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  • Page 1

    Large Format Printer User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Printing CAD Drawings..............43 Printing enlargements or reductions..........65 Printing at full size..............76 Borderless Printing..............87 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes......97 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet......... 110 Centering originals..............126 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 ............................... 19 Loading and Printing on Sheets ............................21 Printing in Windows ................................... 22 Printing from Mac OS ................................

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ....................67 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) ....................69 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value ......................71 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) ................72 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) ...................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..............................145 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............146 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ..........148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ..........

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Free Layout Main Window ..............................203 Detailed Settings ..................................204 Preferences Dialog Box ................................. 205 Page Options Dialog Box ............................... 206 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................207 Format Dialog Box ..................................207 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................209 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ........

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Mac OS Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................276 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ........................... 277 Confirming Print Settings ..............................279 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................279 Using Favorites ..................................280 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................. 280 Main Pane ....................................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Preferences Dialog Box ................................. 332 Page Setup Dialog Box ................................333 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................334 Format Dialog Box ..................................335 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................335 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ........336 Selecting an Object .................................

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer ............................. 392 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ........................... 394 Removing Sheets ..................................397 Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker ..............................398 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) The Features of Media Configuration Tool ........................403 Installation Procedures ................................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Carriage ......................................476 Ink Tank Cover (Inside) ................................477 Stand ......................................478 Optional accessories Roll Holder Set ................................... 479 Network Setting Network Environment Network Environment ................................482 Using RemoteUI Using RemoteUI ..................................484 Initial Settings Configuring the IP Address on the Printer ........................486 Configuring the IP Address Using the Printer Control Panel .................

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Unit Cost for Items Other Than Ink and Paper ................514 Configuring Units and Display Settings in Accounting Manager ................ 515 Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs at Regular Intervals ................516 Canceling Regular Print Job Log Acquisition ....................... 516 Switching Between Displaying Jobs on Printer and Regularly Acquired Jobs ..........

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    Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions ..............................576 Problems Regarding Paper Clearing Jammed Roll Paper ..............................577 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ..............................580 Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) ........................583 Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot ..................585 Cannot load sheets ..................................

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    HP-GL/2 jobs are printed 6 mm larger than specified .................... 600 HP-GL/2 jobs are printed at maximum size, even if a standard size is specified ........600 HP-GL/2 printing takes a long time ..........................600 Replotting with HP-GL/2 jobs is not possible......................600 The printer stops when printing a HP-GL/2 job (the carriage stops moving) ..........

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Check printed document..............................619 Messages regarding printheads Cannot adjust printhead................................ 620 Wrong printhead..................................620 Printhead error ..................................620 Cannot recognize print head............................... 620 Execute printhead cleaning..............................621 Messages regarding the maintenance cartridge Insert the maintenance cartridge............................622 Wrong maintenance cartridge.

  • Page 15: Basic Printing Workflow

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure ..................16 Canceling print jobs ................... 25 Pausing Printing ..................29 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 iPF780 Printing procedure Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ........................16 Turning the Printer On and Off ............................17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ............................. 19 Loading and Printing on Sheets ............................21 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) .................

  • Page 17: Turning The Printer On And Off

    Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer will now start up. After the Display Screen shows the Canon logo, "Starting up... Please wait." is displayed. The Power Lamp is lit when the printer finishes starting up, and the printer is now in Standby.

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    Turning the Printer On and Off iPF780 • An Ink Tank is not installed see "Replacing Ink Tanks." P.538 ➔ • If "ERROR" is shown on the Display Screen see "Error messages." P.606 ➔ • The Power Lamp and Message Lamp are not lit (even once), and nothing appears on the Display Screen Make sure the printer is plugged in correctly.

  • Page 19: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF780 Loading and Printing on Rolls Loading and Printing on Rolls These are the basic steps for loading and printing on rolls. Follow these steps to load and print on rolls. • For details on supported sizes and types of rolls, see Paper Sizes or the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Paper Sizes.")

  • Page 20

    Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF780 Select the type of paper. (See "Changing the Type of Pa- per.") P.376 ➔ • If no barcode has been printed on the roll and you have set ManageRemainRoll to On, specify the roll length after the type of paper.

  • Page 21: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Loading and Printing on Sheets iPF780 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. Follow the steps below to load and print on sheets.

  • Page 22: Printing In Windows

    Printing in Windows iPF780 Load the sheet. (See "Loading Sheets in the Print- er.") P.392 ➔ The printer now starts printing the print job. Printing in Windows Printing in Windows Print from the application menu. We recommend exiting unnecessary applications before printing. Running several applications while printing may in- •...

  • Page 23: Printing From Mac Os

    Printing from Mac OS iPF780 From the application • (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.164 ➔ From the operating system menu • (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu .") P.165...

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    Printing from Mac OS iPF780 Click Print to start printing. As shown in the following illustration, you can switch to other panes in this dialog box to complete settings for various methods of printing, including enlarged and re- duced printing, borderless printing, and so on.

  • Page 25: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel iPF780 Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel ....................... 25 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows ..........................26 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS ..........................26 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 26: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows, Canceling Print Jobs From Mac Os

    Canceling Print Jobs from Windows iPF780 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 27

    Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF780 Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the printer window. Click Pause Printer to stop printing. If there are no jobs in the printer window that can be canceled, (that is, if the print data has already been sent to the printer), click Utility to display imagePROG- RAF Printmonitor.

  • Page 28

    Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF780 Exit imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. In the printer window, click Resume Printer. Always follow these steps if you cancel print jobs from imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. If you do not restart • job processing, the next job cannot be printed.

  • Page 29: Pausing Printing

    Pausing Printing iPF780 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.436...

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    User's Guide...

  • Page 31: Enhanced Printing Options

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Choosing Paper for Printing ..............32 Printing Photos and Office Documents ............. 33 Printing CAD Drawings ................43 Adjusting Images ..................51 Printing enlargements or reductions ............65 Printing at full size ..................76 Borderless Printing ..................

  • Page 32: Choosing Paper For Printing, Choosing A Paper For Printing

    Select the appropriate media type from the printer control panel or printer driver to match the paper loaded in the print- er. The appropriate media type differs between the case of genuine Canon paper or Canon feed confirmed paper and the case of paper other than Canon feed confirmed paper.

  • Page 33: Printing Photos And Office Documents, Printing Photos And Images

    This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...

  • Page 34

    ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280. In the Media Type, choose the type of paper used for printing, such as Glossy Paper, Canon Coated Pa- per, and so on.

  • Page 35: Printing Photos And Images (mac Os)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.

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    Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer. •...

  • Page 37: Printing Office Documents

    Printing Office Documents iPF780 Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selec- ted. Specify additional printing conditions.

  • Page 38: Printing Office Documents (mac Os)

    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF780 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. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list.

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    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF780 Document: Office document created using word-processing or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Sheets • Paper type: Plain Paper • Paper size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) •...

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    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. 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 41: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals

    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ Note Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals You can print a variety of source documents from word-processing or spreadsheet programs or screen shots from web browsers after composing an original with them using PosterArtist.

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    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF780 When you attempt to print, PosterArtist starts up and the PageCapture window is displayed. (At this point, the document will not be printed yet.) Choose the page to load in PosterArtist. Edit and rearrange the image in the PosterArtist window as desired.

  • Page 43: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings iPF780 Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings ................................43 Printing Line Drawings and Text ............................43 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) ......................44 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) ......................45 Printing from AutoCAD ................................47 Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings ......................

  • Page 44: Printing Line Drawings And Text (windows)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) iPF780 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 45: Printing Line Drawings And Text (mac Os)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF780 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click CAD (Color Line Drawing) or CAD (Monochrome Line Drawing ) in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View Settings.

  • Page 46

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.

  • Page 47: Printing From Autocad

    Printing from AutoCAD iPF780 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click CAD (Color Line Drawing) or CAD (Monochrome Line Drawing ) in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View set..

  • Page 48: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings

    Color (CAD) is displayed when you select Advanced Settings on the Main sheet and set Print Priority to Line Draw- ing/Text. Note Color Compatibility Color Setting Item Color Setting Description Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765. User's Guide...

  • Page 49: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings (windows)

    Color Setting Description Color (CAD) 3 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF500, iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815, iPF825. Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 500/800, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers.

  • Page 50: 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 51: Adjusting Images, Adjusting The Color In The Printer Driver

    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF780 Adjusting Images Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ........................51 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) ..................53 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) ..................55 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing ............

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    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF780 • Matching You can choose the color-matching mode and method. By adjusting the color-matching mode and method, you can make printed colors match the colors of on-screen images more closely. • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching cannot be changed.

  • Page 53: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF780 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to fine-tune the color tone of photos before printing.

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    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF780 Click Color Settings to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment sheet, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow.

  • Page 55: Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF780 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." • P.161 ➔ Note 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.

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    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list.

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    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF780 Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment pane, 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.

  • Page 58: Giving Priority To Particular Graphic Elements And Colors For Printing

    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF780 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 ." P.279 ➔...

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    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF780 • Print Quality Choose the print quality. The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality (*1) Description Print Priority Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when Image quality is most important.

  • Page 60: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (windows)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF780 • Enhancing printing quality Setting Item Description Highest quality This prints at the highest resolution. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.

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    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF780 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 62: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (mac Os)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF780 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 photo- graphic images in monochrome.

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    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF780 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Click High (600dpi) in the Print Quality list.

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    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF780 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 ." P.279 ➔...

  • Page 65: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions, Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size iPF780 Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ........................65 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ..................65 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ........................... 67 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ....................

  • Page 66

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) iPF780 Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) • Choose Print in the application menu.

  • Page 67: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF780 Click ISO A3 in the Paper Size list. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.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.

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    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) iPF780 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 69: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF780 Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Bor- Note derless Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width.

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    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note...

  • Page 71: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value iPF780 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.

  • Page 72: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (windows)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) iPF780 For instructions on entering a scaling value to resize originals, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system. Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) •...

  • Page 73: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF780 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 (420.0mm).

  • Page 74

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF780 Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) •...

  • Page 75

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF780 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 76: Printing At Full Size, Printing On Oversize Paper

    Printing on Oversize Paper iPF780 Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ..............................76 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ............................77 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ............................78 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ............................. 80 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ......................

  • Page 77: Printing At Full Size (windows)

    Printing at Full Size (Windows) iPF780 For instructions on oversized printing, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system. Printing at Full Size (Windows) • P.77 ➔ Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) • P.78 ➔...

  • Page 78: Printing At Full Size (mac Os)

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF780 In the Paper Size Options dialog box, select the Oversize check box in Display Series. Click OK to close the Paper Size Options dialog box. Click Oversize - ISO A4 in the Page Size list.

  • Page 79

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF780 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 80: Borderless Printing At Actual Size

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ Note Borderless Printing at Actual Size Borderless Printing at Actual Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) with- out a surrounding margin, or border.

  • Page 81: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (windows)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • Create the original in the source application 3 mm (0.12 in) larger on each side than 254.0×304.8 mm (10 × 12 in) —that is, 260.0×310.8 mm (10.2 ×...

  • Page 82

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) iPF780 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.

  • Page 83: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)–Borderless • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...

  • Page 84

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.

  • Page 85

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.

  • Page 86

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ Note User's Guide...

  • Page 87: Borderless Printing

    Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size iPF780 Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ......................87 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ........88 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ................90 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ..........

  • Page 88: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (windows)

    Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...

  • Page 89

    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 Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.

  • Page 90: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF780 In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click 10"x12". Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.

  • Page 91: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...

  • Page 92

    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 Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.

  • Page 93: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...

  • Page 94

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using.

  • Page 95

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.

  • Page 96

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF780 Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Select the Borderless Printing check box. This ensures that Fit Roll Paper Width is automatically selected in Enlarged/Reduced Printing. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 97: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) iPF780 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) ................. 97 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) ..........98 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...

  • Page 98: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Windows)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF780 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 maxi- mum 18.0 m vertical or horizontal banners.

  • Page 99

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF780 Click Add to add the paper size of My Horizontal Banner. Click OK to close the Paper Size Options dialog box. Close the printer driver dialog box. • Although you can even set Custom Size for the paper size, the maximum settable size is 3.2 m. The setting of Cus- tom Size is disabled when you exit the application software.

  • Page 100

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF780 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Poster in the Print Target list. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size you registered, My Horizontal Banner.

  • Page 101: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (large-format Printing; Mac Os)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF780 If printing is unsuccessful, you may be able to print after completing the following setting. On the Layout sheet, click Special Settings to dis- play the Special Settings dialog box.

  • Page 102

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF780 Register a Custom Paper Sizes This example describes how to register and print using a page size that is horizontally elongated and suitable for ban- ners in either horizontal or vertical format.

  • Page 103

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF780 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 104: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ 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 105

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF780 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 106

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF780 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 107: Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF780 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Click Custom Size in the Page Size list to display the Custom Size Settings dialog box.

  • Page 108

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF780 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 109

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF780 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 110: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other iPF780 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other ......................110 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) ................111 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) ................113 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously ..........................

  • Page 111: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF780 • 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 112

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF780 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.

  • Page 113: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (mac Os)

    Edit and rearrange the image in the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. • Without closing the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window, repeat steps 1 to 4 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page. Note For instructions on editing and rearranging images, refer to the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout help •...

  • Page 114: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously iPF780 Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout menu. For details on Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout functions, see "Free Layout." • P.317 ➔ Note Printing Multiple Pages Continuously Printing Multiple Pages Continuously You can print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages.

  • Page 115

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) iPF780 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 116: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF780 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 117

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. 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.

  • Page 118: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet iPF780 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet To conserve paper, you can print several pages of the original on a single sheet by reducing the original and dividing the sheet into areas for each page.

  • Page 119

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) iPF780 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 120: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF780 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click 4 Pages/Sheet in the Page Layout list. You can select the layout order for placing four pages on a sheet and a frame border in the Page Layout •...

  • Page 121

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.

  • Page 122

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF780 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 123: Printing Posters In Sections

    Printing Posters in Sections iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ Note 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 124

    Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF780 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. 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 125

    Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF780 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click Poster (2 x 2) in the Page Layout list. Follow the steps below to print only a portion of the poster as divided for printing.

  • Page 126: Centering Originals, Printing Originals Centered On Rolls

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls iPF780 Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ..........................126 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ....................126 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) ....................128 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets .......................... 130 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) .....................

  • Page 127

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) iPF780 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 128: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF780 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 129

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF780 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 130: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets iPF780 Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, ISO A3/A4 (297.0mm) is selected. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 131

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) iPF780 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 132: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF780 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 Manual as the paper source, follow the instructions on the printer control panel to enter the paper size.

  • Page 133

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.

  • Page 134

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF780 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.

  • Page 135: Conserving Roll Paper, Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees iPF780 Conserving roll paper Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees ..................135 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) ............135 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) ............136 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins .........

  • Page 136: Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF780 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 137

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF780 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 138

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Main pane. 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 139: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins iPF780 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins You can conserve roll paper by specifying particular settings as suitable for your original.

  • Page 140

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) iPF780 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 141: 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) iPF780 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper) check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired.

  • Page 142

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF780 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.

  • Page 143

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF780 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.279 ➔ Note...

  • Page 144: Checking Images Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF780 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 145: Other Useful Settings, Printing With Watermarks

    Printing With Watermarks iPF780 Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..............................145 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............146 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ..........148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ..........

  • Page 146: Printing With Watermarks—copy, File Copy, And So On (windows)

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF780 • Watermarks are supported in Windows. • In addition to the provided watermarks, you can create up to 50 original watermarks. Note For detailed instructions on printing with watermarks, refer to the following topics: Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows)

  • Page 147

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF780 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 A2.

  • Page 148: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation iPF780 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation You can specify the original orientation to match the orientation of the paper for printing.

  • Page 149: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (mac Os)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF780 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 150

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF780 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using.

  • Page 151: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF780 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. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.

  • Page 152: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing iPF780 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Roll paper can be automatically cut after printing. • It may not be possible to cut certain types of paper, such as adhesive paper. For details on types of paper that cannot be used with the auto cut feature, see the Paper Reference Guide.

  • Page 153: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF780 To enable automatic cutting, click Yes in the Automatic Cutting list. If you prefer to cut the paper later your- self, click Print Cut Guideline. Click OK to close the Roll Paper Options dialog box.

  • Page 154

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF780 Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.

  • Page 155

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF780 Click Set to display the Paper Detailed Settings di- alog box. To enable automatic cutting, click Printer Default in the Automatic Cutting list. If you prefer to cut the pa- per later yourself, click Print Cut Guideline.

  • Page 156

    User's Guide...

  • Page 157: Windows Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Printer Driver ................... 158 Preview ....................190 Free Layout ..................... 201 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..........224 Print Plug-In for Office ................235 Status Monitor ................... 502 ➔ Accounting ..................506 ➔...

  • Page 158: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF780 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 ....................162 Using Favorites ..................................163 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................

  • Page 159

    Printer Driver Settings iPF780 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 complete more detailed settings as desired.

  • Page 160: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF780 • Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy is not displayed in 64-bit editions of Windows. Note 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.

  • Page 161: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings iPF780 In the Page Size list, select the size of the original as specified in the application. In the Paper Source list, select how paper is supplied. If you have selected roll paper in Paper Source, select the width of the loaded roll in Roll Paper Width.

  • Page 162: Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF780 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing This topic describes how to preview images of print jobs before actually printing them. Choose Print in the application menu.

  • Page 163

    Using Favorites iPF780 Using Favorites Using Favorites This topic describes how to register favorites and print using favorite settings. Registering a favorite This section describes the procedure for registering printing settings that have been changed in the driver as Favor- ites.

  • Page 164: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF780 Click OK to close the Add dialog box. The favorite you have added is now displayed in Favorites. • To save a favorite as a file, click Export and specify the file to save.

  • Page 165: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The Operating System Menu

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu iPF780 Example: Print dialog box displayed by the application software • Six sheets of print settings are displayed by the printer driver: Main, Page Setup, Layout, Favorites, Utility, and Support.

  • Page 166

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu iPF780 Select the printer, and then display the printer proper- ties dialog box. Click Printing Preferences to display the Main(or Printing Preferences) dialog box, titled with the name of this printer.

  • Page 167: Main Sheet

    Main Sheet iPF780 • If you access the printer driver dialog box from the operating system menu, changes you make to the settings will apply to all applications you use for printing. Important • You can also access the printer driver dialog box from applications.

  • Page 168

    Main Sheet iPF780 You can also set up email notification if printer errors occur by completing the Email Notice settings. For details, refer to the Status Monitor help file. • About Displays version information for the printer driver. • Defaults Restores all settings on the sheet to the default values.

  • Page 169

    Main Sheet iPF780 Configuration using Advanced Settings • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing. Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing • P.58 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality.

  • Page 170: Paper Information On Printer Dialog Box

    Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box iPF780 • Thicken Fine Lines Select this option to print fine lines more distinctly. • Unidirectional Printing Select this checkbox to prevent problems such as misaligned lines and improve the print quality. However, the printing speed becomes slower.

  • Page 171: Drying Time

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF780 As for the items for which you can select Printer Default in this dialog box, you also can set them from the control panel of the printer. (See "Menu Settings.") P.454 ➔ Drying Time Specify the time that the printer waits for ink to dry, as needed.

  • Page 172: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF780 Setting Item Details 20 mm (0.8 in) Select this when rubbing against the printhead occurs such as when using paper that tends to curl. Cut Speed Select the speed of automatic cutting, as needed. You can adjust this setting if paper is not cut well when automatic cutting is used.

  • Page 173

    Color Adjustment Sheet: Color iPF780 • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Set- tings. (See "Main Sheet .") P.167 ➔ Note • Sample Type Choose a sample image from Standard, Portrait, Landscape, or Graphics.

  • Page 174: Matching Sheet

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color iPF780 • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver." P.51 ➔ Note Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to.

  • Page 175

    Matching Sheet iPF780 Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list. • Matching Mode Select the color matching mode to use, as desired. Normally, select Driver Matching Mode. For color matching based on ICC profiles, select ICC Matching Mode or Host ICM Mode, depending on your color matching system.

  • Page 176: Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome

    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 pa- per.

  • Page 177: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome iPF780 • Apply to Sample Select this checkbox to apply the changed settings to the sample image. • Cyan/ Magenta/ Yellow Not available. • Gray Tone Not available. • 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 appears on the computer screen).

  • Page 178: Page Setup Sheet

    Page Setup Sheet iPF780 • Graphics Select this option to apply color adjustment to graphics, such as lines and circles. • Text Select this option to apply color adjustment to text. Page Setup Sheet Page Setup Sheet The following settings are available on the Page Setup sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help file.

  • Page 179

    Page Setup Sheet iPF780 • Paper Size Available when Fit Paper Size is selected. Choose the size of the paper you will print on. For details on available paper sizes, see "Paper Sizes." P.360 ➔ Paper sizes compatible with borderless printing are shown in the list.

  • Page 180: Paper Size Options Dialog Box

    Paper Size Options Dialog Box iPF780 • Roll Paper Options Complete optional roll paper settings. Click to display the Roll Paper Options dialog box. Under Automatic Cutting, you can specify Yes or No and Print Cut Guideline. Cutting Roll Paper After Printing •...

  • Page 181: Layout Sheet

    Layout Sheet iPF780 • Paper Size List Shows the names and sizes of paper that can be used with the printer driver. • Delete Custom paper sizes created by users can be deleted from the Paper Size List, as needed.

  • Page 182

    Layout Sheet iPF780 • Click to display one of the following dialog boxes depending on the selection in Page Layout. In these dialog boxes, you can specify layout details and which pages to print, as well as other settings. Page Layout Printing •...

  • Page 183: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF780 Page Options Dialog Box Page Options Dialog Box The Page Options dialog box offers the following settings. • To display the Page Options dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Page Options. (See "Layout Sheet .") P.181...

  • Page 184: Special Settings Dialog Box

    Special Settings Dialog Box iPF780 Special Settings Dialog Box Special Settings Dialog Box If the printing results are not as you expected, you can change how printing is processed in the Special Settings dia- log box. • To display the Special Settings dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Special Settings. (See "Layout Sheet .")

  • Page 185: Favorites Sheet

    Favorites Sheet iPF780 Favorites Sheet Favorites Sheet The following settings are available on the Favorites sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. • Favorites Printing favorites you have created are listed with Default Settings favorites.

  • Page 186: Utility Sheet

    Utility Sheet iPF780 • 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 consum- ables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information. •...

  • Page 188: Settings Summaries Dialog Box, Device Settings Sheet

    Settings Summaries Dialog Box iPF780 Settings Summaries Dialog Box Settings Summaries Dialog Box The Settings Summaries dialog box enables you to confirm the settings for the Main, Page Setup, Layout, and Fa- vorites sheets. • Copy Click to copy the settings information to the clipboard. You can paste the settings information into a file created with a text editor or similar application.

  • Page 189

    Device Settings Sheet iPF780 • About You can display version information for the printer driver. User's Guide...

  • Page 190: The Features Of Preview, Starting Preview

    The Features of Preview iPF780 Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..............................190 Starting Preview ..................................190 Preview Main Window ................................192 Dialog Area ....................................194 Enlarge/Reduce the screen display ..........................195 Moving a Page ..................................195 Using the ruler ..................................195 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees ........................

  • Page 191

    Starting Preview iPF780 On the Main sheet, click on the Open Preview When Print Job Starts check box. Click the OK button to save the settings. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. Note On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button.

  • Page 192: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window iPF780 Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, preview and dialog area and status bar. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool bar.

  • Page 193

    Preview Main Window iPF780 • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. For more information about Dialog Area, see "Dialog Area." P.194 ➔ • Status Bar This shows the message, Pages and Output Size.

  • Page 194: Dialog Area

    Dialog Area iPF780 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. • Layout Selection You can print which conserves paper by selecting the layout.

  • Page 195: Using The Ruler

    Enlarge/Reduce the screen display iPF780 • Cancel Button Click the button to stop printing. • Printer Information You can confirm the information acquired from the printer. • Update Printer Information Button Click the button to update the printer information with connecting to the printer.

  • Page 196: Priority Setting For Rotating 90 Degrees

    Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees iPF780 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees You can select Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible or Use Driver Settings from the Options menu. Setting Details Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible Rotates pages in portrait orientation 90 degrees before printing.

  • Page 197: Printing With Selecting The Layout

    Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF780 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 198

    Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF780 • Right Button or Left Button can be selected only when the rotated pages can fit lengthwise across the roll. • By clicking Right Button or Left Button, you can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll pa- Note per.

  • Page 199: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center iPF780 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 200: Not Print Spaces At The Top/bottom

    Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom iPF780 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 201: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout iPF780 Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ............................. 201 Starting Free Layout ................................202 Free Layout Main Window ..............................203 Detailed Settings ..................................204 Preferences Dialog Box ............................... 205 Page Options Dialog Box ..............................206 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................

  • Page 202: Starting Free Layout

    Starting Free Layout iPF780 Starting Free Layout Starting Free Layout Follow the procedure below to start the Free Layout. Start the apllication software which you use. From the application software's File menu, select the printer setup menu to open the Print dialog box.

  • Page 203: Free Layout Main Window

    Free Layout Main Window iPF780 On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button. 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 status bar.

  • Page 204: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings iPF780 • 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. • Status Bar This shows the paper size, unit of length, and number of objects.

  • Page 205: Preferences Dialog Box

    Preferences Dialog Box iPF780 Refer to "Printer Driver" for details on the printer driver. P.158 ➔ • When you select the Detailed Settings, the only three sheets displayed are the Main sheet, the Page Setup sheet, and theLayout sheet. Some of the printer driver settings may be disabled.

  • Page 206

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF780 Setting Details Solid Line You can print the solid line as the frame style. Dotted Line You can print the dotted line as the frame style. Dashed Line You can print the dashed line as the frame style.

  • Page 207: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF780 • When you have selected Roll Paper Length > Auto Settings and Paper Orientation > Vertical, you can choose Upper Left to Right or Upper Right to Left. Note • When you have selected Roll Paper Length > Auto Settings and Paper Orientation > Horizontal, you can choose Upper Left to Bottom or Lower Left to Top.

  • Page 208

    Format Dialog Box iPF780 • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format. Note • 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.

  • Page 209: Laying Out A Multiple-file Document On One

    Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF780 • Object Position You can move the object position by changing the values. Setting Details Vertical Pos You can input the number of the vertical position in numerical characters. Horizontal Pos You can input the number of the horizontal position in numerical characters.

  • Page 210

    Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF780 In the Page Setup sheet, select Paper Source. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. Note In the Layout sheet, click on the Page Layout check box and select Free Layout from the list.

  • Page 211: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF780 In the Print dialog box, select the pages to print and the number of copies, and click the OK button. Free Layout starts, laying out the document created with application software in the layout area as an ob- ject.

  • Page 212

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF780 Click Properties to open the Properties dialog box. In the Page Setup sheet, select Paper Source. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen.

  • Page 213

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF780 • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. • When you select Free Layout, all other setting items will be disabled. Note Click the OK button to save the settings.

  • Page 214: Selecting An Object

    Selecting an Object iPF780 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 215: Moving An Object

    Moving an Object iPF780 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 216: Laying Out Objects Automatically

    Laying out Objects Automatically iPF780 Select Rotate Left 90 Degrees orRotate Right 90 De- grees from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may click on the Rotate check box in the Format Dialog Box then select Rotate P.207 ➔ Right or Rotate Left, and click the OK button.

  • Page 217

    Aligning Objects iPF780 • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the vertical center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bottom. • Align Left Lays out the objects, justifying them to the left.

  • Page 218: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF780 • 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 219: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF780 • 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 220: Folded Duplex Window

    Folded Duplex Window iPF780 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 Folded Duplex function allows you to print with fold lines added.

  • Page 221: Finished Size Settings Dialog Box

    Finished Size Settings Dialog Box iPF780 • 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 222: Binding Settings Dialog Box

    Binding Settings Dialog Box iPF780 Binding Settings Dialog Box Binding Settings Dialog Box This is displayed when you select Binding Settings from theEdit menu. This allows you to configure the binding edge settings. • Binding Edge Configures the binding edge when folding paper.

  • Page 223: Prints Using Folded Duplex

    Prints using Folded Duplex iPF780 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 printing. Select two objects from the layout area of Free Layout.

  • Page 224: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy iPF780 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................... 224 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ....................224 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................... 225 Hot Folder ....................................

  • Page 225: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF780 The Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog 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 thereafter.

  • Page 226: Hot Folder

    Hot Folder iPF780 • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy." P.224 ➔ Note • 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.

  • Page 227: Creating A New Hot Folder

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF780 Creating a New Hot Folder Creating a New Hot Folder Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, and then click the Add button. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color image- RUNNER Enlargement Copy."...

  • Page 228

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF780 Select the media type to print. If the Borderless Printing checkbox is checked, only media types that can be used for borderless printing are • displayed in the list. Note Click the Next button.

  • Page 229

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF780 To receive a document scanned with the Color imageRUNNER, you need to share a folder. Enter the folder shared name in Shared Name. Click the Next button. • This shared name is used as the name of the hot folder.

  • Page 230: Specifying An Existing Shared Folder As A Hot Folder

    Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF780 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. Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, and then click the Add button.

  • Page 231

    Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF780 The Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box displays. Enter the hot folder name in Name. Click the Browse botton, with selecting Specify a fold- er, to set the existing shared folder.

  • Page 232

    Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF780 As necessary, set the print conditions in the hot folder. (See "Setting the Print Parameters.") P.233 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box.

  • Page 233: Setting The Print Parameters

    Setting the Print Parameters iPF780 Setting the Print Parameters Setting the Print Parameters The printer driver opens when you click the Properties button in the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. The printer driv- er is used to configure basic settings to match the type of media loaded in the printer.

  • Page 234

    Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF780 Completing the scanning settings on the Color imageRUNNER. Configure the Color imageRUNNER to send scanned originals to the hot folder. It is easy to send scanned originals to the hot folder if you assign the scanning settings and destination to a Favorites button on the Color imageRUNNER.

  • Page 235: Print Plug-in For Office

    Print Plug-In for Officefeatures iPF780 Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Officefeatures ............................235 Steps to install ..................................236 Steps to uninstall ..................................238 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed ......................239 To start from Microsoft Word ............................242 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) .............................

  • Page 236: Steps To Install

    Steps to install iPF780 Steps to install Steps to install Below are the steps to install Print Plug-In for Office. • You must log into Windows as an Administrator before the installation. Note Insert "User Software CD-ROM" into the CD-ROM drive and start the installer.

  • Page 237

    Steps to install iPF780 Read the License Agreement, and click the Yes but- ton. 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 Framework by Note following the procedure.

  • Page 238: Steps To Uninstall

    The installation for Print Plug-In for Office is com- plete. • 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 •...

  • Page 239: When Print Plug-in For Office Is Not Displayed

    When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF780 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed Buttons such as Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In sometimes do not appear in the Word, PowerPoint and Excel Office applications, and the Print Plug-In for Office functions are not available.

  • Page 240

    When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF780 Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button. 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 241

    When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF780 Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button. 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 242: To Start From Microsoft Word

    To start from Microsoft Word iPF780 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 243

    To start from Microsoft Word iPF780 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. You can change the settings using the Special Settings dialog box.

  • Page 244: Print Matching Roll Width(word)

    Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF780 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 change dis- Important plays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.

  • Page 245

    Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF780 • 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 toolbar/ Important ribbon.

  • Page 246: Borderless Printing(word)

    Borderless Printing(Word) iPF780 Enter Copies. When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor. • Note • When Saturation is selected, you can print posters, etc., vividly. The settings are registered when the One-Touch Registration is pressed. This is convenient if you to need •...

  • Page 247

    Borderless Printing(Word) iPF780 Click Borderless Printing. A confirmation dialog box is displayed. If the data fills up the page, confirm that Continue using the plug-in is selected in Choose how to proceed and press OK. • To adjust the data, select Return to application and press OK. Exit Print Plug-In for Office and return to the application.

  • Page 248: Multi-page Printing(word)

    Multi-Page Printing(Word) iPF780 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 249

    Multi-Page Printing(Word) iPF780 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 toolbar/ Important ribbon.

  • Page 250: Register The Settings (word)

    Register the settings (Word) iPF780 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 251: Print Using Registered Settings(word)

    Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF780 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 252

    Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF780 • 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 toolbar/ Important ribbon.

  • Page 253: Portrait Orientation/landscape Orientation(word)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) iPF780 Press Print to start printing. 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 Orienta- tion Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard.

  • Page 254: To Start From Microsoft Powerpoint

    To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF780 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 255

    To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF780 • If the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is not displayed, refer to the following. Important • When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed P.239 ➔ Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is displayed.

  • Page 256: Print Matching Roll Width(powerpoint)

    Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) iPF780 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 change dis- Important plays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.

  • Page 257

    Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) iPF780 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.

  • Page 258: Borderless Printing(powerpoint)

    Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF780 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 259

    Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF780 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 toolbar/ Important ribbon.

  • Page 260

    Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF780 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 261: Multi-page Printing(powerpoint)

    Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) iPF780 Press Print to start printing. Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) Prints multiple pages as one page. You can print handouts into a single page, or print matter with many pages. Start Microsoft PowerPoint. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it.

  • Page 262: Register The Settings (powerpoint)

    Register the settings (PowerPoint) iPF780 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 263: Print Using Registered Settings(powerpoint)

    Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) iPF780 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 264

    Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) iPF780 • 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 toolbar/ Important ribbon.

  • Page 265: Portrait Orientation/landscape Orientation(powerpoint)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) iPF780 Press Print to start printing. Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Print to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, or print the Landscape or Portrait Orienta- tion Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard.

  • Page 266: To Start From Microsoft Excel

    To start from Microsoft Excel iPF780 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. • The layout may collapse if you create a form using existing data. If that is the case, modify the data again.

  • Page 267

    To start from Microsoft Excel iPF780 • If the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is not displayed, refer to the following. Important • When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed P.239 ➔ Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is displayed.

  • Page 268: Print Entire Sheet(excel)

    Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF780 • If you click the Print button with a graph selected, a message dialog box will appear asking if you want to continue printing. If you click No, you will return to the application. Note •...

  • Page 269

    Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF780 Click Print Entire Sheet. A message will appear informing you that analysis is in progress. 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 application.

  • Page 270: Print Selected Area(excel)

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF780 Select Next. Select Media Type. Enter Copies. 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.

  • Page 271

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF780 If a print area is set, a confirmation message dialog box will ap- pear. To print the selected area, cancel the setting of the print area. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. Click Print Selected Area.

  • Page 272

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF780 The Layout menu will appear automatically. • If the range selected in Excel 2007 or later is too large, it will not be possible to analyze the data. Select a smaller range and then run the analysis.

  • Page 273

    Configuring Binding (Excel) iPF780 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 274: Configuring Special Settings

    Configuring Special Settings iPF780 Click the OK button. Return to the Layout screen. Check that the Binding settings are applied in the pre- view screen. Configure the settings in the Printing Wizard dialog box. Configuring Special Settings Configuring Special Settings You can configure Special Settings from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar.

  • Page 275: Mac Os Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Printer Driver ................... 276 Preview ....................294 Free Layout ..................... 317 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..........342 Printmonitor ..................504 ➔ Media Configuration Tool ..............417 ➔...

  • Page 276

    Printer Driver Settings iPF780 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................ 276 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................... 277 Confirming Print Settings ..............................279 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................279 Using Favorites ..................................280 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................

  • Page 277

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF780 Color Settings Pane: Color • P.289 ➔ Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • P.290 ➔ Matching pane • P.286 ➔ Color Settings Pane: Monochrome • P.290 ➔ Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome •...

  • Page 278

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF780 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 Paper Source, select the width of the roll paper that is loaded in Roll Width.

  • Page 279

    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 280

    Using Favorites iPF780 The Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window is dis- played. Check the layout and adjust settings in the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window as desired. Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview menu. • For details on imagePROGRAF Preview functions, see "Preview."...

  • Page 281: Main Pane

    Main Pane iPF780 Click Print to start printing. As shown in the following illustration, you can switch to other panes in this dialog box to complete settings for various methods of printing, including enlarged and re- duced printing, borderless printing, and so on.

  • Page 282

    Main Pane iPF780 For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.") P.364 ➔ • Displays Paper Detailed Settings. You can configure the printing settings to match the type of media, such as the ink drying time.

  • Page 283

    Main Pane iPF780 Configuration using Advanced Settings • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing. Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing • P.58 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality.

  • Page 284: Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF780 • Click to display the Color Settings dialog box for more advanced color settings. Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver • P.51 ➔ • Unidirectional Printing Select this checkbox to prevent problems such as misaligned lines and improve the print quality. However, the printing speed becomes slower.

  • Page 285

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF780 • Between Pages You can set the time to wait after printing 1 document page until ejecting the paper. Since waiting time is required 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 286: Matching Pane

    View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF780 The following settings are available for automatic cutting. Setting Item Details Printer Default The setting of the control panel of the printer is applied. None After printing completes, the roll is not cut per page, and the next page of data is printed successively.

  • Page 287

    Matching pane iPF780 • To display the Matching pane, on the Main pane click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings, and then click the Matching tab. (See "Main Pane .") P.281 ➔ Note Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list.

  • Page 288

    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 pa- per.

  • Page 289: Color Settings Pane: Color

    Color Settings Pane: Color iPF780 Color Settings Pane: Color Color Settings Pane: Color In general, make any needed adjustments to the color of documents in the application used to create them. However, if the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can also adjust the color in the printer driver.

  • Page 290

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Color iPF780 Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • P.290 ➔ Object Adjustment dialog box: Color Object Adjustment dialog box: Color In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to.

  • Page 291

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome iPF780 • To display the Color Adjustment pane, on the Main pane, click Color Settings in Advanced Settings. (See "Main Pane .") P.281 ➔ Note • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver."...

  • Page 292: Page Setup Pane

    Page Setup Pane iPF780 • To display the Object Adjustment dialog box, click Object Adjustment on the Color Adjustment panel. Note • Images Select this option to apply color adjustment to image areas, such as photos. • Graphics Select this option to apply color adjustment to graphics, such as lines and circles.

  • Page 293

    Page Setup Pane iPF780 Activate this setting for borderless printing to match the size and width of the paper. Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width • P.90 ➔ Borderless Printing at Actual Size • P.80 ➔...

  • Page 294

    The Features of Preview iPF780 Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..............................294 Starting Preview ..................................294 Preview Main Window ................................296 Paper Settings Panel ................................298 Easy Settings ..................................300 Advanced Settings ................................301 Output Settings Panel ................................302 Color Settings Panel ................................

  • Page 295

    Starting Preview iPF780 Click the Print button in the Print dialog box. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. Note Preview main window is displayed. User's Guide...

  • Page 296

    Preview Main Window iPF780 Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, and preview, dialog , drawer and status area. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool bar.

  • Page 297

    Preview Main Window iPF780 • 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. • Drawer Area This allows you to display the thumbnails of a document.

  • Page 298: Paper Settings Panel

    Paper Settings Panel iPF780 This area appears when you click Drawer from the tool bar. Alternatively, you may select Drawer from the View menu. • Status Area This shows Input Size and Output Size. Paper Settings Panel Paper Settings Panel This panel appears when you select Paper Settings in the dialog area.

  • Page 299

    Paper Settings Panel iPF780 • 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. Note •...

  • Page 300: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF780 Easy Settings Easy Settings You can easily select the best settings for the print job by just selecting an item from the print target list that matches the content of the document. • Print Target You can easily select the best settings for the print job simply.

  • Page 301: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF780 The level of the print quality and resolution settings are displayed in the following combinations. Setting Details Print Quality Highest quality / Highest / High / Standard / Fast Resolution 1200dpi / 600dpi / 300dpi The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections.

  • Page 302: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel iPF780 • 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. The level of the print quality and resolution settings are displayed in the following combinations.

  • Page 303

    Output Settings Panel iPF780 Setting Details Fit Roll Paper Width Enlarges/reduces the whole page automatically to fit the width of the roll paper with the page width. *Make sure that the width of the roll paper in the printer is set correctly for Roll Paper Width in the Paper Settings panel.

  • Page 304: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF780 • 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 305: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF780 • Color Adjustment / Gray Adjustment / Matching You can set the color adjustment and matching. Color Adjustment • P.305 ➔ Matching • P.307 ➔ • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode.

  • Page 306

    Color Adjustment iPF780 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 307: Matching

    Matching iPF780 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 created on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this fea- ture.

  • Page 308

    Matching iPF780 Setting Details ColorSync Enables color matching by using the ColorSync function of OS X. Select this if you want to P.311 ➔ perform soft proofing using ColorSync before printing. You need to set each correction on the printer driver.

  • Page 309: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF780 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.

  • Page 310: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF780 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 fea- ture.

  • Page 311: Colorsync

    ColorSync iPF780 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 312: Go To Page Dialog Box, Print With No Borders

    Go to Page Dialog Box iPF780 • Scaling Set the magnification for enlargement or reduction of the screen display. • 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 313

    Print on the Center iPF780 Click the Print button. Borderless printing begins. 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.

  • Page 314: Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees

    Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees iPF780 On the Output Settings Panel , click the No P.302 ➔ Spaces at Top or Bottom check box on. Click the Print button. Printing on the settings with no spaces at top or bottom begins.

  • Page 315: Display With All

    Display with All iPF780 Fitting to the width of the paper, it is displayed. Display with All Display with All In the preview area, you can display all. Select Fit Screen from the tool bar. All is displayed. Display with Actual Size Display with Actual Size In the preview area, you can display the actual size.

  • Page 316: Moving A

    Moving a Page iPF780 Actual size is displayed. Moving a Page Moving a Page You can move a page to display in the preview area. Select each button in Go to Page on the tool bar. Setting Details Go to the first page.

  • Page 317

    The Features of Free Layout iPF780 Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ............................. 317 Starting Free Layout ................................317 Free Layout Main Window ..............................319 Paper Settings Panel ................................321 Easy Settings ..................................322 Advanced Settings ................................324 Color Settings Panel ................................

  • Page 318

    Starting Free Layout iPF780 Click the Print button in the Print dialog box. Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. • Note Free Layout main window is displayed. User's Guide...

  • Page 319

    Free Layout Main Window iPF780 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. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool.

  • Page 320

    Free Layout Main Window iPF780 • Layout Area This allows you to lay out objects and edit the object size and orientation. • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. User's Guide...

  • Page 321

    Paper Settings Panel iPF780 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 322

    Easy Settings iPF780 • Copies You can input the number of print copies in numerical characters. • 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 323

    Easy Settings iPF780 Setting Details Perspective, GIS Suitable for attractive printing of 3D-CAD drawings, perspective drawings, and GIS drawings including maps. Photo (Color) Suitable for printing photographic images captured with a digital camera. Office Document Suitable for printing handouts as well as general office documents for which print clarity is key.

  • Page 324

    Advanced Settings iPF780 Advanced Settings Advanced Settings Presents detailed settings for the print priority, the print quality, and other items so you can select the values for these settings yourself. • Print Priority Select a print quality mode that is appropriate for the print job.

  • Page 325

    Color Settings Panel iPF780 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...

  • Page 326

    Color Adjustment iPF780 • Color Adjustment / Matching You can set the color adjustment and matching. Color Adjustment • P.326 ➔ Matching • P.328 ➔ • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode.

  • Page 327

    Color Adjustment iPF780 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 328

    Matching iPF780 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 created on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this fea- ture.

  • Page 329

    Matching iPF780 Setting Details ColorSync Enables color matching by using the ColorSync function of OS X. Select this if you want to P.332 ➔ perform soft proofing using ColorSync before printing. You need to set each correction on the printer driver.

  • Page 330

    Driver Matching Mode iPF780 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.

  • Page 331

    ICC Matching Mode iPF780 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 fea- ture.

  • Page 332

    ColorSync iPF780 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 333: Page Setup Dialog Box

    Page Setup Dialog Box iPF780 • You can input between 10.0 and 200.0(mm) (between 0.39 and 7.87(inch)). • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note • Divisions You can change the number of divisions of grid lines so that they serve as a guide to laying out objects.

  • Page 334

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF780 The following settings are available for orientation. Setting Details Vertical Prints the image and text created with the application software in the orientation as it is. Horizontal Prints the image and text by rotating sideways 90 degrees from the orientation as specified in the application.

  • Page 335: Format Dialog Box

    Format Dialog Box iPF780 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 336

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF780 In the Print dialog box, select the pages to print and the number of copies, and click the Print button. Free Layout starts, laying out the document created with application software in the layout area as an object.

  • Page 337: Changing The Object Size

    Changing the Object Size iPF780 Changing the Object Size Changing the Object Size You can change the object size by means of mouse operation or by specifying a scaling value. • The vertical-to-horizontal ratio remains unchanged when the object is enlarged or reduced.

  • Page 338: Rotating An Object

    Rotating an Object iPF780 Rotating an Object Rotating an Object You can rotate the object. Select an object. 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.335...

  • Page 339

    Aligning Objects iPF780 Select the align menu from the Object menu. • Align Top Lays out the objects, justifying them to the top. • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the vertical center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bottom.

  • Page 340

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF780 • Center Horizontally Lays out the objects, justifying them to the horizon- tal center. • 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.

  • Page 341

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF780 • Send to Back Moves the object to the backmost position. • Bring Forward Moves the object one position to the front. • Send Backward Moves the object one position to the back.

  • Page 342

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy iPF780 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................... 342 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ....................342 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................... 343 Hot Folder ....................................

  • Page 343

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF780 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box The explanation below is on the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy."...

  • Page 344

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF780 Creating a New Hot Folder Creating a New Hot Folder Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color image- RUNNER Enlargement Copy."...

  • Page 345: Editing A Hot Folder (setting Print Conditions)

    Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) iPF780 Click the OK button. The created Hot Folder is listed in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. Click the Close button to close the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. From the Apple Menu, open the Sharing dialog box for System Preferences.

  • Page 346

    Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) iPF780 Make the necessary settings in the Paper Settings Pan- P.348 ➔ Make the necessary settings in the Output Settings Pan- P.352 ➔ User's Guide...

  • Page 347: Deleting A Hot Folder

    Deleting a Hot Folder iPF780 Make the necessary settings in the Color Settings Pan- P.354 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. From the Apple Menu, open the Sharing dialog box for System Preferences.

  • Page 348

    Setting the Print Parameters iPF780 Select Delete the entire folder, as well as items in the list above, and then click the Delete button. Read the messag,e and then click the OK button. • Select Delete files in the folder to delete only files in the hot folder.

  • Page 349

    Paper Settings Panel iPF780 • 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. Note •...

  • Page 350

    Easy Settings iPF780 Easy Settings Easy Settings You can easily select the best settings for the print job by just selecting an item from the print target list that matches the content of the document. • Print Target You can easily select the best settings for the print job simply.

  • Page 351

    Advanced Settings iPF780 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...

  • Page 352

    Output Settings Panel iPF780 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...

  • Page 353

    Output Settings Panel iPF780 • Paper Size You can select the size of the print media. • This is not displayed when Fit Roll Paper Width is set in Enlarged/Reduced Printing. Note • Print Centered Select this feature to print the image in the center of a cut sheet or to print left and right margins evenly from the edges of roll paper.

  • Page 354

    Color Settings Panel iPF780 Color Settings Panel Color Settings Panel • 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.

  • Page 355

    Driver Matching Mode iPF780 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.

  • Page 356

    ICC Matching Mode iPF780 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a fea- ture.

  • Page 357

    Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF780 Register a hot folder on your computer for storing scanned originals from the Color imageRUNNER and complete the settings for enlargement copy. For details, see "Creating a New Hot Folder."...

  • Page 358

    User's Guide...

  • Page 359: 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 ....................... 360 Handling rolls ................... 370 Handling sheets ..................392 Output Stacker ..................398 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) ............403 Media Configuration Tool (Mac OS) ............

  • Page 360: Types Of Paper, Paper Sizes

    Types of Paper iPF780 Paper Paper Types of Paper ..................................360 Paper Sizes ....................................360 Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper ............... 362 Printing on Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings ...... 363 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide .........................

  • Page 361

    Paper Sizes iPF780 Roll Width Roll Paper Width Setting in Printer Driver Borderless Printing ( *1 ) 914.4 mm (36.00 in) 36-in. Roll (914.4mm) 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)

  • Page 362: 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 363: Printing On Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings

    Important or the printhead may rub against the paper. In order to easily print on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper, we recommend that you select one of the following general-purpose paper settings or special set- tings.

  • Page 364: Displaying The Paper Reference Guide

    Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF780 "Special 1" uses the least amount of ink, with the amount of ink used increasing through 5 steps as the number increa- ses up to "Special 5" which uses the greatest amount of ink. Although colors become more vivid as the amount of ink used increases, bleeding also occurs more easily.

  • Page 365

    Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF780 Click Print & Scan. (This is identified as Printers & Scan- ners or Print & Fax in other versions of Mac OS X.) Select the printer from the list of printers and click Options &...

  • Page 366: Updating Paper Information

    The latest Media Information File can be downloaded by accessing the imagePROGRAF website from the links in the software installed on your computer. Contact your Canon dealer if you are unable to download it. For details on Media Information File (Media Information File), refer as follows.

  • Page 367

    Updating paper information iPF780 • When your version of Media Configuration Tool is older than the version released on the imagePROGRAF web- site, download and install the latest version of Media Configuration Tool before installing Media Information Important File. If you do not install the latest version of Media Configuration Tool before installing Media Information File, the latest paper information cannot be updated.

  • Page 368

    Updating paper information iPF780 Select the printer from the list of printers and click Options & Supplies. Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. User's Guide...

  • Page 369

    Updating paper information iPF780 Click Support. Click the Support Information button. The default browser on your computer is started and the imagePROGRAF webpage is displayed. User's Guide...

  • Page 370: Handling Rolls

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF780 Handling rolls Handling rolls Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls ........................... 370 Loading Rolls in the Printer ..............................373 Changing the Type of Paper .............................. 376 Specifying the Paper Length ............................. 378 Removing the Roll from the Printer ..........................378 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls ..........................

  • Page 371

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF780 • When handling the roll, be careful not to soil the printing surface. This may affect the printing quality. We recommend wearing clean cloth gloves when handling rolls to protect the printing surface.

  • Page 372

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF780 • Using rolls with a 3-inch paper core Holder Stopper (Left Side) Roll Holder (Right Side) Align the tips (a) of the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment L with Align the tips (a) of 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment R with the the holes (b) of the Holder Stopper and insert it firmly.

  • Page 373: Loading Rolls In The Printer

    Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF780 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. Lock the Holder Stopper lever (c) by pushing it down toward the shaft side.

  • Page 374

    Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF780 Positioning your hands as shown, open the Roll Cover. Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), rest the Roll Holder shaft on the Roll Ledge (b). At this time, position the holder so that the R label (c) on the [W label (c) on the Roll Holder flange is aligned with the R label (d) on the printer .

  • Page 375

    Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF780 Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), guide the holder along the Roll Loading Slots (b) on both ends, keeping the holder level as you load it in the Roll Holder Slot. Do not force the Roll Holder into the printer with the right and left ends reversed. This may damage the printer •...

  • Page 376: Changing The Type Of Paper

    Changing the Type of Paper iPF780 ManageRe- Barcodes Printer Operation After the Paper is Fed mainRoll Not printed Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type and length of paper loaded, and then press the OK button. • For details on types of paper to select, see the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Refer- ence Guide.")

  • Page 377

    Changing the Type of Paper iPF780 • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button. The Paper Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Chg. Paper Type, and then press the OK button.

  • Page 378: Specifying The Paper Length, Removing The Roll From The Printer

    Specifying the Paper Length iPF780 Specifying the Paper Length Specifying the Paper Length When changing the length of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the length as follows. • Specify the paper length when you have set ManageRemainRoll to On. (See "Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left.")

  • Page 379

    Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. The roll is now rewound and ejected. If you have selected ManageRemainRoll > On in the • Control Panel menu, a barcode is printed on the lead- Caution ing edge of the roll.

  • Page 380

    Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF780 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.381 ➔...

  • Page 381: Removing The Roll Holder From Rolls

    Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls iPF780 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Lift the Holder Stopper lever (a) from the shaft side to unlock it. Holding the Holder Stopper at the position in- dicated (b), remove it from the Roll Holder.

  • Page 382: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    Feeding Roll Paper Manually iPF780 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment L (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 383: Keeping Track Of The Amount Of Roll Paper Left

    Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left iPF780 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 384

    Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls iPF780 Select the Main sheet and click Advanced Settings Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.

  • Page 385

    Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls iPF780 Select the Main pane and click Settings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.

  • Page 386: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF780 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls How rolls are cut after ejection varies depending on printer settings. Cutting Method Printer Setting Driver Setting Automatic The roll is automatically cut by the Cutter Unit follow-...

  • Page 387

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF780 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

  • Page 388

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF780 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

  • Page 389: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF780 Paper cutting (to have the roll cut at your specified position) Press the Feed button. Press the ▼ button to advance the roll to the position for cutting. Press the Cut button.

  • Page 390

    Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF780 • On (Preset Len) The amount to cut from the leading edge of the paper varies depending on the media type, and is cut to a prescri- bed length. For more information on the prescribed length, see the leading edge precut length in the Paper Refer- ence Guide.

  • Page 391: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting option, and then press the OK button. This setting takes effect the next time you load a roll. Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls For media such as Backlit Film that are more likely to generate debris when cut, select CutDustReduct.

  • Page 392: Handling Sheets, Loading Sheets In The Printer

    Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF780 Handling sheets Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer ............................392 Changing the Type of Paper .............................. 376 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ......................... 394 Removing Sheets ..................................397 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ............................580 ➔...

  • Page 393

    Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF780 Slide the Width Guide (a) to align it with the mark for the size of paper you will load. Load a single sheet printing-side up in the Paper Feed Slot, with the right edge aligned with the Paper Align- ment Guide (a) to the right of the Roll Cover.

  • Page 394: Printing From A Desired Starting Point

    Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF780 Move the Width Guide (a) carefully to match the size of pa- per loaded. Set the Width Guide against the edge of the paper to prevent the paper from becoming crooked or wrinkled.

  • Page 395

    Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF780 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 396

    Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF780 Keeping the right edge of the paper aligned with the extended line of the Paper Alignment Line (a) to the right of the ejection guide and the leading edge aligned with the groove (b) at the far end of the Platen, load the paper at the position from which to start printing.

  • Page 397: Removing Sheets

    Removing Sheets iPF780 Removing Sheets Removing Sheets Remove sheets from the printer as follows. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

  • Page 398: Output Stacker, Using The Output Stacker

    Using the Output Stacker iPF780 Output Stacker Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker This section describes how to use the Output Stacker. • When storing printed documents on the Output Stacker Use position (1). For details on how to use the Extended position which is a useful function for retrieving printed matter, refer to the note regarding the Extended position.

  • Page 399

    Using the Output Stacker iPF780 Extended position A Extended position B • Switching to Extended position A Switch the stacker to Extended position A as follows. Lift the Support Rod to the position shown (a) and switch the stacker to Extended position A.

  • Page 400

    Using the Output Stacker iPF780 When using 24-inch or A1 (portrait) roll paper, pull out the Adjustable Stopper (a). This completes the proce- dure for switching to Extended position A. Once the printing has finished, use the following procedure to return to the regular position.

  • Page 401

    Using the Output Stacker iPF780 Grasp the Output stacker handle (a) and pull out the Out- put Stacker so that it tilts towards you. Open the Output Stacker Ejection Guides (a). This completes the procedure of switching to Extended posi- tion B.

  • Page 402

    Using the Output Stacker iPF780 Hold onto the Output stacker handle (a) and pull the Output stacker release lever (b) towards you. While continuing to hold the Output stacker handle (a), slowly lower the Output Stacker. Return to the regular position.

  • Page 403: Media Configuration Tool (windows)

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in order to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provi- ded by Canon in these media information files.

  • Page 404

    Installation Procedures iPF780 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 button. The License Agreement is displayed.

  • Page 405: Starting Method

    Starting Method iPF780 The Installation Complete screen appears. Click the Finish button. This completes the installation of Media Configuration Tool. Starting Method Starting Method Follow the procedure below to start Media Configuration Tool. From the start menu go to All Programs > iPFxxxx Media Configuration Tool > iPFxxxx Media Configuration Tool.

  • Page 406: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media informa- tion 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 407

    For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types." P.408 ➔ • To add media types, download the media information file (.amf file) in advance from the Canon website. Important • Rename Button To change the name on the printer control panel and the name in the printer driver for genuine paper and feed confirmed paper, select the paper to change and click this button.

  • Page 408: Adding Media Types

    Note Adding Media Types Adding Media Types Media information files (.amf files) released by Canon are registered in the printer control panel and printer driver. • Do not perform printing on the target printer while adding the media types. •...

  • Page 409

    Adding Media Types iPF780 Open the folder that contains the media information files (.amf files). The names of the media information files contained in the selected folder are displayed in Media Information File in the Add Media Type dialog box. Select the check box for the paper you want to add and click the OK button.

  • Page 410: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names iPF780 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • 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 information file is updated.

  • Page 411

    Changing Media Names iPF780 In the Media Type list, select the name to change. Click the Rename button. The Rename Media dialog box is displayed. Edit the names in Name in Printer Driver and Name on Control Panel and click the OK button.

  • Page 412: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF780 • 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 information file •...

  • Page 413: Switching Media Types Display Show/hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF780 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated.

  • Page 414

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF780 • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.406 ➔ Note In the Media Type list, select the name of the media to switch off or on for display.

  • Page 415: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF780 • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated. When you would like to remain the data that is set to the printer, click the Cancel button.

  • Page 416: Checking The Update

    Checking the update iPF780 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 button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.

  • Page 417: Procedures For Installing

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in order to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provi- ded by Canon in these media information files.

  • Page 418

    Double-click Canon iPFxxxx Series Media Configuration Tool.pkg to start the Media Configuration Tool installer. The License is displayed. After you have read Canon Software License Agreement, click the Continue button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used.

  • Page 419

    The iPFxxxx in the folder above will be the printer name in use. Starting Method Starting Method Follow the procedure below to start the Media Configuration Tool. From the Applications menu > Canon Utilities >iPFxxxx Media Configuration Tool > MCTxxxx.app. Media Configuration Tool main window is displayed. User's Guide...

  • Page 420

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media informa- tion 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 421: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    To add genuine paper or feed confirmed paper to the printer control panel and printer driver, click this button. For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types." P.422 ➔ To add media types, download the media information file (.amf file) in advance from the Canon website. • Important User's Guide...

  • Page 422

    Note Adding Media Types Adding Media Types Media information files (.amf files) released by Canon are registered in the printer control panel and printer driver. Do not perform printing on the target printer while adding the media types. • Important •...

  • Page 423

    Adding Media Types iPF780 • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.421 ➔ Note The Add Media Type dialog box displays.

  • Page 424

    Adding Media Types iPF780 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 button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.

  • Page 425

    Changing Media Names iPF780 Changing Media Names Changing Media Names Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...

  • Page 426

    Changing Media Names iPF780 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 button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.

  • Page 427

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF780 Deleting Media Types You Have Added Deleting Media Types You Have Added Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...

  • Page 428

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF780 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated.

  • Page 429

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF780 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. • You can select multiple paper.

  • Page 430

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF780 • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated. When you would like to remain the data that is set to the printer, click the Cancel button.

  • Page 431

    Checking the update iPF780 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 button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.

  • Page 432

    Checking the update iPF780 Check the value xx.xx (xxxx) of MIT in Settings/Adjustment Menu > Printer Info > System Info in the printer control panel. If the values in Steps 2 and 3 are the same, the update has been applied to the printer.

  • Page 433: 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 ............... 434 Printer Menu .................... 444 Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality...

  • Page 434: Operations And Display Screen, Control Panel

    Control Panel iPF780 Operations and Display Screen Operations and Display Screen Control Panel .................................... 434 Control Panel Display ................................436 How to View Instructions with Navigate ........................441 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations ....................442 Control Panel Control Panel Display Screen Shows printer menus, as well as the printer status and messages.

  • Page 435

    Control Panel iPF780 Stop button Cancels print jobs in progress and ends the ink drying period. Navigate button Enables you to check instructions for loading and removing paper or replacing ink tanks or printheads, as well as other operations. (See "How to View Instructions with Navigate.") P.441...

  • Page 436: Control Panel Display

    Control Panel Display iPF780 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 437: Printer Status And Modes

    Control Panel Display iPF780 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 im- mediately. Printing Paused Printing is paused on the printer. Any jobs sent from the computer are held without being printed.

  • Page 438

    Control Panel Display iPF780 Error The printer requires your attention. Any jobs sent from the computer cannot be processed. The tab related to the error is displayed. For information about the display in the case of multiple errors, see "Display Transitions in Error Status."...

  • Page 439

    Control Panel Display iPF780 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 440

    Control Panel Display iPF780 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 dis- played flashing.

  • Page 441: How To View Instructions With Navigate

    How to View Instructions with Navigate iPF780 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 con- trol panel.

  • Page 442: Checking Instructions During Printer Operations

    Checking Instructions During Printer Operations iPF780 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 other operations. How to view instructions Once you complete an action described in the instructions, the printer detects the action and switches to the next in- struction screen.

  • Page 443

    Checking Instructions During Printer Operations iPF780 During a continuous display of instructions, you can press the ◀ button to pause the instructions on the current screen. • Press the ◀ or ▶ button to display the previous or next screens. If you do not press the ◀ or ▶ button within 30 Note seconds, continuous display is resumed.

  • Page 444: Printer Menu, Printer Menu Operations

    Printer Menu Operations iPF780 Printer Menu Printer Menu Printer Menu Operations ..............................444 Menu Operations ..................................445 Menu Structure ..................................448 Menu Settings ..................................454 Status Print ....................................464 Printing Interface Setting Reports ..........................467 Printer Menu Operations Printer Menu Operations The printer menu is classified into regular menu items available when no print job is in progress and menu during print- ing items only available while printing is in progress.

  • Page 445: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations iPF780 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." P.454 ➔ For instructions on selecting menu items during printing, see "Menu Operations."...

  • Page 446

    Menu Operations iPF780 Menus are displayed with the upper line selected. You can use the buttons on the Control Panel to access each menu. Press Back button to access a higher menu in the menu list, and press OK button to access a lower one.

  • Page 447

    Menu Operations iPF780 Specifying menu items Menu items can be set as follows. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting, and then press the OK but- ton. After two seconds, the display reverts to the upper level menu.

  • Page 448: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure iPF780 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 print- ing items only available while printing is in progress.

  • Page 449

    Menu Structure iPF780 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level 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 Types of paper in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) are upda- Reference Guide.")

  • Page 450

    Menu Structure iPF780 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Adjust Print- Head Posi. Auto(Standard) | Auto(Advanced) | Manual( *1 ) Adj. Head Inc. Adj. Feed Priori- Adj. Priority Automatic* | Print Quality | Print Length Adj.

  • Page 451

    Menu Structure iPF780 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Reset Pa- All Palette | Palette A | Palette B lette Smoothing Software* | Smooth ThickenFi- Off* | On neLines AdjustFaint-...

  • Page 452

    Menu Structure iPF780 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Comm.Mod Half Duplex* | Full Duplex e( *5 )( *7 ) Ethernet 10 Base-T* | 100 Base-TX | 1000 Base-T Type( *5 )( *7 )

  • Page 453

    Menu Structure iPF780 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Seventh Level Eighth Level Show Job Off | On* Log( *7 ) Prep.Move- Standard | Limited Printer Admin. Change (The screen for setting the password is displayed)

  • Page 454: Menu Settings

    Menu Settings iPF780 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 print- ing items only available while printing is in progress. see "Printer Menu Operations."...

  • Page 455

    Menu Settings iPF780 Setting Item Description, Instructions Paper Details (The type of paper Trim Edge First (See "Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatical- is displayed here.) ly.") P.389 ➔ ( *1 ) CutDustReduct. If you choose On, a line will be printed at the cut position when pa- per cutting is selected.

  • Page 456

    Menu Settings iPF780 Ink Menu Setting Item Description, Instructions Rep. Ink Tank Replace the Ink Tank at this point. Follow the instructions dis- played to complete the required procedure. (See "Replacing Ink Tanks.") P.538 ➔ Head Cleaning A Printhead cleaning options. (See "Cleaning the Print- head.")

  • Page 457

    *1: A rough estimate of the amount of ink consumed per print job is displayed. Actual ink consumption may be different. The aver- age 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 458

    Print in monochrome. GL2 Set- Quality Color Monochrome Print in monochrome. tings Manager Mode Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765.( *2 ) User's Guide...

  • Page 459

    Setting Item Description, Instructions GL2 Set- Quality Color Color (CAD) 3 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF500, tings Manager Mode iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815, iPF825.( *2 ) Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 500/800, in colors resem- bling colors produced by these printers.( *2 )

  • Page 460

    Menu Settings iPF780 Setting Item Description, Instructions GL2 Set- Line & Pen Set- Define Palette • If you choose Circle Setting tings Manager Reset Palette Restore Define Palette to the default palette settings. Smoothing Choose whether to print arcs as smooth curved lines or as multiple connected line segments.

  • Page 461

    Menu Settings iPF780 Setting Item Description, Instructions Interface TCP/IP IPv4 Protocol DHCP Specify the protocol used to configure the IP address auto- Setup matically. BOOTP RARP IPv4 IP Address Specify the printer network information when using a static Settings IP address.

  • Page 462

    Menu Settings iPF780 Setting Item Description, Instructions System Contrast Adj. Adjust the Display Screen contrast level. Setup Date & Date Set the current date. Time Time Set the current time. Available only if the Date setting is specified. Date Format Specify the date format.

  • Page 463

    Menu Settings iPF780 Setting Item Description, Instructions System TrimEdge Reload Specify On to have rolls cut when printing begins after Setup Sleep mode or when the power is restored. Selecting Auto- matic will trim the edge when the roll has been in the re- tracted position for two days or more.

  • Page 464: 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 guar- antee the accuracy of these estimates.

  • Page 465

    Status Print iPF780 Checking the information in Status Print reports The following information is included in Status Print reports. Canon imagePROGRAF iPFxxxx Status Print Printer model Firm Firmware version Boot Boot ROM version MIT(DBF) MIT database format version MIT(DB) MIT database version...

  • Page 466

    Status Print iPF780 Use Ethernet Use Ethernet settings values. Use RemoteUI Settings used by RemoteUI. Show Job Log Print job settings. Adjust Printer Adjustment settings. Head Posi. Adj. A counter for maintenance purpo- ses. Adjust Log Head position adjustment values for previous jobs.

  • Page 467: Printing Interface Setting Reports

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

  • Page 468

    Printing Interface Setting Reports iPF780 TCP/IPv4 IPv4 settings values. Gateway Address LPD Printing IPP Printing IPP Printer URI RAW Printing Raw Mode Bi-direction FTP Printing WSD Printing Use Discovery Scope Primary DNS Server Address Secondary DNS Server Address DNS Host Name...

  • Page 469

    Printing Interface Setting Reports iPF780 TCP/IPv6 Use a manual address IPv6 settings values. Secondary DNS Server Address Use the same host name and do- DNS Host Name main name as IPv4 DNS Domain Name Perform dynamic updating of stateful addresses...

  • Page 470

    User's Guide...

  • Page 471: Printer Parts

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Printer parts ..................... 472 Optional accessories ................479 Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality...

  • Page 472: Printer Parts

    Front iPF780 Printer parts Printer parts Front ......................................472 Side ....................................... 474 Top Cover (Inside) .................................. 475 Roll Cover (Inside) .................................. 476 Carriage ...................................... 476 Ink Tank Cover (Inside) ................................. 477 Stand ......................................478 Control Panel .................................... 434 Front Front Roll Cover Open this cover to load rolls.

  • Page 473

    Front iPF780 Ink Tank Cover Open this cover to replace an Ink Tank. (See "Ink Tank Cover (Inside).") P.477 ➔ Paper Alignment Line An orange line for alignment of paper. Maintenance Cartridge Cover Open this cover to replace the Maintenance Cartridge.

  • Page 474: Side

    Side iPF780 Side Side Manual Pocket Store printer manuals in this pocket. Ethernet Port Connect an Ethernet cable to this port. USB Port Connect a USB cable to this port. The printer is compatible with Hi-Speed USB connections. Carrying Handles When carrying the printer, have three people hold it by these handles on the back at both ends.

  • Page 475: Top Cover (inside)

    Top Cover (Inside) iPF780 Top Cover (Inside) Top Cover (Inside) Carriage Moves the Printhead. The carriage serves a key role in printing. (See "Carriage.") P.476 ➔ Carriage Shaft The Carriage slides along this shaft. Paper Retainer Important in supplying the paper. This retainer holds paper as it is fed.

  • Page 476: Roll Cover (inside)

    Roll Cover (Inside) iPF780 Roll Cover (Inside) Roll Cover (Inside) Roll Holder Load the roll on this holder. Holder Stopper Secure rolls on the Roll Holder with this part. Roll Loading Slots Slide the Roll Holder along these slots. Roll Holder Slot Load the Roll Holder into this holder slot.

  • Page 477: Ink Tank Cover (inside)

    Ink Tank Cover (Inside) iPF780 Angle Adjustment Lever Use this lever to fine-tune the printer to correct misalignment of printed lines. Printhead The printhead is equipped with ink nozzles. The carriage serves a key role in printing. Printhead Fixer Lever Locks the Printhead Fixer Cover.

  • Page 478: Stand

    Stand iPF780 Stand Stand Printer Stand ST-34 • Accessory Pocket Stores printer accessories. Output Stacker Printed documents are ejected into the output tray. Locking Caster Lock to immobilize the caster. Before moving the printer, always unlock all four casters. Moving the printer while casters are locked may scratch the casters or the floor.

  • Page 479: Optional Accessories, Roll Holder Set

    Roll Holder Set iPF780 Optional accessories Optional accessories 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 RH2-33 is for use with both 2-inch and 3-inch paper cores.

  • Page 480

    User's Guide...

  • Page 481: Network Setting

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Network Environment ................482 Using RemoteUI ..................484 Initial Settings ..................486 Mac OS Settings ..................494 Other Settings ..................

  • Page 482: Network Environment

    Network Environment iPF780 Network Environment Network Environment Network Environment Network Environment System requirements The system requirements, which vary depending on your network, are as follows. • Printing over a TCP/IP network (when using IPv4) Compatible operating systems • Windows XP •...

  • Page 483

    Network Environment iPF780 • Example of a Windows network In Windows networks, print over TCP/IP. • NetBIOS is not supported. Note • Example of a Mac OS network In Mac OS networks, print over TCP/IP using the Bonjour function. User's Guide...

  • Page 484: Using Remoteui

    Using RemoteUI iPF780 Using RemoteUI Using RemoteUI Using RemoteUI Using RemoteUI RemoteUI is software with which you can access the printer via the network from your Web browser to confirm the printer status, operate jobs, and configure the settings. Since the software (Web server) for using RemoteUI is built in the printer, preparing software other than a Web browser is unnecessary.

  • Page 485

    Using RemoteUI iPF780 • For the Web browser, use Netscape Navigator 6.0 or later, Internet Explorer 5.01 or later, or Firefox 1.5 or later. For Mac OS X, Safari 1.32 or later or 2.03 or later also is supported. Important •...

  • Page 486: Initial Settings, Configuring The Ip Address On The Printer

    Configuring the IP Address on the Printer iPF780 Initial Settings Initial Settings Configuring the IP Address on the Printer ........................486 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility ..........498 Configuring the IP Address Using the Printer Control Panel ................ 486 Configuring the IP Address Using ARP and PING Commands ..............

  • Page 487: Configuring The Ip Address Using Arp And Ping Commands

    Configuring the IP Address Using ARP and PING Commands iPF780 • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button. The Set./Adj. Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press the OK button.

  • Page 488

    Configuring the IP Address Using ARP and PING Commands iPF780 To use the ARP and PING commands, you will need to know the printer's MAC address. You can confirm the MAC address on the Control Panel. Check the printer's MAC address.

  • Page 489: Configuring Tcp/ipv6 Network Settings

    Configuring TCP/IPv6 Network Settings iPF780 Configuring TCP/IPv6 Network Settings Configuring TCP/IPv6 Network Settings When printing in a TCP/IPv6 network, you must configure the TCP/IPv6 settings on the Control Panel. Follow the steps below to configure the TCP/IPv6 network settings. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Settings/Adj.

  • Page 490: Configuring The Printer Driver Destination (mac Os)

    Configuring the Printer Driver Destination (Mac OS) iPF780 Click Add Port to display the Printer Ports dialog box. In the Available Port list, select Standard TCP/IP Port. Click New Port. After the wizard starts, a window is displayed for the Welcome to the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wiz- ard.

  • Page 491

    Configuring the Printer's TCP/IP Network Settings With RemoteUI iPF780 Item Details Default Setting Use RARP Activate this setting to use RARP for configuring the IP address. Enable DNS Dynamic Activate this setting to perform DNS server registration automatically. Update Use Zeroconf Func- Activate this setting to use Bonjour.

  • Page 492

    Configuring the Printer's TCP/IP Network Settings With RemoteUI iPF780 When using an IPv6 IP address Start the web browser and enter the following URL in the Location (or Address ) box to display the RemoteUI page. http://printer IP address or name/ Example: http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/...

  • Page 493

    Configuring the Printer's TCP/IP Network Settings With RemoteUI iPF780 • If you are using a DNS server, select Enable DNS Dynamic Update and enter the IP Address for DNS servers and DNS domain name in Primary DNS Server Address, Secondary DNS Server Address and DNS Domain Name, Note respectively.

  • Page 494: Mac Os Settings, Configuring The Destination For Bonjour Network

    Configuring the Destination in TCP/IP Networks iPF780 Mac OS Settings Mac OS Settings Configuring the Destination in TCP/IP Networks ....................494 Configuring the Destination for Bonjour Network ....................494 Configuring the Destination in TCP/IP Networks Configuring the Destination in TCP/IP Networks If you use the printer in a TCP/IP network, register the printer in Print &...

  • Page 495: Other Settings

    Specifying Printer-Related Information iPF780 Other Settings Other Settings Specifying Printer-Related Information ......................... 495 Configuring the Communication Mode Manually ..................... 496 Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur ................497 Initializing the Network Settings ............................497 Specifying Printer-Related Information Specifying Printer-Related Information Follow the steps below to specify device information and security settings.

  • Page 496: Configuring The Communication Mode Manually

    Configuring the Communication Mode Manually iPF780 Click OK to activate the settings. Configuring the Communication Mode Manually Configuring the Communication Mode Manually This topic gives instructions for configuring the communication mode manually. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Settings/Adj.

  • Page 497: Email Notification When Printing Is Finished Or Errors Occur, Initializing The Network Settings

    Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur iPF780 Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur The printer can notify you of the printer status by email. Even when you are away from the printer, you can know when printing is finished or if errors occur.

  • Page 498: Imageprograf Device Setup Utility, Installing Imageprograf Device Setup Utility

    Device Setup Utility iPF780 Device Setup Utility (Windows) Device Setup Utility (Windows) imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility ..........................498 Installing imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility ......................498 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility ............498 imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility...

  • Page 499

    Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility iPF780 When specifying an IPv4 IP address Start imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility from the start menu. In the Device Name list displayed, select the printer to configure. Choose Protocol Settings from the Printer menu.

  • Page 500

    Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility iPF780 When specifying an IPv6 IP address Start imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility from the start menu. In the Device Name list displayed, select the printer to configure. Choose Protocol Settings from the Printer menu.

  • Page 501: Print Job Management

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Status Monitor (Windows) ............... 502 Printmonitor (Mac OS) ................504 Accounting (Windows) ................506...

  • Page 502: The Features Of Imageprograf Status Monitor

    The Features of imagePROGRAF Status Monitor iPF780 Status Monitor (Windows) Status Monitor (Windows) The Features of imagePROGRAF Status Monitor ....................502 Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor ..................503 The Features of imagePROGRAF Status Monitor The Features of imagePROGRAF Status Monitor imagePROGRAF Status Monitor is a utility for checking the printer status and managing print jobs.

  • Page 503: Job Management Using Imageprograf Status Monitor

    Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor iPF780 You can use the Accounting Manager to collect the print job logs for the printers and check information such as • the printing costs. For details of the Accounting Manager, see "Accounting Manager."...

  • Page 504: The Features Of Imageprograf Printmonitor

    The Features of imagePROGRAF Printmonitor iPF780 Printmonitor (Mac OS) Printmonitor (Mac OS) The Features of imagePROGRAF Printmonitor ......................504 Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor ..................505 The Features of imagePROGRAF Printmonitor The Features of imagePROGRAF Printmonitor imagePROGRAF Printmonitor is a utility for checking the printer status and managing print jobs.

  • Page 505: Job Management Using Imageprograf Printmonitor

    Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor iPF780 Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor Job Management Using imagePROGRAF Printmonitor You can use the Driver Panel in imagePROGRAF Printmonitor for operations such as pausing and canceling print jobs. • Pausing/Resuming Print Jobs Selecting a print job and clicking the button pauses printing of the selected job.

  • Page 506: Accounting Manager, Launching The Accounting Manager

    • The Accounting Manager in Status Monitor displays approximate estimates of the amount of paper consumed and the ink consumed per job. Canon cannot guarantee the accuracy of these estimates. These estimates will also vary de- Important pending on the conditions of printer use.

  • Page 507: Accounting Manager Main Window

    Accounting Manager Main Window iPF780 Select Accounting in the Accounting menu. Or, open the Accounting sheet and click the Account- ing button. • If Show Job Log is set to off and an administrator password is configured in the printer, the administrator password needs to be entered on startup.

  • Page 508

    Accounting Manager Main Window iPF780 • Toolbars Provide tool buttons and pull-down menus for the main operations. • You can opt to either show or hide the toolbars in the View menu. Note • Listed Job Selection Area You can use this area to select which job log is displayed.

  • Page 509: Job List Area

    Job List Area iPF780 • Totals Area Displays the total costs for the selected job and the amounts of paper and ink consumed. • If you are viewing regularly acquired print jobs, selecting a period on the left side of the window displays the total costs for that period and the amounts of paper and ink consumed.

  • Page 510

    Job List Area iPF780 • Output Image Size The size of the image used for printing. • If the job has multiple pages, the size of the last page is displayed. Note • Paper Consumed The area of paper used for printing.

  • Page 511: Accounting Manager Basic Procedures, Configuring Unit Costs In Accounting Manager

    Accounting Manager Basic Procedures iPF780 Accounting Manager Basic Procedures Accounting Manager Basic Procedures The first time you use the Accounting Manager, use the following procedures to configure the settings. Configure unit costs, including the costs of ink and paper. For details of the unit cost settings, see "Configuring Unit Costs in Accounting Manager."...

  • Page 512: Setting The Unit Cost For Ink

    Setting the Unit Cost for Ink iPF780 Setting the Unit Cost for Ink Setting the Unit Cost for Ink Open the Ink sheet. Set the unit cost for ink in this sheet. To set the same unit cost for all the inks Select the Use same price for all ink checkbox.

  • Page 513: Setting The Unit Cost For Paper

    Setting the Unit Cost for Paper iPF780 Setting the Unit Cost for Paper Setting the Unit Cost for Paper Opens the Paper sheet. This sheet is used to configure the unit cost of paper. Setting Standard Prices Select the media type in Media Type.

  • Page 514: Setting The Unit Cost For Items Other Than Ink And Paper

    Setting the Unit Cost for Items Other Than Ink and Paper iPF780 Click the Roll Paper Width Settings button to display the Roll Paper Width Settings dialog box. Enter the Roll Paper Width and Length of the paper, as well as the Price for the configured length.

  • Page 515: Configuring Units And Display Settings In Accounting Manager

    Configuring Units and Display Settings in Accounting Manager iPF780 Enter any name in the Name field. Enter a value in Unit Cost. Use Allocated to specify whether the costs are allocated as being incurred by the print job. Click the Add button. To change the unit cost for a media type you have already set, click the Overwrite but- ton.

  • Page 516: Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs At Regular Intervals, Canceling Regular Print Job Log Acquisition

    Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs at Regular Intervals iPF780 • Paper Length Use this to select the unit used for paper length. • Area Display Format Use this to select the unit used for paper area. Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs at Regular Intervals Automatically Acquiring Print Job Logs at Regular Intervals This feature collects print job logs from the printer at regular intervals and saves the logs on your computer.

  • Page 517: Exporting Print Job Data As A Csv File, Displaying Job Properties Or Period Properties

    Exporting Print Job Data as a CSV File iPF780 To view all the jobs in a set period, specify the period using Calculate Total for Period and then Starting Date (or Starting Day of Week or Starting Month) in the View menu or the toolbar.

  • Page 518: Showing The Total Amount Of Ink And Paper Consumed

    Showing, Saving and Loading Selected Unit Cost Data iPF780 • Components of the Job properties Dialog Box/Period Properties Dialog Box Job tab • Displays detailed information about the selected job. You can display detailed information about each job by selecting the corresponding Document Name.

  • Page 519

    Showing the Total Amount of Ink and Paper Consumed iPF780 • Up to 7 types of media are listed in order of the amount consumed. The total consumption for other media types is shown as Other. Note User's Guide...

  • Page 520

    User's Guide...

  • Page 521: Adjustments For Better Print Quality

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality Adjusting the Printhead ................522 Adjusting the feed amount ............... 529...

  • Page 522: Adjusting The Printhead

    Adjusting the Printhead iPF780 Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead Adjusting the Printhead ............................... 522 Automatic Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors ................... 522 Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors ..................523 Adjusting Line Misalignment .............................. 525 Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images ....................528...

  • Page 523: Manual Adjustment To Straighten Lines And Colors

    Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors iPF780 • Because the results of adjustment vary depending on the type of paper used for adjustment, use the same type of paper as you will use for printing. Note • Use Auto(Standard) if you have switched to another type of paper or if you want the boundaries between colors to appear as clear as possible.

  • Page 524

    Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors iPF780 However, when printing on special paper, or if printing is not improved after Standard, try Manual. Manual adjustment requires you to examine the printed test pattern and enter an adjustment value. •...

  • Page 525: Adjusting Line Misalignment

    Adjusting Line Misalignment iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select D, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select D-1, and then press the OK button. Examine adjustment test pattern D-1 and determine the number with straight lines.

  • Page 526

    Adjusting Line Misalignment iPF780 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Settings/Adj. tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button.

  • Page 527

    Adjusting Line Misalignment iPF780 A test pattern is printed for adjustment. Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). • Touching these parts may damage them. Important • If you accidentally move the Carriage, you will hear a warning tone. In this case, close the Top Cover.

  • Page 528: Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion And Blurry Images

    Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images iPF780 Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images The Printhead height setting affects printing quality. Specifying a low Printhead height makes images clearer and enhances printing quality but may cause paper to rub against the Printhead.

  • Page 529: Adjusting The Feed Amount

    Adjusting the Feed Amount iPF780 Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the feed amount Adjusting the Feed Amount ............................... 529 Selecting a Feed Amount Adjustment Method ....................529 Automatic Banding Adjustment ..........................530 Manual Banding Adjustment ............................532 Fine-Tuning the Paper Feed Amount ........................533 Adjusting Line Length ..............................

  • Page 530: Automatic Banding Adjustment

    Automatic Banding Adjustment iPF780 Follow these steps to configure the settings. Load the paper. Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls • P.370 ➔ Loading Rolls in the Printer • P.373 ➔ Loading Sheets in the Printer • P.392 ➔ On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Settings/Adj.

  • Page 531

    Automatic Banding Adjustment iPF780 • Always check the Adj. Priority values before using Auto(GenuinePpr) or Auto(OtherPaper). (See "Selecting a Feed Amount Adjustment Method.") P.529 ➔ Note • Adjustment is not possible with Auto(GenuinePpr) and Auto(OtherPaper) when using highly transparent media.

  • Page 532: Manual Banding Adjustment

    Manual Banding Adjustment iPF780 If you are printing on sheets smaller than A2 size for Auto(OtherPaper), a confirmation message is shown on the Display Screen requesting you to continue printing. Press the OK button and follow the instructions on the Display Screen.

  • Page 533: Fine-tuning The Paper Feed Amount

    Fine-Tuning the Paper Feed Amount iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adj. Quality, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Manual, and then press the OK button. Test pattern A is printed for manual adjustment.

  • Page 534: Adjusting Line Length

    Adjusting Line Length iPF780 • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button. The Set./Adj. Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Adj. Fine Feed, and then press the OK button.

  • Page 535: Adjusting The Vacuum Strength

    Adjusting the Vacuum Strength iPF780 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Settings/Adj. tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button.

  • Page 536

    Adjusting the Vacuum Strength iPF780 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 537: Maintenance And Consumables

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality Maintenance and Consumables Ink Tanks ....................538 Printheads ....................

  • Page 538: Ink Tanks

    Ink Tanks iPF780 Ink Tanks Ink Tanks Ink Tanks ....................................538 Replacing Ink Tanks ................................538 Checking Ink Tank Levels ..............................544 When to Replace Ink Tanks ..............................544 Attach the Ink Tank Cover to the printer ........................545 Ink Tanks Ink Tanks When purchasing, check the Model number.

  • Page 539

    Replacing Ink Tanks iPF780 Precautions when handling ink tanks Take the following precautions when handling ink tanks. • For safety, keep ink tanks out of the reach of children. • If ink is accidentally ingested, contact a physician immediately. Caution •...

  • Page 540

    Replacing Ink Tanks iPF780 Access the menu for Ink Tank replacement On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Ink tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

  • Page 541

    Replacing Ink Tanks iPF780 Hold the Ink Tank by the grips and remove it. Press the OK button. • Do not turn off the printer while the Ink Tank is removed. It may cause the interior of the Ink Tank Cover to become soiled.

  • Page 542

    Replacing Ink Tanks iPF780 Open the pouch and remove the Ink Tank. • Never touch the ink holes or electrical contacts. This may cause stains, damage the Ink Tank, and affect printing quality. Important Press the OK button and install the Ink Tank into the holder as shown, with the ink holes facing down.

  • Page 543

    Replacing Ink Tanks iPF780 Do not push the Ink Tank in by hand. • Forcing the Ink Tank into the holder may damage the printer. Important If a 130 ml (4.4 fl oz) ink tank is installed facing the wrong direc- •...

  • Page 544: Checking Ink Tank Levels, When To Replace Ink Tanks

    Checking Ink Tank Levels iPF780 Checking Ink Tank Levels Checking Ink Tank Levels On the Display Screen, you can check how much ink is left in the ink tanks. To check remaining Ink Tank levels, access the Tab Selection screen on the Control Panel and press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Ink tab ( •...

  • Page 545: Attach The Ink Tank Cover To The Printer

    Attach the Ink Tank Cover to the printer iPF780 Before print jobs and maintenance that consume a lot of ink If little ink is left, there may not be enough for large-format printing, head cleaning, and maintenance, which require a lot of ink.

  • Page 546

    Attach the Ink Tank Cover to the printer iPF780 Move the Ink Tank Cover horizontally to align the posi- tion with the printer. Rotate the Ink Tank Cover and place it on the printer. Push down on the near side of the Ink Tank Cover from the top until it clicks.

  • Page 547: Checking For Nozzle Clogging

    Printhead iPF780 Printheads Printheads Printhead ....................................547 Checking for Nozzle Clogging ............................547 Cleaning the Printhead ................................. 548 Replacing the Printhead ..............................549 Printhead Printhead When purchasing, check the Model number. Shape Model number PF-04 • For instructions on replacing the Printhead, see "Replacing the Printhead."...

  • Page 548: Cleaning The Printhead

    If printing does not improve even if you execute Head Cleaning B, try repeating Head Cleaning B once or twice. If this still does not improve printing, the Printhead may have reached the end of its useful life. Contact your Canon dealer for assistance.

  • Page 549: Replacing The Printhead

    If the printing quality does not improve even after one or two cycles of Head Cleaning B from the printer menu • If the Display Screen indicates "Open top cover and replace the printhead." • If your Canon dealer has advised you to replace the Printhead Compatible printheads For information on compatible printheads, see "Printhead." P.547 ➔...

  • Page 550

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 Access the menu for Printhead replacement • When replacing the Printhead immediately after printing, wait a few minutes before replacing it. The metal parts of the Printhead become hot during printing, and there is a risk of burns from touching these parts.

  • Page 551

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 If the Printhead Fixer Cover or Printhead Fixer Lever is dirty, use a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely to wipe it clean. Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b).

  • Page 552

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 Pull the Printhead Fixer Lever forward all the way to open it completely. Pull up the Printhead Fixer Cover to open it completely. Remove the Printhead and press the OK button. • Dispose of the used Printhead in accordance with local regulations.

  • Page 553

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 Holding the new Printhead by the grips (a), remove it from the pouch. • When handling the Printhead, always hold it by the grips (a). Never touch the nozzles (b) or metal contacts (c). This may damage the Printhead and affect printing quality.

  • Page 554

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 With the nozzles facing down and the metal contacts toward the back, insert the Printhead into the Carriage. Carefully push the printhead firmly into the Carriage, ensuring that the nozzles and metal contacts do not touch the carriage.

  • Page 555

    Replacing the Printhead iPF780 • After Printhead has been replaced and filled with ink, Head Posi. Adj. ( Auto(Advanced) ) is performed if you have selected Rep.P.head Print > On in the Control Panel menu. (See "Menu Settings.") P.454 ➔...

  • Page 556: Maintenance Cartridge

    Maintenance Cartridge iPF780 Maintenance Cartridge Maintenance Cartridge Maintenance Cartridge ................................ 556 Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge ........................... 556 Checking the Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity ................. 560 When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge ......................561 Maintenance Cartridge Maintenance Cartridge When purchasing, check the Model number.

  • Page 557

    Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge iPF780 Confirm the message When the Maintenance Cartridge is almost empty, a message is shown on the Display Screen. According to the mes- sage, replace the Maintenance Cartridge or prepare a new Maintenance Cartridge. (See "When to Replace the Mainte- nance Cartridge.")

  • Page 558

    Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge iPF780 Replace the Maintenance Cartridge Open the box, remove the plastic bag and packaging ma- terial, and take out the Maintenance Cartridge. Never touch the metal contacts (a). This may damage the • Maintenance Cartridge. Important At this point, open the Maintenance Cartridge Cover.

  • Page 559

    Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge iPF780 • Used Maintenance Cartridges are heavy. Always grasp the cartridge firmly and keep the cartridge level dur- ing removal and storage. If you drop a used Maintenance Cartridge or store it at an angle, ink may leak and Important cause stains.

  • Page 560: Checking The Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity

    Checking the Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity iPF780 • Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge during initialization immediately after replacing the Maintenance Cartridge. The Maintenance Cartridge may become damaged. Important Close the Maintenance Cartridge Cover. • If you did not perform the operation in Access the menu for Maintenance Cartridge replacement, this is the end of the procedure and you do not need to press the OK key in the next step.

  • Page 561: When To Replace The Maintenance Cartridge

    When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge iPF780 When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge When to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge Replace or prepare to replace the Maintenance Cartridge in the following situations. If a message for checking the Maintenance Cartridge is shown on the Display Screen When the Maintenance Cartridge is almost full, the Message Lamp is lit and "The level is low"...

  • Page 562: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer Exterior iPF780 Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Printer Exterior ............................. 562 Cleaning Inside the Top Cover ............................562 Cleaning the Printhead ................................. 548 Cleaning the Printer Exterior Cleaning the Printer Exterior Clean the printer regularly to maintain better printing quality and help prevent problems.

  • Page 563

    Cleaning Inside the Top Cover iPF780 • If the Platen inside the Top Cover becomes dirty, it may soil the underside of paper. We recommend cleaning the Platen after borderless printing or printing on small paper. Important • If the Ejection Guide is dirty, it may soil the edge of the paper when the paper is cut. We recommend cleaning the Ejection Guide even if it does not appear dirty, because it may actually be covered with paper dust.

  • Page 564

    Cleaning Inside the Top Cover iPF780 Using a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely, wipe inside the Top Cover to clean it. Wipe away any ink residue on the Platen as a whole (a), the Paper Retainer (b), Border- less Printing Ink Grooves (c), and Ejection Guide (d).

  • Page 565

    Cleaning Inside the Top Cover iPF780 When cleaning between the Platen and Ejection Guide, • use a damp cloth that you have wrung out completely Note to wipe over the Output Tray and along grooves. Close the Top Cover. User's Guide...

  • Page 566: Other Maintenance, Preparing To Transfer The Printer

    Preparing to Transfer the Printer iPF780 Other Maintenance Other Maintenance Preparing to Transfer the Printer ............................ 566 Reinstalling the Printer ................................. 569 Updating the Firmware ................................ 572 Preparing to Transfer the Printer Preparing to Transfer the Printer To protect the internal parts in transit, always follow these steps before transferring the printer to a new location.

  • Page 567

    If consumables must be replaced, the message "Consumables must be replaced. Call for service." is shown on the Display Screen and preparation is not possible. If this message is displayed, press the OK button and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Remove the Ink Tank Open the Ink Tank Cover.

  • Page 568

    Preparing to Transfer the Printer iPF780 Store the ink tanks you removed with the ink holes (a) facing up. Oth- • erwise, ink may leak and cause stains. Important Repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove all ink tanks. Push all ink tank lock levers closed until they click into place.

  • Page 569: Reinstalling The Printer

    Reinstalling the Printer iPF780 Pack the printer Disconnect the power cord and interface cable. • Turn off the printer before you unplug it. It may damage the printer if you unplug it before it is off and transfer it in that state. If you accidentally unplug the printer, plug it in again, reinstall the ink tanks, and follow this Important procedure again.

  • Page 570

    Reinstalling the Printer iPF780 • The Stand must be assembled by at least two people on a flat surface. Attempting assembly by yourself poses a risk of injury or bending the Stand. Caution • When assembling the Stand, lock all four of the casters. Attempting to move the stand when the casters are not locked poses a risk of injury or damage to the location site.

  • Page 571

    Reinstalling the Printer iPF780 Remove tape and packaging material attached to the print- Connect the power cord to the Power Supply Connector on the right side of the printer. Plug the power cord into the outlet. Press the power button to turn the printer on.

  • Page 572: Updating The Firmware

    Updating the Firmware iPF780 Load the Roll Media on the Roll Holder. (See "Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls.") P.370 ➔ Load the Roll Media in the printer. (See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.") P.373 ➔ Install the software. Note that the driver installation procedure varies depending on the type of connection.

  • Page 573

    Updating the Firmware To obtain the latest firmware, visit the Canon website. If the firmware available online is newer than the installed firm- ware, update the printer firmware. For details on downloading and updating the firmware, visit the Canon website.

  • Page 574

    User's Guide...

  • Page 575: Troubleshooting

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality Maintenance and Consumables Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions ..............576 Problems Regarding Paper ..............

  • Page 576: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions iPF780 Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions This section presents frequently asked questions and answers. To view more detailed explanations, click the hyperlinks in the answer column. Question Answer I want to easily create...

  • Page 577: Problems Regarding Paper

    Clearing Jammed Roll Paper iPF780 Problems Regarding Paper Problems Regarding Paper Clearing Jammed Roll Paper .............................. 577 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ..............................580 Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) ......................... 583 Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot ..................585 Cannot load sheets ................................

  • Page 578

    Clearing Jammed Roll Paper iPF780 • When cutting paper, be careful to avoid injury or damage to the printer. Caution Push the Release Lever back. Remove the jammed paper. • If paper is jammed inside the Top Cover Open the Top Cover and move the Carriage to the left or right side manually, away from the jam.

  • Page 579

    Clearing Jammed Roll Paper iPF780 Close the Top Cover. Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). • This may stain your hands and damage the printer. Important • If paper from a roll is jammed by the Paper Feed Slot Remove the jammed paper from the Paper Feed Slot.

  • Page 580: Clearing A Jammed Sheet

    Clearing a Jammed Sheet iPF780 • If the paper is jammed by the Ejection Guide Remove the jammed paper from the Output Tray. After removing the paper, make sure there are no other scraps of paper in the printer. Pull the Release Lever forward.

  • Page 581

    Clearing a Jammed Sheet iPF780 Remove the jammed paper. • If paper is jammed inside the Top Cover Open the Top Cover and move the Carriage to the left or right side manually, away from the jam. • Do not move the Carriage over jammed paper. This may damage the Printhead.

  • Page 582

    Clearing a Jammed Sheet iPF780 Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). • This may stain your hands and damage the printer. Important • If the paper is jammed by the Paper Feed Slot Remove the jammed paper from the Paper Feed Slot.

  • Page 583: Clearing Jammed Paper (paper Feed Slot)

    Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) iPF780 Pull the Release Lever forward. Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) Follow these steps to remove any scraps left in the Paper Feed Slot after you clear jammed sheets or roll paper.

  • Page 584

    Clearing Jammed Paper (Paper Feed Slot) iPF780 Positioning your hands as shown, open the Roll Cover. Fold an A4 sheet lengthwise four times and insert it through the gap of the Paper Feed Slot. Push the scrap out toward the Platen.

  • Page 585: Roll Paper Cannot Be Inserted Into The Paper Feed Slot, Cannot Load Sheets

    Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot iPF780 Pull the Release Lever forward. Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot Roll paper cannot be inserted into the Paper Feed Slot Cause Corrective Action The roll paper is warped.

  • Page 586: Depression On The Leading Edge Is Left, The Size Of Clear Film Cannot Be Detected

    Depression on the leading edge is left iPF780 Depression on the leading edge is left Depression on the leading edge is left Cause Corrective Action Keeping a roll in the printer for a long time When printing quality is most important, we recommend setting TrimEdge Reload to On without printing on it may leave a depression or Automatic so that the paper edge is automatically cut before printing.

  • Page 587: Printing Does Not Start, The Data Lamp On The Control Panel Does Not Light Up

    The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not light up iPF780 Printing does not start Printing does not start The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not light up ..................587 The printer does not respond even if print jobs are sent ..................587 Ink Filling..

  • Page 588: The Printer Stops During A Print Job

    In the Control Panel, set Auto Rotate to Off and print again. cludes HP RTL commands when Auto Rotate (See "Menu Settings.") P.454 ➔ is On in the Control Panel menu. The printer is damaged. Contact your Canon dealer for assistance. User's Guide...

  • Page 589: Problems With The Printing Quality, Printing Is Faint, Paper Rubs Against The Printhead

    Printing is faint iPF780 Problems with the printing quality Problems with the printing quality Printing is faint ..................................589 Paper rubs against the Printhead ........................... 589 The edges of the paper are dirty ............................ 590 The surface of the paper is dirty ............................ 591 The back side of the paper is dirty ..........................

  • Page 590: The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty

    The edges of the paper are dirty iPF780 Cause Corrective Action The type of paper specified in the Make sure the same type of paper is specified in the printer driver as you have loaded in the printer driver does not match the type printer.

  • Page 591: The Surface Of The Paper Is Dirty, The Back Side Of The Paper Is Dirty

    The surface of the paper is dirty iPF780 Cause Corrective Action You are printing on heavyweight paper (See "Adjusting the Vacuum Strength.") P.535 ➔ or paper that curls or wrinkles easily af- (See "Troubleshooting Paper Abrasion and Blurry Images.") P.528 ➔...

  • Page 592: Banding In Different Colors Occurs, Colors In Printed Images Are Uneven

    Banding in different colors occurs iPF780 Cause Corrective Action Application Color Matching Priority is set to Off in (See "Layout Sheet (Windows).") P.181 ➔ the Windows printer driver. Color may change slightly even on the same model Follow these steps to prepare the printing environment.

  • Page 593: Image Edges Are Blurred Or White Banding Occurs, The Contrast Becomes Uneven During Printing

    Image edges are blurred or white banding occurs iPF780 Cause Corrective Action When borderless printing is used, the Specify No in Auto Cut in the printer driver before printing. In this case, the paper can be edge of the paper is cut during printing.

  • Page 594: The Length Of Printed Images Is Inaccurate In The Feeding Direction, Images Are Printed Crooked

    The length of printed images is inaccurate in the feeding direction iPF780 Cause Corrective Action The type of paper specified in the printer driver Press the Stop button and stop printing. does not match the type loaded in the printer.

  • Page 595: Lines Are Misaligned

    Lines are misaligned iPF780 Lines are misaligned Lines are misaligned Cause Corrective Action The Printhead alignment is not adjusted. Adjust the Printhead alignment. (See "Automatic Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors.") P.522 ➔ (See "Manual Adjustment to Straighten Lines and Colors.") P.523...

  • Page 596: Cannot Print Over A Network, Cannot Connect The Printer To The Network

    Cannot connect the printer to the network iPF780 Cannot print over a network Cannot print over a network Cannot connect the printer to the network ........................ 596 Cannot print over a TCP/IP network ..........................596 Cannot print over a Bonjour network ..........................596...

  • Page 597: Installation Problems, Removing Installed Printer Drivers

    The following procedure is for Windows 7. The method of removing printer drivers varies depending on the version of Windows. Note From the Windows start menu, select All Programs > Canon Printer Uninstaller > imagePROGRAF Printer Driver Uninstaller to display the Delete Printer window. Select the printer in the list and click Delete.

  • Page 598

    Removing Installed Printer Drivers iPF780 From the Windows start menu, select All Programs > imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility > Uninstaller (imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility) to start the wizard. In the wizard window, click Delete, and then click Next. Follow the instructions on the screen to remove imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility.

  • Page 599: With Hp-gl/2, Printing Is Misaligned

    With HP-GL/2, printing is misaligned iPF780 HP-GL/2 problems HP-GL/2 problems With HP-GL/2, printing is misaligned ..........................599 Lines or images are missing in printed HP-GL/2 jobs.................... 599 Lines are printed too thick or thin in HP-GL/2 print jobs ..................599 HP-GL/2 jobs are printed in monochrome (or color) .....................

  • Page 600: Hp-gl/2 Jobs Are Printed 6 Mm Larger Than Specified

    HP-GL/2 jobs are printed 6 mm larger than specified iPF780 HP-GL/2 jobs are printed 6 mm larger than specified HP-GL/2 jobs are printed 6 mm larger than specified Cause Corrective Action The page size of the HP-GL/2 print job, as created in the source application, In the Control Panel menu, set PageSizeProcess1 to On.

  • Page 601: Other Problems, The Printer Does Not Go On, If The Printer Makes A Strange Sound

    The ink is also agitated automatically under the following conditions. Note that other operations are not possible while "Agitating..." is displayed on the control panel. • After the printer is turned on In other cases, contact your Canon dealer. User's Guide...

  • Page 602: Messages Advising To Check The Maintenance Cartridge Are Not Cleared

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

  • Page 603

    Ink Level Detection iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Information, and then press the OK button. A confirmation message is shown on the Display Screen about releasing ink level detection. After checking the message, press the ▶ button. After checking the message, press the ▶ button.

  • Page 604

    Ink Level Detection iPF780 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. A confirmation message about updating ink information is shown on the Display Screen. After checking the message, press the ▶ button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button.

  • Page 605: Error Message

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software 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 Error Messages ..................606 Messages regarding paper ..............

  • Page 606: Error Messages

    Error Messages Error Messages Borderless printng not possible............................615 Cannot adjust paper feed..............................619 Cannot adjust printhead..............................620 Cannot detect ink level correctly. Close tank cover....................617 Cannot detect papr ................................614 Cannot recognize print head............................. 620 Check if ink tank is set, and its color and direction.

  • Page 607

    Roll paper is not securely in contact with roll holder....................616 Roll printing is selected, but sheets are loaded......................612 Roll printing is selected................................ 611 Sheet printing is selected..............................612 The following ink tanks cannot be recognized......................618 The paper is too small.

  • Page 608: Messages Regarding Paper, Paper Mismatch, Mediatype Mismatch

    Paper mismatch iPF780 Messages regarding paper Messages regarding paper Paper mismatch ..................................608 MediaType Mismatch ................................608 The paper is too small................................609 The paper is too small................................609 PaprWidth Mismatch ................................610 Paper size not detected............................... 610 Insufficient paper for job ..............................

  • Page 609: The Paper Is Too Small

    The paper is too small. iPF780 Cause Corrective Action When Detect Mismatch in the Control Panel Replace the loaded paper with paper of the type and size you have specified in menu is set to Pause, the type of paper loaded the printer driver.

  • Page 610: Paprwidth Mismatch, Paper Size Not Detected

    PaprWidth Mismatch iPF780 Cause Corrective Action The loaded paper is too small. (See "Removing the Roll from the Printer.") P.378 ➔ (See "Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls.") P.381 ➔ Replace the roll with a roll 10 inches wide or larger.

  • Page 611: Insufficient Paper For Job, This Paper Cannot Be Used, Roll Printing Is Selected

    Insufficient paper for job iPF780 Cause Corrective Action Paper has been loaded If "Not finished printing. Finish printing remaining jobs?" is shown on the Display Screen, press the askew, or warped paper OK button. has been loaded. Printing will resume, starting from the page on which the error occurred.

  • Page 612: The Roll Is Empty, Sheet Printing Is Selected

    Roll printing is selected, but sheets are loaded. iPF780 Roll printing is selected, but sheets are loaded. Roll printing is selected, but sheets are loaded. Cause Corrective Action A print job for rolls was received when a Follow these steps to load and print on a roll.

  • Page 613: Paper Jam, Paper Is Crooked

    Paper jam iPF780 Cause Corrective Action A print job for printing on sheets Press ▲ or ▼ to select Stop Printing, and then press the OK button to stop printing. was sent when a roll is loaded. Paper jam Paper jam...

  • Page 614: Paper Not Aligned With Right Guide, Cannot Detect Papr, Leading Edge Detection Error

    Paper not aligned with right guide. iPF780 Paper not aligned with right guide. Paper not aligned with right guide. Cause Corrective Action When paper was loaded, it was not aligned with the guide on the right side. Follow these step to reload a sheet.

  • Page 615: End Of Paper Feed, Rel Lever Is In Wrong Position, Borderless Printng Not Possible

    End of paper feed. iPF780 Cause Corrective Action In other cases, the Cutter Contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Unit may be damaged. End of paper feed. End of paper feed. Cause Corrective Action Although an attempt was made to advance the paper manually, it reached the limit posi- Canceling manual advancing.

  • Page 616: Paper Position Not Suitable For Borderless Printing

    Paper position not suitable for borderless printing. iPF780 Paper position not suitable for borderless printing. Paper position not suitable for borderless printing. Cause Corrective Action Because paper expands or con- Press ▲ or ▼ to select Stop Printing, and then press the OK button.

  • Page 617: Messages Regarding Ink, Ink Insufficient, No Ink Left

    Ink insufficient. iPF780 Messages regarding ink Messages regarding ink Ink insufficient..................................617 No ink left....................................617 Remaining level of the ink cannot be correctly detected. Check ink tank............ 617 Cannot detect ink level correctly. Close tank cover....................617 Close Ink Tank Cover ................................

  • Page 618: Close Ink Tank Cover, Ink Tank Is Empty, Not Much Ink Is Left

    Close Ink Tank Cover iPF780 Close Ink Tank Cover Close Ink Tank Cover Cause Corrective Action The Ink Tank Cover is open. Close the Ink Tank Cover. Ink tank is empty. Ink tank is empty. Cause Corrective Action There is no ink left in an ink tank.

  • Page 619: Messages Regarding Printing Or Adjustment, Cannot Adjust Paper Feed, Check Printed Document

    Cannot adjust paper feed. iPF780 Messages regarding printing or adjustment Messages regarding printing or adjustment Cannot adjust printhead..............................620 Borderless printng not possible............................615 Cannot adjust paper feed..............................619 Check printed document..............................619 Cannot adjust paper feed.

  • Page 620: Messages Regarding Printheads, Cannot Adjust Printhead, Wrong Printhead, Printhead Error, Cannot Recognize Print Head

    Cannot adjust printhead. iPF780 Messages regarding printheads Messages regarding printheads Cannot adjust printhead..............................620 Wrong printhead..................................620 Printhead error ..................................620 Cannot recognize print head............................. 620 Execute printhead cleaning..............................621 Cannot adjust printhead. Cannot adjust printhead.

  • Page 621: Execute Printhead Cleaning

    Execute printhead cleaning. iPF780 Cause Corrective Action The Printhead cannot be recognized because it is not installed correctly. Open the Top Cover. Reinstall the Printhead. (See "Replacing the Printhead.") P.549 ➔ Execute printhead cleaning. Execute printhead cleaning. Cause Corrective Action The Printhead noz- Follow these steps to clean the Printhead.

  • Page 622: Messages Regarding The Maintenance Cartridge, Insert The Maintenance Cartridge, Wrong Maintenance Cartridge

    Insert the maintenance cartridge. iPF780 Messages regarding the maintenance cartridge Messages regarding the maintenance cartridge Insert the maintenance cartridge............................ 622 Wrong maintenance cartridge............................622 Maint. cart. The level is low ..............................622 No Maintenance Cartridge capacity..........................622 Maintenance cartridge full.

  • Page 623: Messages Regarding Hp-gl/2

    This type of paper is not compatible with HP-GL/2. iPF780 Messages regarding HP-GL/2 Messages regarding HP-GL/2 This type of paper is not compatible with HP-GL/2....................623 GL2: Wxxxx The memory is full. (xxxx is 0501, 0903, or 0904) ................ 623 GL2: W0502 The parameter is out of range.

  • Page 624: Other Messages

    Cause Corrective Action An error requiring service may have occurred. Write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Hardware error. xxxxxxxx-xxxx (x represents a letter or number) Hardware error. xxxxxxxx-xxxx (x represents a letter or number)

  • Page 625: Top Cover Is Open, Prepare For Parts Replacement, Parts Replacement Time Has Passed, Unknown File

    You have uploaded firmware for a different model. Check the firmware version. Turn off the printer and wait a while before restor- ing power, and then resend the firmware. If the message is displayed again, contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Multi-sensor error Multi-sensor error...

  • Page 626

    User's Guide...

  • Page 627: Specifications

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software 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 Printer Specifications ................

  • Page 628: Printer Specifications, Specifications

    Specifications iPF780 Printer Specifications Printer Specifications Specifications ................................... 628 Print Area ....................................629 Specifications Specifications • The following values may vary depending on the operating environment. Important Printer Power supply 100–240 V AC (50/60 Hz) Power consumption During operation 140 W max.

  • Page 629: Print Area

    IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX/Auto-Negotiation, IEEE 802.3ab 1000Base-T/Auto-Negotiation, IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex IEEE 802.3az EEE Protocols SNMP (supports Canon-MIB), HTTP, TCP/IP (IPv4/IPv6) For information on the ink the printer supports, see "Ink Tanks." P.538 ➔ Paper For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.")

  • Page 630

    Print Area iPF780 Sheets • Printable Area a margin of 3 mm (0.12 in) on top, 23 mm (0.91 in) on bottom, and 3 mm (0.12 in) on left and right sides is re- quired. • Recommended Print Area A margin of 20 mm (0.79 in) on top, 23 mm (0.91 in) on bottom, and 5 mm (0.20 in) on left and right sides is re- quired.

  • Page 631: Appendix

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software 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 Safety Precautions ................

  • Page 632: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions iPF780 Safety Precautions Safety Precautions Safety Precautions ................................. 632 Legal Notices .................................... 634 Safety Precautions Safety Precautions Follow the warnings and precautions below to use the printer safely. Do not perform any operations or procedures oth- er than as described in this manual. Doing so may result in unexpected accidents and can cause a fire or electrical shocks.

  • Page 633

    If the printer emits smoke or strange odors, continuing to use the printer may cause a fire or electrical shock. Switch the printer off immediately and remove the power plug from the power outlet. Contact your Canon dealer or support Warning center.

  • Page 634: Legal Notices

    Power button immediately to switch the printer off, unplug the printer power cable from the outlet, and then contact your Canon dealer or support center. If you continue to use the printer, this could cause a fire or electrical shock.

  • Page 635

    For CA, USA Only Included battery contains Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/ for detail. Trademarks Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of CANON INC. • Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. •...

  • Page 636: Manuals For This Printer

    Manuals for this printer iPF780 Manuals for this printer Manuals for this printer Manuals for this printer ............................... 636 About This User Manual ..............................636 Manuals for this printer Manuals for this printer This printer has the following manuals. Name...

  • Page 637

    About This User Manual iPF780 (menus and buttons) Example: Click OK. Keyboard keys Example: Press the Tab key. • Cross-reference Other pages or manuals that provide related information are indicated as follows in this user manual. Cross-reference in the same user manual Example: see "Menu Structure."...

  • Page 638: Disposal Of The Product, Weee Directive

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Disposal of the product Disposal of the product WEEE Directive WEEE Directive Only for European Union and EEA (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) These symbols indicate that this product is not to be disposed of with your household waste, according to the WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC) and/or national legislation implementing those Directives.

  • Page 639

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Ce produit doit être confié au distributeur à chaque fois que vous achetez un produit neuf similaire, ou à un point de collecte mis en place par les collectivités locales pour le recyclage des Déchets des Équipements Électriques et Élec- troniques (DEEE).

  • Page 640

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Il prodotto deve essere conferito a un punto di raccolta designato, ad esempio il rivenditore in caso di acquisto di un nuovo prodotto simile oppure un centro di raccolta autorizzato per il riciclaggio di rifiuti di apparecchiature elettriche ed elettroniche (RAEE) nonché...

  • Page 641

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Αυτό το προϊόν πρέπει να παραδίδεται σε καθορισμένο σημείο συλλογής, π.χ. σε μια εξουσιοδοτημένη βάση ανταλλαγής όταν αγοράζετε ένα νέο παρόμοιο προϊόν ή σε μια εξουσιοδοτημένη θέση συλλογής για την ανακύκλωση των αποβλήτων ηλεκτρικού και ηλεκτρονικού εξοπλισμού (ΗΗE) και των ηλεκτρικών στηλών και συσσωρευτών. Ο...

  • Page 642

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Pouze Evropská unie a EHP (Norsko, Island a Lichtenštejnsko) Tento symbol znamená, že podle směrnice OEEZ (2012/19/EU), směrnice o bateriích (2006/66/ES) a/nebo podle vni- trostátních právních prováděcích předpisů k těmto směrnicím nemá být tento výrobek likvidován s odpadem z domác- ností.

  • Page 643

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Platí len pre štáty Európskej únie a EHP (Nórsko, Island a Lichtenštajnsko) Tieto symboly označujú, že podľa Smernice o odpade z elektrických a elektronických zariadení (OEEZ) 2012/19/EÚ, Smernice o batériách (2006/66/ES) a podľa platnej legislatívy Slovenskej republiky sa tento produkt nesmie likvidovať...

  • Page 644

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Jeigu cheminio ženklo simbolis yra nurodytas žemiau šio ženklo, tai reiškia, kad vadovaujantis Baterijų direktyvą, ba- terijų ar akumuliatorių sudėtyje yra sunkiųjų metalų (Hg = gyvsidabrio, Cd = kadmio, Pb = švino), kurių koncentracija viršija Baterijų direktyvoje nurodytas leistinas ribas.

  • Page 645

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Acest produs trebuie înmânat punctului de colectare adecvat, ex: printr-un schimb autorizat unu la unu atunci când cumpăraţi un produs nou similar sau la un loc de colectare autorizat pentru reciclarea reziduurilor de echipament elec- tric şi electronic (EEE) şi baterii şi acumulatori. Administrarea neadecvată a acestui tip de deşeuri, ar putea avea un impact asupra mediului şi asupra sănătăţii umane datorită...

  • Page 646

    WEEE Directive iPF780 Ovaj proizvod treba predati određenom centru za prikupljanje, npr. po principu „jedan-za-jedan“ kada kupujete sličan novi proizvod, ili ovlašćenom centru za prikupljanje za reciklažu istrošene električne i elektronske opreme (EEE), bater- ija i akumulatora. Nepravilno rukovanje ovom vrstom otpada može imati negativne posledice po životnu sredinu i ljud- sko zdravlje usled potencijalno opasnih materijala koji se uglavnom vezuju za EEE.

  • Page 647

    Index Accounting ........... 506, 507, 511, 515 Navigate ................. 441 Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ......51 Nozzle ..................547 Adjusting the Vacuum Strength ........535 Orientation ........... 148, 149, 253, 265 Bonjour Network ..............494 Oversize ..................76 CAD ...............

  • Page 648

    User's Guide © CANON INC. 2014...

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