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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Large Format Printer User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Printing enlargements or reductions ........63 Printing at full size ..............74 Borderless Printing ..............84 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes ..... 93 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet ........105 Centering originals ..............
  • Page 2 Contents Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets .......................... 20 Turning the Printer On and Off ............................21 Loading and Printing on Rolls ............................... 22 Loading and Printing on Sheets ............................25 Printing in Windows ................................... 26 Printing from Mac OS ................................
  • Page 3 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ......................79 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) ......................81 Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ......................84 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ........85 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ................
  • Page 4 Windows Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................150 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ........................... 152 Confirming Print Settings ..............................153 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................153 Using Favorites ..................................154 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................. 156 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu ..........
  • Page 5 Changing the Object Overlapping Order ........................208 Pasting a Copied or Cut Object ............................209 Folded Duplex Window ................................210 Finished Size Settings Dialog Box ............................. 211 Binding Settings Dialog Box ..............................212 Prints using Folded Duplex ..............................212 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..................
  • Page 6 Store Print History to Print Preferences ......................268 Delete Print History ..............................270 Export Print History from Print Preferences ....................272 Import Print History to Print Preferences ......................273 Delete Print History from Print Preferences ....................274 Set Information to Print with Image ........................275 Layout Plug-In for Photoshop About the Layout Plug-In ..............................
  • Page 7 Preview Main Window ................................338 Paper Settings Panel ................................341 Easy Settings ..................................342 Advanced Settings ................................343 Output Settings Panel ................................344 Color Settings Panel ................................346 Color Adjustment ................................347 Gray Adjustment ................................349 Matching ....................................350 Driver Matching Mode ............................... 352 ICC Matching Mode ..............................
  • Page 8 Easy Settings ..................................391 Advanced Settings ................................392 Output Settings Panel ................................393 Color Settings Panel ................................395 Driver Matching Mode ..............................396 ICC Matching Mode ................................396 Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER ............ 397 Print Plug-In for Photoshop / Digital Photo Professional Features of the Print Plug-In for Photoshop/Digital Photo Professional ............
  • Page 9 Layout Plug-In Main Window ............................... 452 Add Canvas Size dialog box ..............................454 Creating and Printing a Layout Image for Mounting on a Frame ............... 455 Handling and Use of Paper Paper Types of Paper ................................... 458 Paper Sizes ....................................458 Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper ..............
  • Page 10 Compatible Paper ................................532 Add Custom Paper ................................532 Delete Custom Paper ............................... 538 Edit Custom Paper ................................539 Export Custom Media Information ..........................540 Import Custom Media Information ..........................540 Warnings ....................................541 Checking the update ................................543 Media Configuration Tool (Mac OS) The Features of Media Configuration Tool ........................
  • Page 11 Optional accessories Roll Holder Set ................................... 620 Media Take-up Unit .................................. 620 Network Setting Network Environment Network Environment ................................624 Using RemoteUI Using RemoteUI ..................................627 Initial Settings Configuring the IP Address on the Printer ........................629 Configuring the IP Address Using the Printer Control Panel ................. 629 Configuring the IP Address Using ARP and PING Commands ..............
  • Page 12 Configuring Unit Costs in Accounting Manager ......................662 Setting the Unit Cost for Ink ............................663 Setting the Unit Cost for Paper ........................... 664 Setting the Unit Cost for Items Other Than Ink and Paper ................665 Configuring Units and Display Settings in Accounting Manager ................ 666 Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs at Regular Intervals ................
  • Page 13 Managing Colors Using Printer Sensors ........................733 Color Calibration Using the Printer Sensor ......................735 Adjustment Types of Color Calibration ........................... 737 Color Calibration Management Console (Windows) Features of Color Calibration Management Console ....................740 Installation Procedure ................................741 Uninstallation Procedure ............................... 744 Startup ......................................
  • Page 14 Maintenance and Consumables Ink Tanks Ink Tanks ...................................... 806 Replacing Ink Tanks ................................. 806 Checking Ink Tank Levels ..............................815 When to Replace Ink Tanks ..............................816 Printheads Printhead ...................................... 817 Checking for Nozzle Clogging ............................. 817 Cleaning the Printhead ................................818 Replacing the Printhead ................................
  • Page 15 The surface of the paper is dirty ............................865 The back side of the paper is dirty ..........................865 Immediately after borderless printing, the trailing edge margin is soiled during regular printing ........866 Printed colors are inaccurate .............................. 866 Banding in different colors occurs ...........................
  • Page 16 Paper position not suitable for borderless printing....................892 Messages regarding ink Ink insufficient................................... 893 No ink left....................................893 Remaining level of the ink cannot be correctly detected..................893 Close Ink Tank Cover ................................893 Ink tank is empty..................................893 Not much ink is left.
  • Page 17 Specifications Printer Specifications Specifications ..................................... 906 Print Area ..................................... 907 Appendix Safety Precautions Safety Precautions ................................... 910 Legal Notices ....................................912 Manuals for this printer Manuals for this printer ................................. 914 About This User Manual ................................ 914 Disposal of the product WEEE Directive ..................................
  • Page 19: User's Guide

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure ................20 Canceling print jobs ................28 Pausing Printing .................. 31 Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management...
  • Page 20: Printing Procedure

    Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets iPF8400S Printing procedure Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ....................... 20 Turning the Printer On and Off ..........................21 Loading and Printing on Rolls ............................. 22 Loading and Printing on Sheets ..........................25 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) .................
  • Page 21: Turning The Printer On And Off

    Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer will now start up. After the Display Screen shows the Canon logo, "Start- ing up... Please wait." is displayed. The Power Lamp is lit when the printer finishes starting up, and the printer is now in Standby.
  • Page 22: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF8400S • Starting the printer when it is connected via the USB cable to a Macintosh computer that is off may cause the computer to start up at the same time. To prevent this, disconnect the USB cable before starting the printer. Connecting the printer Important to the computer via a USB hub may solve this issue.
  • Page 23 Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF8400S Turn the printer on. (See "Turning the Printer On and Off.") P.21 ➔ Load the roll on the Roll Holder. (See "Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls.") P.469 ➔ Load the roll in the printer. (See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.")
  • Page 24 Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF8400S • When printing without borders, definitely set the blue Switch on the platen to the ● side. If the switch is set incorrectly, print quality may deteriorate. (See "Setting the Blue Switch on the Platen.") P.868...
  • Page 25: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Loading and Printing on Sheets iPF8400S Send the print job. Printing in Windows • P.26 ➔ Printing from Mac OS • P.27 ➔ The printer now starts printing the print job. Loading and Printing on Sheets Loading and Printing on Sheets These are the basic steps for loading sheets and then printing.
  • Page 26: Printing In Windows

    Printing in Windows iPF8400S Load the sheet. (See "Loading Sheets in the Print- er.") P.492 ➔ Start printing. Printing in Windows Printing in Windows Print from the application menu. • We recommend exiting unnecessary applications before printing. Running several applications while printing may inter- rupt the transfer of print data and affect printing quality.
  • Page 27: Printing From Mac Os

    Printing from Mac OS iPF8400S Printing from Mac OS Printing from Mac OS Print from the application menu after registering the printer. • We recommend exiting unnecessary applications before printing. Running several applications while printing may inter- rupt the transfer of print data and affect printing quality.
  • Page 28: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel iPF8400S Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel ....................... 28 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows ........................28 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS .......................... 29 Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel To cancel printing or reception of print jobs, press the Stop button on the Control Panel.
  • Page 29: Canceling Print Jobs From Mac Os

    Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF8400S Right-click the job to cancel and select Cancel. If the job to cancel is not shown in the printer window (that is, if the print data has already been received by the printer), double-click the taskbar icon to display imagePROGRAF Status Monitor.
  • Page 30 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF8400S Click Pause Printer to stop printing. If there are no jobs in the printer window that can be canceled, (that is, if the print data has already been sent to the printer), click Utility to display image- PROGRAF Printmonitor.
  • Page 31: Pausing Printing

    Pausing Printing iPF8400S Pausing Printing Pausing Printing Pausing Printing Pausing Printing During printing, if you set Pause Print in the Control Panel menu to On, printing is stopped at that point and the printer enters a state in which printing is paused. (See "Control Panel Display.") P.576...
  • Page 32 User's Guide...
  • Page 33: Enhanced Printing Options

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Choosing Paper for Printing ..............34 Printing Photos and Office Documents ..........35 Adjusting Images ................. 51 Printing enlargements or reductions ............ 63 Printing at full size ................74 Borderless Printing ................84 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes .........
  • Page 34: Choosing Paper For Printing

    Select the appropriate media type from the printer control panel or printer driver to match the paper loaded in the printer. The appropriate media type differs between the case of genuine Canon paper or Canon feed confirmed paper and the case of paper other than Canon feed confirmed paper. Select the media type by following the de- scription below.
  • Page 35: Printing Photos And Office Documents

    Printing Photos and Images iPF8400S Printing Photos and Office Documents Printing Photos and Office Documents Printing Photos and Images ............................35 Printing Photos and Images (Windows) ......................36 Printing Photos and Images (Mac OS) ......................37 Printing from Photoshop ............................... 39 Printing Adobe RGB Images (Windows) ......................
  • Page 36: Printing Photos And Images (windows)

    ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. In the Media Type, choose the type of paper used for printing, such as Glossy Paper, Canon Coated Paper, and so on.
  • Page 37: Printing Photos And Images (mac Os)

    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 • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 38 Print from the application software menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer.
  • Page 39: Printing From Photoshop

    Printing from Photoshop iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 40: Printing Adobe Rgb Images (windows)

    Document: Adobe RGB image created in Photoshop • Page Size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll Paper Width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • • In Photoshop, select no color-matching.
  • Page 41 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode.
  • Page 42 Printing Adobe RGB Images (Windows) iPF8400S Click Color Settings to display the Color Settings dia- log box. Click the Matching tab to display the Matching sheet. Matching Mode, click Driver Matching Mode. Color Space, click Adobe RGB. Click OK to close the Color Settings dialog box.
  • Page 43: Printing Adobe Rgb Images (mac Os)

    In the Color Handling list, click Printer Manages Colors. Click Print. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. User's Guide...
  • Page 44 Printing Adobe RGB Images (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Select the print quality in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the type of paper.
  • Page 45: Printing Office Documents

    Printing Office Documents iPF8400S Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.321 ➔ Note Printing Office Documents Printing Office Documents By selecting Office Document from Easy Settings of the printer driver, you can easily configure settings for print- ing office documents.
  • Page 46: Printing Office Documents (mac Os)

    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF8400S After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View Settings. Note Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 47 Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF8400S This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attrib- utes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 48: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals

    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Click Cut Sheet in the Paper Source list. Make sure the Page Size setting matches the orig- inal size as selected in Paper Size in the Page At- tributes dialog box—in this case, ISO A4 - for Paper Tray (Large Margins).
  • Page 49 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click in the Edit Using PosterArtist in the Page Layout list. •...
  • Page 50 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF8400S Choose the page to load in PosterArtist. Edit and rearrange the image in the PosterArtist window as desired. Without closing the PosterArtist window, repeat steps 1-8 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page.
  • Page 51: Adjusting Images

    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF8400S Adjusting Images Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ....................... 51 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) ................52 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) .................. 55 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing ............
  • Page 52: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF8400S Matching Mode Description Remarks Driver Matching Mode Enables printing of optimal color tones us- You should normally select this mode. ing a driver specific color profile. ICC Matching Mode Enables color matching using ICC profiles.
  • Page 53 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF8400S Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Print- er Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.156 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.
  • Page 54 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF8400S On the Color Adjustment sheet, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Cyan Magenta Yellow Adjust the gray tone.
  • Page 55: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF8400S Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to fine- tune the color tone of photos before printing.
  • Page 56 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list. Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment pane, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired.
  • Page 57: Giving Priority To Particular Graphic Elements And Colors For Printing

    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Confirm the settings of Paper Source and Page Size. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ."...
  • Page 58 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF8400S Print Quality (*1) Description Print Priority Standard Printing takes less time than in Highest or High Proof mode. Fast Choose this setting to print faster. Image Printing in draft mode can help you work more effi- Line Drawing/Text ciently when checking layouts.
  • Page 59: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (windows)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF8400S Setting Item Description Economy Printing When this mode is selected, the quality is diminished from that of regular printing, however less ink is consumed. Select this mode if you want to conserve ink when printing to check drawings, for example.
  • Page 60 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF8400S Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Click High (600dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the type of paper.
  • Page 61: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (mac Os)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF8400S Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how print photographic images in monochrome.
  • Page 62 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Click High (600dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type.
  • Page 63: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size iPF8400S Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ......................63 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ................63 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ........................65 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ..................
  • Page 64 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) iPF8400S Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) • Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then open the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .")
  • Page 65: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF8400S Click ISO A3 in the Paper Size list. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.153 ➔ Note Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired.
  • Page 66 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. 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.
  • Page 67: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF8400S Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Bor- Note derless Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width.
  • Page 68 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF8400S Select the printer in the Printer list. In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4. If you configured the settings using the Page Attributes dialog box, click OK to close the dialog box, and then select Print from the application software menu.
  • Page 69: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value iPF8400S Make sure the Page Size setting matches the orig- inal size as selected in Paper Size in the Page At- tributes dialog box—in this case, ISO A4. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box.
  • Page 70 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) iPF8400S Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) •...
  • Page 71: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF8400S In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Click ISO A4 in the Paper Size list.
  • Page 72 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF8400S This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attrib- utes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 73 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 74: Printing At Full Size

    Printing on Oversize Paper iPF8400S Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ............................74 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ..........................75 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ..........................76 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ..........................78 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ....................
  • Page 75: Printing At Full Size (windows)

    Printing at Full Size (Windows) iPF8400S Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) • P.76 ➔ Printing at Full Size (Windows) 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 76: Printing At Full Size (mac Os)

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click Oversize - ISO A4 in the Page Size list. Select and click a 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 77 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 78: Borderless Printing At Actual Size

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size iPF8400S Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.321 ➔ Note Borderless Printing at Actual 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.
  • Page 79: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (windows)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • Create the original in the source application 3 mm (0.12 in) larger on each side than 254.0×304.8 mm (10 ×...
  • Page 80 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 81: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)–Borderless • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 82 Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 83 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 84: Borderless Printing

    Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size iPF8400S Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ....................84 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ......85 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ..............87 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ........
  • Page 85: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (windows)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • In the application, create an original that takes up the entire space of the paper size.
  • Page 86 P.156 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. •...
  • Page 87: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF8400S Select the Borderless Printing check box to dis- play the Information dialog box. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list—in this case, click 10-in. Roll (254.0mm).
  • Page 88: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 89 P.156 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. •...
  • Page 90: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 91 Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 92 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 93: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) iPF8400S Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) ..............93 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) ........94 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...
  • Page 94: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Windows)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF8400S Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) By automatic enlargement of a document created with an application software by the printer driver, you can print maximum 18.0 m vertical or horizontal banners.
  • Page 95 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF8400S Click Add to add the paper size of My Horizontal Banner. Click OK to close the Paper Size Options dialog box. Close the printer driver dialog box. • Although you can even set Custom Size for the paper size, the maximum settable size is 3.2 m. The setting of Custom Size is disabled when you exit the application software.
  • Page 96 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF8400S 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. •...
  • Page 97: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Mac Os)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF8400S 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. In the FineZoom Settings list, click Yes.
  • Page 98 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF8400S Register a Custom Paper Sizes This example describes how to register and print using a page size that is horizontally elongated and suitable for banners in either horizontal or vertical format.
  • Page 99: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes iPF8400S Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 100: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (windows)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF8400S • In Windows, although you can even set Custom Size for the paper size, the maximum settable size is 3.2 m. The setting of Custom Size is disabled when you exit the application software.
  • Page 101 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF8400S Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Click Size Options to display the Paper Size Options dialog box. Enter a desired paper name in Custom Paper Size Name. 430 mm Square is used in this example.
  • Page 102: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, select from the Print Target list.
  • Page 103 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF8400S Call a non-standard paper size registered in the printer driver with Custom Paper Sizes . Once you register Custom Paper Sizes, you then can select it repeatedly from the paper size list.
  • Page 104 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, select from the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 105: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other iPF8400S Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other ....................105 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) ..............106 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) ............... 108 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously ........................
  • Page 106: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF8400S • Free Layout (Mac OS) Besides combining multiple pages in a single-page layout, you can combine originals from multiple files—even multiple source applications—in a single-page layout. For instructions on arranging originals from multiple applications, refer to the following topics.
  • Page 107 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF8400S Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click Free Layout in the Page Layout list. When you attempt to print, the imagePROGRAF Free Layout window is displayed. (At this point, the document will not be printed yet.)
  • Page 108: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (mac Os)

    Edit and rearrange the image in the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. • Without closing the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window, repeat steps 1 to 4 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page. Note For instructions on editing and rearranging images, refer to the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout help top- •...
  • Page 109: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (windows)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) iPF8400S • Banner Printing • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets. • When using Banner Printing, some of the settings are disabled, including Borderless Printing, Enlarge/Reduce Important Printing, and Layout.
  • Page 110: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Click Roll Paper Options to display the Roll Paper Op- tions dialog box.
  • Page 111 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF8400S This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attrib- utes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 112: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper (Banner) in the Paper Source list. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ."...
  • Page 113: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (windows)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) iPF8400S Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) • P.113 ➔ Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) • P.114 ➔ Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) 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.
  • Page 114: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF8400S Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application software. In this case, click ISO Select and click a 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...
  • Page 115 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF8400S This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attrib- utes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 116 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF8400S In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 117: Printing Posters In Sections

    Printing Posters in Sections iPF8400S Printing Posters in Sections 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 118 Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF8400S In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Poster in the Print Target list. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO A2.
  • Page 119: Centering Originals

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls iPF8400S Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ........................119 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ..................119 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) ................... 121 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets ........................123 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) ..................
  • Page 120 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 121: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ."...
  • Page 122 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF8400S In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4. If you configured the settings using the Page Attributes dialog box, click OK to close the dialog box, and then select Print from the application software menu.
  • Page 123: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets iPF8400S Make sure the Page Size setting matches the orig- inal size as selected in Paper Size in the Page At- tributes dialog box—in this case, ISO A4. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.
  • Page 124 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) iPF8400S Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Print- er Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.156 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.
  • Page 125: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • If you have selected Cut Sheet as the paper source, follow the instructions on the printer control panel to enter the paper size.
  • Page 126 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF8400S Select the printer in the Printer list. In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4 - Cut Sheet. If you configured the settings using the Page Attributes dialog box, click OK to close the dialog box, and then select Print from the application software menu.
  • Page 127 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF8400S Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.321 ➔ Note •...
  • Page 128: Conserving Roll Paper

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees iPF8400S Conserving roll paper Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees ................128 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) ..........128 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) ..........129 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins ........
  • Page 129: Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 130 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF8400S Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]) •...
  • Page 131: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 132: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins (windows)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) iPF8400S • Printing without the top and bottom margins is not supported in the following cases. If you have chosen poster as the type of page layout Important •...
  • Page 133: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins (mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11").
  • Page 134 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF8400S Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]) • This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS •...
  • Page 135 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 136: Checking Images Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF8400S Checking Images Before Printing Checking Images Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing You can check the print layout on the preview screen.
  • Page 137: Other Useful Settings

    Printing With Watermarks iPF8400S Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ............................137 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ..........138 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ..............139 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ........140 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ........
  • Page 138: Printing With Watermarks-copy, File Copy, And So On (windows)

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF8400S Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) • P.138 ➔ Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) This topic describes how to print with watermarks, based on the following example of printing with a FILE COPY watermark.
  • Page 139: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation iPF8400S Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application software. In this case, click ISO Select and click a 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...
  • Page 140: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (windows)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) iPF8400S For instructions on specifying the original orientation before printing, refer to the following topics, as appropri- ate for your computer and operating system. Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) •...
  • Page 141: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (mac Os)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11").
  • Page 142 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF8400S This sets the Format for and Paper Size. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attrib- utes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 143: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 144: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing iPF8400S Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Roll paper can be automatically cut after printing. • 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.
  • Page 145: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF8400S Click OK to close the Roll Paper Options dialog box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.153 ➔...
  • Page 146 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF8400S Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
  • Page 147 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF8400S 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. • If the automatic cut function has been deactivated on the printer, change the auto cut setting on the printer Control Panel.
  • Page 148 User's Guide...
  • Page 149: Windows Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Printer Driver ..................150 Preview ....................182 Free Layout ..................192 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ......... 214 Print Plug-In for Photoshop / Digital Photo Professional ....223 Layout Plug-In for Photoshop ............277 Print Plug-In for Office ...............
  • Page 150: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF8400S Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ..............................150 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................... 152 Confirming Print Settings ............................153 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ..................153 Using Favorites ................................154 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ..............
  • Page 151 Printer Driver Settings iPF8400S You can specify the type of paper, color processing, print quality, print preview, and other settings. Choose Easy Settings to specify basic print settings based on the printing application or Advanced Settings to com- plete more detailed settings as desired.
  • Page 152: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF8400S Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver.
  • Page 153: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings iPF8400S If you have selected roll paper in Paper Source, select the width of the loaded roll in Roll Paper Width. • A variety of settings are available in the printer driver to suit different printing applications.
  • Page 154: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF8400S Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. Select the Open Preview When Print Job Starts check box. After you click OK, when you print a job, the image- PROGRAF Preview window will be displayed. • If PageComposer is running, access the Special Settings dialog box from the Layout sheet and clear Enable Preview Switching.
  • Page 155 Using Favorites iPF8400S Perform normal printing settings. The favorite is registered from here. Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet. Click Add to display the Add dialog box. Enter a desired name in Name, such as Photos for Presentations or Monthly Report.
  • Page 156: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF8400S Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet. In the Favorites, choose the favorite you registered. • To import a favorite, click Import and specify the favorite file. Note Click Apply Favorite to replace the favorite settings with the current print settings.
  • Page 157: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The Operating System Menu

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu iPF8400S Six sheets of print settings are displayed by the print- er driver: Main, Page Setup, Layout, Favorites, Utility, and Support. • The titles of dialog boxes may vary depending on the application, and sheets other than these six sheets may be displayed.
  • Page 158 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu iPF8400S Select the printer, and then display the printer proper- ties dialog box. Click Printing Preferences to display the Main(or Printing Preferences) dialog box, titled with the name of this printer.
  • Page 159: Main Sheet

    Main Sheet iPF8400S Main Sheet Main Sheet The following settings are available on the Main sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help file. • 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 160 Main Sheet iPF8400S Configuration using Easy Settings • Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Printing Photos and Images • P.35 ➔ Printing Office Documents • P.45 ➔ • Depending on the Media Type setting, some Print Target options may not be available.
  • Page 161: Paper Information On Printer Dialog Box

    Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box iPF8400S Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing • P.57 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality. Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing •...
  • Page 162: Drying Time

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF8400S As for the items for which you can select Printer Default in this dialog box, you also can set them from the control panel of the printer. (See "Menu Settings.") P.591 ➔ Drying Time Specify the time that the printer waits for ink to dry, as needed.
  • Page 163: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF8400S Cut Speed Select the speed of automatic cutting, as needed. You can adjust this setting if paper is not cut well when automat- ic cutting is used. Setting Item Details Printer Default The setting of the control panel of the printer is applied.
  • Page 164: Color Adjustment Sheet: Color

    Color Adjustment Sheet: Color iPF8400S Color Adjustment Sheet: Color Color Adjustment Sheet: Color If the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can adjust it on the Color Adjustment sheet. • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings.
  • Page 165: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color iPF8400S • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver." P.51 ➔ Note Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color 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 166 Matching Sheet iPF8400S Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list. • Matching Mode Select the color matching mode to use, as desired. Normally, select Driver Matching Mode. For color matching based on ICC profiles, select ICC Matching Mode or Host ICM Mode, depending on your color matching system.
  • Page 167 Specify the printer profile as desired. Normally, select Auto Settings. We recommend that you select an ICC profile created using commercially available profile creation software in order to perform color management accurately on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper.
  • Page 168: Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome

    Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome iPF8400S Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome On the Color Adjustment sheet for monochrome printing, you can adjust the brightness and contrast. • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings.
  • Page 169: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome iPF8400S • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver." P.51 ➔ Note Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome 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 170: Page Setup Sheet

    Page Setup Sheet iPF8400S • Sample Type The image at left is updated to reflect any changes you make to setting items on the sheet, enabling you to check the results of adjustment. • Sample List Select a sample image, as desired.
  • Page 171 Page Setup Sheet iPF8400S • Page Size Select the page size as specified in the source application. For details on available page sizes, see "Paper Sizes." P.458 ➔ • Borderless Printing Borderless printing is available if roll paper is selected in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 172 Page Setup Sheet iPF8400S For details on available paper sizes, see "Paper Sizes." P.458 ➔ • Orientation Choose the printing orientation. Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation • P.139 ➔ • Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) Activate this setting to rotate the document image by 90 degrees before printing.
  • Page 173: Output Method Dialog Box

    Output Method Dialog box iPF8400S Output Method Dialog box Output Method Dialog box The Output Method dialog box allows you to select the Output Method and set the save settings when saving to the box. To display the Output Method dialog box, on the Page Setup sheet, click Output Method. (See "Page Setup •...
  • Page 174: Paper Size Options Dialog Box

    Paper Size Options Dialog Box iPF8400S Paper Size Options Dialog Box Paper Size Options Dialog Box In the Paper Size Options dialog box, you can create and register your own Custom Paper Size. The sizes you define are listed with standard paper sizes for selection later as needed.
  • Page 175: Layout Sheet

    Layout Sheet iPF8400S Layout Sheet Layout Sheet The following settings are available on the Layout sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. • Page Layout Activate this setting to select a particular page layout. Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet •...
  • Page 176: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF8400S • Copies Enter the number of copies to print, in a range of 1–999. Reverse Order • Activate this option to print pages in reverse order. • 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.
  • Page 177: Special Settings Dialog Box

    Special Settings Dialog Box iPF8400S • If you specify the same position for multiple items, the items are printed from left to right in this order: date, user name, and page number. Note • When you print multiple pages per sheet using Page Layout Printing or similar functions, these items will be prin- ted for each page.