Canon imagePROGRAF iPF680 User Manual
Canon imagePROGRAF iPF680 User Manual

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF680 User Manual

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Large Format Printer
Manuals for this printer
Setup Guide
Quick Guide
Basic Guide
Electronic manual
User's Guide
Electronic manual
Paper Reference Guide
Electronic manual
Basic Printing Workflow
Printing CAD Drawings.............................................................40
Printing enlargements or reductions........................................ 60
Printing at full size.................................................................... 70
Borderless Printing................................................................... 79
Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes......................88
Tiling and multiple pages per sheet........................................101
Centering originals..................................................................115
and so on
Windows Software
Printer Driver...........................................................................142
Preview................................................................................... 171
Free Layout.............................................................................181
Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy...............................202
Print Plug-In for Office............................................................ 211
and so on
Printer Driver...........................................................................248
Preview................................................................................... 265
Free Layout.............................................................................286
Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy...............................309
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Large Format Printer User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Printing CAD Drawings.............40 Printing enlargements or reductions........60 Printing at full size..............70 Borderless Printing..............79 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes......88 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet........101 Centering originals..............115 and so on Windows Software...
  • Page 2 Contents Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ........................16 Turning the Printer On and Off ..........................17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ........................... 18 Loading and Printing on Sheets ..........................21 Printing in Windows ..............................22 Printing from Mac OS ...............................
  • Page 3 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) ..................67 Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ............................70 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ..........................71 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ..........................72 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ..........................74 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ......................
  • Page 4 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing ..........................137 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Windows) ...................... 137 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) ......................138 Windows Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ............................142 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ........................144 Confirming Print Settings ............................
  • Page 5 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................188 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ..........190 Selecting an Object ..............................192 Changing the Object Size ............................193 Moving an Object ..............................193 Rotating an Object ..............................
  • Page 6 Matching pane ..............................258 Color Settings Pane: Color ..........................260 Object Adjustment dialog box: Color ........................ 261 Color Settings Pane: Monochrome ........................262 Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome ....................263 Page Setup Pane ..............................263 Preview The Features of Preview ............................265 Starting Preview ..............................
  • Page 7 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ....................309 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................... 310 Hot Folder ................................310 Creating a New Hot Folder ............................. 311 Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) ......................312 Deleting a Hot Folder ............................. 314 Setting the Print Parameters ...........................
  • Page 8 Procedures for Installing ............................381 Starting Method ..............................383 Media Configuration Tool Main Window ........................384 Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper ............385 Adding Media Types ............................386 Changing Media Names ........................... 389 Deleting Media Types You Have Added ......................391 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide .......................
  • Page 9 Other Settings Specifying Printer-Related Information ........................454 Configuring the Communication Mode Manually ..................... 455 Email Notification When Printing is Finished or Errors Occur ................... 456 Initializing the Network Settings ..........................456 Device Setup Utility (Windows) imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility ........................457 Installing imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility .......................
  • Page 10 Maintenance and Consumables Ink Tanks Ink Tanks ................................496 Replacing Ink Tanks ............................... 496 Checking Ink Tank Levels ............................501 When to Replace Ink Tanks ............................ 501 Attach the Ink Tank Cover to the printer ......................... 502 Printheads Printhead ................................504 Checking for Nozzle Clogging ..........................
  • Page 11 Printed colors are inaccurate ..........................544 Banding in different colors occurs .......................... 545 Colors in printed images are uneven ........................545 Image edges are blurred or white banding occurs ....................546 The contrast becomes uneven during printing ......................546 The length of printed images is inaccurate in the feeding direction ................546 Images are printed crooked ............................
  • Page 12 Paper cutting failed..............................566 End of paper feed..............................566 Rel lever is in wrong position..........................566 Borderless printng not possible..........................567 Paper position not suitable for borderless printing....................567 Roll paper is not securely in contact with roll holder....................567 Messages regarding ink Ink insufficient.
  • Page 13 Appendix Safety Precautions Safety Precautions ..............................582 Legal Notices ................................. 584 Manuals for this printer Manuals for this printer ............................586 About This User Manual ............................586 Disposal of the product WEEE Directive ..............................588...
  • Page 15: User's Guide

    iPF680 User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure ................16 Canceling print jobs ................24 Pausing Printing .................. 27 Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality Maintenance and Consumables Troubleshooting...
  • Page 16: Printing Procedure

    Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets iPF680 Printing procedure Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ......................16 Turning the Printer On and Off .......................... 17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ........................... 18 Loading and Printing on Sheets ........................21 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) ................
  • Page 17: Turning The Printer On And Off

    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.
  • Page 18: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF680 • No paper is loaded Load paper. (See "Loading and Printing on Rolls.") (See "Loading and Printing on P.18 ➔ Sheets.") P.21 ➔ Turning the printer off • Never disconnect the printer's power supply or unplug it during a print job. This may damage the printer. Important Make sure no print jobs are in progress.
  • Page 19 iPF680 Loading and Printing on Rolls Turn the printer on. (See "Turning the Printer On and Off.") P.17 ➔ Load the roll on the Roll Holder. (See "Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls.") P.336 ➔ Load the roll in the printer. (See "Loading Rolls in the Printer.") P.339 ➔...
  • Page 20 Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF680 Select the type of paper. (See "Changing the Type of Pa- per.") P.341 ➔ • 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

    iPF680 Loading and Printing on Sheets 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. • For details on supported types and sizes of paper, see Paper Sizes or the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Paper Sizes.") (See "Types of Paper.") P.326...
  • Page 22: Printing In Windows

    Printing in Windows iPF680 Load the sheet. (See "Loading Sheets in the Print- er.") P.357 ➔ 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 interrupt the transfer of print data and affect printing quality.
  • Page 23: Printing From Mac Os

    iPF680 Printing from Mac OS • From the operating system menu (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu .") P.149 ➔ Printing from Mac OS Printing from Mac OS Print from the application menu after registering the printer. •...
  • Page 24: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel iPF680 Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel ....................24 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows ......................... 25 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS ........................25 Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel To cancel printing or reception of print jobs, press the Stop button on the Control Panel.
  • Page 25: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows

    iPF680 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows Canceling Print Jobs from Windows Canceling Print Jobs from Windows In the printer window, you can cancel jobs that are being sent to the printer. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor, you can cancel print jobs that have already been received by the printer or that are currently being printed.
  • Page 26 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF680 Either click × for the job to cancel printing or select the job to cancel printing and then click Delete to de- lete the job. If there are no jobs to stop in the printer window (if sending the print data to the printer has finished), ei- ther click Settings, Utility, and then Open Printer Utility, or click Utility to open the imagePROGRAF...
  • Page 27: Pausing Printing

    iPF680 Pausing Printing Pausing Printing Pausing Printing Pausing Printing Pausing Printing During printing, if you set Pause Print in the Control Panel menu to On, printing is stopped at that point and the printer enters a state in which printing is paused. (See "Control Panel Display.") P.400 ➔...
  • Page 28 iPF680 User's Guide...
  • Page 29: Enhanced Printing Options

    iPF680 User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Choosing Paper for Printing ..............30 Printing Photos and Office Documents ..........31 Printing CAD Drawings ............... 40 Adjusting Images ................48 Printing enlargements or reductions ........... 60 Printing at full size ................70 Borderless Printing ................
  • Page 30: Choosing Paper For Printing

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

    • • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .")
  • Page 32 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. In the Media Type, choose the type of paper used for printing, such as Glossy Paper, Canon Coated Paper, and so on.
  • Page 33: Printing Photos And Images (Mac Os)

    • • 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. The configuration method varies depending on the •...
  • Page 34 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glos- sy Paper 2 280. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer.
  • Page 35: Printing Office Documents

    iPF680 Printing Office Documents Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selected. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see "Printer Driver Settings ." P.248 ➔...
  • Page 36: Printing Office Documents (Mac Os)

    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF680 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View Settings. Note Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 37 iPF680 Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 38: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals

    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF680 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see "Printer Driver Settings ." P.248 ➔...
  • Page 39 iPF680 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click in the Edit Using PosterArtist in the Page Layout list. • This function cannot be used with a 64-bit version OS. Note When you attempt to print, PosterArtist starts up and the PageCapture window is displayed.
  • Page 40: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings iPF680 Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings ............................. 40 Printing Line Drawings and Text ........................40 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) ....................41 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) ....................42 Printing from AutoCAD ............................. 44 Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings ....................
  • Page 41: Printing Line Drawings And Text (Windows)

    iPF680 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality Description Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when quality is most important. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.
  • Page 42: Printing Line Drawings And Text (Mac Os)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF680 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO A3. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 43 iPF680 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 44: Printing From Autocad

    Printing from AutoCAD iPF680 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 45: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings

    Description Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765. Color (CAD) 3 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF500, iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815, iPF825.
  • Page 46: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings (Windows)

    Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings (Windows) iPF680 • If you have selected Color (CAD) 2, Color (CAD) 3, Color (CAD) 4, or Color (CAD) 5, it is not possible to match the colors and image quality produced by the specified printer exactly. Important For instructions on configuring Color Compatibility, refer to the following topics.
  • Page 47: 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 48: Adjusting Images

    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF680 Adjusting Images Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ......................48 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) .................. 49 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) ..................52 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing ...............
  • Page 49: Fine-Tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (Windows)

    iPF680 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching cannot be changed. Important Matching Mode Description Remarks Driver Matching Mode Enables printing of optimal color tones You should normally select this mode. using a driver specific color profile.
  • Page 50 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF680 Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.148 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
  • Page 51 iPF680 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Yellow Adjust the gray tone. Choose cool black (tinged with blue), pure black (neutral), warm Gray Tone black (tinged with red), and so on.
  • Page 52: Fine-Tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (Mac Os)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF680 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to fine- tune the color tone of photos before printing.
  • Page 53 iPF680 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list. Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment pane, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow.
  • Page 54: Giving Priority To Particular Graphic Elements And Colors For Printing

    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF680 Click OK to close the Color Settings dialog box. Access the Page Setup pane. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.250 ➔...
  • Page 55 iPF680 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality (*1) Description Print Priority Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution Image when quality is most important.
  • Page 56: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (Windows)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF680 Setting Item Description Reduce Print Unevenness (*1) Choose this option to counteract uneven printing. Unidirectional Printing Prints by suppressing color variations and misaligned ruled lines. However, this takes more time than regular printing. Economy Printing When this mode is selected, less ink is consumed than in regular printing, but the quality is diminished.
  • Page 57 iPF680 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Line Drawing/Text in the Print Priority list. Click High (1200dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type. Note Click Color (CAD) in the Color Mode list.
  • Page 58: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (Mac Os)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF680 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how print photographic images in monochrome.
  • Page 59 iPF680 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Click High (600dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type. Note Click Monochrome in the Color Mode list.
  • Page 60: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size iPF680 Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ....................... 60 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ................60 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ......................62 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ..................
  • Page 61 iPF680 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then open the printer driver dialog box. (See "Accessing the Print- er Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.148 ➔...
  • Page 62: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF680 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.145 ➔ Note Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired.
  • Page 63: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (Mac Os)

    iPF680 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) 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. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 64 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF680 • Paper type: Plain Paper Roll paper width: 16 inches (406.4 mm) • 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 65: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    iPF680 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 16 in. (406.4mm) is selected.
  • Page 66: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (Windows)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) iPF680 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing by entering a scaling value, based on the following example.
  • Page 67: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (Mac Os)

    iPF680 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Click ISO A4 in the Paper Size list.
  • Page 68 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF680 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 69 iPF680 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm) is selected.
  • Page 70: Printing At Full Size

    Printing on Oversize Paper iPF680 Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ..........................70 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ........................71 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ........................72 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ........................74 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ....................
  • Page 71: Printing At Full Size (Windows)

    iPF680 Printing at Full Size (Windows) • Printing at Full Size (Windows) P.71 ➔ Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) • P.72 ➔ Printing at Full Size (Windows) Printing at Full Size (Windows) This topic describes how to print at full size based on the following example. (Oversized Printing) •...
  • Page 72: Printing At Full Size (Mac Os)

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF680 Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list—in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.145 ➔...
  • Page 73 iPF680 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 74: Borderless Printing At Actual Size

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size iPF680 Borderless Printing at Actual Size Borderless Printing at Actual Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) without a surrounding margin, or border. In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original.
  • Page 75: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (Windows)

    P.148 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. •...
  • Page 76: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (Mac Os)

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF680 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the source application. In this case, click 10"x12".
  • Page 77 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) • Paper: Roll Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 78 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF680 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. • When you are using paper that takes longer for ink to adhere for borderless printing and the Cutter Unit...
  • Page 79: Borderless Printing

    iPF680 Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ....................79 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ..........80 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ................82 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ............
  • Page 80: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (Windows)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) In the application, create an original that takes up the entire space of the paper size. •...
  • Page 81 P.148 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. •...
  • Page 82: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF680 Select the Borderless Printing check box to dis- play the Information dialog box. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list—in this case, click 10-in. Roll (254.0mm). Click OK to close the Information dialog box.
  • Page 83: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (Windows)

    • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) In the application, create an original that takes up the entire space of the paper size.
  • Page 84 P.148 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list. •...
  • Page 85: 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 86 In the application, create an original that takes up the entire space of the paper size. Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper. User's Guide...
  • Page 87 iPF680 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) Select the print target in the Print Target list. • When you are using paper that takes longer for ink to adhere for borderless printing and the Cutter Unit touches printing surfaces that are not dry yet, it may damage the paper or the edge of the document that Important is cut, depending on frequency of use.
  • Page 88: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-Standard Sizes

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) iPF680 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) ................. 88 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) ............ 89 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...
  • Page 89: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows)

    iPF680 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) By automatic enlargement of a document created with an application software by the printer driver, you can print maximum 18.0 m vertical or horizontal banners.
  • Page 90 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF680 Close the printer driver dialog box. • Although you can even set Custom Size for the paper size, the maximum settable size is 3.2 m. The setting of Custom Size is disabled when you exit the application software. Note For more information, see "Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes ."...
  • Page 91 iPF680 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size you registered, My Horizontal Banner. Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the...
  • Page 92: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac Os)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF680 If printing is unsuccessful, you may be able to print after completing the following setting. On the Layout sheet, click Special Settings to display the Special Settings dialog box. In the FineZoom Settings list, click Yes. Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...
  • Page 93 iPF680 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) 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. Double-click Untitled in the list at left, and then enter a name for the page size you want to register.
  • Page 94 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF680 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 95: Printing On Non-Standard Paper Sizes

    iPF680 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes Confirm the print settings, and click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.250 ➔ 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 96 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF680 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. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 97 iPF680 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.145 ➔ Note Printing by using Custom Size This section describes how to print using Custom Size based on the following example. •...
  • Page 98: Printing On Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac Os)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF680 Click Custom Size in the Page Size list to display the Custom Size Settings dialog box. Confirm that mm is selected in Units. Enter 430 (16.9 in) in both Width and Height. Click OK to close the Custom Size Settings dialog box.
  • Page 99 iPF680 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) In Paper Size, enter the height and width of the original. Here, enter 430 mm in Height and Width. In Non-Printable Area, enter 5 for the top and side margins and 23 for the bottom margin. Here, measure- ments are entered in millimeters.
  • Page 100 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF680 Access the Page Setup pane. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.250 ➔...
  • Page 101: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    iPF680 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other ....................101 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) ................102 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) ................103 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously ......................
  • Page 102: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (Windows)

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF680 • 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. Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) •...
  • Page 103: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (Mac Os)

    iPF680 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) 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 104: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously

    Edit and rearrange the image in the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. • Without closing the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window, repeat steps 1 to 4 to arrange origi- nals from multiple applications on the same page. Note •...
  • Page 105: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows)

    iPF680 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) • Banner Printing • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets. • Important When using Banner Printing, some of the settings are disabled, including Borderless Printing, Enlarge/ Reduce Printing, and Layout.
  • Page 106: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF680 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Click Roll Paper Options to display the Roll Paper Op- tions dialog box. Select the Banner Printing check box.
  • Page 107 iPF680 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 108: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet iPF680 Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper (Banner) in the Paper Source list. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.250 ➔...
  • Page 109: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows)

    iPF680 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) For instructions on printing multiple pages per sheet, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your com- puter and operating system. Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) • P.109 ➔ Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) •...
  • Page 110: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF680 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). Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box.
  • Page 111 iPF680 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 112 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF680 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 113: Printing Posters In Sections

    iPF680 Printing Posters in Sections 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 114 Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF680 Click Poster in the Print Target list. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO A2. Click Manual in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 115: Centering Originals

    iPF680 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ........................ 115 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ..................115 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) ................... 117 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets ......................119 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) ..................
  • Page 116 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) iPF680 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. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 117: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (Mac Os)

    iPF680 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.145 ➔ Note Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) This topic describes how to center originals before printing on rolls based on the following example.
  • Page 118 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF680 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 119: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    iPF680 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets Printing Originals Centered on Sheets Printing Originals Centered on Sheets You can print originals centered on a page—for example, if the paper is larger than the original, or if you are reduc- ing the original. •...
  • Page 120: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (Mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF680 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click ISO Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box.
  • Page 121 iPF680 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) • Paper: Sheets Paper type: Plain Paper • • Paper size: Non-standard 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 122 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF680 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 123: Conserving Roll Paper

    iPF680 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees Conserving roll paper Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees ................123 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) ............123 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) ............124 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins ..........
  • Page 124: Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF680 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 125 iPF680 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) 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. Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 126: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins iPF680 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 127: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins (Windows)

    iPF680 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) • Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) P.128 ➔ Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) This topic describes how to conserve roll paper when printing originals that have a top and bottom margin, based on the following example.
  • Page 128: 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) iPF680 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 129 iPF680 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Access the Page Setup pane.
  • Page 130: Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF680 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. Open Preview When Print Job Starts (Windows) •...
  • Page 131: Other Useful Settings

    iPF680 Printing With Watermarks Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..........................131 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............132 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................133 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ............ 134 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ............
  • Page 132: Printing With Watermarks-Copy, File Copy, And So On (Windows)

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF680 • Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) P.132 ➔ Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) This topic describes how to print with watermarks, based on the following example of printing with a FILE COPY watermark.
  • Page 133: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation

    iPF680 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation 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). Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Watermark check box.
  • Page 134: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (Windows)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) iPF680 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) This topic describes how to print an original in landscape orientation after matching the paper orientation, based on the following example.
  • Page 135: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (Mac Os)

    iPF680 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list—in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm). Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.145 ➔...
  • Page 136 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF680 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 137: Using Favorites

    iPF680 Using Favorites Using Favorites Using Favorites You can register print settings as Favorites to reuse settings from a particular job that met your expectations, or settings for a particular page size that you will use repeatedly. • Favorites Registering a favorite for later use. You can choose the settings you have registered from a list before printing, and you can check the settings details.
  • Page 138: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac Os)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF680 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Click Roll Paper Options to display the Roll Paper Op- tions dialog box.
  • Page 139 iPF680 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) 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 At- tributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 140 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF680 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Set to display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box. To enable automatic cutting, click Printer Default in the Automatic Cutting list.
  • Page 141: Windows Software

    iPF680 User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Printer Driver ..................142 Preview ....................171 Free Layout ..................181 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ......... 202 Print Plug-In for Office ............... 211 Status Monitor ................462 ➔ Accounting .................. 466 ➔...
  • Page 142: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF680 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ............................ 142 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................144 Confirming Print Settings ..........................145 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ..................145 Using Favorites .............................. 146 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 143 iPF680 Printer Driver Settings • View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application P.155 ➔ Color Adjustment Sheet: Color • P.156 ➔ Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color • P.157 ➔ • Matching Sheet P.157 ➔ • Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome P.159 ➔...
  • Page 144: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF680 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver If you have replaced the paper, you must complete the following settings in the printer driver. • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver. Important Choose Print in the application menu.
  • Page 145: Confirming Print Settings

    iPF680 Confirming Print Settings • A variety of settings are available in the printer driver to suit different printing applications. For details on available printing conditions, see "Printer Driver Settings ." P.142 ➔ Note Confirming Print Settings Confirming Print Settings There are two ways to confirm the print settings, as follows.
  • Page 146: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF680 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. Select the Open Preview When Print Job Starts check box. After you click OK, when you print a job, the image- PROGRAF Preview window will be displayed. • If PageComposer is running, access the Special Settings dialog box from the Layout sheet and clear Preview Switching.
  • Page 147 iPF680 Using Favorites Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet. Click Add to display the Add dialog box. Enter a desired name in Name, such as Photos for Presentations or Monthly Report. Choose a fitting icon for these print settings in the Icon list. In Comment, enter a description of the favorite to be added, as desired.
  • Page 148: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF680 Click the Favorites tab to display the Favorites sheet. In the Favorites, choose the favorite you registered. • To import a favorite, click Import and specify the favorite file. Note Click Apply Favorite to replace the favorite settings with the current print settings.
  • Page 149: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The Operating System Menu

    iPF680 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu Six sheets of print settings are displayed by the print- er driver: Main, Page Setup, Layout, Favorites, Utility, and Support. • The titles of dialog boxes may vary depending on the application, and sheets other than these six sheets may be displayed.
  • Page 150: Main Sheet

    Main Sheet iPF680 Click Printing Preferences to display the Main(or Printing Preferences) dialog box, titled with the name of this printer. • The Device Settings sheet is also an extension of the printer driver. (See "Device Settings Sheet .") P.170 ➔...
  • Page 151 iPF680 Main Sheet Common Items • Media Type Select the type of paper. For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Dis- playing the Paper Reference Guide.") P.329 ➔ • Get Information Displays Paper Information on Printer.
  • Page 152 Main Sheet iPF680 Configuration using Easy Settings • Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. • Printing Photos and Images P.31 ➔ • Printing Line Drawings and Text P.40 ➔ Printing Office Documents • P.35 ➔...
  • Page 153: Paper Information On Printer Dialog Box

    iPF680 Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box • Highest quality When the check box is selected, printing is performing focusing on quality. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality. •...
  • Page 154: Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF680 • To display the Paper Information on Printer dialog box, on the Main sheet, click Get Information by Media Type. (See "Main Sheet .") P.150 ➔ Note • Paper Source Shows the paper source supported by the printer, as well as information about the loaded paper. To update the paper source and media type settings in the printer driver, select the desired Paper Source option and click Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box...
  • Page 155: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    iPF680 View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application Roll Paper Margin for Safety You can specify the length of a margin on the leading edge of paper to ensure that paper susceptible to curling is held firmly against the Platen. •...
  • Page 156: Color Adjustment Sheet: Color

    Color Adjustment Sheet: Color iPF680 • Details Here, you can confirm detailed settings values for each listed item for the selected Print Target. Color Adjustment Sheet: Color Color Adjustment Sheet: Color If the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can adjust it on the Color Adjustment sheet. •...
  • Page 157: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    iPF680 Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color • Defaults Click to restore all settings on the sheet to the default values. • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver." P.48 ➔ 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.
  • Page 158 Matching Sheet iPF680 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 159: 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 paper.
  • Page 160: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome iPF680 • Brightness Adjust the overall image brightness as desired. You can adjust the brightness if the printed document is lighter or darker than the original image (that is, the original photo that was scanned or the original graphic as it ap- pears on the computer screen).
  • Page 161: Page Setup Sheet

    iPF680 Page Setup Sheet 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 driv- er help file. • Page Size Select the page size as specified in the source application. For details on available page sizes, see "Paper Sizes."...
  • Page 162 Page Setup Sheet iPF680 • Enlarged/Reduced Printing Choose from the following options when this setting is activated. • Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size P.60 ➔ • Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width P.62 ➔ Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value •...
  • Page 163: Paper Size Options Dialog Box

    iPF680 Paper Size Options Dialog Box • Size Options Click to display the Paper Size Options dialog box, which enables you to register additional paper sizes or select the size system for use. Paper Size Options Dialog Box • P.163 ➔...
  • Page 164: Layout Sheet

    Layout Sheet iPF680 • Enables you to register the custom paper size you have specified or overwrite an existing custom paper size. • Display Series You can limit the number of options shown in Page Size, Paper Size, and Paper Size List. Layout Sheet Layout Sheet The following settings are available on the Layout sheet.
  • Page 165: Page Options Dialog Box

    iPF680 Page Options Dialog Box • No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper) Activate this setting to print the next image skipping blank areas above and below printable data in documents, which enables you to conserve the paper. Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins •...
  • Page 166: Special Settings Dialog Box

    Special Settings Dialog Box iPF680 • Format Settings Click to display the Format Settings dialog box, which enables you to complete format-related settings. • If you specify the same position for multiple items, the items are printed from left to right in this order: date, user name, and page number.
  • Page 167: Favorites Sheet

    iPF680 Favorites Sheet • Fast Graphic Process Turning this setting on may help produce the expected results if image colors are inconsistent in printed docu- ments or if lines are printed in varying thicknesses. • This function cannot be used on 64-bit version of Windows. Note •...
  • Page 168: Utility Sheet

    Utility Sheet iPF680 • 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 169: Support Sheet

    On the Support sheet, you can view support information and the user's manual. • Support Information Click to access the Canon support webpage, where you can find the latest information on the printer and con- sumables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information. •...
  • Page 170: Device Settings Sheet

    Device Settings Sheet iPF680 Device Settings Sheet Device Settings Sheet Many settings items on the printer properties sheets are controlled by Windows applications. However, the Device Settings sheet is for configuring the printer, and it is an extension of the printer driver. The following settings are available on the Device Settings sheet.
  • Page 171: Preview

    iPF680 The Features of Preview Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..........................171 Starting Preview ............................. 171 Preview Main Window ............................ 172 Dialog Area ..............................174 Enlarge/Reduce the screen display ......................... 175 Moving a Page ............................... 175 Using the ruler ..............................175 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees ......................
  • Page 172: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window iPF680 On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button. Preview main window is displayed. Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, preview and dialog area and status bar. •...
  • Page 173 iPF680 Preview Main Window • Preview Area You can check the settings you made in this area. Dialog Area • This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. For more information about Dialog Area, see "Dialog Area." P.174 ➔...
  • Page 174: Dialog Area

    Dialog Area iPF680 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. For more information about Layout Selection, see "Printing with Selecting the Layout."...
  • Page 175: Enlarge/Reduce The Screen Display

    iPF680 Enlarge/Reduce the screen display • Update Printer Information Button Click the button to update the printer information with connecting to the printer. Status Monitor Button • Click the button to start Status Monitor. Enlarge/Reduce the screen display Enlarge/Reduce the screen display You can enlarge or reduce the screen display when you select Zoom from the View menu.
  • Page 176: Priority Setting For Rotating 90 Degrees

    Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees iPF680 Setting Details Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible Rotates pages in portrait orientation 90 degrees before printing. Pages are only rotated if they can fit lengthwise across the roll. Use Driver Settings Follows printer driver settings when determining whether to rotate pages. Selecting Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible or Placing a checkmark for Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) on the printer driver Selecting Use Driver Settings...
  • Page 177: Printing With Selecting The Layout

    iPF680 Printing with Selecting the Layout Printing with Selecting the Layout Printing with Selecting the Layout You can print which conserves paper by selecting the layout. In Layout Selection, click the layout button to use. Button Details Upper Button Turn at the position of Right Button Turn at the position of Left Button...
  • Page 178 Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF680 • Right Button or Left Button can be selected only when the rotated pages can fit lengthwise across the roll. Note • By clicking Right Button or Left Button, you can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll paper.
  • Page 179: Print On The Center

    iPF680 Print on the Center Print on the Center Print on the Center You can print on the center of the media loaded in the printer. Click the Center Originals Across Roll check box on. Click the Print button. Printing on the center begins. •...
  • Page 180: Not Print Spaces At The Top/Bottom

    Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom iPF680 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 181: Free Layout

    iPF680 The Features of Free Layout Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ........................... 181 Starting Free Layout ............................181 Free Layout Main Window ..........................183 Detailed Settings ............................184 Preferences Dialog Box ..........................184 Page Options Dialog Box ..........................185 Zoom Dialog Box ............................
  • Page 182 Starting Free Layout iPF680 From the application software's File menu, select the printer setup menu to open the Print dialog box. • Normally, select Print from the File menu. Note From the list, select the printer and select the Layout sheet.
  • Page 183: Free Layout Main Window

    iPF680 Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and status bar. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool and status bar. Note •...
  • Page 184: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings iPF680 • Status Bar This shows the paper size, unit of length, and number of objects. Detailed Settings Detailed Settings The printer driver opens when you select Detailed Settings from the File menu. The printer driver is used to con- figure basic settings to match the type of media loaded in the printer.
  • Page 185: Page Options Dialog Box

    iPF680 Page Options Dialog Box • You can input between 10.0 and 200.0(mm) (between 0.39 and 7.88(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 186: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF680 The following settings are available for roll paper length. Setting Details Auto Settings The one-page length to be printed on roll paper is automatically set so that the laid-out objects are printed on one page. Manual Settings You can input the length of one page to print on roll paper in numerical characters.
  • Page 187: Format Dialog Box

    iPF680 Format Dialog Box Format Dialog Box Format Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Format from the Object menu after you select an object. Size Sheet You can rotate, enlarge, or reduce an object. • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format. Note •...
  • Page 188: Laying Out A Multiple-File Document On One Page

    Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF680 Position Sheet You can rotate, enlarge, or reduce an object. • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format. Note • Object Position You can move the object position by changing the values. Setting Details Vertical Pos...
  • Page 189 iPF680 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page 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. Note In the Layout sheet, click on the Page Layout check box and select Free Layout from the list.
  • Page 190: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF680 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 191 iPF680 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page 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. Note In the Layout sheet, click on the Page Layout check box and select Free Layout from the list.
  • Page 192: Selecting An Object

    Selecting an Object iPF680 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 193: Changing The Object Size

    iPF680 Changing the Object Size • To select an object, click that object. • Note To select multiple successive objects, click them while holding down the Shift key. • To select multiple arbitrary objects, click them while holding down the Ctrl key. •...
  • Page 194: Rotating An Object

    Rotating an Object iPF680 Place the pointer inside the selection box of the ob- ject to show the crosshair handle, and drag it to move the object. Alternatively, you can move the Object Position by changing the values in Vertical Pos, Horizontal Pos and Page Pos in the Format Dialog Box P.187 ➔...
  • Page 195 iPF680 Aligning Objects Click the align button from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may 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 verti- cal center.
  • Page 196: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF680 • Center Horizontally Lays out the objects, justifying them to the hori- zontal 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 197: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    iPF680 Pasting a Copied or Cut Object • 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. Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Click Copy or Cut from the toolbar.
  • Page 198: Folded Duplex Window

    Folded Duplex Window iPF680 Folded Duplex Window Folded Duplex Window This window is displayed if you select Folded Duplex from the Edit menu after selecting an object. Using the Fol- ded Duplex function allows you to print with fold lines added. The Folded Duplex window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and status bar.
  • Page 199: Finished Size Settings Dialog Box

    iPF680 Finished Size Settings Dialog Box • 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 200: Binding Settings Dialog Box

    Binding Settings Dialog Box iPF680 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. The following settings are available for the binding edge.
  • Page 201 iPF680 Prints using Folded Duplex Select Folded Duplex from the Edit menu of Free Layout. Open the Folded Duplex window and arrange the selected objects in the layout area. Open the Finished Size Settings dialog box from the Edit menu. Select Fit Roll Paper Width orSpecify Folded Size in Finished Size.
  • Page 202: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy iPF680 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................202 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..................202 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................203 Hot Folder ..............................
  • Page 203: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    iPF680 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box The Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dia- log box displays. • If you click on the Add to Startup folder check box in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, the icon of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility will appear on the task bar when starting Windows Note thereafter.
  • Page 204: Hot Folder

    Hot Folder iPF680 • Hot Folder The hot folder list appears. Add Button • Click the button to open the Easy Setup Wizard dialog box so that you can add a hot folder. • Edit Button From the Hot Folder list, select a hot folder and click the button to open the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box that allows you to edit the hot folder.
  • Page 205 iPF680 Creating a New Hot Folder The Easy Setup Wizard dialog box displays. Click the Next button. Select the type of printer to use. Click the Next button. Select the media type to print. • If the Borderless Printing checkbox is checked, only media types that can be used for borderless print- ing are displayed in the list.
  • Page 206 Creating a New Hot Folder iPF680 Select roll paper or cut sheet to print. Also, select the media size to print. Click the Next button. Select the color matching method. Click the Next button. To receive a document scanned with the Color imageRUNNER, you need to share a folder. Enter the folder shared name in Shared Name.
  • Page 207: Specifying An Existing Shared Folder As A Hot Folder

    iPF680 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Click Finish button to close the Easy Setup Wizard dialog box. The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlarge- ment Copy dialog box. Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Share the folder you want to specify as a hot folder.
  • Page 208 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF680 The Easy Setup Wizard dialog box displays. Click the Manual Settings button. The Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box displays. Enter the hot folder name in Name. Click the Browse botton, with selecting Specify a folder, to set the existing shared folder.
  • Page 209: Setting The Print Parameters

    iPF680 Setting the Print Parameters As necessary, set the print conditions in the hot fold- er. (See "Setting the Print Parameters.") P.209 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Fold- er dialog box. The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlarge- ment Copy dialog box.
  • Page 210: Printing Enlargements Of Scanned Originals From A Color Imagerunner

    Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF680 • The only three sheets displayed are the Main sheet, the Page Setup sheet, and the Layout sheet. Some of the printer driver settings may be disabled. Note • Apply Sharpness Place a checkmark here to set the sharpness.
  • Page 211: Print Plug-In For Office

    iPF680 Print Plug-In for Officefeatures Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Officefeatures ........................211 Steps to install ..............................211 Steps to uninstall ............................214 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed ....................214 To start from Microsoft Word .......................... 217 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) ........................
  • Page 212 Steps to install iPF680 Insert "User Software CD-ROM" into the CD-ROM drive and start the installer. • If the installer screen does not appear automatically, open the CD-ROM drive icon of your computer and double-click the iPFInst.exe icon. Note Click the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In button. Click the Nextbutton.
  • Page 213 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 214: Steps To Uninstall

    Steps to uninstall iPF680 Steps to uninstall Steps to uninstall Below are the steps to uninstall Print Plug-In for Office. If Microsoft Office is open, close it. Select Control Panel from the start menu. Open Add or Remove Programs. Select imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In, and click the Remove button.
  • Page 215 iPF680 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed • For Microsoft Office 2010 or later Select Options from the File menu. From the list on the left side of the <application name> options dialog box, select Add-ins. Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button.
  • Page 216 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF680 Click the Office button and then click the <applica- tion name> options button. From the list on the left side of the <application name> options dialog box, select Add-ins. Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button.
  • Page 217: To Start From Microsoft Word

    iPF680 To start from Microsoft Word Click About <application name> in the Help menu of application. Click the Disabled Items button in the About <appli- cation name> dialog box. If Addin imageprograf print plug-in (ipfaddinif.dll) is dis- played in the Disabled Items dialog box, select it and click the Enable button.
  • Page 218 To start from Microsoft Word iPF680 Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ ribbon is displayed. Click the buttons on the toolbar/ribbon according to the items you want to set. Icon Contents Displays the About, Help, and Special Settings dialog boxes. You can change the settings using the Special Settings dialog box.
  • Page 219: Print Matching Roll Width(Word)

    iPF680 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to Important change displays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 220 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF680 Click Print Matching Roll Width. Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select image size. Select layout. Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, and Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages.
  • Page 221: Borderless Printing(Word)

    iPF680 Borderless Printing(Word) Borderless Printing(Word) Borderless Printing(Word) Prints up to the border of the media. Photos and posters can be printed without worrying about margins. Start Microsoft Word. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 222 Borderless Printing(Word) iPF680 Select Roll Paper Width that is set in the printer. Select layout. Select Next. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, and Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages. Enter Copies. •...
  • Page 223: Multi-Page Printing(Word)

    iPF680 Multi-Page Printing(Word) Multi-Page Printing(Word) Multi-Page Printing(Word) Prints multiple pages as one page. You can print handouts into a single page, or print matter with many pages. Start Microsoft Word. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 224: Register The Settings (Word)

    Register the settings (Word) iPF680 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 225: Print Using Registered Settings(Word)

    iPF680 Print Using Registered Settings(Word) 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. Click Print to print, and click Cancel to cancel the print.
  • Page 226 Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF680 Click Print Using Registered Settings. Click the Nextbutton. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Pages, Current Page, or Pages. If Pages is selected, enter the number of pages. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor. •...
  • Page 227: Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word)

    iPF680 Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Print to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, or print the Landscape or Portrait Orien- tation Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard. Create Page Size in Portrait or Landscape Orientation.
  • Page 228: To Start From Microsoft Powerpoint

    To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF680 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 229 iPF680 To start from Microsoft PowerPoint Icon Contents Large-Format Wizard is displayed. Settings for Portrait or Landscape Orientation can be set. Paper Settings Button Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box.
  • Page 230: Print Matching Roll Width(Powerpoint)

    Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) iPF680 Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) Prints to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, and also print Portrait and Landscape orientations made in Large-Format Printing Wizard. Start Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Page 231: Borderless Printing(Powerpoint)

    iPF680 Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) 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 232 Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF680 Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 233: Multi-Page Printing(Powerpoint)

    iPF680 Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) 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 234 Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) iPF680 Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 235: Register The Settings (Powerpoint)

    iPF680 Register the settings (PowerPoint) 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 236: Print Using Registered Settings(Powerpoint)

    Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) iPF680 Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) Prints using the registered settings. Start Microsoft PowerPoint. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it. Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. •...
  • Page 237: Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Powerpoint)

    iPF680 Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Click the Nextbutton. Select Media Type. Select Print Range from All Slides, Current Slide, and Slides. If Slides is selected, enter the slide number. Enter Copies. • When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor. •...
  • Page 238 Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) iPF680 Click Paper Settings from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to Important change displays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 239: To Start From Microsoft Excel

    iPF680 To start from Microsoft Excel Edit and create the document. • The layout may collapse if you create a form using existing data. If that is the case, modify the data again. Important • Printing is done in Print Matching Roll Width of the Printing Wizard. For details on Print Matching Roll Width, see "Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint)."...
  • Page 240: Print Entire Sheet(Excel)

    Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF680 • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the tool- Important bar/ribbon.
  • Page 241 iPF680 Print Entire Sheet(Excel) The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. 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 applica- tion.
  • Page 242: Print Selected Area(Excel)

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF680 To configure Binding, click the Binding Settings button. Refer to "Configuring Binding (Excel)" for details on the procedure for configuring Binding. P.245 ➔ 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 243 iPF680 Print Selected Area(Excel) If a print area is set, a confirmation message dialog box will appear. To print the selected area, cancel the setting of the print area. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. Click Print Selected Area. •...
  • Page 244 Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF680 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. Important •...
  • Page 245: Configuring Binding (Excel)

    iPF680 Configuring Binding (Excel) 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 246: Configuring Special Settings

    Configuring Special Settings iPF680 Click the OK button. Return to the Layout screen. Check that the Binding settings are applied in the preview 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. Click imagePROGRAF in the toolbar, and select Special Settings.
  • Page 247: Mac Os Software

    iPF680 User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Printer Driver ..................248 Preview ....................265 Free Layout ..................286 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ......... 309 Printmonitor ................. 464 ➔ Media Configuration Tool ............381 ➔...
  • Page 248: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF680 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ............................ 248 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................249 Confirming Print Settings ..........................250 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ..................251 Using Favorites .............................. 251 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 249: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    iPF680 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver • Page Setup Pane P.263 ➔ You can specify the page size of the original, borderless printing, enlargement or reduction, the orientation, the paper size and source, and automatic cutting. With the imagePROGRAF Free Layout feature, you can arrange originals from various source applications on a single page before printing.
  • Page 250: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings iPF680 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 251: Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing This topic describes how to check the layout before printing using the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview function. Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane.
  • Page 252: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF680 • In the printing dialog box, click Save As in the Presets list to save the current print settings. This is a standard feature of the operating system. For details, refer to the Mac OS documentation. Note Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications...
  • Page 253 iPF680 Main Pane Common Items • Media Type Select the paper type. For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Dis- playing the Paper Reference Guide.") P.329 ➔ • Displays Paper Detailed Settings. You can configure the printing settings to match the type of media, such as the ink drying time.
  • Page 254 Main Pane iPF680 Configuration using Easy Settings • Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Printing Photos and Images • P.31 ➔ • Printing Office Documents P.35 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality. •...
  • Page 255 iPF680 Main Pane • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing. • Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing P.54 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality. • Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing P.54 ➔...
  • Page 256: Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF680 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box The Paper Detailed Settings dialog box offers the following settings. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. • To display the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box, on the Main pane, click Set by Media Type. (See "Main Pane .") P.252 ➔...
  • Page 257 iPF680 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box Roll Paper Margin for Safety You can specify the length of a margin on the leading edge of paper to ensure that paper susceptible to curling is held firmly against the Platen. • Near End Margin Specify the length of the Near End Margin (the leading edge margin) of the roll, as needed.
  • Page 258: View Set. Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF680 View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application In the View set. dialog box, you can check details of the selected printing application. •...
  • Page 259 iPF680 Matching pane Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list. • Matching Mode Select the color matching mode to use, as desired. Normally, select Driver Matching Mode. For color matching based on ICC profiles, select ICC Matching Mode depending on your color matching system.
  • Page 260: Color Settings Pane: Color

    Specify the printer profile as desired. We recommend that you select an ICC profile created using commercially available profile creation software in order to perform color management accurately on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper. The created ICC profile needs to be saved in the following folder on the computer you are using.
  • Page 261: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    iPF680 Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • Gray Tone Adjust the color tone of grays as desired. Choose Cool (tinged with blue) or Warm (tinged with red). • Brightness Adjust the overall image brightness as desired. You can adjust the brightness if the printed document is lighter or darker than the original image (that is, the original photo that was scanned or the original graphic as it ap- pears on the computer screen).
  • Page 262: Color Settings Pane: Monochrome

    Color Settings Pane: Monochrome iPF680 Color Settings Pane: Monochrome Color Settings Pane: Monochrome On the Color Adjustment pane for monochrome printing, you can adjust the brightness and contrast. • To display the Color Adjustment pane, on the Main pane, click Color Settings in Advanced Settings. (See "Main Pane .") P.252 ➔...
  • Page 263: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    iPF680 Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to. •...
  • Page 264 Page Setup Pane iPF680 • Enlarged/Reduced Printing Select this checkbox to choose the following options. • Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width P.62 ➔ Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value • P.65 ➔ • Fit Roll Paper Width Resizes the document image to match the roll width.
  • Page 265: Preview

    iPF680 The Features of Preview Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..........................265 Starting Preview ............................. 265 Preview Main Window ............................ 267 Paper Settings Panel ............................269 Easy Settings ............................270 Advanced Settings ............................ 271 Output Settings Panel ............................ 272 Color Settings Panel ............................
  • Page 266 Starting Preview iPF680 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 267: Preview Main Window

    iPF680 Preview Main Window 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. Note Menu Bar •...
  • Page 268 Preview Main Window iPF680 • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. • Drawer Area This allows you to display the thumbnails of a document. This area appears when you click Drawer from the tool bar. Alternatively, you may select Drawer from the View menu.
  • Page 269: Paper Settings Panel

    iPF680 Paper Settings Panel 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 270: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF680 • 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. 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 match- es the content of the document.
  • Page 271: Advanced Settings

    iPF680 Advanced Settings • 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. Setting Details Print Quality...
  • Page 272: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel iPF680 • 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. Setting Details Print Quality...
  • Page 273 iPF680 Output Settings Panel Setting Details Scaling Enlarges/reduces the whole page by the scaling rate as specified. Input the scaling value in numerical characters. You can specify a range between 5 and 600%. *You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. *Although Scaling can be set to make the image larger than the media size, the part that does not fit in the media cannot be printed.
  • Page 274: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF680 Color Settings Panel Color Settings Panel This panel appears when you select Color Settings in the dialog area. • 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 275: Color Adjustment

    iPF680 Color Adjustment • Print Button Click the button to begin printing. Update Printer Info. Button • Click the button to acquire printer information. Color Adjustment Color Adjustment You can set the color adjustment. Adjusting Color Normally colors should be adjusted in the software application, but if you see colors in the printout that do not match colors on the screen, you can perform color adjustments.
  • Page 276: Matching

    Matching iPF680 • You can also click the up or down arrow, or enter the number directly to increase or decrease the value. Note Adjusting Monochrome Use the monochrome setting to print monochrome images of color photographs captured with a scanner or digital camera or other color images.
  • Page 277: Matching Method

    iPF680 Matching • Matching Mode You can select a matching mode to suit the print job. Setting Details Driver Matching Mode Enables printing of optimal color tones using a driver specific color profile. You should nor- P.278 ➔ mally select this mode. ICC Matching Mode Enables color matching using ICC profiles.
  • Page 278: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF680 • You can select only after ICC Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode. Note • Soft Proof When you place a checkmark here, ColorSync applies to the preview area. • You can select only after ColorSync has been selected in Matching Mode. Note Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode...
  • Page 279: Icc Matching Mode

    iPF680 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a feature.
  • Page 280: Colorsync

    ColorSync iPF680 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 281: Go To Page Dialog Box

    iPF680 Go to Page Dialog Box • 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 282: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center iPF680 Print on the Center Print on the Center You can print on the center of the media loaded in the printer. • This is not displayed when a checkmark is placed in Borderless Printing. Note On the Output Settings Panel , click the Print P.272...
  • Page 283: Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees

    iPF680 Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees You can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll paper. On the Paper Settings Panel , select Roll Paper in Paper Source. P.269 ➔...
  • Page 284: Display With Actual Size

    Display with Actual Size iPF680 All is displayed. Display with Actual Size Display with Actual Size In the preview area, you can display the actual size. Select Actual Size from the tool bar. Actual size is displayed. Moving a Page Moving a Page You can move a page to display in the preview area.
  • Page 285 iPF680 Moving a Page The target page appears. • You can also move a page by clicking the page on the thumbnails. Note User's Guide...
  • Page 286: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout iPF680 Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ........................... 286 Starting Free Layout ............................286 Free Layout Main Window ..........................287 Paper Settings Panel ............................289 Easy Settings ............................291 Advanced Settings ............................ 292 Color Settings Panel ............................
  • Page 287: Free Layout Main Window

    iPF680 Free Layout Main Window 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. Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and dialog areas.
  • Page 288 Free Layout Main Window iPF680 • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool. Note Menu Bar • This allows you to select menus required for operations. Tool Bar • This allows you to select tool buttons required for major operations. Layout Area •...
  • Page 289: Paper Settings Panel

    iPF680 Paper Settings Panel • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. 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.
  • Page 290 Paper Settings Panel iPF680 • 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 • Easy Settings / Advanced Settings Two modes are available to provide the optimum print settings for jobs.
  • Page 291: Easy Settings

    iPF680 Easy Settings 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 match- es the content of the document. • Print Target You can easily select the best settings for the print job simply. If you select each Print Target item the corresponding comment for that item is displayed below the list.
  • Page 292: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF680 Setting Details Resolution 1200dpi / 600dpi / 300dpi • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Note Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. •...
  • Page 293: Color Settings Panel

    iPF680 Color Settings Panel 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 294: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF680 • Color Adjustment / Matching You can set the color adjustment and matching. • Color Adjustment P.294 ➔ • Matching P.296 ➔ • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode. Note Restore Defaults Button •...
  • Page 295 iPF680 Color Adjustment Setting Details Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the entire image. When the results of the printout are brighter than the original images such as the original photo before scanning and graphics cre- ated on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this feature.
  • Page 296: Matching

    Matching iPF680 • You can also click the up or down arrow, or enter the number directly to increase or decrease the value. Note Matching Matching You can set the matching. • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching is not displayed. Important •...
  • Page 297: Driver Matching Mode

    iPF680 Driver Matching Mode • You can select only after Driver Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode. Note • Input Profile Select the input profile. • You can select only after ICC Matching Mode has been selected in Matching Mode. Note •...
  • Page 298: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF680 Setting Details Colorimetric Color-matching optimized for printing image data with accurate colors in input color space. This is the easiest-to-use mode when you want to adjust the color and print. However, gradation may be lost for colors of wider range than the color reproduction range of the printer.
  • Page 299: Colorsync

    iPF680 ColorSync 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 300: Page Setup Dialog Box

    Page Setup Dialog Box iPF680 • Divisions You can change the number of divisions of grid lines so that they serve as a guide to laying out objects. • You can input between 1 and 10. • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note •...
  • Page 301: Zoom Dialog Box

    iPF680 Zoom Dialog Box When you place a checkmark on Auto Settings, the one-page length to be printed on roll paper is automati- cally set so that the laid-out objects are printed on one page. • Available only if rolls are selected in Paper Source. •...
  • Page 302: Format Dialog Box

    Format Dialog Box iPF680 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. Note •...
  • Page 303: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    iPF680 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page Leaving Free Layout running, open other files with the application software and repeat the above steps. Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page Page...
  • Page 304: Moving An Object

    Moving an Object iPF680 Resizing by means of mouse operation Select an object. Place the pointer at a corner of the selection box around the object to show the arrow handle, and drag this handle to change the object size. Resizing by specifying a scaling value Select an object.
  • Page 305: Laying Out Objects Automatically

    iPF680 Laying out Objects Automatically 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.302 ➔ Right or Rotate Left, and click the OK button. •...
  • Page 306 Aligning Objects iPF680 • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the verti- cal center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bot- tom. • Align Left Lays out the objects, justifying them to the left. •...
  • Page 307: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    iPF680 Changing the Object Overlapping Order • Align Right Lays out the objects, justifying them to the right. Changing the Object Overlapping Order Changing the Object Overlapping Order You can change the object overlapping order. Select an object. Select the overlapping order menu from the Object menu. •...
  • Page 308: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF680 • Send Backward Moves the object one position to the back. Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Pasting a Copied or Cut Object Click Copy or Cut from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may select Copy or Cut from the Edit menu. Click Paste from the toolbar.
  • Page 309: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy You can start the utility by clicking on the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy.app icon in Applications > Canon Utilities > iR Enlargement Copy. • If you are using OS X v10.7 and later, start it from Launchpad.
  • Page 310: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF680 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 imageRUN- NER Enlargement Copy."...
  • Page 311: Creating A New Hot Folder

    iPF680 Creating a New Hot Folder 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 im- ageRUNNER Enlargement Copy."...
  • Page 312: Editing A Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions)

    Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) iPF680 Click the OK button. The created Hot Folder is listed in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy di- alog 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 313 iPF680 Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) Make the necessary settings in the Paper Settings Panel P.315 ➔ Make the necessary settings in the Output Settings Panel P.318 ➔ User's Guide...
  • Page 314: Deleting A Hot Folder

    Deleting a Hot Folder iPF680 Make the necessary settings in the Color Settings Panel P.320 ➔ 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. For OS X v10.6: Check the File Sharing checkbox and click the Options button.
  • Page 315: Setting The Print Parameters

    iPF680 Setting the Print Parameters 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. Note Setting the Print Parameters Setting the Print Parameters...
  • Page 316: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF680 The following settings are available for paper source. Setting Details Manual Select for manual paper feed printing. Roll Paper Select to print on roll paper. • Roll Paper Width This selects the width of the roll media set to the printer. •...
  • Page 317: Advanced Settings

    iPF680 Advanced Settings If you select each Print Target item the corresponding comment for that item is displayed below the list. Setting Details Default Settings Suitable for printing normal documents that contain a mixture of text, photographs, and graphics. Office Document Suitable for printing handouts as well as general office documents for which print clarity is key.
  • Page 318: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel iPF680 • Print Priority Select a print quality mode that is appropriate for the print job. Setting Details Image This mode achieves the best results for printing photographic images and illustrations. Line Drawing This mode is best for printing CAD drawings with fine lines or wall newssheet or other documents that contain large amounts of text.
  • Page 319 iPF680 Output Settings Panel Setting Details Fit Roll Paper 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. *Displayed only if rolls are selected in Paper Source. Scaling Enlarges/reduces the whole page by the scaling rate as specified.
  • Page 320: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF680 • Available only if rolls are selected in Paper Source. Note 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 321: Driver Matching Mode

    iPF680 Driver Matching Mode 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. Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively.
  • Page 322: Printing Enlargements Of Scanned Originals From A Color Imagerunner

    Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF680 Click Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a feature. This is also an easy-to-use mode when performing color adjustment using ap- plication software.
  • Page 323 iPF680 Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER Press Start on the control panel. If you scan originals on the platen glass, after scanning all originals, press Done on the touch-panel display. Scanned originals are sent to the hot folder and automatically enlarged and printed following the conditions you specified for the folder.
  • Page 324 iPF680 User's Guide...
  • Page 325: Handling And Use Of Paper

    iPF680 User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Paper ....................326 Handling rolls ..................336 Handling sheets ................. 357 Output Stacker .................. 363 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) ..........368 Media Configuration Tool (Mac OS) ..........
  • Page 326: Paper

    Types of Paper iPF680 Paper Paper Types of Paper ............................... 326 Paper Sizes ..............................326 Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper ..............328 Printing on Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings ......... 328 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide ......................
  • Page 327 iPF680 Paper Sizes Roll Paper Width Setting in Printer Driver ( *1 ) Borderless Printing ( *1 ) Roll Width 431.8 mm (17.00 in) 17-in. Roll (431.8mm) 420.0 mm (16.54 in) ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm) 406.4 mm (16.00 in) 16-in. Roll (406.4mm) 355.6 mm (14.00 in) 14-in.
  • Page 328: Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    • The genuine Canon paper settings provided in the printer control panel and printer driver are optimized for genu- ine Canon paper. If these settings are selected for printing on paper other than genuine Canon paper, the ink may Important bleed or the printhead may rub against the paper.
  • Page 329: Displaying The Paper Reference Guide

    iPF680 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide Type Approximate weight Approximate thickness Printer control panel Printer driver Coated Paper 170 g/m² 0.22 mm (0.0087 in.) HW. Coated Paper Heavyweight Coated Paper Photo Paper 180 g/m² 0.18 mm (0.0071 in.) LW. Photo Paper Lightweight Photo Paper LWPhotoPaper(LI)( *1 ) Lightweight Photo Paper (LowInk)( *1 )
  • Page 330 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF680 Click Paper Reference Guide. Mac OS • The basic instructions for displaying the Paper Reference Guide from the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor are as follows. Click the System Preferences icon in the Dock. Click Print & Scan. (This is identified as Printers & Scanners or Print &...
  • Page 331 iPF680 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. Click Support. User's Guide...
  • Page 332: 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 333 iPF680 Updating paper information Select the Support sheet and click the Support In- formation button. The default browser on your computer is started and the imagePROGRAF webpage is displayed. Mac OS • The basic instructions for accessing the dedicated website from the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor are as fol- lows.
  • Page 334 Updating paper information iPF680 Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. Click Support. User's Guide...
  • Page 335 iPF680 Updating paper information Click the Support Information button. The default browser on your computer is started and the imagePROGRAF webpage is displayed. User's Guide...
  • Page 336: Handling Rolls

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF680 Handling rolls Handling rolls Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls ........................336 Loading Rolls in the Printer ..........................339 Changing the Type of Paper ........................... 341 Specifying the Paper Length ........................... 343 Removing the Roll from the Printer ......................... 343 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls .......................
  • Page 337 iPF680 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls • For details on supported sizes and types of rolls, see Paper Sizes or the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Paper Sizes.") (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.") P.326 P.329 ➔ ➔ Note • To view instructions as you attach the Roll Holder, press the Navigate button.
  • Page 338 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF680 • 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 holes (b) of the Holder Stopper and insert it firmly.
  • Page 339: Loading Rolls In The Printer

    iPF680 Loading Rolls in the Printer Loading Rolls in the Printer Loading Rolls in the Printer Follow these steps to load rolls in the printer. • Before loading rolls, make sure the printer is clean inside the Top Cover and around the Ejection Guide. If these areas are dirty, we recommend cleaning them in advance.
  • Page 340 Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF680 Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), rest the Roll Hold- er 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 341: Changing The Type Of Paper

    iPF680 Changing the Type of Paper • Be careful not to soil the printing surface of roll paper as you insert it in the slot. This may affect the printing quality. We recommend wearing clean cloth gloves when handling rolls to protect the printing Important surface.
  • Page 342 Changing the Type of Paper iPF680 • For best printing results, the printer fine-tunes the print head height and the feed amount for each type of paper. Be sure to select the type of paper to use correctly before printing. Important •...
  • Page 343: Specifying The Paper Length

    iPF680 Specifying the Paper Length • 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 Keep Paper Type, and then press the OK button. Press ▲...
  • Page 344 Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF680 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to select the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button.
  • Page 345 iPF680 Removing the Roll from the Printer Using both hands, rotate the Roll Holder toward the back to rewind the roll. 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."...
  • Page 346: Removing The Roll Holder From Rolls

    Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls iPF680 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 indicated (b), remove it from the Roll Holder. Remove the Roll Holder from the roll.
  • Page 347: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    iPF680 Feeding Roll Paper Manually • 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 stored properly, the printing surface may become scratched, which may affect the printing quality when you use it Important again.
  • Page 348: Keeping Track Of The Amount Of Roll Paper Left

    Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left iPF680 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 349 iPF680 Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls Select the Main sheet and click Advanced Set- tings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in tween Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.
  • Page 350: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF680 In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in tween Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK. (See "Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box (Mac OS).") P.256 ➔...
  • Page 351 iPF680 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Eject (waiting for ink to dry after printing) • When cutting wide printed documents after ejection, have two people support the documents. If the paper drops, printed documents may be damaged. Important • Do not lift the paper when holding printed documents before cutting.
  • Page 352 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF680 Manual (when using media that cannot be cut with the Cutter Unit ) On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to select the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.
  • Page 353 iPF680 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Cut the roll paper manually with scissors or the like. Press the OK button. After the roll is rewound, it stops automatically. Paper cutting (to have the roll cut at your specified position) Press the Feed button.
  • Page 354: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF680 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. After the roll paper is cut, it is rewound automatically. • If paper would be short when cut at a particular position, the roll may automatically be advanced in some cases before cutting.
  • Page 355: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    iPF680 Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls • 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 Paper Details, and then press the OK button. Press ▲...
  • Page 356 Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls iPF680 Press ▲ or ▼ to select On, and then press the OK button. User's Guide...
  • Page 357: Handling Sheets

    iPF680 Loading Sheets in the Printer Handling sheets Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer .......................... 357 Changing the Type of Paper ........................... 341 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ......................359 Removing Sheets ............................361 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ........................534 ➔...
  • Page 358 Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF680 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 Alignment Guide (a) to the right of the Roll Cover.
  • Page 359: Printing From A Desired Starting Point

    iPF680 Printing From a Desired Starting Point Move the Width Guide (a) carefully to match the size of paper loaded. Set the Width Guide against the edge of the paper to prevent the paper from becoming crooked or wrinkled. Press the OK button. •...
  • Page 360 Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF680 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. Press ▲...
  • Page 361: Removing Sheets

    iPF680 Removing Sheets Keeping the right edge of the paper aligned with the ex- tended 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 362 Removing Sheets iPF680 • 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 Eject Paper, and then press the OK button. Press ▲...
  • Page 363: Output Stacker

    iPF680 Using the Output Stacker Output Stacker Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker This section describes how to use the Output Stacker. • The Stand that can be used with this printer is Printer Stand ST-27 and Printer Stand ST-26. •...
  • Page 364 Using the Output Stacker iPF680 Extended position A Extended position B (ST-27 only) • 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. User's Guide...
  • Page 365 iPF680 Using the Output Stacker When using 24-inch or A1 (portrait) rolls, pull out the Adjustable Stopper (a). This completes the procedure for switching to Extended position A. Once the printing has finished, use the following procedure to return to the regular position. Lower the Support Rod to the position shown (a) to return to the regular position.
  • Page 366 Using the Output Stacker iPF680 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 position B. Once the printing has finished, use the following procedure to return to the regular position.
  • Page 367 iPF680 Using the Output Stacker 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. User's Guide...
  • Page 368: Media Configuration Tool (Windows)

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in or- der to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provided by Canon in these media information files.
  • Page 369 iPF680 Installation Procedures Start the Media Configuration Tool installer. Click the Next button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used. Select a country or territory then click the Next button. The License Agreement is displayed. If you accept the agreement, click Yes.
  • Page 370: Starting Method

    Starting Method iPF680 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 371: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media in- formation 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 372: 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 373 iPF680 Adding Media Types • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.371 ➔ Note The Add Media Type dialog box displays. Click the Browse button.
  • Page 374: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names iPF680 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note •...
  • Page 375 iPF680 Changing Media Names • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.371 ➔ Note In the Media Type list, select the name to change. Click the Rename button.
  • Page 376: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF680 • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 377: Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide

    iPF680 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide 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 informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 378 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF680 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 379: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    iPF680 Changing the Display Order of Media Types Click the OK button. Changing the Display Order of Media Types Changing the Display Order of Media Types Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...
  • Page 380: Checking The Update

    Checking the update iPF680 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. 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 informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 381: Media Configuration Tool (Mac Os)

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in or- der to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provided by Canon in these media information files.
  • Page 382 Tool.pkg to start the Media Configuration Tool instal- ler. The Software License Agreement 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 383: Starting Method

    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 384: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media in- formation 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 385: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types." P.386 ➔ • 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 386: 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 387 iPF680 Adding Media Types The Add Media Type dialog box displays. Click the Browse button. 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 Informa- tion File in the Add Media Type dialog box.
  • Page 388 Adding Media Types iPF680 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note •...
  • Page 389: Changing Media Names

    iPF680 Changing Media Names 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 Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.385 ➔...
  • Page 390 Changing Media Names iPF680 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note •...
  • Page 391: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    iPF680 Deleting Media Types You Have Added 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 Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...
  • Page 392: Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF680 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 informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 393 iPF680 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide 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 394: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF680 Click the OK button. Changing the Display Order of Media Types Changing the Display Order of Media Types Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Infor- mation for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...
  • Page 395: Checking The Update

    iPF680 Checking the update The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute but- ton. 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 informa- tion file is updated.
  • Page 396 iPF680 User's Guide...
  • Page 397: Control Panel

    iPF680 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 ............398 Printer Menu ..................406 Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality Maintenance and Consumables Troubleshooting Error Message...
  • Page 398: Operations And Display Screen

    Control Panel iPF680 Operations and Display Screen Operations and Display Screen Control Panel ..............................398 Control Panel Display ............................. 400 How to View Instructions with Navigate ......................404 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations ..................... 405 Control Panel Control Panel Display Screen Shows printer menus, as well as the printer status and messages.
  • Page 399 iPF680 Control Panel Arrow buttons ◀ button • Press this button on the Tab Selection screen to move to another tab. In menu items requiring numerical input, press this button to move to another digit. ▲ button • Press this button in the menu to move to another item. In menu items requiring numerical input, press this button to increment the number.
  • Page 400: Control Panel Display

    Control Panel Display iPF680 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 401: Printer Status And Modes

    iPF680 Control Panel Display Printer status and modes The printer has the following status. Standby The printer is ready to receive jobs sent from the computer. Jobs sent from the computer are printed immediately. Printing Paused Printing is paused on the printer. Any jobs sent from the computer are held w