconds Erases le management data for print job data stored on the printer’s hard disk.

  • Page 505: Adjusting The Printhead, Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Automatically

    Adjusting the Printhead Adjustments for Better Print Quality Adjusting the Printhead Correcting Print Misalignment If printed vertical lines are warped or colors are out of alignment, adjust the Printhead alignment. Adjust the Printhead alignment automatically or manually by using a printed test pattern. For instructions on automatic adjustment, see “Adjusting the Printhead Alignment Automatically”.

  • Page 506

    Adjusting the Printhead Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adjust Printer, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Auto Head Adj., and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 507: Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Manually

    Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead Alignment Manually If printed vertical lines are warped or colors are out of alignment, adjust the Printhead alignment. Adjust the Printhead alignment automatically or manually by using a printed test pattern. You can adjust the Printhead alignment automatically or manually. Normally, choose automatic adjustment. If using special media or printing does not improve even after performing automatic adjustment using advanced adjustment, try manual adjustment.

  • Page 508

    Adjusting the Printhead Examine test pattern D-1 for printhead adjustment. After you determine the pattern with straight lines, press ▲ or ▼ to choose the pattern number, and then press the OK button. Note • If lines seem straightest in two patterns but you cannot decide which one is better, choose an intermediate value.

  • Page 509: Adjusting The Printhead Orientation

    Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead Orientation If printed lines are misaligned, try adjusting the angle of the Printhead. Even slight misalignment can be corrected. Adjust the Printhead orientation by printing and reading a test pattern. When using sheets, have an unused sheet A4/Letter-sized or larger ready. When using a roll, load a roll 10 inches (254 mm) or wider.

  • Page 510

    Adjusting the Printhead Important • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). Examine the test pattern for adjustment. Determine the straightest set of lines. Note • If no single set of lines is perfectly straight, choose the two sets of lines that are least misaligned. Open the Top Cover and move the Angle Adjustment Lever to match the number (or the square) of the straightest set of lines.

  • Page 511: Adjusting The Printhead Height

    Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead Height If printed documents rub against the printer during printing or if the edge of paper is wrinkled from rubbing, it may help to raise the Printhead. If image edges are blurred, it may help to lower the Printhead. Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU.

  • Page 512: Adjusting The Feed Amount, Adjusting The Feed Amount Automatically

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the Feed Amount Automatically If printed images are affected by banding in different colors, adjust the amount that paper is fed. There are two modes for adjusting the amount paper is fed, Standard Adj. and Advanced Adj.. Advanced Adj. offers a wider range of adjustment than Standard Adj..

  • Page 513

    Adjusting the feed amount Follow the steps below to adjust the feed amount automatically. Prepare one unused sheet A4/Letter-sized or larger when Standard Adj. is selected or two when Advanced Adj. is selected (or one when using a sheet A2-sized or larger). When using a roll, load a roll 10 inches (254 mm) or wider.

  • Page 514

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the feed amount during printing If, during printing, the contrast is uneven sideways across the paper or banding in different colors appears every 40 mm (1.6 in) or so, try adjusting the feed amount as follows. However, note that because printing is paused, colors may be slightly different.

  • Page 515: Adjusting The Feed Amount Manually

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the Feed Amount Manually If printed images are affected by banding in different colors, adjust the amount that paper is fed. This topic describes how to adjust the feed amount manually. When using highly transparent media for which automatic adjustment is not supported, adjust the feed amount manually.

  • Page 516

    Adjusting the feed amount Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adjust Printer, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Manual Band Adj, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 517

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the feed amount during printing If, during printing, the contrast is uneven sideways across the paper or banding in different colors appears every 40 mm (1.6 in) or so, try adjusting the feed amount as follows. The results of adjustment are applied to printing in progress, enabling you to check the results immediately.

  • Page 518: Adjusting The Measurement Scale For Better Accuracy

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the Measurement Scale for Better Accuracy To adjust the measurement scale and ensure accuracy (so that lines in CAD drawings are printed at exactly the right length, for example), specify the amount of paper stretching or shrinkage when adjusting the feed amount.

  • Page 519

    Adjusting the feed amount Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adjust Printer, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adjust Length, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 520: Adjusting The Vacuum Strength

    Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the Vacuum Strength When printing on heavyweight paper or paper that curls or wrinkles easily, if paper rubs against the printer or the edge is wrinkled from rubbing, adjusting the level of suction against paper on the Platen may improve results.

  • Page 521

    Ink Tanks Maintenance Ink Tanks Ink Tanks An Ink Tank that can be used in the printer is labeled with a white letter “A” in a black circle on the side. When purchasing an Ink Tank, make sure an “A” is printed on the label, along with the following Ink Tank part numbers.

  • Page 522: Replacing Ink Tanks, Compatible Ink Tank, Precautions When Handling An Ink Tank

    Ink Tanks Replacing Ink Tanks Compatible Ink Tank An Ink Tank that can be used in the printer is labeled with a white letter “A” in a black circle on the side. Request an Ink Tank with the same label when you purchase a new Ink Tank. For more information, see “Ink Tanks”.

  • Page 523: Replacing An Ink Tank

    Ink Tanks Replacing an Ink Tank Make sure no print jobs are in progress. You can replace Ink Tank if the Display Screen indicates the printer is Online or Ofine, or if messages advise you to check the amount of ink left or replace the Ink Tank. If a message prompts you to replace the Ink Tank, press the OK button.

  • Page 524

    Ink Tanks Press the tip of the Ink Tank Lock Lever of the color for replacement and lift the Ink Tank Lock Lever to open it. Hold the empty Ink Tank by the grip to remove it, and press the OK button. Note •...

  • Page 525

    Ink Tanks Before opening the pouch, shake the Ink Tank gently seven or eight times. Agitate the ink in the Ink Tank by slowly turning the Ink Tank upside-down and right side up several times. Note • If you do not shake the Ink Tank, the ink may sediment, which may affect printing quality. Open the pouch and remove the Ink Tank.

  • Page 526

    Ink Tanks Close the Ink Tank Lock Lever until it clicks. Make sure the Ink Lamp is lit in red. Note • Ink Lamp ashes when there is little ink left. Close the Ink Tank Cover. The printer returns to the mode before replacement of Ink Tank. 512 Maintenance Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 527: Checking Ink Tank Levels

    Ink Tanks Checking Ink Tank Levels On the Display Screen, you can check how much ink is left in the Ink Tank. The Display Screen indicates the remaining ink levels, unless an error message is displayed. During error messages, press the Information button to view the ink levels on the Display Screen. These levels shown on the Display Screen correspond to the inks identied by the Color Label on the bottom of the Display Screen.

  • Page 528: When To Replace Ink Tanks

    Ink Tanks When to Replace Ink Tanks Replace or prepare to replace Ink Tank in the following situations. If a message for checking the ink is shown on the Display Screen When there is little ink left, the Message lamp is lit and Ink Level: Check is shown on the Display Screen. You can continue to print, but prepare to replace the Ink Tank.

  • Page 529: Checking The Print Quality, Improving The Print Quality

    Printheads Printheads Printhead • Printhead PF-03 Note • For instructions on replacing the Printhead, see “Replacing the Printhead”. (→P.518) Checking the Print Quality If printing is faint or streaked in different colors, make sure the Printhead nozzles are clear by printing a test pattern to check the nozzles.

  • Page 530: Checking For Nozzle Clogging

    Clean the Printhead. (→P.517) Print a test pattern to check the nozzles. Note • If you repeat these steps several times but the horizontal lines are still faint or incomplete, contact your Canon dealer. 516 Maintenance Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 531: Cleaning The Printhead

    If printing does not improve after Head Cleaning A, try Head Cleaning B. If this does not solve the problem, repeat Head Cleaning B two or three times. If this still does not improve printing, the Printhead may have reached the end of its useful life. Contact your Canon dealer. Caution •...

  • Page 532: Replacing The Printhead, When To Replace The Printhead, Compatible Printhead

    • If the Display Screen indicates Open top cover and replace the printhead. • If your Canon dealer has advised you to replace the Printhead Compatible Printhead For information on the compatible Printhead, see “Printhead”. (→P.515) Precautions when handling the Printhead Take the following precautions when handling the Printhead.

  • Page 533

    Printheads Replacing the Printhead Follow the steps below to replace the Printhead. Failure to follow this procedure may cause ink leak from the Printhead, which may cause stains. Note • Prepare a new Ink Tank when ink levels are low. •...

  • Page 534

    Printheads If the Printhead Fixer Cover or Printhead Fixer Lever is dirty, use a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely to wipe it clean. Important • Never touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). • Never touch the metal contacts of the Carriage. This may damage the printer. Lift the Carriage Cover to open it fully.

  • Page 535

    Printheads Pull the Printhead Fixer Lever forward all the way to open it completely. Pull up the Printhead Fixer Cover to open it completely. Remove the used Printhead. Caution • When replacing the Printhead immediately after printing, wait a few minutes before replacing it.

  • Page 536

    Printheads Holding the new Printhead by the grips (a), remove it from the case. Important • When handling the Printhead, always hold it by the grips (a). Never touch the nozzles (b) or the metal contacts (c). This may damage the Printhead and affect printing quality. While rmly holding the Printhead you have removed, use your other hand to remove the orange Safety Cap 1 (a).

  • Page 537

    Printheads With the nozzles facing down and the metal contacts toward the back, insert the Printhead into the Carriage. Making sure that the metal contacts do not touch the Carriage, carefully push the printhead rmly into the carriage. Pull the Printhead Fixer Cover down toward the front to lock the Printhead in place. Push the Printhead Fixer Lever toward the back of the printer until it clicks.

  • Page 538

    Printheads Close the Top Cover. Ink now lls the system. After about 13 minutes, the Printhead alignment will be automatically adjusted, and the printer will go online. If no paper has been loaded, a message is displayed requesting you to load paper. Important •...

  • Page 539: Cutter Unit

    Cutter Unit Cutter Unit Cutter Unit A reaplacement Cutter Unit. • Cutter Unit CT-05 Note • For instructions on replacing the Cutter Unit, see “Replacing the Cutter Unit”. (→P.526) Maintenance 525 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 540: Replacing The Cutter Unit

    Cutter Unit Replacing the Cutter Unit Note • For information on compatible Cutter Unit, see “Cutter Unit”. (→P.525) • During Cutter Unit replacement, do not open the Carriage Cover. Ink will automatically ll the Printhead after the Carriage Cover is opened, which consumes ink. Turn the printer on.

  • Page 541

    Cutter Unit Hold the Cutter Unit by the grip (a). Pushing down at the position indicated (b), remove it from the Carriage. Important • Never touch any part of the Cutter Unit except the grips (a) and (b). This poses a risk of injury and may stain your hands.

  • Page 542: Maintenance Cartridge, Replacing The Maintenance Cartridge, Compatible Maintenance Cartridge

    Maintenance Cartridge Maintenance Cartridge Maintenance Cartridge A replacement Maintenance Cartridge. Maintenance Cartridge includes a Shaft Cleaner. • Maintenance Cartridge MC-07 Note • For instructions on replacing the Maintenance Cartridge, see “Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge”. (→P.528) Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge Compatible Maintenance Cartridge For information on the compatible Maintenance Cartridge, see “Maintenance Cartridge”.

  • Page 543

    Maintenance Cartridge Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge Make sure no print jobs are in progress. You can replace the Maintenance Cartridge if the Display Screen indicates the printer is Ofine or if messages advise you to replace the Maintenance Cartridge. If a message prompts you to replace the Maintenance Cartridge, go to step 6 and remove the Maintenance Cartridge.

  • Page 544

    Maintenance Cartridge Hold the handle (a) of the used Maintenance Cartridge and pull out the cartridge. Grasp the handles on both sides (b) and keep the cartridge level as you remove it. Important • Used Maintenance Cartridge is heavy. Always grasp the cartridge handles on both sides rmly and keep the cartridge level during removal and storage.

  • Page 545

    Otherwise, ink may leak and cause stains. • In accordance with its active and ongoing policy to protect the environment, Canon collects used Maintenance Cartridge. Follow the instructions provided with the new Maintenance Cartridge that describe how to process the used Maintenance Cartridge.

  • Page 546

    Maintenance Cartridge Replace the Shaft Cleaner. Replacing the (→P.533) The printer returns to the mode before replacement of the Maintenance Cartridge. If a message is displayed advising you to replace the Maintenance Cartridge, printing is not possible. Make sure that the Maintenance Cartridge is installed correctly. If a print job was in progress when the Maintenance Cartridge was replaced, printing is resumed.

  • Page 547: Replacing The Shaft Cleaner

    Maintenance Cartridge Replacing the Shaft Cleaner Replace the Shaft Cleaner when you replace the Maintenance Cartridge. New Shaft Cleaner is included with replacement Maintenance Cartridge. After Maintenance Cartridge replacement, a message on the Display Screen prompts you to replace the Shaft Cleaner.

  • Page 548

    Maintenance Cartridge After removing the cap of the new Shaft Cleaner, hold it by the grips (a) and attach it to the Carriage. Push the Shaft Cleaner until it clicks into place. Note • Attach the cap from the new Shaft Cleaner on the used one. Be sure to put the used Shaft Cleaner in the small box before putting it in the larger box with the used Maintenance Cartridge for disposal.

  • Page 549: Checking The Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity

    Maintenance Cartridge Checking the Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity The Maintenance Cartridge absorbs excess ink from borderless printing, printhead cleaning, and other processes. You can conrm the remaining capacity of the Maintenance Cartridge by checking the Maintenance Cartridge capacity shown on the Display Screen. Press the Information button to display the remaining capacity of the Maintenance Cartridge on the Display Screen.

  • Page 550: When To Replace The Maintenance Cartridge, The Display Screen

    Maintenance Cartridge When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge Replace or prepare to replace the Maintenance Cartridge in the following situations. If a message for checking the Maintenance Cartridge is shown on the Display Screen When the Maintenance Cartridge capacity is low, the Message lamp is lit and Prepare for maint cart replacement.

  • Page 551: Cleaning The Printer, Cleaning The Printer Exterior

    Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Printer Exterior Clean the printer regularly to maintain better printing quality and help prevent problems. About once a month, clean the printer exterior. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Unplug the power cord from the outlet. Caution •...

  • Page 552: Cleaning Inside The Top Cover

    Cleaning the Printer Cleaning Inside the Top Cover Clean inside the Top Cover about once a month to maintain better printing quality and help prevent problems. Also clean inside the Top Cover in the following situations to ensure optimal operation. •...

  • Page 553

    Cleaning the Printer Using a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely, wipe inside the Top Cover to clean it. Wipe away any ink residue on the Top Cover Roller (a), all over the Platen (b), the Paper Retainer (c), the Borderless Printing Ink Grooves (d), the Ejection Guide (e), and the guide rail (f).

  • Page 554: Cleaning The Paper Retainer

    Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Paper Retainer Clean the Paper Retainer about once a month to maintain better printing quality and help prevent problems. Also clean the Paper Retainer in the following situations to ensure the printer offers a comfortable working environment.

  • Page 555

    If printing does not improve after Head Cleaning A, try Head Cleaning B. If this does not solve the problem, repeat Head Cleaning B two or three times. If this still does not improve printing, the Printhead may have reached the end of its useful life. Contact your Canon dealer. Caution •...

  • Page 556: Other Maintenance, Preparing To Transfer The Printer

    (→P.528) • Do not tilt the printer in transit. Ink inside the printer may leak and cause stains. If it is necessary to stand the printer up or tilt it, contact your Canon dealer. Remove the paper. •...

  • Page 557

    Other Maintenance Open the Ink Tank Lock Lever and remove every Ink Tank. Put the Ink Tank in a plastic bag and seal it. Note • Store the Ink Tank you removed with the ink holes (a) facing up. Otherwise, ink may leak and cause stains.

  • Page 558

    Other Maintenance Disconnect the power cord and interface cable. Open the Top Cover. Grasp the Belt, insert it between the Belt Stopper, and afx the Belt Stopper to the Carriage Shaft. Important • Never touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). Note •...

  • Page 559

    Other Maintenance Close the Top Cover. Tape down printer covers to secure them, in the reverse order of tape removal during installation. Repack the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, and printer in shipping materials, and then package them in a shipping box. Maintenance 545 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 560: Updating The Firmware

    The rmware version is displayed. Updating the Firmware To obtain the latest rmware, visit the Canon website. If the rmware available online is newer than the installed rmware, update the printer rmware. For details on downloading and updating the rmware, visit the Canon website.

  • Page 561: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions This section presents frequently asked questions and answers. To view more detailed explanations, click the hyperlinks in the answer column. Question Answer How do I print on a roll? When printing on rolls, after loading the roll, specify the paper type and length, both on the Control Panel and in the printer driver.

  • Page 562

    Frequently Asked Questions Question Answer How do I print without By specifying to rotate originals 90 degrees in the printer driver, you can print at wasting all the blank A4 size to ll the width of A3 paper. space on the right side ÞConserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (→P.299) when printing an A4-sized original at A3 size?

  • Page 563: Problems Regarding Paper

    Problems Regarding Paper Problems Regarding Paper Clearing Jammed Roll Paper If roll paper jams, follow the steps below to remove jams. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...

  • Page 564

    Problems Regarding Paper Push the Release Lever back. Holding the paper on both sides, pull the jammed portion out toward the front. Use a scissors to cut away the printed or wrinkled portion. Caution • When cutting paper, be careful to avoid injury and damaging the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.

  • Page 565

    Problems Regarding Paper Pull the roll edge gently and align it with the Paper Alignment Line (a). Lower the Release Lever toward the front. Important • Do not force the roll paper into alignment with the Paper Alignment Line (a). This may prevent the paper from being advanced straight.

  • Page 566

    Problems Regarding Paper Clearing a Jammed Sheet If a sheet jams, follow the steps below to remove it. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...

  • Page 567

    Problems Regarding Paper If the paper is visible, grasp the paper and pull it forward. If you cannot see the paper, remove the scrap from behind the printer. After removing the paper, make sure there are no other scraps of paper in the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.

  • Page 568: Roll Paper Cannot Be Inserted Into The Paper Feed Slot, Cannot Load Sheets

    Problems Regarding Paper Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot Cause Corrective Action The roll paper is warped. Straighten out curls and reload the roll. Cannot Load Sheets Cause Corrective Action The paper source selection is incorrect. Press the Feeder Selection button to activate the Cut Sheet lamp.

  • Page 569: Printing Does Not Start, The Data Lamp On The Control Panel Does Not Light Up

    Printing does not start Printing does not start The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not light up Cause Corrective Action The printer is not on. Make sure the power cord is securely plugged in, all the way. Press the Power button to turn the printer on.

  • Page 570: The Printer Stops During A Print Job

    Set Auto Rotate to Off before attempting to print RTL commands when Auto Rotate is On. again. (→P.50) The printer is damaged. Contact your Canon dealer for assistance. The printer stops when printing a HP-GL/2 job (the carriage stops moving) Cause Corrective Action The printer is analyzing the print job.

  • Page 571: Problems With The Printing Quality, Printing Is Faint

    Problems with the printing quality Problems with the printing quality Printing is faint Cause Corrective Action You may be printing on the wrong side of the paper. Print on the printing surface. The Printhead nozzles are clogged. Print a test pattern to check the nozzles and see if they are clogged.

  • Page 572: Paper Rubs Against The Printhead

    Problems with the printing quality Paper rubs against the Printhead Cause Corrective Action The paper type as specied in the printer driver does Load paper of the same type as you have specied not match the type loaded in the printer. (*1) in the printer driver.

  • Page 573: The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty

    Problems with the printing quality The edges of the paper are dirty Cause Corrective Action The Platen has become dirty after borderless printing Open the Top Cover and clean the Platen. or printing on small paper. (→P.538) The paper type as specied on the printer does not Make sure the same paper type is specied on the match the type specied in the printer driver.

  • Page 574: The Surface Of The Paper Is Dirty, The Back Side Of The Paper Is Dirty

    Problems with the printing quality The surface of the paper is dirty Cause Corrective Action The Paper Retainer is soiled. Clean the Paper Retainer. (→P.540) You are using a paper that does not dry easily. Specify a time of about a minute in Roll DryingTime. The back side of the paper is dirty Cause Corrective Action...

  • Page 575: Banding In Different Colors Occurs

    Problems with the printing quality Banding in different colors occurs Cause Corrective Action The paper feed amount is not adjusted correctly. Adjust the feed amount. (→P.498) Printing does not proceed smoothly because print Exit other applications and cancel other print jobs. jobs are interrupted during transmission.

  • Page 576: Colors In Printed Images Are Uneven, Image Edges Are Blurred Or White Banding Occurs

    Problems with the printing quality Colors in printed images are uneven Cause Corrective Action Line Drawing/Text is selected when printing images Specify Image in the printer driver. in many solid colors. You are printing on paper that curls easily. Printed colors may appear uneven on the leading edge of paper that is susceptible to curling.

  • Page 577: The Length Of Printed Images Is Inaccurate, Documents Are Printed Crooked

    Problems with the printing quality The length of printed images is inaccurate Cause Corrective Action In the printer menu, Band Joint is specied in Feed To ensure the feed amount matches the paper size, Priority. select Print Length in Feed Priority in the printer menu and enter the amount for adjustment in Adjust Length.

  • Page 578: Printing Mode, Thin Lines Are Not Printed After Switching To Economy

    Problems with the printing quality Thin lines are not printed after switching to Economy Printing mode Cause Corrective Action You have selected Economy Printing in the printer Clear the Economy Printing check box in the printer driver before printing. driver and try printing again. Problems with the printing quality caused by the type of paper For paper-specic troubleshooting tips to improve the printing quality, refer to the Paper Reference Guide.

  • Page 579: Cannot Print Over A Network, Cannot Connect The Printer To The Network

    Cannot print over a network Cannot print over a network Cannot connect the printer to the network Cause Corrective Action The Ethernet cable is not connected Make sure the printer is connected to the network with the correct correctly to the printer’s Ethernet port. Ethernet cable, and then turn the printer on.

  • Page 580: Cannot Print Over A Netware Network, Cannot Print Over Appletalk Or Bonjour Networks

    Cannot print over a network Cannot print over a NetWare network Cause Corrective Action The printer’s NetWare settings are not congured Make sure the printer’s NetWare settings are correctly. congured correctly. In particular, make sure a valid frame type is selected. For details, see “Conguring the Printer’s NetWare Network Settings”.

  • Page 581: Installation Problems

    Installation problems Installation problems The IEEE 1394 Driver Cannot Be Installed Correctly In Windows, the device interface driver may not be installed correctly in some cases if you connected the IEEE 1394 cable before installing the printer driver. If so, reinstall the IEEE 1394 device interface driver and the printer driver as follows. Important •...

  • Page 582: Removing Installed Printer Drivers, Removing Printer Drivers (windows)

    In Windows 2000/Windows XP/Windows Server 2003/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008, you must log on with administrative rights, such as those of the “Administrator” account. From the Windows start menu, select Programs > Canon Printer Uninstaller > imagePROGRAF Printer Driver Uninstaller to display the Delete Printer window.

  • Page 583: Hp-gl/2 Problems

    HP-GL/2 problems HP-GL/2 problems With HP-GL/2, printing is misaligned. Cause Corrective Action The plotter origin is incorrect. Check the printing commands. Lines or images are missing in the HP-GL/2 data that was printed. Cause Corrective Action The memory is full. Check the size of the data in the print job.

  • Page 584

    HP-GL/2 problems HP-GL/2 jobs are printed 6 mm larger than specied Cause Corrective Action The page size of the HP-GL/2 print job, as created in In MAIN MENU, set PageSizeProcess1 to On. the source application, is incorrect. (→P.50) HP-GL/2 jobs are printed at maximum size, even if a standard size is specied Cause Corrective Action...

  • Page 585: The Printer Does Not Go On, If The Printer Makes A Strange Sound

    If you suddenly hear the tone for cleaning operations At regular intervals, for printer maintenance, cleaning operations will begin automatically, even if the printer is in Sleep mode. In other cases, contact your Canon dealer. Messages advising to check the maintenance cartridge are not cleared...

  • Page 586: The Printer Consumes A Lot Of Ink, Ink Level Detection

    Printing with the ink level detection canceled may lead to printer damage and printing problems. Canon Inc. is not liable for any damage that may occur as a result of relling ink.

  • Page 587: Disabling Ink Level Detection

    Other problems Disabling ink level detection On the Display Screen, a message indicates that the ink level cannot be detected. After checking the message, press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Information, and then press the OK button. A conrmation message is shown on the Display Screen about disabling ink level detection.

  • Page 588

    Other problems Check the message and press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. A conrmation message about updating ink information is shown on the Display Screen. After checking the message, press the ► button. Press ▲...

  • Page 589: Responding To Messages, Error Messages

    Responding to Messages Error Message Responding to Messages Responding to Messages Error messages Check the message and take the appropriate action. (→P.576) Other Messages These messages do not prevent printer operation. Check the information on the Display Screen and take action as necessary.

  • Page 590

    Responding to Messages Error Messages Error messages Check the message and take the appropriate action. • Borderless printng not possible. (→P.584) • Cannot adjust band. (→P.587) • Cannot adjust printhead. (→P.587) • Cannot cut this paper. (→P.583) • Cannot detect papr (→P.582) •...

  • Page 591

    Responding to Messages • PHead needs cleaning. (→P.588) • Prepare for maint cart replacement. (→P.590) • Prepare for parts replacement. (→P.595) • Printhead error (→P.589) • Problem with Printhead (→P.588) • Regular printing is selected, but a roll is loaded. (→P.581) •...

  • Page 592: Messages Regarding Paper, Paper Mismatch, Papr Type Mismatch

    Messages regarding paper Messages regarding paper Paper Mismatch Cause Corrective Action You printed a test pattern for printer adjustment on When printing a test pattern, use sheets of the same several sheets, but sheets of different types or sizes type and size of paper. of paper were used.

  • Page 593: Paper Size Not Detected, This Paper Cannot Be Used

    Messages regarding paper Paper size not detected. Cause Corrective Action Paper has been loaded askew, or warped paper has Reload paper straight, in the correct position. been loaded. (→P.110) (→P.133) Insufcient paper for job Cause Corrective Action The printer has received a print job longer than the Follow the steps below to replace the roll.

  • Page 594: Roll Printing Is Selected, The Roll Is Empty

    Messages regarding paper Roll printing is selected. Cause Corrective Action You have attempted to print a test print sheet or Load a roll and try printing again. other printer status information on a roll, but no roll To print on a sheet instead, hold the Stop button for is loaded.

  • Page 595: Sheet Printing Is Selected, Cannot Feed Paper

    Messages regarding paper No sheets. Cause Corrective Action A sheet is not loaded. Load paper of the type and size you have specied in the printer driver. (→P.133) Hold down the Stop button for a second or more to cancel printing. Sheet printing is selected.

  • Page 596: Paper Jam, Paper Loaded Askew, Cannot Detect Papr

    Messages regarding paper Paper jam. Cause Corrective Action A paper jam occurred in the printer during printing. Lift the Release Lever and remove the jammed paper. (→P.115) (→P.138) Paper loaded askew. Cause Corrective Action Paper has been loaded askew. Follow the steps below to reload the roll. Open the Top Cover.

  • Page 597: Leading Edge Detection Error, Cannot Cut This Paper, End Of Paper Feed

    Paper came out of the feed path during feeding. Reload the paper correctly and advance it again. (→P.110) If the message is displayed when paper is not being advanced, contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Cannot cut this paper. Cause Corrective Action There are sheets left on the Ejection Guide.

  • Page 598: Borderless Printng Not Possible, Check Supported Paper

    Messages regarding paper Borderless printng not possible. Check roll position. Cause Corrective Action The paper is loaded askew. Press the Load/Eject button and reload the paper. Insert the roll rmly until it touches the ange of the Roll Holder. (→P.107) (→P.109) (→P.110) If you press the Online button and continue printing,...

  • Page 599: Messages Regarding Ink, No Ink Left

    Messages regarding ink Messages regarding ink Ink insufcient. Cause Corrective Action The ink level is low, so you cannot clean the Press the OK button and replace the Ink Tank that is Printhead. low with a new Ink Tank. (→P.508) The ink level is low, so there may not be enough ink Press the OK button and replace the Ink Tank that is to nish printing.

  • Page 600: Remaining Level Of The Ink Cannot Be Correctly Detected, No Ink Tank Loaded

    Messages regarding ink Remaining level of the ink cannot be correctly detected. Cause Corrective Action Ink level detection cannot work correctly if you use The rell ink tank can no longer be used. See the rell ink tanks. section “Ink level detection” and take the appropriate action.

  • Page 601: Messages Regarding Printing Or Adjusment, Use Another Paper, Cannot Adjust Band, Cannot Adjust Printhead

    Messages regarding printing or adjusment Messages regarding printing or adjusment Use another paper. Cause Corrective Action The Printhead and feed amount cannot be adjusted We recommend using a type of paper that you often when highly transparent lm is loaded. use, other than lm, for Printhead adjustment.

  • Page 602: Messages Regarding Printheads, Phead Needs Cleaning, Problem With Printhead

    Corrective Action The Printhead nozzles are clogged. Specify Printhead cleaning options. (→P.517) If the message is still displayed after Head Cleaning B, contact the Canon dealer for assistance. Problem with Printhead Cause Corrective Action The Printhead nozzles are becoming clogged.

  • Page 603: Printhead Error, Execute Printhead Cleaning

    Messages regarding printheads Printhead error Cause Corrective Action An incompatible Printhead has been installed. Install a Printhead specied for use with the printer. (→P.518) There is a problem with the Printhead. Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is over the Platen, replace the Printhead with a new one.

  • Page 604: Messages Regarding The Maintenance Cartridge, No Maintenance Cartridge, Prepare For Maint Cart Replacement

    Messages regarding the maintenance cartridge Messages regarding the maintenance cartridge No maintenance cartridge. Cause Corrective Action The Maintenance Cartridge is not installed. Install the Maintenance Cartridge. (→P.528) Prepare for maint cart replacement. Cause Corrective Action The Maintenance Cartridge is almost full. You can continue to print, but prepare a new Maintenance Cartridge to use when the message for replacement is displayed.

  • Page 605: Messages Regarding The Hard Disk, Hard Disk Error, File Read Error, Mail Box Nearly Full

    Messages regarding the hard disk Messages regarding the hard disk Hard disk error. Cause Corrective Action There is a format problem with the printer’s hard disk. Press the OK button to start reformatting the hard disk. When formatting is nished, the printer automatically restarts.

  • Page 606

    Messages regarding the hard disk Mail box full. Cannot save. Cause Corrective Action Saved jobs exceed the Personal Box capacity. Press the Stop button to cancel the print job. Delete print jobs from the queue. (→P.449) Delete unneeded jobs stored on the hard disk. (→P.484) 592 Error Message Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 607

    Messages regarding HP-GL/2 Messages regarding HP-GL/2 This type of paper is not compatible with HP-GL/2. Cause Corrective Action The printer has received a HP-GL/2 print job that Replace the paper with a type compatible with cannot be printed on the paper that has been HP-GL/2.

  • Page 608: Garo Wxxxx (x Represents A Number)

    In the following situations, turn off the printer and wait at least three seconds before restoring power. If the message is still displayed, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. •...

  • Page 609: Top Cover Is Open, Prepare For Parts Replacement, Parts Replacement Time Has Passed

    It is almost time to replace consumables for which If Parts replacement time has passed. is displayed, service is required. you can continue to use the printer for some time. Contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Parts replacement time has passed. Cause Corrective Action It is past the recommended time to replace Contact your Canon dealer for assistance.

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  • Page 611: Table Of Contents

    Index Index Borderless Printing at Actual Size ....225, 246 Borderless Printing ........225, 246 About This User Manual ..........1 Borderless Printing Method ......225, 246 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Print Image with Actual Size .....226, 247 Applications (Mac OS X) ........386 Borderless Printing at Actual Size Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from (Mac OS X) .............229, 250...

  • Page 612: Table Of Contents

    Index Cannot print over a NetWare network ....566 Color Settings Pane: Monochrome (Mac OS X) ..394 Cannot print over a network ........565 Color Adjustment pane: monochrome ....394 Cannot print over a TCP/IP network .......565 Colors in printed images are uneven ......562 Configuring NetWare Network Settings ....429 Cannot print over AppleTalk or Bonjour networks ..566 Configuring the Communication Mode Manually ..414...

  • Page 613: Table Of Contents

    Index Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Error Message ............575 Degrees (Windows) ..........300 Error Messages ............576 Control Panel ............18, 20 Error messages ..........576 Correcting Print Misalignment ........491 Other Messages ..........577 Cutter Unit ..............525 Execute printhead cleaning........589 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing ......329 Automatic Cutting ..........329 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS X) ..331 Favorites Sheet (Windows) ........366...

  • Page 614: Table Of Contents

    Index HP-GL/2 problems ..........569 HTML Version of the Manual for Printing ....5 Mac OS X Software ..........379 Printing a group of individual topics in the manual ..............7 Mail box full............591 Printing a group of topics in the manual ....5 Mail box full.

  • Page 615: Table Of Contents

    Index Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor ...451 No sheets...............581 Using RemoteUI ..........450 Using the Control Panel ........450 Manually Loading Paper to the Position for Optional accessories ..........73 Printing ..............136 Other Maintenance ..........542 Matching Sheet (Windows) ........355 Other Messages .............594 Driver Matching Mode ........355 Other problems ............571 ICC Matching Mode, Driver ICM Mode and Host Other useful settings ..........316...

  • Page 616: Table Of Contents

    Index Printer Menu Operations ..........31 Printing Large Posters (Windows) ......286 Job Management Menu Operations ....32 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS X) ..156 Main menu operations during printing ....31 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) ...152, 154 Main menu operations when no print job is in Easy Settings ...........152 progress .............31 Print Target ............152...

  • Page 617: Table Of Contents

    Index Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ......288 Problems with the printing quality ......557 Print Centered ..........288 Problems with the printing quality caused by the type of paper ............564 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS X) ..291 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ..289 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets ....294 Print Centered ..........294 Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls ......127...

  • Page 618: Table Of Contents

    Index Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value Special Settings Dialog Box (Windows) ....365 (Windows) ..............209 Specifications ............74 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ....202 Hard Disk ............77 Enlarged/Reduced Printing ......202 Ink ...............75 Fit Roll Paper Width .........202 Interface .............75 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width Paper ..............76 (Mac OS X) .............205...

  • Page 619: Table Of Contents

    Index Support Sheet (Windows) ........369 Using Favorites ............325 Switching Modes ............29 Favorites ............325 Switching the printer online/offline ......29 Using Favorites (Mac OS X) ......328, 385 Switching to Menu mode ........30 Using Favorites (Windows) ......326, 341 Printing using the favorite ......327, 342 Registering a favorite .......326, 341 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals ....374 The back side of the paper is dirty ......560...

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