Download  Print this page

Canon iPF840 User Manual

Large format printer.
Hide thumbs
   
1
Table of Contents
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
216
217
218
219
220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
230
231
232
233
234
235
236
237
238
239
240
241
242
243
244
245
246
247
248
249
250
251
252
253
254
255
256
257
258
259
260
261
262
263
264
265
266
267
268
269
270
271
272
273
274
275
276
277
278
279
280
281
282
283
284
285
286
287
288
289
290
291
292
293
294
295
296
297
298
299
300
301
302
303
304
305
306
307
308
309
310
311
312
313
314
315
316
317
318
319
320
321
322
323
324
325
326
327
328
329
330
331
332
333
334
335
336
337
338
339
340
341
342
343
344
345
346
347
348
349
350
351
352
353
354
355
356
357
358
359
360
361
362
363
364
365
366
367
368
369
370
371
372
373
374
375
376
377
378
379
380
381
382
383
384
385
386
387
388
389
390
391
392
393
394
395
396
397
398
399
400
401
402
403
404
405
406
407
408
409
410
411
412
413
414
415
416
417
418
419
420
421
422
423
424
425
426
427
428
429
430
431
432
433
434
435
436
437
438
439
440
441
442
443
444
445
446
447
448
449
450
451
452
453
454
455
456
457
458
459
460
461
462
463
464
465
466
467
468
469
470
471
472
473
474
475
476
477
478
479
480
481
482
483
484
485
486
487
488
489
490
491
492
493
494
495
496
497
498
499
500
501
502
503
504
505
506
507
508
509
510
511
512
513
514
515
516
517
518
519
520
521
522
523
524
525
526
527
528
529
530
531
532
533
534
535
536
537
538
539
540
541
542
543
544
545
546
547
548
549
550
551
552
553
554
555
556
557
558
559
560
561
562
563
564
565
566
567
568
569
570
571
572
573
574
575
576
577
578
579
580
581
582
583
584
585
586
587
588
589
590
591
592
593
594
595
596
597
598
599
600
601
602
603
604
605
606
607
608
609
610
611
612
613
614
615
616
617
618
619
620
621
622
623
624
625
626
627
628
629
630
631
632
633
634
635
636
637
638
639
640
641
642
643
644
645
646
647
648
649
650
651
652
653
654
655
656
657
658
659
660
661
662
663
664
665
666
667
668
669
670
671
672
673
674
675
676
677
678

Advertisement

Large Format Printer
User's Guide
Manuals for this printer
Setup Guide
Quick Guide
Basic Guide
Electronic manual
User's Guide
Electronic manual
Paper Reference Guide
Electronic manual
Basic Printing Workflow
Enhanced Printing Options
Printing CAD Drawings.............................................................52
Printing enlargements or reductions........................................ 72
Printing at full size.................................................................... 83
Borderless Printing................................................................... 92
Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes.................... 101
Tiling and multiple pages per sheet........................................114
Centering originals..................................................................128
and so on
Windows Software
Printer Driver...........................................................................158
Preview................................................................................... 189
Free Layout.............................................................................199
Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy...............................221
Print Plug-In for Office............................................................ 230
and so on
Mac OS Software
Printer Driver...........................................................................268
Preview................................................................................... 286
Free Layout.............................................................................307
and so on
Handling and Use of Paper
Control Panel
Printer Parts
Network Setting
Print Job Management
Adjustments for Better Print Quality
Maintenance and Consumables
Troubleshooting
Error Message
Specifications
Appendix
ENG
ver1.00
2015-04-01
15
29
157
267
331
425
463
475
495
549
565
603
635
657
661

Advertisement

Table of Contents

   Related Manuals for Canon iPF840

   Summary of Contents for Canon iPF840

  • Page 1 Large Format Printer User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Printing CAD Drawings.............52 Printing enlargements or reductions........72 Printing at full size..............83 Borderless Printing..............92 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes....101 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet........114 Centering originals..............128 and so on Windows Software...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ........................16 Turning the Printer On and Off ..........................17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ........................... 18 Loading and Printing on Sheets ..........................21 Printing in Windows ..............................22 Printing from Mac OS ...............................
  • Page 3 Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ......................72 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ..................72 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ........................74 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ....................74 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) ....................
  • Page 4 Checking Images Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................145 Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ............................146 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............... 147 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation .................. 148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ............
  • Page 5 Detailed Settings ..............................202 Preferences Dialog Box ............................203 Page Options Dialog Box ............................204 Zoom Dialog Box ..............................205 Format Dialog Box ..............................205 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................207 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ..........209 Selecting an Object ..............................
  • Page 6 Using Favorites ..............................271 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ..................272 Main Pane ................................272 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box ......................... 276 View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application ....................278 Matching pane ..............................278 Color Settings Pane: Color ..........................280 Object Adjustment dialog box: Color ........................
  • Page 7 Aligning Objects ..............................326 Changing the Object Overlapping Order ......................... 328 Pasting a Copied or Cut Object ..........................329 Handling and Use of Paper Paper Types of Paper ............................... 332 Paper Sizes ................................332 Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper ............... 334 Printing on Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings ........
  • Page 8 Adding Media Types ............................409 Changing Media Names ........................... 413 Deleting Media Types You Have Added ......................416 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide ....................... 417 Changing the Display Order of Media Types ...................... 419 Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer ................ 421 Checking the update ..............................
  • Page 9 Mac OS Settings Configuring the Destination in TCP/IP Networks ....................487 Configuring the Destination for Bonjour Network ....................487 Other Settings Specifying Printer-Related Information ........................488 Configuring the Communication Mode Manually ..................... 489 Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur ................... 490 Initializing the Network Settings ..........................
  • Page 10 Adjustments for Better Print Quality Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead ............................550 Automatic Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors ..................550 Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors ................... 552 Adjustment When Installing the Printhead ......................553 Adjusting Line Misalignment ........................... 554 Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images ....................
  • Page 11 The size of clear film cannot be detected ....................... 613 Printing does not start The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not light up .................... 614 The printer does not respond even if print jobs are sent ..................614 Ink Filling..
  • Page 12 PaprTypeMismatch ..............................638 The paper is too small............................639 The paper is too small............................639 PaprWidth Mismatch .............................. 639 Paper size not detected............................640 Insufficient paper for job ............................640 This paper cannot be used as size is not supported....................641 Cannot print as selected.
  • Page 13 The mail box is full..............................653 Mail box full. Now printing without saving data....................... 653 Mail box nearly full..............................653 Maximum jobs stored............................. 653 Mail box full. Delete unwanted data ........................653 Messages regarding HP-GL/2 This type of paper is not compatible with HP-GL/2....................654 GL2: Wxxxx The memory is full.
  • Page 15: Basic Printing Workflow

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure ................16 Canceling print jobs ................24 Pausing Printing .................. 27 Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management...
  • Page 16: Printing Procedure

    Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets iPF840 Printing procedure Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ......................16 Turning the Printer On and Off .......................... 17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ........................... 18 Loading and Printing on Sheets ........................21 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) ................
  • Page 17: 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 18: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    P.566 ➔ "ERROR" is shown on the Display Screen • Turn off the printer and contact your Canon dealer. The Online lamp and Message lamp are not lit (even once), and nothing appears on the Display • Screen Make sure the printer is plugged in correctly. Check the connection at the plug and electrical outlet.
  • Page 19 Loading and Printing on Rolls • For details on supported sizes and types of rolls, see Paper Sizes or the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Paper Sizes.") (See "Types of Paper.") P.332 P.332 ➔ ➔ Note • To wait until the ink dries after printing before cutting the roll, set Drying Time in the printer driver. (See "Specify- ing the Ink Drying Time for Rolls.")
  • Page 20 Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF840 • 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.621...
  • Page 21: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Loading and Printing on Sheets • Printing from Mac OS P.22 ➔ 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 22: Printing In Windows

    Printing in Windows iPF840 Load the sheet. (See "Loading Sheets in the Print- er.") P.369 ➔ 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 interrupt the transfer of print data and affect printing quality.
  • Page 23 Printing from Mac OS Registering the printer The printer needs to be registered in Print & Scan (identified as Printers & Scanners or Print & Fax in other ver- sions of Mac OS X) in System Preferences before printing.
  • Page 24: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel iPF840 Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel ....................24 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows ......................... 25 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS ........................25 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 25: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows

    Canceling Print Jobs from Windows Canceling Print Jobs from Windows Canceling Print Jobs from Windows In the printer window, you can cancel jobs that are being sent to the printer. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor, you can cancel print jobs that have already been received by the printer or that are currently being printed.
  • Page 26 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF840 Either click × for the job to cancel printing or select the job to cancel printing and then click Delete to de- lete the job. If there are no jobs to stop in the printer window (if...
  • Page 27: Pausing Printing

    Pausing Printing 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.428...
  • Page 28 User's Guide...
  • Page 29: Enhanced Printing Options

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Choosing Paper for Printing ..............30 Using double-roll printing ..............31 Printing Photos and Office Documents ..........43 Printing CAD Drawings ............... 52 Adjusting Images ................60 Printing enlargements or reductions ........... 72 Printing at full size ................
  • Page 30: Choosing Paper For Printing

    The appropriate media type differs between the case of genuine Canon paper or Canon feed confirmed pa- per and the case of paper other than Canon feed confirmed paper. Select the media type by following the descrip- tion below.
  • Page 31: Using Double-roll Printing

    Alternately, load roll paper of different widths and different types in the upper and lower rolls. Example of paper to load 1 Paper source Roll Paper Width Media Type Upper A1/A2 Roll (594.0 mm) Plain Paper Lower A1/A2 Roll (594.0 mm) Canon Coated Paper User's Guide...
  • Page 32: Printing By Automatically Switching Between Upper And Lower Roll Paper

    Upper 36-in. Roll (914.4 mm) Plain Paper Lower A1/A2 Roll (594.0 mm) Canon Coated Paper • Double-roll switching cannot function if roll paper of a media type that cannot be automatically cut is fed to the platen. Important For information on support for automatic cutting, refer to Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Pa- per Reference Guide.")
  • Page 33 Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Windows) Basic Printing Method Perform using the following procedure. Load roll paper in the upper and lower printer rolls. • Load roll paper of width and media type that suits your purpose in the printer by referring to Loading Roll Paper in the Printer Depending on the Purpose P.31...
  • Page 34 Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Windows) iPF840 To use the function for automatically rotating portrait documents by 90 degrees, select the Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) check box. Furthermore, select and click the width of the roll paper loaded in the printer from the Roll Paper Width list.
  • Page 35 Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Windows) • This function can be used with the Windows driver. • Important With this method, the upper and lower rolls are switched depending on the paper size specified in the print job.
  • Page 36 Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Windows) iPF840 Click OK to close the dialog box. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .")
  • Page 37: Printing By Automatically Switching Between Upper And Lower Roll Paper (mac Os)

    Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Mac OS) • If the same width and same media type of roll paper is loaded in the upper and lower rolls and Automat- ically switch paper sources (paper size priority) is enabled, printing is always performed on roll pa- Important per 1 (upper roll paper).
  • Page 38 Printing by Automatically Switching Between Upper and Lower Roll Paper (Mac OS) iPF840 Select the printer in the Format for list. In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  • Page 39: Roll Paper Switching Method

    Roll Paper Switching Method To use the function for automatically rotating portrait documents by 90 degrees, select the Rotate Page 90 degrees check box. Furthermore, select and click the width of the roll paper loaded in the printer from Roll Width list.
  • Page 40 Roll Paper Switching Method iPF840 Condition Status Judgment result Condition 1 Is the roll paper loaded in the printer long enough Neither roll paper 1 nor roll paper 2 is Error to print the paper size specified in the print job?
  • Page 41 Roll Paper Switching Method Condition Status Judgment result Condition 7 Are the widths of roll paper 1 and roll paper 2 differ- The roll paper width is the same The roll paper currently ent? fed to the platen is se- lected ( *1 ) *1:In the following case, neither roll paper 1 nor roll paper 2 is fed to the platen.
  • Page 42 Roll Paper Switching Method iPF840 Condition Status Judgment result Condition 6 Does the width of roll paper loaded in the printer Neither roll paper 1 nor roll paper 2 Go to Condition 7 accommodate the width of the paper size specified...
  • Page 43: Printing Photos And Office Documents

    • • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .")
  • Page 44 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. In the Media Type, choose the type of paper used for printing, such as Glossy Paper, Canon Coated Paper, and so on.
  • Page 45: Printing Photos And Images (mac Os)

    Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll paper Paper type: Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 46 Printing Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF840 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer. •...
  • Page 47: Printing Office Documents

    Printing Office Documents Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selected. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see "Printer Driver Settings ."...
  • Page 48: Printing Office Documents (mac Os)

    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF840 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list.
  • Page 49 Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. • Page Setup might not be displayed in the menu de- pending on the OS you are using and the applica- Note tion software.
  • Page 50: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals

    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF840 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Cut Sheet in the Paper Source list. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see "Printer Driver Settings ."...
  • Page 51 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals 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. • This function cannot be used with a 64-bit version OS.
  • Page 52: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings iPF840 Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings ............................. 52 Printing Line Drawings and Text ........................52 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) ....................53 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) ....................54 Printing from AutoCAD ............................. 56 Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings ....................
  • Page 53: Printing Line Drawings And Text (windows)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality Description Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when quality is most important. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.
  • Page 54: Printing Line Drawings And Text (mac Os)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF840 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 A3. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 55 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) • Page Setup might not be displayed in the menu de- pending on the OS you are using and the applica- Note tion software. In this case, select Print from the menu in the appli- cation software, and configure the settings in the up- per part of the printer driver screen that is displayed.
  • Page 56: Printing From Autocad

    Printing from AutoCAD iPF840 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 57: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings

    Description Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765. Color (CAD) 3 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF500, iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815, iPF825.
  • Page 58: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings (windows)

    Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings (Windows) iPF840 • If you have selected Color (CAD) 2, Color (CAD) 3, Color (CAD) 4, Color (CAD) 5, or Color (CAD) 6, it is not possible to match the colors and image quality produced by the specified printer exactly.
  • Page 59: Hp-gl/2 Printing

    HP-GL/2 Printing HP-GL/2 Printing This printer supports printing using the original Canon GARO printer control language and printing using HP-GL/2 and HP RTL emulation to print in colors resembling the colors produced by printers from other companies. The printer automatically switches to the corresponding processing depending on whether a GARO or HP-GL/2 and HP RTL emulation job is received.
  • Page 60: Adjusting Images

    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF840 Adjusting Images Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ......................60 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) .................. 61 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) ..................64 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing ...............
  • Page 61: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching cannot be changed. Important Matching Mode Description Remarks Driver Matching Mode Enables printing of optimal color tones You should normally select this mode.
  • Page 62 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF840 Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.164 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed.
  • Page 63 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) 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 64: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF840 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 65 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) 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 66: Giving Priority To Particular Graphic Elements And Colors For Printing

    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF840 Click OK to close the Color Settings dialog box. Access the Page Setup pane. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ."...
  • Page 67 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing 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 Image when quality is most important.
  • Page 68: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (windows)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF840 Setting Item Description Reduce Print Unevenness (*1) Choose this option to counteract uneven printing. Unidirectional Printing Prints by suppressing color variations and misaligned ruled lines. However, this takes more time than regular printing.
  • Page 69 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Line Drawing/Text in the Print Priority list. Click High (1200dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type.
  • Page 70: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (mac Os)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF840 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 71 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) 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 72: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size iPF840 Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ....................... 72 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ................72 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ......................74 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ..................
  • Page 73 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) • 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 Print- er Driver Dialog Box from Applications .")
  • Page 74: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF840 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.161 ➔ 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 75 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (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 Plain Paper. Select the printing application in the Print Target list.
  • Page 76: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF840 Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Note Borderless Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width.
  • Page 77 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) • Page Setup might not be displayed in the menu de- pending on the OS you are using and the applica- Note tion software. In this case, select Print from the menu in the appli- cation software, and configure the settings in the up- per part of the printer driver screen that is displayed.
  • Page 78: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value iPF840 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, 16 in. (406.4mm) is selected.
  • Page 79: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (windows)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) • For better printing results when enlarging photos from a digital camera in TIFF or JPEG format, use an im- age-editing application software such as Adobe Photoshop to specify an image resolution of 150 dpi or more Note at actual size.
  • Page 80: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF840 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. 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 81 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) • Document: Any Type 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]) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 82 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF840 Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 83: Printing At Full Size

    Printing on Oversize Paper Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ..........................83 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ........................84 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ........................85 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ........................87 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ....................
  • Page 84: Printing At Full Size (windows)

    Printing at Full Size (Windows) iPF840 • Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) P.85 ➔ 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) •...
  • Page 85: Printing At Full Size (mac Os)

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) 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 86 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF840 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 87: Borderless Printing At Actual Size

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size 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 88: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (windows)

    P.164 ➔ 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 89: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (mac Os)

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) 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 source application. In this case, click 10"x12".
  • Page 90 Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)–Borderless Paper: Roll • • Paper type: Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 91 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 92: Borderless Printing

    Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size iPF840 Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ....................92 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ..........93 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ................95 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ............
  • Page 93: 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • 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 94 P.164 ➔ 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 95: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width 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 96: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)

    • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll Paper type: Canon Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • • 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 97 P.164 ➔ 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 98: 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm • • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 99 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 Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 100 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF840 Access the Page Setup pane. In the Paper Source list, click Roll Paper 1 or Roll Paper 2. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 101: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) ................ 101 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) ..........102 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...
  • Page 102: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Windows)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF840 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 103 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) 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 104 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF840 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 105: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Mac Os)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) 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 106 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF840 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 107 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) 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.
  • Page 108: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes iPF840 Confirm the print settings, and click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.270 ➔ Note Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes For printing on non-standard size paper, first register the paper size in the printer driver.
  • Page 109 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) 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 110 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF840 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.161 ➔ Note Printing by using Custom Size This section describes how to print using Custom Size based on the following example.
  • Page 111: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) 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.
  • Page 112 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF840 Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the Printer list. Click Manage Custom Sizes in the Paper Size list to display the Custom Paper Sizes dialog box. In Paper Size, enter the height and width of the original. Here, enter 430 mm in Height and Width.
  • Page 113 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) 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 114: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other iPF840 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other ....................114 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) ................115 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) ................117 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously ......................
  • Page 115: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) • 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 116 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF840 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 117: 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 origi- nals from multiple applications on the same page. Note •...
  • Page 118: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously iPF840 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously Printing Multiple Pages Continuously You can print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. • Banner Printing • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets.
  • Page 119 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, click the type of paper that is loaded. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 120: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF840 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) This topic describes how to print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets.
  • Page 121: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet In the Media Type list, click the type of paper that is loaded. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane.
  • Page 122: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (windows)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) iPF840 • This function cannot be combined with the following options. Important • Borderless Printing • Scaling Originals (Windows) • Banner Printing (Windows) • When printing using this function, the Print Centered setting is disabled.
  • Page 123 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. 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.
  • Page 124: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF840 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) This topic describes how to print four pages of an original on a single sheet, based on the following example.
  • Page 125 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) 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 126: Printing Posters In Sections

    Printing Posters in Sections iPF840 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 127 Printing Large Posters (Windows) 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 128: Centering Originals

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls iPF840 Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ........................ 128 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ..................128 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) ................... 130 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets ......................132 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) ..................
  • Page 129 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (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 Plain Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 130: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF840 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 131 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) Paper Size, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4. Click OK to close the dialog box. Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
  • Page 132: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets iPF840 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.270 ➔ Note Printing Originals Centered on Sheets Printing Originals Centered on Sheets You can print originals centered on a page—for example, if the paper is larger than the original, or if you are reduc-...
  • Page 133 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (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 Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list.
  • Page 134: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF840 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 135 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) Select the printer in the Format for list. In the Paper Size list, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4 - Cut Sheet. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  • Page 136 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF840 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.270 ➔ Note • If you have selected Cut Sheet as the paper source, follow the instructions on the printer control panel to enter the paper size.
  • Page 137: 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 ................137 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) ............137 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) ............138 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins ..........
  • Page 138: Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF840 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 139 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) • Paper: Roll paper Paper type: Plain Paper • • Roll paper width: A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]) This example illustrates how to rotate an A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) original in portrait orientation 90 degrees to fit within the width of A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]), which enables you to conserve paper.
  • Page 140: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins iPF840 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 141: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins (windows)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) • Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) P.141 ➔ • Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) P.142...
  • Page 142: 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) iPF840 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 A3/A4 Roll (297.0mm).
  • Page 143 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) • Page Setup might not be displayed in the menu de- pending on the OS you are using and the applica- Note tion software. In this case, select Print from the menu in the appli- cation software, and configure the settings in the up- per part of the printer driver screen that is displayed.
  • Page 144 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF840 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 A3/A4 (297.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 145: 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 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing You can check the print layout on the preview screen.
  • Page 146: Other Useful Settings

    Printing With Watermarks iPF840 Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..........................146 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............147 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ............ 149 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ............
  • Page 147: Printing With Watermarks-copy, File Copy, And So On (windows)

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) • Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) P.147 ➔ 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 148: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation iPF840 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 149: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (windows)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) For instructions on specifying the original orientation before printing, refer to the following topics, as appropri- ate for your operating system. Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) •...
  • Page 150: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (mac Os)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF840 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 151 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) • Page Setup might not be displayed in the menu de- pending on the OS you are using and the applica- Note tion software. In this case, select Print from the menu in the appli- cation software, and configure the settings in the up- per part of the printer driver screen that is displayed.
  • Page 152: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF840 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 153: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (windows)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) • Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) P.153 ➔ Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) • P.154 ➔ Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) This topic describes how to cut roll paper automatically after printing (using the auto cut function), as well as how to print a cut line for manual cutting.
  • Page 154: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF840 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) This topic describes how to cut roll paper automatically after printing (using the auto cut function), as well as how to print a cut line for manual cutting.
  • Page 155 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Set to display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box. To enable automatic cutting, click Printer Default in the Automatic Cutting list.
  • Page 156 User's Guide...
  • Page 157: Windows Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Printer Driver ..................158 Preview ....................189 Free Layout ..................199 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ......... 221 Print Plug-In for Office ............... 230 Status Monitor ................496 ➔ Accounting .................. 501 ➔...
  • Page 158: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF840 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ............................ 158 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................160 Confirming Print Settings ..........................161 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ..................161 Using Favorites .............................. 162 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 159 Printer Driver Settings 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 160: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF840 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 161: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings 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 162: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF840 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 Preview Switching.
  • Page 163 Using Favorites 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 164: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF840 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 165: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The Operating System Menu

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu 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 166: Main Sheet

    Main Sheet iPF840 Click Preferences to display the Printing Preferen- ces dialog box, titled with the name of this printer. • The Device Settings sheet is also an extension of the printer driver. (See "Device Settings Sheet .") P.188 ➔...
  • Page 167 Main Sheet Common Items • Media Type Select the type of paper. For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Dis- playing the Paper Reference Guide.") P.335 ➔ • Get Information Displays Paper Information on Printer.
  • Page 168 Main Sheet iPF840 Configuration using Easy Settings • Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Printing Photos and Images • P.43 ➔ • Printing Line Drawings and Text P.52 ➔ • Printing Office Documents P.47...
  • Page 169 Main Sheet • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality. • Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing P.66 ➔ • Highest quality When the check box is selected, printing is performing focusing on quality. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.
  • Page 170: Paper Information On Printer Dialog Box

    Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box iPF840 Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box On the Paper Information on Printer dialog box, you can obtain information on the paper in the printer and config- ure printer driver settings for the paper source and media type.
  • Page 171 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box • Between Pages You can set the time to wait after printing 1 document page until ejecting the paper. Since waiting time is re- quired for ink to dry before a roll is cut, you can deliver paper in the Output Stacker with the ink dried even if Cutting Mode is set to Automatic.
  • Page 172: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF840 View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application In the View Settings dialog box, you can check details of the selected printing application.
  • Page 173: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color • Apply to Sample Select this checkbox to apply the changed settings to the sample image. • Cyan/ Magenta/ Yellow Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of each color. • Gray Tone Adjust the color tone of grays as desired. Choose Cool Black (tinged with blue) or Warm Black (tinged with red).
  • Page 174: Matching Sheet

    Matching Sheet iPF840 • Text Select this option to apply color adjustment to text. Matching Sheet Matching Sheet On the Matching sheet, you can specify color matching to compensate for differences in the appearance of colors on various devices. •...
  • Page 175 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 176: Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome

    Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome iPF840 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 177: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome 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 178 Page Setup Sheet iPF840 • Borderless Printing Borderless printing is available if roll paper is selected in the Paper Source list. Choose from the following options when this setting is activated. • Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size P.92 ➔...
  • Page 179 Page Setup Sheet • Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation P.148 ➔ • Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) Activate this setting to rotate the document image by 90 degrees before printing. • Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees P.137...
  • Page 180: Output Method Dialog Box

    Output Method Dialog box iPF840 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 Sheet .")
  • Page 181: Paper Size Options Dialog Box

    Paper Size Options Dialog Box 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 182: Layout Sheet

    Layout Sheet iPF840 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. •...
  • Page 183: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box • 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 184: Special Settings Dialog Box

    Special Settings Dialog Box iPF840 • Format Settings Click to display the Format Settings dialog box, which enables you to complete format-related settings. • 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.
  • Page 185: Favorites Sheet

    Favorites Sheet • Fast Graphic Process Turning this setting on may help produce the expected results if image colors are inconsistent in printed docu- ments or if lines are printed in varying thicknesses. • This function cannot be used on 64-bit version of Windows.
  • Page 186: Utility Sheet

    Utility Sheet iPF840 • Click to display the Add dialog box, which enables you to add the current print settings as a favorite. • Import Click to display the Open dialog box, which enables you to import favorite settings saved as a file.
  • Page 187: Support Sheet

    On the Support sheet, you can view support information and the user's manual. • Support Information Click to access the Canon support webpage, where you can find the latest information on the printer and con- sumables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information. •...
  • Page 188: Device Settings Sheet

    Device Settings Sheet iPF840 Device Settings Sheet Device Settings Sheet Many settings items on the printer properties sheets are controlled by Windows applications. However, the Device Settings sheet is for configuring the printer, and it is an extension of the printer driver.
  • Page 189: Preview

    The Features of Preview Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..........................189 Starting Preview ............................. 189 Preview Main Window ............................ 190 Dialog Area ..............................192 Enlarge/Reduce the screen display ......................... 193 Moving a Page ............................... 193 Using the ruler ..............................193 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees ......................
  • Page 190: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window iPF840 On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button. Preview main window is displayed. Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, preview and dialog area and status bar.
  • Page 191 Preview Main Window • Preview Area You can check the settings you made in this area. Dialog Area • This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. For more information about Dialog Area, see "Dialog Area."...
  • Page 192: Dialog Area

    Dialog Area iPF840 • Status Bar This shows the message, Pages and Output Size. Dialog Area Dialog Area You can select the layout and print on the center. Media Type/Paper Source/Paper Size • You can confirm the information that is set.
  • Page 193: Enlarge/reduce The Screen Display

    Enlarge/Reduce the screen display • No Spaces at Top or Bottom You can save paper on not to feed roll paper for the empty spaces when the print data contains spaces at the top or bottom. For more information about No Spaces at Top or Bottom, see "Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom."...
  • Page 194: Priority Setting For Rotating 90 Degrees

    Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees iPF840 • Changing the ruler unit You can set the ruler unit when you select Units from the View menu. Setting Details Use mm as the ruler unit. inch Use inches as the ruler unit.
  • Page 195: Printing With Selecting The Layout

    Printing with Selecting the Layout Printing with Selecting the Layout Printing with Selecting the Layout You can print which conserves paper by selecting the layout. In Layout Selection, click the layout button to use. Button Details Upper Button Turn at the position of...
  • Page 196 Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF840 Button Details Lower Button Turn at the position of • Right Button or Left Button can be selected only when the rotated pages can fit lengthwise across the roll. Note • By clicking Right Button or Left Button, you can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll paper.
  • Page 197: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center Print on the Center Print on the Center You can print on the center of the media loaded in the printer. Click the Center Originals Across Roll check box on. Click the Print button. Printing on the center begins.
  • Page 198: Not Print Spaces At The Top/bottom

    Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom iPF840 Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom You can save paper on not to feed roll paper for the empty spaces when the print data contains spaces at the top or bottom.
  • Page 199: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ........................... 199 Starting Free Layout ............................199 Free Layout Main Window ..........................201 Detailed Settings ............................202 Preferences Dialog Box ..........................203 Page Options Dialog Box ..........................204 Zoom Dialog Box ............................
  • Page 200 Starting Free Layout iPF840 From the application software's File menu, select the printer setup menu to open the Print dialog box. • Normally, select Print from the File menu. Note From the list, select the printer and select the Layout sheet.
  • Page 201: Free Layout Main Window

    Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and status bar. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool and status bar.
  • Page 202: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings iPF840 • Layout Area This allows you to lay out objects and edit the object size and orientation. Status Bar • This shows the paper size, unit of length, and number of objects. Detailed Settings Detailed Settings The printer driver opens when you select Detailed Settings from the File menu. The printer driver is used to con- figure basic settings to match the type of media loaded in the printer.
  • Page 203: Preferences Dialog Box

    Preferences Dialog Box Preferences Dialog Box Preferences Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Preferences from the File menu. This allows you to configure the prefer- ences of Free Layout. • Units Set the unit for paper length, margins, and so on.
  • Page 204: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF840 Setting Details Crop Marks You can print with the crop marks. Page Options Dialog Box Page Options Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Page Options from the File menu. This allows you to configure the roll paper length, object layout order, and margins of Free Layout.
  • Page 205: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box • Margins You can input the paper margins in numerical characters. • You can input between 0.0 and 50.0(mm) (between 0.00 and 1.97(inch)). • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button.
  • Page 206: Object Position

    Format Dialog Box iPF840 • Rotate When you place a checkmark here, you can select Rotate Right or Rotate Left. Setting Details Rotate Right Rotates the object 90 degrees clockwise. Rotate Left Rotates the object 90 degrees counterclockwise. • When several objects are selected, you cannot select Rotate.
  • Page 207: Laying Out A Multiple-file Document On One Page

    Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page • Object Size You can confirm the object size. • When several objects are selected, you cannot display Object Size. Note Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page You can lay out and print a multiple-file document on one page.
  • Page 208 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF840 In the Layout sheet, click on the Page Layout check box and select Free Layout from the list. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. •...
  • Page 209: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page Page You can lay out and print a document created with multiple application programs on one page.
  • Page 210 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF840 In the Layout sheet, click on the Page Layout check box and select Free Layout from the list. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen.
  • Page 211: Selecting An Object

    Selecting an Object Selecting an Object Selecting an Object When an object is selected, a select box (blue border) appears around the object. • To select an object, click that object. • Note To select multiple successive objects, click them while holding down the Shift key.
  • Page 212: Moving An Object

    Moving an Object iPF840 Place the pointer at a corner of the selection box around the object to show the arrow handle, and drag this handle to change the object size. Resizing by specifying a scaling value Select an object.
  • Page 213: Laying Out Objects Automatically

    Laying out Objects Automatically Select Rotate Left 90 Degrees orRotate Right 90 Degrees from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may click on the Rotate check box in the Format Dialog Box then select Rotate P.205 ➔ Right or Rotate Left, and click the OK button.
  • Page 214 Aligning Objects iPF840 • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the verti- cal center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bot- tom. • Align Left Lays out the objects, justifying them to the left.
  • Page 215: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order • Align Right Lays out the objects, justifying them to the right. Changing the Object Overlapping Order Changing the Object Overlapping Order You can change the object overlapping order. Select an object. Select the Overlapping Order menu from the Object menu.
  • Page 216: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF840 • Bring Forward Moves the object one position to the front. • Send Backward Moves the object one position to the back. Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Click Copy or Cut from the toolbar.
  • Page 217: Folded Duplex Window

    Folded Duplex Window Folded Duplex Window Folded Duplex Window This window is displayed if you select Folded Duplex from the Edit menu after selecting an object. Using the Fol- ded Duplex function allows you to print with fold lines added.
  • Page 218: Finished Size Settings Dialog Box

    Finished Size Settings Dialog Box iPF840 • Layout Area This allows you to check the arrangement and orientation of objects. Status Bar • This shows the paper source, roll paper width, and output size. Finished Size Settings Dialog Box Finished Size Settings Dialog Box This dialog box is displayed when you select Finished Size Settings from the Edit menu.
  • Page 219: Binding Settings Dialog Box

    Binding Settings Dialog Box Setting Details Specify Folded Size Prints by automatically enlarging or reducing the entire document to match the size of the paper. Select the actual size of the paper you want to print on in Fit Paper Size.
  • Page 220: Prints Using Folded Duplex

    Prints using Folded Duplex iPF840 • Only Print Center and Edges To print fold lines at the center and both edges, select the Only Print Center and Edges checkbox. Prints using Folded Duplex Prints using Folded Duplex This prints 2 pages consecutively. Folding back the paper at the fold lines of the center substitutes for duplex print- ing.
  • Page 221: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................221 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..................221 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................222 Hot Folder ..............................
  • Page 222: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF840 The Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dia- log box displays. • If you click on the Add to Startup folder check box in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, the icon of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility will appear on the task bar when starting Windows Note thereafter.
  • Page 223: Hot Folder

    Hot Folder • Hot Folder The hot folder list appears. Add Button • Click the button to open the Easy Setup Wizard dialog box so that you can add a hot folder. • Edit Button From the Hot Folder list, select a hot folder and click the button to open the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box that allows you to edit the hot folder.
  • Page 224 Creating a New Hot Folder iPF840 The Easy Setup Wizard dialog box displays. Click the Next button. Select the type of printer to use. Click the Next button. Select the media type to print. • If the Borderless Printing checkbox is checked, only media types that can be used for borderless print- ing are displayed in the list.
  • Page 225 Creating a New Hot Folder Select roll paper or cut sheet to print. Also, select the media size to print. Click the Next button. To receive a document scanned with the Color imageRUNNER, you need to share a folder. Enter the folder shared name in Shared Name.
  • Page 226: Specifying An Existing Shared Folder As A Hot Folder

    Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF840 The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlarge- ment Copy dialog box. Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Share the folder you want to specify as a hot folder.
  • Page 227 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder The Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box displays. Enter the hot folder name in Name. Click the Browse botton, with selecting Specify a folder, to set the existing shared folder. The location of the folders will appear.
  • Page 228: Setting The Print Parameters

    Setting the Print Parameters iPF840 As necessary, set the print conditions in the hot fold- er. (See "Setting the Print Parameters.") P.228 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Fold- er dialog box. The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlarge- ment Copy dialog box.
  • Page 229: Printing Enlargements Of Scanned Originals From A Color Imagerunner

    Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER • The only three sheets displayed are the Main sheet, the Page Setup sheet, and the Layout sheet. Some of the printer driver settings may be disabled. Note • Apply Sharpness Place a checkmark here to set the sharpness.
  • Page 230: Print Plug-in For Office

    Print Plug-In for Officefeatures iPF840 Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Officefeatures ........................230 Steps to install ..............................230 Steps to uninstall ............................233 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed ....................233 To start from Microsoft Word .......................... 236 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) ........................
  • Page 231 Steps to install Insert "User Software CD-ROM" into the CD-ROM drive and start the installer. • If the installer screen does not appear automatically, open the CD-ROM drive icon of your computer and double-click the iPFInst.exe icon. Note Click the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In button.
  • Page 232 Steps to install iPF840 Click the Start button. Click the Yes button. The following message may be displayed in Windows 8 • or a later OS. If this happens, install the .NET Frame- Note work by following the procedure. Click the Exit button.
  • Page 233: Steps To Uninstall

    Steps to uninstall • When you install this software, the virtual printer Canon imagePROGRAF PrintPlugIn may be installed. If you want to use this software, do not uninstall the virtual printer Canon imagePROGRAF PrintPlugIn. Important • The Print Plug-In for Office toolbar/ribbon might not be displayed in Microsoft Office after installing image- PROGRAF Print Plug-In for Office.
  • Page 234 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF840 Install Print Plug-In for Office. For information about instsalling, see "Steps to install." P.230 ➔ Enabling Print Plug-In for Office for items disabled in Office applications If a problem occurs, such as the system or an application terminating abnormally, the Microsoft Office application disables add-ins as a safety precaution.
  • Page 235 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed • For Microsoft Office 2007 Click the Office button and then click the <applica- tion name> options button. From the list on the left side of the <application name> options dialog box, select Add-ins.
  • Page 236: To Start From Microsoft Word

    To start from Microsoft Word iPF840 Click About <application name> in the Help menu of application. Click the Disabled Items button in the About <appli- cation name> dialog box. If Addin imageprograf print plug-in (ipfaddinif.dll) is dis- played in the Disabled Items dialog box, select it and click the Enable button.
  • Page 237 To start from Microsoft Word Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ ribbon is displayed. Click the buttons on the toolbar/ribbon according to the items you want to set. Icon Contents Displays the About, Help, and Special Settings dialog boxes.
  • Page 238: Print Matching Roll Width(word)

    Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF840 Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to Important change displays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 239 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) Click Print Matching Roll Width. Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select image size. Select layout. Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, and Pages.
  • Page 240: Borderless Printing(word)

    Borderless Printing(Word) iPF840 Borderless Printing(Word) Borderless Printing(Word) Prints up to the border of the media. Photos and posters can be printed without worrying about margins. Start Microsoft Word. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 241 Borderless Printing(Word) Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select layout. Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, and Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages. Enter Copies.
  • Page 242: Multi-page Printing(word)

    Multi-Page Printing(Word) iPF840 Multi-Page Printing(Word) Multi-Page Printing(Word) Prints multiple pages as one page. You can print handouts into a single page, or print matter with many pages. Start Microsoft Word. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 243: Register The Settings (word)

    Register the settings (Word) Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, and Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 244: Print Using Registered Settings(word)

    Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF840 Click the One-Touch Registration button. Enter name in Name. Up to 31 characters can be entered. Click . The name you entered is displayed in Registered Settings. Click OK, and return to the Print screen.
  • Page 245 Print Using Registered Settings(Word) Click Print Using Registered Settings. Click the Nextbutton. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, or Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 246: Portrait Orientation/landscape Orientation(word)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) iPF840 Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Print to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, or print the Landscape or Portrait Orien- tation Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard.
  • Page 247: To Start From Microsoft Powerpoint

    To start from Microsoft PowerPoint Adjust Length from the list-box or slide-bar. Click the Create Page button. ClickOK if the message is displayed. Edit and create the document. • Printing is done in Print Matching Roll Width of the Printing Wizard. For details on Print Matching Roll Width, see "Print Matching Roll Width(Word)."...
  • Page 248 To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF840 Icon Contents Large-Format Wizard is displayed. Settings for Portrait or Landscape Orientation can be set. Paper Settings Button Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box.
  • Page 249: Print Matching Roll Width(powerpoint)

    Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) Prints to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, and also print Portrait and Landscape orientations made in Large-Format Printing Wizard.
  • Page 250: Borderless Printing(powerpoint)

    Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF840 Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Slides, Current Slide, and Slides. If Slides is selected, enter the slide number. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 251 Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 252: Multi-page Printing(powerpoint)

    Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) iPF840 Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select layout. Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Slides, Current Slide, and Slides. If Slides is selected, enter the slide number. Enter Copies.
  • Page 253 Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 254: Register The Settings (powerpoint)

    Register the settings (PowerPoint) iPF840 Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Slides, Current Slide, and Slides. If Slides is selected, enter the slide number. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 255: Print Using Registered Settings(powerpoint)

    Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) Prints using the registered settings. Start Microsoft PowerPoint. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed.
  • Page 256: Portrait Orientation/landscape Orientation(powerpoint)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) iPF840 Click the Nextbutton. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Slides, Current Slide, and Slides. If Slides is selected, enter the slide number. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 257 Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Click Paper Settings from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to Important change displays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 258: To Start From Microsoft Excel

    To start from Microsoft Excel iPF840 Edit and create the document. • The layout may collapse if you create a form using existing data. If that is the case, modify the data again. Important • Printing is done in Print Matching Roll Width of the Printing Wizard. For details on Print Matching Roll Width, see "Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint)."...
  • Page 259: Print Entire Sheet(excel)

    Print Entire Sheet(Excel) Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 260 Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF840 If a print area is set, a confirmation message dialog box will appear. To print the entire sheet, cancel the setting of the print area. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. Click Print Entire Sheet.
  • Page 261 Print Entire Sheet(Excel) The Layout menu will appear automatically. • If data analysis requires time, a message dialog will appear. If you select No, you will return to the applica- tion. Note Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer.
  • Page 262: Print Selected Area(excel)

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF840 If the upper and lower margins are too wide, check No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper). The upper and lower margins can be checked in Print Preview. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor.
  • Page 263 Print Selected Area(Excel) The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. Click Print Selected Area. • If only one cell is selected, Print Selected Area cannot be selected. Important A message will appear informing you that analysis is in progress.
  • Page 264: Configuring Binding (excel)

    Configuring Binding (Excel) iPF840 • If data analysis requires time, a message dialog will appear. If you select No, you will return to the applica- tion. Note Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select image size.
  • Page 265: Configuring Special Settings

    Configuring Special Settings Click the Binding Settings button. • You cannot click the Binding Settings button in the following situations. • Important When the Image Size is set to a value smaller than 100% • When a graph is selected •...
  • Page 266 Configuring Special Settings iPF840 Item Details Center sheets and print areas When this setting is off, printing is performed without changing the position. When this setting is on, printing is performed with the top, bottom, left, and right margins layed out equally. When this setting is off, printing is per- formed without changing the position.
  • Page 267: Mac Os Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Printer Driver ..................268 Preview ....................286 Free Layout ..................307 Printmonitor ................. 499 ➔ Media Configuration Tool ............400 ➔ Handling and Use of Paper...
  • Page 268: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF840 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ............................ 268 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................269 Confirming Print Settings ..........................270 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ..................271 Using Favorites .............................. 271 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 269: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver • Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome P.283 ➔ • Page Setup Pane P.283 ➔ You can specify the page size of the original, borderless printing, enlargement or reduction, the orientation, the paper size and source, and automatic cutting.
  • Page 270: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings iPF840 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Access the Page Setup pane. In the Paper Source list, select how paper is supplied. If Roll Paper is selected in...
  • Page 271: Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing This topic describes how to check the layout before printing using the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview function. Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane.
  • Page 272: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF840 • You can save the current print settings by clicking Save Current Settings as Preset (or Save As depending on your version of operating system) from the Presets list in the printing dialog box. This function is supported by the Note operating system.
  • Page 273 Main Pane Common Items • Media Type Select the paper type. For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Dis- playing the Paper Reference Guide.") P.335 ➔ • Displays Paper Detailed Settings. You can configure the printing settings to match the type of media, such as the ink drying time.
  • Page 274 Main Pane iPF840 Configuration using Easy Settings • Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Printing Photos and Images • P.43 ➔ • Printing Office Documents P.47 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality.
  • Page 275 Main Pane • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing. • Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing P.66 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality. •...
  • Page 276: Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF840 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box The Paper Detailed Settings dialog box offers the following settings. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. • To display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box, on the Main pane, click Set by Media Type. (See "Main Pane .")
  • Page 277 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box Roll Paper Margin for Safety You can specify the length of a margin on the leading edge of paper to ensure that paper susceptible to curling is held firmly against the Platen. • Near End Margin Specify the length of the Near End Margin (the leading edge margin) of the roll, as needed.
  • Page 278: View Set. Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF840 View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application In the View set. dialog box, you can check details of the selected printing application.
  • Page 279 Matching pane 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 depending on your color matching system.
  • Page 280: Color Settings Pane: Color

    Specify the printer profile as desired. 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. The created ICC profile needs to be saved in the following folder on the computer you are using.
  • Page 281: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • Gray Tone Adjust the color tone of grays as desired. Choose Cool (tinged with blue) or Warm (tinged with red). • Brightness Adjust the overall image brightness as desired. You can adjust the brightness if the printed document is lighter or darker than the original image (that is, the original photo that was scanned or the original graphic as it ap- pears on the computer screen).
  • Page 282: Color Settings Pane: Monochrome

    Color Settings Pane: Monochrome iPF840 Color Settings Pane: Monochrome Color Settings Pane: Monochrome On the Color Adjustment pane for monochrome printing, you can adjust the brightness and contrast. • To display the Color Adjustment pane, on the Main pane, click Color Settings in Advanced Settings. (See "Main Pane .")
  • Page 283: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome 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 284: Additional Settings Pane

    Additional Settings Pane iPF840 • Enlarged/Reduced Printing Select this checkbox to choose the following options. • Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width P.74 ➔ Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value • P.78 ➔ • Fit Roll Paper Width Resizes the document image to match the roll width.
  • Page 285 Additional Settings Pane • Print after reception is complete You can prevent degradation of print quality that occurs when receiving a print job is interrupted and printing is aborted in the middle. User's Guide...
  • Page 286: Preview

    The Features of Preview iPF840 Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..........................286 Starting Preview ............................. 286 Preview Main Window ............................ 287 Paper Settings Panel ............................290 Easy Settings ............................291 Advanced Settings ............................ 292 Output Settings Panel ............................ 293 Color Settings Panel ............................
  • Page 287: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window Click the Print button in the Print dialog box. Preview main window is displayed. Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, and preview, dialog , drawer and status area.
  • Page 288 Preview Main Window iPF840 • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool bar. Note Menu Bar • This allows you to select menus required for operations. Tool Bar • This allows you to select tool buttons required for major operations.
  • Page 289 Preview Main Window • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. • Drawer Area This allows you to display the thumbnails of a document. This area appears when you click Drawer from the tool bar.
  • Page 290: Paper Settings Panel

    Paper Settings Panel iPF840 Paper Settings Panel Paper Settings Panel This panel appears when you select Paper Settings in the dialog area. • Media Type This allows you to select the media type. • Always select media type that is actually set in the printer. When the media you chose is different from the media set in the printer, you may not receive the desired print results.
  • Page 291: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings • The maximum value is 999. • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Preview. Print Button •...
  • Page 292: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF840 Setting Details Custom Settings Suitable for printing documents for which Advanced Settings have been specified. • The number of settings available for selection depends on the media type. Note • Print Quality Selecting print quality strikes a balance between the quality of the printed image and printing speed.
  • Page 293: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel Setting Details Line Drawing This mode is best for printing CAD drawings with fine lines or wall newssheet or other documents that contain large amounts of text. However, you may not achieve the quality you expect with printing photographs or other images with many filled areas. For these types of jobs, select Image.
  • Page 294 Output Settings Panel iPF840 The following settings are available for enlarged/reduced printing. Setting Details Fit Paper Size Enlarges/reduces the whole page automatically to fit the media size selected for output. Select the media size to print from Paper Size. Fit Roll Paper Width Enlarges/reduces the whole page automatically to fit the width of the roll paper with the page width.
  • Page 295: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Preview. Print Button • Click the button to begin printing. • Update Printer Info. Button Click the button to acquire printer information.
  • Page 296: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF840 • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode. Note • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Preview. Print Button • Click the button to begin printing.
  • Page 297 Color Adjustment Setting Details Contrast *For soft gradation, decrease the contrast. For hard gradation, increase the contrast. Saturation Adjusts the hues for vivid color or dark color. Gray Tone Adjusts gray from cool black (bluish tones) to warm black (reddish tones).
  • Page 298: Matching

    Matching iPF840 Matching Matching You can set the matching. • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching is not displayed. Important • Matching Mode You can select a matching mode to suit the print job. Setting...
  • Page 299: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode • Input Profile Select the input profile. • You can select only after ICC Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode. Note • Printer Profile Select the printer profile. • You can select only after ICC Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode.
  • Page 300: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF840 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a feature.
  • Page 301: Colorsync

    ColorSync ColorSync ColorSync Check that ColorSync is selected in Matching Mode. To apply ColorSync to previews, check the Soft Proof check box. Preferences Dialog Box Preferences Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Preferences from the imagePROGRAF Advanced Preview menu. You can set the preferences for Preview.
  • Page 302: Go To Page Dialog Box

    Go to Page Dialog Box iPF840 • You can input between 10 and 400. • You can change the numbers by clicking ▼ button. Note Go to Page Dialog Box Go to Page Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Go to Page from the View menu.
  • Page 303: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center Print on the Center Print on the Center You can print on the center of the media loaded in the printer. • This is not displayed when a checkmark is placed in Borderless Printing. Note...
  • Page 304: Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees

    Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees iPF840 Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees You can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll paper. On the Paper Settings Panel , select Roll Paper in Paper Source.
  • Page 305: Display With Actual Size

    Display with Actual Size All is displayed. Display with Actual Size Display with Actual Size In the preview area, you can display the actual size. Select Actual Size from the tool bar. Actual size is displayed. Moving a Page Moving a Page You can move a page to display in the preview area.
  • Page 306 Moving a Page iPF840 The target page appears. • You can also move a page by clicking the page on the thumbnails. Note User's Guide...
  • Page 307: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ........................... 307 Starting Free Layout ............................307 Free Layout Main Window ..........................308 Paper Settings Panel ............................310 Easy Settings ............................311 Advanced Settings ............................ 312 Color Settings Panel ............................
  • Page 308: Free Layout Main Window

    Free Layout Main Window iPF840 Click the Print button in the Print dialog box. Free Layout main window is displayed. Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and dialog areas.
  • Page 309 Free Layout Main Window • Menu Bar This allows you to select menus required for operations. Tool Bar • This allows you to select tool buttons required for major operations. Layout Area • This allows you to lay out objects and edit the object size and orientation.
  • Page 310: Paper Settings Panel

    Paper Settings Panel iPF840 Paper Settings Panel Paper Settings Panel This panel appears when you select Paper Settings in the dialog area. • Media Type This allows you to select the media type. • Always select media type that is actually set in the printer. When the media you chose is different from the media set in the printer, you may not receive the desired print results.
  • Page 311: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings • The maximum value is 999. • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Free Layout.
  • Page 312: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF840 Setting Details Custom Settings Suitable for printing documents for which Advanced Settings have been specified. • The number of settings available for selection depends on the media type. Note • Print Quality Selecting print quality strikes a balance between the quality of the printed image and printing speed.
  • Page 313: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel Setting Details Line Drawing This mode is best for printing CAD drawings with fine lines or wall newssheet or other documents that contain large amounts of text. However, you may not achieve the quality you expect with printing photographs or other images with many filled areas. For these types of jobs, select Image.
  • Page 314: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF840 • Color Mode You can select a color mode to suit the print job. Setting Details Color Enables color printing. Monochrome Disables color printing and converts image from continuous color to grayscaled mono- chrome. Color (CAD) Prints lines in the best color possible so they are easy to see.
  • Page 315 Color Adjustment Select Color Adjustment. Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Cyan Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Magenta Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Yellow Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues.
  • Page 316: Matching

    Matching iPF840 Select Color Adjustment. Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the entire image. When the results of the printout are brighter than the original images such as the original photo before scanning and graphics cre- ated on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this feature.
  • Page 317: Matching Method

    Matching • Matching Mode You can select a matching mode to suit the print job. Setting Details Driver Matching Mode Enables printing of optimal color tones using a driver specific color profile. You should nor- P.318 ➔ mally select this mode.
  • Page 318: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF840 • You can select only after ICC Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode. Note • Soft Proof When you place a checkmark here, ColorSync applies to the layout area. • You can select only after ColorSync has been selected in Matching Mode.
  • Page 319: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a feature.
  • Page 320: Colorsync

    ColorSync iPF840 ColorSync ColorSync Check that ColorSync is selected in Matching Mode. Place a checkmark on Soft Proof to simulate the output product in Layout Area. Preferences Dialog Box Preferences Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Preferences from the imagePROGRAF Advanced Preview menu. You can set the preferences for Free Layout.
  • Page 321: Page Setup Dialog Box

    Page Setup Dialog Box • Divisions You can change the number of divisions of grid lines so that they serve as a guide to laying out objects. • You can input between 1 and 10. • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button.
  • Page 322: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF840 When you place a checkmark on Auto Settings, the one-page length to be printed on roll paper is automati- cally set so that the laid-out objects are printed on one page. • Available only if rolls are selected in Paper Source.
  • Page 323: Format Dialog Box

    Format Dialog Box Format Dialog Box Format Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Format from the Object menu after you select an object. You can rotate, enlarge, or reduce an object. • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format.
  • Page 324: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF840 Leaving Free Layout running, open other files with the application software and repeat the above steps. Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One...
  • Page 325: Moving An Object

    Moving an Object Resizing by means of mouse operation Select an object. Place the pointer at a corner of the selection box around the object to show the arrow handle, and drag this handle to change the object size.
  • Page 326: Laying Out Objects Automatically

    Laying out Objects Automatically iPF840 Select Rotate Left or Rotate Right from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may click on the Rotate check box in the Format Dialog Box then select Rotate P.323 ➔ Right or Rotate Left, and click the OK button.
  • Page 327 Aligning Objects • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the verti- cal center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bot- tom. • Align Left Lays out the objects, justifying them to the left.
  • Page 328: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF840 • Align Right Lays out the objects, justifying them to the right. Changing the Object Overlapping Order Changing the Object Overlapping Order You can change the object overlapping order. Select an object. Select the overlapping order menu from the Object menu.
  • Page 329: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object • Send Backward Moves the object one position to the back. Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Click Copy or Cut from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may select Copy or Cut from the Edit menu.
  • Page 330 User's Guide...
  • Page 331: Handling And Use Of Paper

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Paper ....................332 Handling rolls ..................342 Handling sheets ................. 369 Output Stacker .................. 375 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) ..........378 Media Configuration Tool (Mac OS) ..........
  • Page 332: Paper

    • Method of Updating Supported Paper Paper that is supported by the printer may be newly released on the Canon website. To use newly released paper, register the latest paper information on the printer with the Media Configuration Tool. (See "Updating paper information.") P.338...
  • Page 333 Paper Sizes Roll Paper Width Setting in Printer Driver Borderless Printing ( *1 ) Roll Width 841.0 mm (33.11 in) ISO A0/A1 Roll (841.0mm) 762.0 mm (30.00 in) 30-in. Roll (762.0mm) 728.0 mm (28.66 in) JIS B1/B2 Roll (728.0mm) 609.6 mm (24.00 in)
  • Page 334: Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper When using this printer to print on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper, use paper that meets the following conditions.
  • Page 335: Printing On Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings

    • The genuine Canon paper settings provided in the printer control panel and printer driver are optimized for genu- ine Canon paper. If these settings are selected for printing on paper other than genuine Canon paper, the ink may Important bleed or the printhead may rub against the paper.
  • Page 336 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF840 (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu (Windows).") P.165 ➔ Select the Support sheet and click the User Man- ual button. Click Paper Reference Guide. Mac OS • The basic instructions for displaying the Paper Reference Guide from the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor are as follows.
  • Page 337 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide Select the printer from the list of printers and click Op- tions & Supplies. Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. Click Support. User's Guide...
  • Page 338: Updating Paper Information

    Internet is required in order to download the Media Information File. Important If you are using the Media Configuration Tool, the Media Information File is downloaded automatically. To download it manually, access the Canon website. The Canon website can be accessed from the link in the in- stalled software. •...
  • Page 339 Canon website is displayed. Mac OS • The basic instructions for accessing the Canon website from imagePROGRAF Printmonitor are as follows. Click the System Preferences icon in the Dock. Click Print & Scan. (This is identified as Printers &...
  • Page 340 Updating paper information iPF840 Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. Click Support. User's Guide...
  • Page 341 Updating paper information Click the Support Information button. The default browser on your computer is started and the Canon website is displayed. User's Guide...
  • Page 342: Handling Rolls

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF840 Handling rolls Handling rolls Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls ........................342 Loading Rolls in the Printer ..........................345 Changing the Type of Paper ........................... 350 Specifying the Paper Length ........................... 352 Removing the Roll from the Printer ......................... 352 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls .......................
  • Page 343 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls • When handling the roll, be careful not to soil the printing surface. This may affect the printing quality. We recom- mend wearing clean cloth gloves when handling rolls to protect the printing surface.
  • Page 344 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF840 With the edge of the roll paper facing forward as shown, in- sert the Roll Holder from the right of the roll. Insert it firmly until the roll touches the flange (a) of the Roll Holder.
  • Page 345: Loading Rolls In The Printer

    Loading Rolls in the Printer Insert the Holder Stopper from the left in the Roll Holder as shown. Holding it at the position shown (b), push it firmly in until the flange (a) of the Holder Stopper touches the roll.
  • Page 346 Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF840 Open the Top Cover and lift the Ejection Guide. 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 347 Loading Rolls in the Printer • Be careful not to soil the printing surface of roll paper as you insert it in the slot. This may affect the printing quality. We recommend wearing clean cloth gloves when handling rolls to protect the printing Important surface.
  • Page 348 Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF840 • For details on types of paper to select, see the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.") P.335 ➔ Note • Adjusting the printhead alignment with the type of paper to be used in printing may enhance printing quali- ty.
  • Page 349 Loading Rolls in the Printer 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 350: Changing The Type Of Paper

    Changing the Type of Paper iPF840 In a crouching position, push the Roll Unit into the printer. Press the OK button. The paper is now advanced. Once paper feeding starts, you will need to do the following, based on the ManageRemainRoll setting and the barcode printed on rolls.
  • Page 351 Changing the Type of Paper Changing the Type of Paper • When you load a roll, a menu for selection of the type of paper is shown on the Display Screen. Select the type of paper, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 352: Specifying The Paper Length

    Specifying the Paper Length iPF840 • The specified media type setting is updated in the following situations. Note • When using sheets, if you send a print job before loading a sheet, the media type setting is updated to match the type of paper specified by the print job.
  • Page 353 Removing the Roll from the Printer Removing rolls from the Roll 1 (Upper) position On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to select the Paper tab ( Ready OK: Paper Menu Plain Paper Plain Paper •...
  • Page 354 Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF840 Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), remove the holder from the Roll Holder Slot. • For instructions on removing the Roll Holder from rolls, see "Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls." P.356 ➔...
  • Page 355 Removing the Roll from the Printer Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. The roll is rewound. If you have selected ManageRemainRoll > On in • the Control Panel menu, a barcode is printed on Important the leading edge of the roll.
  • Page 356: Removing The Roll Holder From Rolls

    Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls iPF840 In a crouching position, push the Roll Unit in with both hands. Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Lift the Holder Stopper lever (a) from the shaft side to un- lock it.
  • Page 357: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    Feeding Roll Paper Manually • 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment #2 ( Holder Stopper side) • 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment • Store the roll in the original bag or box, away from high temperature, humidity, and direct sunlight. If paper is not...
  • Page 358: Keeping Track Of The Amount Of Roll Paper Left

    Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left iPF840 Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left Setting ManageRemainRoll to On in the Paper Menu of the Control Panel will print a barcode with text on the roll when the roll is removed that identifies the type of paper and amount left.
  • Page 359 Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls Select the Main sheet and click Advanced Set- tings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in tween Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.
  • Page 360: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF840 In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in tween Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK. (See "Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box (Mac OS).")
  • Page 361 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls • Automatic and Eject are valid only when you have selected Automatic Cutting > Yes in the printer driver. • Note With Eject, printing does not resume after a series of jobs have been printed continuously until the roll is cut.
  • Page 362 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF840 Print the job. When printing is finished, the printer will stop without cutting. Holding the printed document to prevent it from dropping, press the Cut button to cut the roll. Manual (when using media that cannot be cut with the Cutter Unit )
  • Page 363 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Press the Feed button. Roll paper is fed to the specified cut position and then auto- matically stopped. Cut the roll paper manually with scissors or the like. Press the OK button. After the roll is rewound, it stops automatically.
  • Page 364 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF840 Press the OK button. The Paper Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 365 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Cut the roll paper manually with scissors or the like. • Cut at the dotted line printed on the paper. If you cut on the printer side of the dotted line, the paper leading edge may rub against the printhead and may deviate from the paper retainer.
  • Page 366: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF840 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. After the roll paper is cut, it is rewound automatically. Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically...
  • Page 367: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls Press the OK button. The Paper Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 368: Roll Holder Set

    Roll Holder Set iPF840 Roll Holder Set Roll Holder Set Load a roll on the roll holder and then load the holder in the printer. The Roll Holder in the Roll Holder Set RH2-44 is for use with both 2-inch and 3-inch paper cores. Use the correct attachment for the particular paper core. (See "Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls.")
  • Page 369: Handling Sheets

    Loading Sheets in the Printer Handling sheets Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer .......................... 369 Changing the Type of Paper ........................... 350 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ......................371 Removing Sheets ............................373 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ........................608 ➔...
  • Page 370 Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF840 Lift the Release Lever and open the Top Cover. • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a), Carriage Shaft (b), or Ink Tube Stabilizer (c). Touching these parts may Important damage them. With a sheet lengthwise and printing-side up, insert it between the Platen (a) and the Paper Retainer (b).
  • Page 371: Printing From A Desired Starting Point

    Printing From a Desired Starting Point • You can adjust the strength of suction holding paper against the Platen when the Release Lever is up. If it is difficult to load paper, press the ▲ or ▼ button on the Control Panel to adjust the strength. Set suction Note stronger by pressing the ▲...
  • Page 372 Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF840 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Width Detection, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 373: Removing Sheets

    Removing Sheets Keeping the right edge of the paper aligned with the exten- ded line of the paper alignment line (a) on the right side of the printer and the position from which to start printing aligned with the groove (b) at the far end of the platen, load the paper.
  • Page 374 Removing Sheets iPF840 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. The paper is ejected from the front of the printer. As you hold the sheet, lift the Release Lever and remove the sheet. Lower the Release Lever.
  • Page 375: Output Stacker

    Wheeled Output Stacker Output Stacker Output Stacker Wheeled Output Stacker ..........................375 Using the Wheeled Output Stacker ......................375 Wheeled Output Stacker Wheeled Output Stacker An output stacker with casters, positioned in front of the printer. Output Stacker A cloth tray that catches ejected documents.
  • Page 376 Using the Wheeled Output Stacker iPF840 Positioning the Wheeled Output Stacker by the printer Holding the Output Stacker Ejection Guides (a), move the stacker between the printer Stand. Lock the casters. Removing the Wheeled Output Stacker from the printer •...
  • Page 377 Using the Wheeled Output Stacker Holding the Output Stacker Ejection Guides (a), move the stacker away from the printer. User's Guide...
  • Page 378: Media Configuration Tool (windows)

    • When new paper supported by the printer is added, the media information file can be automatically downloa- ded from the Canon website and the new media information can be added to the printer control panel and printer driver. •...
  • Page 379 Installation Procedures Start the Media Configuration Tool installer. Click the Next button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used. Select a country or territory then click the Next but- ton. The License Agreement is displayed.
  • Page 380: Updating Media Information After Installation

    Updating Media Information After Installation iPF840 The Installation Complete screen appears. Click the Finish button. This completes the installation of Media Configuration Tool. • After the installation is finished, update the media information by referring to Updating Media Informa- tion After Installation P.380...
  • Page 381 Updating Media Information After Installation • If the main window is displayed at this time, it means that the media information has already been updated and the rest of the operation is not needed. Note If the message on the right is displayed, the media •...
  • Page 382 If the following message is displayed, configure the settings by using the following procedure. Open a web browser on a computer that can access the Internet, and access the Canon website. Download the media information file (.amx file) corresponding to the printer to update from the Canon web- site.
  • Page 383 Updating Media Information After Installation Select the folder that contains the media information file (.amx file) you downloaded and click the OK button. The names of the media information files contained in the selected folder are displayed in the Media Infor- mation File field in the Add Media Type dialog box.
  • Page 384: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    Media Configuration Tool Main Window iPF840 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.
  • Page 385: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media information files released by Canon to the printer control panel and printer driver. You can also change names, toggle between displaying and hiding, and delete added media types.
  • Page 386: Adding Media Types

    Adding Media Types Adding Media Types You can register media information files (.amx file) released by Canon in the printer control panel and printer driver. • Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer.
  • Page 387 When a newer version of media information file than the media information file that is applied to your printer driver is released on the Canon website, the message on the right is displayed. To update the media information, click the OK button.
  • Page 388 If the following message is displayed, configure the settings by using the following procedure. Open a web browser on a computer that can access the Internet, and access the Canon website. Download the media information file (.amx file) corresponding to the printer to update from the Canon web- site.
  • Page 389 Adding Media Types Copy the downloaded media information file (.amx file) to the computer where the Media Configuration Tool is installed. Run the Media Configuration Tool. Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the main window, and then click the Add button in the Edit Media Types dialog box.
  • Page 390: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names iPF840 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 391 Changing Media Names Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window. • For more information on the procedure for opening the Media Configuration Tool main window, see "Media Configuration Tool Main Window." P.384 ➔...
  • Page 392: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF840 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 393 Deleting Media Types You Have Added Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window. • For more information on the procedure for opening the Media Configuration Tool main window, see "Media Configuration Tool Main Window."...
  • Page 394: Switching Media Types Display Show/hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF840 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated. • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 395 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide The Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the name of the media to switch off or on for display. Click the Show/Hide button. The selected paper is alternately shown or hidden.
  • Page 396: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF840 • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 397 Changing the Display Order of Media Types Select the paper in the Media Type list for which to change the display order, and then click the buttons to move the item ( The selected item moves one line up or down for ev- ery button click.
  • Page 398: Applying A Saved Media Information File On Another Computer

    Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer iPF840 Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer You can import and use the media information file you saved from your computer on other printers and computer by using the following procedure.
  • Page 399: Checking The Update

    Checking the update In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. Checking the update Checking the update After updating the media information using the Media Configuration Tool, you can check whether the update has been applied to the printer in the control panel of the printer.
  • Page 400: Media Configuration Tool (mac Os)

    • When new paper supported by the printer is added, the media information file can be automatically downloa- ded from the Canon website and the new media information can be added to the printer control panel and printer driver. •...
  • Page 401 Tool.pkg to start the Media Configuration Tool installer. The Software License Agreement is displayed. After you have read Canon Software License Agree- ment, click the Continue button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used.
  • Page 402: Updating Media Information After Installation

    Important Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer. From the Applications menu, select Canon Utilities > imagePROGRAF Media Configuration Tool > CNWIMCT. The Select Printer dialog box is displayed. Select the printer for which to configure the media informa- tion, and then click the Next button.
  • Page 403 Updating Media Information After Installation The Add Media Type dialog box is displayed. Make sure that Connect to the Internet to get the latest information is selected, and then click the OK but- ton. The latest media information file is downloaded from the Internet.
  • Page 404 If the following message is displayed, configure the settings by using the following procedure. Open a web browser on a computer that can access the Internet, and access the Canon website. Download the media information file (.amx file) corresponding to the printer to update from the Canon web- site.
  • Page 405 Updating Media Information After Installation Run the Media Configuration Tool, then select Speci- fy the Media Information File and click the Browse button in the Add Media Type dialog box. Select the folder that contains the media information file (.amx file) you downloaded and click the Open button.
  • Page 406: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    Use the following procedure to open Media Configuration Tool main window. • Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer. Important From the Applications menu, select Canon Utilities > imagePROGRAF Media Configuration Tool > CNWIMCT. User's Guide...
  • Page 407 When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media information files released by Canon to the printer control panel and printer driver. You can also change names, toggle between displaying and hiding, and delete added media types.
  • Page 408: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper iPF840 Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper When adding genuine paper and feed confirmed paper to the printer control panel and printer driver and when edit- ing media type information, click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window to open the Edit Media Types dialog box.
  • Page 409: Adding Media Types

    Adding Media Types Adding Media Types You can register media information files (.amx file) released by Canon in the printer control panel and printer driver. • Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer.
  • Page 410 Adding Media Types iPF840 Make sure that Connect to the Internet to get the latest information is selected, and then click the OK button. • When you update the media information, the paper display order and Show/Hide settings return to their default values.
  • Page 411 If the following message is displayed, configure the settings by using the following procedure. Open a web browser on a computer that can access the Internet, and access the Canon website. Download the media information file (.amx file) corresponding to the printer to update from the Canon web- site.
  • Page 412 Adding Media Types iPF840 Select Specify the Media Information File in the Add Media Type dialog box, and then click the Browse button. Select the folder that contains the media information file (.amx file) you downloaded and click the Open button.
  • Page 413: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 414 Changing Media Names iPF840 Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window. • For more information on the procedure for opening the Media Configuration Tool main window, see "Media Configuration Tool Main Window." P.406 ➔...
  • Page 415 Changing Media Names • To restore the original names, click the Restore button. • Note The characters that can be entered for Name in Printer Driver and Name on Control Panel are stated below. alphanumeric, space, "-", ".", "_", "(", ")", "+", "%", ",", "/"...
  • Page 416: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF840 Deleting Media Types You Have Added Deleting Media Types You Have Added • Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer. Important Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window.
  • Page 417: Switching Media Types Display Show/hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 418 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF840 Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window. • For more information on the procedure for opening the Media Configuration Tool main window, see "Media Configuration Tool Main Window."...
  • Page 419: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 420 Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF840 Click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window. • For more information on the procedure for opening the Media Configuration Tool main window, see "Media Configuration Tool Main Window."...
  • Page 421: Applying A Saved Media Information File On Another Computer

    Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. The printer control panel and printer driver media in- formation is updated.
  • Page 422 Applying a Saved Media Information File on Another Computer iPF840 Install and run the Media Configuration Tool on the other computer. Select the printer in the Select Printer dialog box, and then click the Next button. • Select the printer model that matches the media information file you are attempting to import.
  • Page 423: Checking The Update

    Checking the update Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. Checking the update Checking the update After updating the media information using the Media Configuration Tool, you can check whether the update has been applied to the printer in the control panel of the printer.
  • Page 424 User's Guide...
  • Page 425: Control Panel

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Operations and Display Screen ............426 Printer Menu ..................435 Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality...
  • Page 426: Operations And Display Screen

    Control Panel iPF840 Operations and Display Screen Operations and Display Screen Control Panel ..............................426 Control Panel Display ............................. 428 How to View Instructions With Navigate ......................432 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations ..................... 434 Control Panel Control Panel Display Screen Shows printer menus, as well as the printer status and messages.
  • Page 427 Control Panel • ▼ button Press this button in the menu to move to another item. In menu items requiring numerical input, press this button to decrement the number. OK button Press this button on the Tab Selection screen to display the menu of the tab shown.
  • Page 428: Control Panel Display

    Control Panel Display iPF840 Control Panel Display Control Panel Display After the printer starts up, the Tab Selection screen is displayed. Each of the four tabs presents status, menus, and error information related to the particular tab. Types of tabs The Tab Selection screen presents four tabs.
  • Page 429: Printer Status And Modes

    Control Panel Display Printer status and modes The printer has the following status. Standby The printer is ready to receive jobs sent from the computer. Jobs sent from the computer are printed immediately. Ready OK: Paper Menu Plain Paper...
  • Page 430 Control Panel Display iPF840 Display Transitions in Normal Status The display transitions while the printer is in the normal status (the status where no errors have occurred) are shown below. *1: The printer automatically enters Sleep mode when idle for a specific period (by default, five minutes), that is, if no print jobs are received or buttons are pressed while all covers are closed.
  • Page 431 Control Panel Display Display Transitions in Error Status The display transitions while an error has occurred on the printer are shown below. If multiple errors have occurred, the tabs for errors that have occurred other than the currently displayed error are displayed flashing.
  • Page 432: How To View Instructions With Navigate

    How to View Instructions With Navigate iPF840 How to View Instructions With Navigate How to View Instructions With Navigate You can refer to instructions for loading paper, replacing ink tanks, and performing other operations on the printer control panel. •...
  • Page 433 How to View Instructions With Navigate Example: Loading sheets No Paper Loaded OK: Paper Menu Load the paper. Navigate button Navigate Load Roll Paper Load Cut Sheet Eject Paper Roll Pap.Feeding Roll Pap.Cutting OK button Load Cut Sheet View Op. Guide...
  • Page 434: Checking Instructions During Printer Operations

    Checking Instructions During Printer Operations iPF840 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations Checking Instructions During Printer Operations You can refer to instructions on the printer control panel when loading paper, replacing ink tanks, or performing oth- er operations. How to view instructions Once you complete an action described in the instructions, the printer detects the action and switches to the next instruction screen.
  • Page 435: Printer Menu

    Printer Menu Operations Printer Menu Printer Menu Printer Menu Operations ..........................435 Menu Operations ............................436 Menu Structure .............................. 439 Menu Settings ..............................445 Status Print ..............................456 Printing Interface Setting Reports ........................459 Setting Control panel access lock ........................461...
  • Page 436: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations iPF840 The following operations are available from the menu during printing. Ink Menu • Ink menu operations Job Menu • Menu operations to manage print jobs Set./Adj. Menu • Fine-tuning paper feeding Display of printer-related information For a description of specific menu items available, see "Menu Settings."...
  • Page 437 Menu Operations • Press Back to access a higher menu in the menu list, and press OK to access a lower one. If not all menu items are displayed, hold down ▲ or ▼ to scroll through higher and lower menu items. Items you select are highlighted.
  • Page 438 Menu Operations iPF840 Specifying numerical values Follow these steps to enter numbers. In this example, network settings items are entered. Press the ◀ or ▶ button to move to the next field for input. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to enter the value.
  • Page 439: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure Menu Structure Menu Structure The menu structure is shown categorized by tab. The * on the right side of an item indicates the default value. The printer menu is classified into regular menu items available when no print job is in progress and menu during printing items only available while printing is in progress.
  • Page 440 Menu Structure iPF840 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Width Detection Off | On* Return Defaults Paper Details Keep Paper Type Off* | On *1:For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.")
  • Page 441 Menu Structure Set./Adj. Menu Limited items are displayed during printing. The displayed items are indicated by annotations. First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Test Print Nozzle Check | Status Print | Interface Print | GL2 Set Print | Paper Details | Print Job Log | Menu Map | Color...
  • Page 442 Menu Structure iPF840 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Pen Setup Select Pa- Software* | Palette A | Palette B | Factory lette Define Pa- Palette A (Select the Width...
  • Page 443 Menu Structure First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level DHCPv6( *8 On | Off* )( *10 ) DNS Set- DNS Dync Statefull On | Off* tings( *9 ) update( *9 )
  • Page 444 Menu Structure iPF840 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Nozzle Frequency Standard* | 1 page | 10 pages | Off Check Warning Off* | On CarriageS- Automatic* | Fixed canWdth...
  • Page 445: Menu Settings

    Menu Settings Menu Settings Menu Settings Menu items are as follows. The printer menu is classified into regular menu items available when no print job is in progress and menu during printing items only available while printing is in progress. see "Printer Menu Operations."...
  • Page 446 Menu Settings iPF840 Setting Item Description, Instructions (See "Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatical- Paper Details (The type of pa- Trim Edge First ly.") per is displayed P.366 ➔ here.)( *1 ) CutDustReduct. If you choose On, a line will be printed at the cut position when paper cutting is selected.
  • Page 447 Indicates the total hard disk capacity and the mail box free space. *1:Canon cannot guarantee the accuracy of these estimates. These estimates will also vary depending on the conditions of print- er use. *2:This is displayed when Show Job Log is On in System Setup.
  • Page 448 Menu Settings iPF840 *3:Even if Show Job Log is Off in System Setup, it is displayed if a password is configured in Change Password in the Admin. Menu and the password has been authenticated. Set./Adj. Menu Limited items are displayed during printing. The displayed items are indicated by annotations.
  • Page 449 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765. Color (CAD) 3 Print emulating the following printers, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers: Canon iPF500, iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815 and iPF825. User's Guide...
  • Page 450 Menu Settings iPF840 Setting Item Description, Instructions Quality Color Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 4000/4500, in colors re- Settings Manag- Mode sembling colors produced by these printers. ( *4 ) Color (CAD) 5 Print emulating the HP Designjet T1100, in colors resem- bling colors produced by this printer.
  • Page 451 Menu Settings Setting Item Description, Instructions Line & Enable merge Specify whether to merge or print over colors where lines Settings overlap. Manag- Choose Off to print the second line over the first. Choose On to merge all overlapping colors.
  • Page 452 Menu Settings iPF840 Setting Item Description, Instructions Line & Ln wdth correct You can configure Black/gray and Color for each group. Settings The specified range is -20 to +20. Manag- Proces- Warning Select On to have any GL2-related warnings displayed.
  • Page 453 Menu Settings Setting Item Description, Instructions Inter- TCP/IP IPv6 Specify the DNS server address. Sec. DNS SrvAddr face Settings DNS Host Name Specify the DNS host name. Setup DNS Domain Name Specify the DNS domain name. Ether- Auto Detect Specify the communication method.
  • Page 454 Menu Settings iPF840 Setting Item Description, Instructions System Keep Paper Size Choose On to use the paper size setting as the basis for Setup printing instead of other settings. The margin setting of the printer menu will be used instead of the margin setting of the printer driver if the latter is smaller, which may prevent text or images in the margin from being printed.
  • Page 455 Menu Settings Setting Item Description, Instructions System Reset PaprSetngs Restores settings that you have changed with Media Con- Setup figuration Tool to the default values. Erase High Speed Erases file management data for print job data stored on the printer's hard disk. (See "Erasing Data on the Print- Data er's Hard Disk.")
  • Page 456: Status Print

    *1:A rough estimate of how much ink was consumed per job is displayed. Actual ink consumption may be different. The average margin of error for estimates calculated according to Canon measurement conditions for ink costs is ±15%. Canon does not guarantee the accuracy of these estimates.
  • Page 457 Status Print MIT(DB) MIT database version Printer serial number Date Indicates when the status print report was prin- ted. Paper Menu Information on the loaded paper. Paper Type Roll1(Uppr)Media Roll2(Lwr) Media Cut Sheet ManageRemainRoll Keep Paper Type Job Menu Job-related information.
  • Page 458 Printing Interface Setting Reports iPF840 Output Method Print job settings. Print After Recv Common Box Set. Show Job Log Print job settings. Adjust Printer Adjustment settings. Head Posi. Adj. A counter for maintenance pur- poses. Adjust Log Head position adjustment values for previous jobs.
  • Page 459: Printing Interface Setting Reports