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Large Format Printer
User's Guide
Manuals for this printer
Setup Guide
Quick Guide
Basic Guide
Electronic manual
User's Guide
Electronic manual
Paper Reference Guide
Electronic manual
Basic Printing Workflow
Enhanced Printing Options
Printing CAD Drawings..............................................................43
Printing enlargements or reductions..........................................65
Printing at full size..................................................................... 76
Borderless Printing.................................................................... 87
Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes........................97
Tiling and multiple pages per sheet......................................... 110
Centering originals...................................................................126
and so on
Windows Software
Printer Driver............................................................................158
Preview.................................................................................... 191
Free Layout..............................................................................202
Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy............................... 225
Print Plug-In for Office............................................................. 236
and so on
Mac OS Software
Printer Driver............................................................................278
Preview.................................................................................... 296
Free Layout..............................................................................319
Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy............................... 344
and so on
Handling and Use of Paper
Control Panel
Printer Parts
Network Setting
Print Job Management
Adjustments for Better Print Quality
Maintenance and Consumables
Troubleshooting
Error Message
Specifications
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  • Page 1 Large Format Printer User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Printing CAD Drawings..............43 Printing enlargements or reductions..........65 Printing at full size..............76 Borderless Printing..............87 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes......97 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet......... 110 Centering originals..............126 and so on Windows Software...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets .......................... 16 Turning the Printer On and Off ............................. 17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ............................... 19 Loading and Printing on Sheets ............................21 Printing in Windows ................................... 22 Printing from Mac OS ................................
  • Page 3 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ....................67 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) ....................69 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value ......................71 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) ................72 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) ...................
  • Page 4 Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..............................145 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............146 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ..........148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ..........
  • Page 5 Starting Free Layout ................................203 Free Layout Main Window ..............................204 Detailed Settings ..................................205 Preferences Dialog Box ................................. 206 Page Options Dialog Box ............................... 207 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................208 Format Dialog Box ..................................208 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................210 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ........
  • Page 6 Mac OS Software Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................278 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ........................... 279 Confirming Print Settings ..............................281 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................281 Using Favorites ..................................282 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................. 282 Main Pane ....................................
  • Page 7 ColorSync ..................................334 Preferences Dialog Box ................................. 334 Page Setup Dialog Box ................................335 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................336 Format Dialog Box ..................................337 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page ....................337 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page ........338 Selecting an Object .................................
  • Page 8 Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer ............................. 394 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ........................... 396 Removing Sheets ..................................399 Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker ..............................400 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) The Features of Media Configuration Tool ........................405 Installation Procedures ................................
  • Page 9 Carriage ......................................480 Ink Tank Cover (Inside) ................................481 Stand ......................................482 Hard Disk Printer Hard Disk Operations .............................. 483 Checking the Free Hard Disk Space ..........................484 Erasing Data on the Printer's Hard Disk ......................... 485 Optional accessories Roll Holder Set ................................... 487 Network Setting Network Environment Network Environment ................................
  • Page 10 Accounting Manager Basic Procedures ......................... 520 Configuring Unit Costs in Accounting Manager ......................520 Setting the Unit Cost for Ink ............................521 Setting the Unit Cost for Paper ........................... 522 Setting the Unit Cost for Items Other Than Ink and Paper ................523 Configuring Units and Display Settings in Accounting Manager ................
  • Page 11 Maintenance and Consumables Ink Tanks Ink Tanks ...................................... 588 Replacing Ink Tanks ................................. 588 Checking Ink Tank Levels ..............................594 When to Replace Ink Tanks ..............................594 Attach the Ink Tank Cover to the printer ........................595 Printheads Printhead ...................................... 597 Checking for Nozzle Clogging .............................
  • Page 12 Problems with the printing quality Printing is faint ..................................639 Paper rubs against the Printhead ............................. 639 The edges of the paper are dirty ............................640 The surface of the paper is dirty ............................641 The back side of the paper is dirty ..........................641 Printed colors are inaccurate ..............................
  • Page 13 This paper cannot be used..............................661 Roll printing is selected................................661 Roll printing is selected, but sheets are loaded......................662 The roll is empty..................................662 Sheet printing is selected..............................662 Regular printing is selected, but a roll is loaded......................662 Paper jam .....................................
  • Page 14 Messages regarding HP-GL/2 This type of paper is not compatible with HP-GL/2....................675 GL2: Wxxxx The memory is full. (xxxx is 0501, 0903, or 0904) ................675 GL2: W0502 The parameter is out of range........................ 675 GL2: W0504 This command is not supported......................675 Other Messages GARO Wxxxx (x represents a number) ...........................
  • Page 15: Basic Printing Workflow

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Printing procedure ..................16 Canceling print jobs ................... 25 Pausing Printing ..................29 Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management...
  • Page 16: Printing Procedure

    Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets iPF785 Printing procedure Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets ........................16 Turning the Printer On and Off ............................17 Loading and Printing on Rolls ............................. 19 Loading and Printing on Sheets ............................21 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) .................
  • Page 17: Turning The Printer On And Off

    Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer will now start up. After the Display Screen shows the Canon logo, "Starting up... Please wait." is displayed. The Power Lamp is lit when the printer finishes starting up, and the printer is now in Standby.
  • Page 18 Turning the Printer On and Off iPF785 • An Ink Tank is not installed see "Replacing Ink Tanks." P.588 ➔ • If "ERROR" is shown on the Display Screen see "Error messages." P.656 ➔ • The Power Lamp and Message Lamp are not lit (even once), and nothing appears on the Display Screen Make sure the printer is plugged in correctly.
  • Page 19: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF785 Loading and Printing on Rolls Loading and Printing on Rolls These are the basic steps for loading and printing on rolls. Follow these steps to load and print on rolls. • For details on supported sizes and types of rolls, see Paper Sizes or the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Paper Sizes.")
  • Page 20 Loading and Printing on Rolls iPF785 Select the type of paper. (See "Changing the Type of Pa- per.") P.378 ➔ • If no barcode has been printed on the roll and you have set ManageRemainRoll to On, specify the roll length after the type of paper.
  • Page 21: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Loading and Printing on Sheets iPF785 The printer now starts printing the print job. Loading and Printing on Sheets Loading and Printing on Sheets These are the basic steps for loading sheets and then printing. Follow the steps below to load and print on sheets.
  • Page 22: Printing In Windows

    Printing in Windows iPF785 Load the sheet. (See "Loading Sheets in the Print- er.") P.394 ➔ The printer now starts printing the print job. Printing in Windows Printing in Windows Print from the application menu. We recommend exiting unnecessary applications before printing. Running several applications while printing may in- •...
  • Page 23: Printing From Mac Os

    Printing from Mac OS iPF785 From the application • (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications .") P.164 ➔ From the operating system menu • (See "Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu .") P.166...
  • Page 24 Printing from Mac OS iPF785 Click Print to start printing. As shown in the following illustration, you can switch to other panes in this dialog box to complete settings for various methods of printing, including enlarged and re- duced printing, borderless printing, and so on.
  • Page 25: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel iPF785 Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel ....................... 25 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows ..........................26 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS ..........................26 Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel To cancel printing or reception of print jobs, press the Stop button on the Control Panel.
  • Page 26: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows

    Canceling Print Jobs from Windows iPF785 Canceling Print Jobs from Windows Canceling Print Jobs from Windows In the printer window, you can cancel jobs that are being sent to the printer. Using imagePROGRAF Status Monitor, you can cancel print jobs that have already been received by the printer or that are currently being printed.
  • Page 27 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF785 Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the printer window. Click Pause Printer to stop printing. If there are no jobs in the printer window that can be canceled, (that is, if the print data has already been sent to the printer), click Utility to display imagePROG- RAF Printmonitor.
  • Page 28 Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS iPF785 Exit imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. In the printer window, click Resume Printer. Always follow these steps if you cancel print jobs from imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. If you do not restart • job processing, the next job cannot be printed.
  • Page 29: Pausing Printing

    Pausing Printing iPF785 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.438...
  • Page 30 User's Guide...
  • Page 31: Enhanced Printing Options

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

    Select the appropriate media type from the printer control panel or printer driver to match the paper loaded in the print- er. The appropriate media type differs between the case of genuine Canon paper or Canon feed confirmed paper and the case of paper other than Canon feed confirmed paper.
  • Page 33: Printing Photos And Office Documents

    This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 34 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280. In the Media Type, choose the type of paper used for printing, such as Glossy Paper, Canon Coated Pa- per, and so on.
  • Page 35: Printing Photos And Images (Mac Os)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box.
  • Page 36 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Premium Glossy Paper 2 280. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer. •...
  • Page 37: Printing Office Documents

    Printing Office Documents iPF785 Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, 10 in. (254.0mm) is selec- ted. Specify additional printing conditions.
  • Page 38: Printing Office Documents (Mac Os)

    Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list.
  • Page 39 Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF785 Document: Office document created using word-processing or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Sheets • Paper type: Plain Paper • Paper size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) •...
  • Page 40 Printing Office Documents (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Office Document in the Print Target list.
  • Page 41: Using Posterartist To Compose Originals

    Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals You can print a variety of source documents from word-processing or spreadsheet programs or screen shots from web browsers after composing an original with them using PosterArtist.
  • Page 42 Using PosterArtist to Compose Originals iPF785 When you attempt to print, PosterArtist starts up and the PageCapture window is displayed. (At this point, the document will not be printed yet.) Choose the page to load in PosterArtist. Edit and rearrange the image in the PosterArtist window as desired.
  • Page 43: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings iPF785 Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings ................................43 Printing Line Drawings and Text ............................43 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) ......................44 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) ......................45 Printing from AutoCAD ................................47 Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings ......................
  • Page 44: Printing Line Drawings And Text (Windows)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) iPF785 The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality Description Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when quality is most important. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.
  • Page 45: Printing Line Drawings And Text (Mac Os)

    Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF785 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click CAD (Color Line Drawing) or CAD (Monochrome Line Drawing ) in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View Settings.
  • Page 46 Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 47: Printing From Autocad

    Printing from AutoCAD iPF785 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click CAD (Color Line Drawing) or CAD (Monochrome Line Drawing ) in the Print Target list. • You can check the settings values selected in the Print Target list by clicking View set..
  • Page 48: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings

    Color (CAD) is displayed when you select Advanced Settings on the Main sheet and set Print Priority to Line Draw- ing/Text. Note Color Compatibility Color Setting Item Color Setting Description Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF750, iPF755, iPF650, iPF655, iPF760, iPF765. User's Guide...
  • Page 49: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings (Windows)

    Color Setting Description Color (CAD) 3 Print with approximate colors emulating Canon iPF500, iPF600, iPF700, iPF510, iPF610, iPF710, iPF605, iPF720, iPF810, iPF820, iPF815, iPF825. Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 500/800, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers.
  • Page 50: Hp-Gl/2 Printing

    HP-GL/2 Printing HP-GL/2 Printing This printer supports printing using the original Canon GARO printer control language and printing using HP-GL/2 and HP RTL emulation to print in colors resembling the colors produced by printers from other companies. The printer automatically switches to the corresponding processing depending on whether a GARO or HP-GL/2 and HP RTL emulation job is received.
  • Page 51: Adjusting Images

    Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF785 Adjusting Images Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver ........................51 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) ..................53 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) ..................55 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing ............
  • Page 52 Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver iPF785 • Matching You can choose the color-matching mode and method. By adjusting the color-matching mode and method, you can make printed colors match the colors of on-screen images more closely. • If No color correction is selected under Color Mode, the Matching cannot be changed.
  • Page 53: Fine-Tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (Windows)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF785 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to fine-tune the color tone of photos before printing.
  • Page 54 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) iPF785 Click Color Settings to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment sheet, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow.
  • Page 55: Fine-Tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (Mac Os)

    Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF785 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." • P.161 ➔ Note Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets.
  • Page 56 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list.
  • Page 57 Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS) iPF785 Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment pane, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow.
  • Page 58: Giving Priority To Particular Graphic Elements And Colors For Printing

    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF785 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.281 ➔...
  • Page 59 Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing iPF785 • Print Quality Choose the print quality. The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution. Print Quality (*1) Description Print Priority Highest A setting for printing at the highest resolution when Image quality is most important.
  • Page 60: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (Windows)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF785 • Enhancing printing quality Setting Item Description Highest quality This prints at the highest resolution. Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than in other modes, but this mode offers superior printing quality.
  • Page 61 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) iPF785 Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Line Drawing/Text in the Print Priority list. Click High (1200dpi) in the Print Quality list. • Options displayed in the Print Quality list vary depending on the paper type.
  • Page 62: Choosing The Document Type And Printing Conditions (Mac Os)

    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF785 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how print photo- graphic images in monochrome.
  • Page 63 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF785 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Image in the Print Priority list. Click High (600dpi) in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 64 Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS) iPF785 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.281 ➔...
  • Page 65: Printing Enlargements Or Reductions

    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size iPF785 Printing enlargements or reductions Printing enlargements or reductions Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ........................65 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ..................65 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ........................... 67 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ....................
  • Page 66 Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) iPF785 Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) • Choose Print in the application menu.
  • Page 67: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF785 Click ISO A3 in the Paper Size list. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.161 ➔ Note Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired.
  • Page 68 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Select the printing application in the Print Target list.
  • Page 69: Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (Mac Os)

    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF785 Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. • If the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box is not displayed on the Page Setup sheet, clear the Bor- Note derless Printing check box. Click Fit Roll Paper Width.
  • Page 70 Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note...
  • Page 71: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value iPF785 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 72: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (Windows)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) iPF785 For instructions on entering a scaling value to resize originals, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system. Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) •...
  • Page 73: Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (Mac Os)

    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list—in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm).
  • Page 74 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF785 Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in]) • Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in]) •...
  • Page 75 Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS) iPF785 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 76: Printing At Full Size

    Printing on Oversize Paper iPF785 Printing at full size Printing at full size Printing on Oversize Paper ..............................76 Printing at Full Size (Windows) ............................77 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) ............................78 Borderless Printing at Actual Size ............................. 80 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) ......................
  • Page 77: Printing At Full Size (Windows)

    Printing at Full Size (Windows) iPF785 For instructions on oversized printing, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your computer and operating system. Printing at Full Size (Windows) • P.77 ➔ Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) • P.78 ➔...
  • Page 78: Printing At Full Size (Mac Os)

    Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF785 In the Paper Size Options dialog box, select the Oversize check box in Display Series. Click OK to close the Paper Size Options dialog box. Click Oversize - ISO A4 in the Page Size list.
  • Page 79 Printing at Full Size (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 80: Borderless Printing At Actual Size

    Borderless Printing at Actual Size iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note Borderless Printing at Actual Size Borderless Printing at Actual Size Take advantage of borderless printing to print documents such as posters (made up mainly of photos or images) with- out a surrounding margin, or border.
  • Page 81: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (Windows)

    Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • Create the original in the source application 3 mm (0.12 in) larger on each side than 254.0×304.8 mm (10 × 12 in) —that is, 260.0×310.8 mm (10.2 ×...
  • Page 82 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 83: Borderless Printing At Actual Size (Mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: 10 × 12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm)–Borderless • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 84 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 85 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 86 Borderless Printing at Actual Size (Mac OS) iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note User's Guide...
  • Page 87: Borderless Printing On Paper Of Equivalent Size

    Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size iPF785 Borderless Printing Borderless Printing Borderless Printing on Paper of Equivalent Size ......................87 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) ........88 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width ................90 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ..........
  • Page 88: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (Windows)

    Document: Any type • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 89 P.164 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 90: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width

    Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width iPF785 In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click 10"x12". Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 91: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (Windows)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 92 P.164 ➔ Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 93: Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (Mac Os)

    Document: Any type • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Canon Heavyweight Coated Paper • Roll paper width: 10 inches (254.0 mm) • User's Guide...
  • Page 94 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using.
  • Page 95 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Canon Heavyweight Coat- ed Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 96 Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS) iPF785 Select the Enlarged/Reduced Printing check box. Select the Borderless Printing check box. This ensures that Fit Roll Paper Width is automatically selected in Enlarged/Reduced Printing. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.
  • Page 97: Printing Banners Or At Other Non-Standard Sizes

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) iPF785 Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing banners or at other non-standard sizes Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing) ................. 97 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) ..........98 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing;...
  • Page 98: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF785 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) By automatic enlargement of a document created with an application software by the printer driver, you can print maxi- mum 18.0 m vertical or horizontal banners.
  • Page 99 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF785 Click Add to add the paper size of My Horizontal Banner. Click OK to close the Paper Size Options dialog box. Close the printer driver dialog box. • Although you can even set Custom Size for the paper size, the maximum settable size is 3.2 m. The setting of Cus- tom Size is disabled when you exit the application software.
  • Page 100 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Windows) iPF785 After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, click Poster in the Print Target list. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size you registered, My Horizontal Banner.
  • Page 101: Printing Vertical Or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac Os)

    Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF785 If printing is unsuccessful, you may be able to print after completing the following setting. On the Layout sheet, click Special Settings to dis- play the Special Settings dialog box.
  • Page 102 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF785 Register a Custom Paper Sizes This example describes how to register and print using a page size that is horizontally elongated and suitable for ban- ners in either horizontal or vertical format.
  • Page 103 Printing Vertical or Horizontal Banners (Large-Format Printing; Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list.
  • Page 104: Printing On Non-Standard Paper Sizes

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes For printing on non-standard size paper, first register the paper size in the printer driver.
  • Page 105 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, select from the Print Target list.
  • Page 106 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Windows) iPF785 Confirm the print settings and print as desired. For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." • P.161 ➔ Note Printing by using Custom Size This section describes how to print using Custom Size based on the following example.
  • Page 107: Printing On Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac Os)

    Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Click Custom Size in the Page Size list to display the Custom Size Settings dialog box.
  • Page 108 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the Printer list. Click Manage Custom Sizes in the Paper Size list to display the Custom Paper Sizes dialog box. In Paper Size, enter the height and width of the original. Here, enter 430 mm in Height and Width.
  • Page 109 Printing on Non-Standard Paper Sizes (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. After confirming that Easy Settings is selected, select from the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 110: Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other iPF785 Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Tiling and multiple pages per sheet Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other ......................110 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) ................111 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Mac OS) ................113 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously ..........................
  • Page 111: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (Windows)

    Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF785 • Free Layout (Mac OS) Besides combining multiple pages in a single-page layout, you can combine originals from multiple files—even multiple source applications—in a single-page layout. For instructions on arranging originals from multiple applications, refer to the following topics.
  • Page 112 Printing Multiple Originals Next to Each Other (Windows) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click Free Layout in the Page Layout list. When you attempt to print, the imagePROGRAF Free Layout window is displayed.
  • Page 113: Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (Mac Os)

    Edit and rearrange the image in the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window as desired. • Without closing the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout window, repeat steps 1 to 4 to arrange originals from multiple applications on the same page. Note For instructions on editing and rearranging images, refer to the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout help •...
  • Page 114: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously iPF785 Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout menu. For details on Canon imagePROGRAF Free Layout functions, see "Free Layout." • P.319 ➔ Note Printing Multiple Pages Continuously Printing Multiple Pages Continuously You can print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages.
  • Page 115 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, click the type of paper that is loaded. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 116: Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF785 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) This topic describes how to print multiple pages as a single continuous image, without margins between pages. • This feature is only available with rolls. It cannot be used when printing on sheets.
  • Page 117 Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, click the type of paper that is loaded. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 118: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet iPF785 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet To conserve paper, you can print several pages of the original on a single sheet by reducing the original and dividing the sheet into areas for each page.
  • Page 119 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list.
  • Page 120: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac Os)

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click 4 Pages/Sheet in the Page Layout list. You can select the layout order for placing four pages on a sheet and a frame border in the Page Layout •...
  • Page 121 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 122 Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 123: Printing Posters In Sections

    Printing Posters in Sections iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note Printing Posters in Sections Printing Posters in Sections You can enlarge an original to print it in sections on several sheets. By assembling the printed sheets, you can create a poster larger than the maximum supported paper size of the printer.
  • Page 124 Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. Click Poster in the Print Target list. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 125 Printing Large Posters (Windows) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Page Layout check box. Click Poster (2 x 2) in the Page Layout list. Follow the steps below to print only a portion of the poster as divided for printing.
  • Page 126: Centering Originals

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls iPF785 Centering originals Centering originals Printing Originals Centered on Rolls ..........................126 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) ....................126 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) ....................128 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets .......................... 130 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) .....................
  • Page 127 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Select the print target in the Print Target list.
  • Page 128: Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (Mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ."...
  • Page 129 Printing Originals Centered on Rolls (Mac OS) iPF785 Paper Size, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4. Click OK to close the dialog box. Choose Print in the application menu. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
  • Page 130: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets iPF785 Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width. In this case, ISO A3/A4 (297.0mm) is selected. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.
  • Page 131 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list.
  • Page 132: Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (Mac Os)

    Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired. • If you have selected Manual as the paper source, follow the instructions on the printer control panel to enter the paper size.
  • Page 133 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using. Note If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the settings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialog box from Page Setup.
  • Page 134 Printing Originals Centered on Sheets (Mac OS) iPF785 Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Click Manual in the Paper Source list. Select the Print Centered check box. Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.
  • Page 135: Conserving Roll Paper

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees iPF785 Conserving roll paper Conserving roll paper Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees ..................135 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Windows) ............135 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) ............136 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins .........
  • Page 136: Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 137 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF785 Paper: Roll paper • Paper type: Plain Paper • Roll paper width: A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]) • This example illustrates how to rotate an A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) original in portrait orientation 90 degrees to fit within the width of A3/A4 roll (297.0 mm [11.7 in]), which enables you to conserve paper.
  • Page 138 Conserving Roll Paper by Rotating Originals 90 Degrees (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 139: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins iPF785 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins You can conserve roll paper by specifying particular settings as suitable for your original.
  • Page 140 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Windows) iPF785 Make sure the Main sheet is displayed. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet.
  • Page 141: Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins (Mac Os)

    Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF785 Click the Layout tab to display the Layout sheet. Select the No Spaces at Top or Bottom (Conserve Paper) check box. Confirm the print settings and print as desired.
  • Page 142 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF785 Paper Size, click the size of the original. In this case, click ISO A4. Click OK to close the dialog box. Choose Print in the application menu.
  • Page 143 Conserving Roll Paper by Printing Originals Without Top and Bottom Margins (Mac OS) iPF785 Confirm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing. • For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings ." P.281 ➔ Note...
  • Page 144: Checking Images Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF785 Checking Images Before Printing Checking Images Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing You can check the print layout on the preview screen.
  • Page 145: Other Useful Settings

    Printing With Watermarks iPF785 Other useful settings Other useful settings Printing With Watermarks ..............................145 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) ............146 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation ................148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Windows) ..........148 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) ..........
  • Page 146: Printing With Watermarks-Copy, File Copy, And So On (Windows)

    Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF785 • Watermarks are supported in Windows. • In addition to the provided watermarks, you can create up to 50 original watermarks. Note For detailed instructions on printing with watermarks, refer to the following topics: Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows)
  • Page 147 Printing with Watermarks—COPY, FILE COPY, and so on (Windows) iPF785 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. Page Size, click the size of the original as specified in the application software. In this case, click ISO A2.
  • Page 148: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation iPF785 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation You can specify the original orientation to match the orientation of the paper for printing.
  • Page 149: Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (Mac Os)

    Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF785 In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Plain Paper. Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list.
  • Page 150 Making the Original Orientation Match the Paper Orientation (Mac OS) iPF785 Choose Page Setup from the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. The configuration method varies depending on the OS • and application software you are using.
  • Page 151: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF785 Make your selection in the Print Target list. Make your selection in the Print Quality list. Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Select the paper width of the roll loaded in the printer for Roll Width.
  • Page 152: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing iPF785 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Cutting Roll Paper After Printing Roll paper can be automatically cut after printing. • It may not be possible to cut certain types of paper, such as adhesive paper. For details on types of paper that cannot be used with the auto cut feature, see the Paper Reference Guide.
  • Page 153: Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac Os)

    Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF785 To enable automatic cutting, click Yes in the Automatic Cutting list. If you prefer to cut the paper later your- self, click Print Cut Guideline. Click OK to close the Roll Paper Options dialog box.
  • Page 154 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF785 Access the Page Setup pane. Select and click a roll paper in the Paper Source list. Access the Main pane. In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
  • Page 155 Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (Mac OS) iPF785 Click Set to display the Paper Detailed Settings di- alog box. To enable automatic cutting, click Printer Default in the Automatic Cutting list. If you prefer to cut the pa- per later yourself, click Print Cut Guideline.
  • Page 156 User's Guide...
  • Page 157: Windows Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Printer Driver ................... 158 Preview ....................191 Free Layout ..................... 202 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..........225 Print Plug-In for Office ................236 Status Monitor ................... 510 ➔ Accounting ..................515 ➔...
  • Page 158: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF785 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................ 158 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................... 160 Confirming Print Settings ..............................161 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................162 Using Favorites ..................................163 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 159 Printer Driver Settings iPF785 Main Sheet • P.167 ➔ You can specify the type of paper, color processing, print quality, print preview, and other settings. Choose Easy Settings to specify basic print settings based on the printing application or Advanced Settings to complete more detailed settings as desired.
  • Page 160: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF785 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy is a feature for automatic enlargement and printing of scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER. For details, see "Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy." P.225 ➔ • Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy is not displayed in 64-bit editions of Windows.
  • Page 161: Confirming Print Settings

    Confirming Print Settings iPF785 Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, select the size of the original as specified in the application. In the Paper Source list, select how paper is supplied.
  • Page 162: Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing

    Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing iPF785 Display Area Information Displayed Illustrations indicate the feed source, orientation, borderless printing selection, and other set- Bottom illustrations tings information. • To confirm the Print Target specified in Easy Settings, click View Settings on the Main sheet to display the View Settings dialog box.
  • Page 163: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF785 • If PageComposer is running, access the Special Settings dialog box from the Layout sheet and clear Pre- view Switching. Note On the main window, you can check the layout and change settings as needed. To print, click Print in the File menu.
  • Page 164: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF785 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 165 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications iPF785 Select the printer, and then display the printer driver dialog box. The dialog box for specifying printing conditions varies depending on the source application. In some cases, • when you select the printer, a sheet for configuring the printer driver is added to the dialog box.
  • Page 166: Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The Operating System Menu

    Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu iPF785 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from the Operating System Menu Click start > Printers and Faxes (or Printers ).
  • Page 167: Main Sheet

    Main Sheet iPF785 Six sheets of print settings are displayed by the printer driver: Main, Page Setup, Layout, Favorites, Utility, and Support. • If you access the printer driver dialog box from the operating system menu, changes you make to the settings will apply to all applications you use for printing.
  • Page 168 Main Sheet iPF785 • Advanced Settings Displays Paper Detailed Settings. You can configure the printing settings to match the type of media, such as the ink drying time. Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box • P.170 ➔ • Open Preview When Print Job Starts When the check box is selected, imagePROGRAF Preview is launched before printing.
  • Page 169 Main Sheet iPF785 You can view and change the order of Print Target setting values. View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application • P.172 ➔ Configuration using Advanced Settings • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing.
  • Page 170: Paper Information On Printer Dialog Box

    Paper Information on Printer Dialog Box iPF785 • Color Settings Click to display the Color Settings dialog box for more advanced color settings. Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver • P.51 ➔ • Thicken Fine Lines Select this option to print fine lines more distinctly.
  • Page 171 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF785 As for the items for which you can select Printer Default in this dialog box, you also can set them from the control panel of the printer. (See "Menu Settings.") P.457 ➔ Drying Time Specify the time that the printer waits for ink to dry, as needed.
  • Page 172: View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View Settings Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF785 Setting Item Details 20 mm (0.8 in) Select this when rubbing against the printhead occurs such as when using paper that tends to curl. Cut Speed Select the speed of automatic cutting, as needed. You can adjust this setting if paper is not cut well when automatic cutting is used.
  • Page 173 Color Adjustment Sheet: Color iPF785 • To display the Color Adjustment sheet, on the Main sheet, click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Set- tings. (See "Main Sheet .") P.167 ➔ Note • Sample Type Choose a sample image from Standard, Portrait, Landscape, or Graphics.
  • Page 174: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color iPF785 • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver." P.51 ➔ Note Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color Object Adjustment Dialog box: Color In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to.
  • Page 175 Matching Sheet iPF785 Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list. • Matching Mode Select the color matching mode to use, as desired. Normally, select Driver Matching Mode. For color matching based on ICC profiles, select ICC Matching Mode or Host ICM Mode, depending on your color matching system.
  • Page 176: Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome

    Specify the printer profile as desired. Normally, select Auto Settings. We recommend that you select an ICC profile created using commercially available profile creation software in order to perform color management accurately on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed pa- per.
  • Page 177: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment Dialog box: Monochrome iPF785 • Apply to Sample Select this checkbox to apply the changed settings to the sample image. • Cyan/ Magenta/ Yellow Not available. • Gray Tone Not available. • Brightness Adjust the overall image brightness as desired. You can adjust the brightness if the printed document is lighter or darker than the original image (that is, the original photo that was scanned or the original graphic as it appears on the computer screen).
  • Page 178: Page Setup Sheet

    Page Setup Sheet iPF785 • Graphics Select this option to apply color adjustment to graphics, such as lines and circles. • Text Select this option to apply color adjustment to text. Page Setup Sheet Page Setup Sheet The following settings are available on the Page Setup sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help file.
  • Page 179 Page Setup Sheet iPF785 • Paper Size Available when Fit Paper Size is selected. Choose the size of the paper you will print on. For details on available paper sizes, see "Paper Sizes." P.362 ➔ Paper sizes compatible with borderless printing are shown in the list.
  • Page 180: Output Method Dialog Box

    Output Method Dialog box iPF785 • Roll Paper Options Complete optional roll paper settings. Click to display the Roll Paper Options dialog box. Under Automatic Cutting, you can specify Yes or No and Print Cut Guideline. Cutting Roll Paper After Printing •...
  • Page 181: Paper Size Options Dialog Box

    Paper Size Options Dialog Box iPF785 • To display the Output Method dialog box, on the Page Setup sheet, click Output Method. (See "Page Setup Sheet .") P.178 ➔ Note • Output Method If Print is selected, the print job is saved to the printer hard disk after printing has finished.
  • Page 182: Layout Sheet

    Layout Sheet iPF785 • Delete Custom paper sizes created by users can be deleted from the Paper Size List, as needed. However, they cannot be deleted in the following situations. If a standard paper size of the printer driver is selected.
  • Page 183 Layout Sheet iPF785 Free Layout Settings • • Watermark Activating this option makes two settings available, Watermarks and Edit Watermark. Printing With Watermarks • P.145 ➔ Watermarks • Lists the provided watermarks. Choose the watermark to print. • Edit Watermark Click to display the Edit Watermark dialog box for creating your own, original watermark.
  • Page 184: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF785 Page Options Dialog Box Page Options Dialog Box The Page Options dialog box offers the following settings. • To display the Page Options dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Page Options. (See "Layout Sheet .") P.182...
  • Page 185: Special Settings Dialog Box

    Special Settings Dialog Box iPF785 Special Settings Dialog Box Special Settings Dialog Box If the printing results are not as you expected, you can change how printing is processed in the Special Settings dia- log box. • To display the Special Settings dialog box, on the Layout sheet, click Special Settings. (See "Layout Sheet .")
  • Page 186: Favorites Sheet

    Favorites Sheet iPF785 Favorites Sheet Favorites Sheet The following settings are available on the Favorites sheet. For details on settings items, refer to the printer driver help. • Favorites Printing favorites you have created are listed with Default Settings favorites.
  • Page 187: Utility Sheet

    Utility Sheet iPF785 • 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 188: Support Sheet

    On the Support sheet, you can view support information and the user's manual. • Support Information Click to access the Canon support webpage, where you can find the latest information on the printer and consum- ables, check for printer driver updates, and browse other information. •...
  • Page 189: Settings Summaries Dialog Box

    Settings Summaries Dialog Box iPF785 Settings Summaries Dialog Box Settings Summaries Dialog Box The Settings Summaries dialog box enables you to confirm the settings for the Main, Page Setup, Layout, and Fa- vorites sheets. • Copy Click to copy the settings information to the clipboard. You can paste the settings information into a file created with a text editor or similar application.
  • Page 190 Device Settings Sheet iPF785 • About You can display version information for the printer driver. User's Guide...
  • Page 191: Preview

    The Features of Preview iPF785 Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..............................191 Starting Preview ..................................191 Preview Main Window ................................193 Dialog Area ....................................195 Enlarge/Reduce the screen display ..........................196 Moving a Page ..................................196 Using the ruler ..................................196 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees ........................
  • Page 192 Starting Preview iPF785 On the Main sheet, click on the Open Preview When Print Job Starts check box. Click the OK button to save the settings. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. Note On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button.
  • Page 193: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window iPF785 Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, preview and dialog area and status bar. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool bar.
  • Page 194 Preview Main Window iPF785 • 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.195 ➔ • Status Bar This shows the message, Pages and Output Size.
  • Page 195: Dialog Area

    Dialog Area iPF785 Dialog Area Dialog Area You can select the layout and print on the center. • Media Type/Paper Source/Paper Size You can confirm the information that is set. • Layout Selection You can print which conserves paper by selecting the layout.
  • Page 196: Enlarge/Reduce The Screen Display

    Enlarge/Reduce the screen display iPF785 • Cancel Button Click the button to stop printing. • Printer Information You can confirm the information acquired from the printer. • Update Printer Information Button Click the button to update the printer information with connecting to the printer.
  • Page 197: Priority Setting For Rotating 90 Degrees

    Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees iPF785 Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees Priority setting for rotating 90 degrees You can select Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible or Use Driver Settings from the Options menu. Setting Details Rotate 90 Degrees If Possible Rotates pages in portrait orientation 90 degrees before printing.
  • Page 198: Printing With Selecting The Layout

    Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF785 Printing with Selecting the Layout Printing with Selecting the Layout You can print which conserves paper by selecting the layout. In Layout Selection, click the layout button to use. Button Details Upper Button Turn at the position of...
  • Page 199 Printing with Selecting the Layout iPF785 • Right Button or Left Button can be selected only when the rotated pages can fit lengthwise across the roll. • By clicking Right Button or Left Button, you can save paper by printing in landscape orientation on roll pa- Note per.
  • Page 200: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center iPF785 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 201: Not Print Spaces At The Top/Bottom

    Not Print Spaces at the Top/Bottom iPF785 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 202: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout iPF785 Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ............................. 202 Starting Free Layout ................................203 Free Layout Main Window ..............................204 Detailed Settings ..................................205 Preferences Dialog Box ............................... 206 Page Options Dialog Box ..............................207 Zoom Dialog Box ..................................
  • Page 203: Starting Free Layout

    Starting Free Layout iPF785 Starting Free Layout Starting Free Layout Follow the procedure below to start the Free Layout. Start the apllication software which you use. From the application software's File menu, select the printer setup menu to open the Print dialog box.
  • Page 204: Free Layout Main Window

    Free Layout Main Window iPF785 On the Print dialog box in the apllication software, click the Print button. Free Layout main window is displayed. Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and status bar.
  • Page 205: Detailed Settings

    Detailed Settings iPF785 • Tool Bar This allows you to select tool buttons required for major operations. • Layout Area This allows you to lay out objects and edit the object size and orientation. • Status Bar This shows the paper size, unit of length, and number of objects.
  • Page 206: Preferences Dialog Box

    Preferences Dialog Box iPF785 Refer to "Printer Driver" for details on the printer driver. P.158 ➔ • When you select the Detailed Settings, the only three sheets displayed are the Main sheet, the Page Setup sheet, and theLayout sheet. Some of the printer driver settings may be disabled.
  • Page 207: Page Options Dialog Box

    Page Options Dialog Box iPF785 Setting Details Solid Line You can print the solid line as the frame style. Dotted Line You can print the dotted line as the frame style. Dashed Line You can print the dashed line as the frame style.
  • Page 208: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF785 • When you have selected Roll Paper Length > Auto Settings and Paper Orientation > Vertical, you can choose Upper Left to Right or Upper Right to Left. Note • When you have selected Roll Paper Length > Auto Settings and Paper Orientation > Horizontal, you can choose Upper Left to Bottom or Lower Left to Top.
  • Page 209 Format Dialog Box iPF785 • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format. Note • Rotate When you place a checkmark here, you can select Rotate Right or Rotate Left. Setting Details Rotate Right Rotates the object 90 degrees clockwise.
  • Page 210: Laying Out A Multiple-File Document On One Page

    Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF785 • Object Position You can move the object position by changing the values. Setting Details Vertical Pos You can input the number of the vertical position in numerical characters. Horizontal Pos You can input the number of the horizontal position in numerical characters.
  • Page 211 Laying out a Multiple-File Document on One Page iPF785 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 212: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF785 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 213 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF785 Click Properties to open the Properties dialog box. In the Page Setup sheet, select Paper Source. • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen.
  • Page 214 Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF785 • Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. • When you select Free Layout, all other setting items will be disabled. Note Click the OK button to save the settings.
  • Page 215: Selecting An Object

    Selecting an Object iPF785 Selecting an Object Selecting an Object When an object is selected, a select box (blue border) appears around the object. • To select an object, click that object. Note • To select multiple successive objects, click them while holding down the Shift key.
  • Page 216: Moving An Object

    Moving an Object iPF785 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 217: Laying Out Objects Automatically

    Laying out Objects Automatically iPF785 Select Rotate Left 90 Degrees orRotate Right 90 De- grees from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may click on the Rotate check box in the Format Dialog Box then select Rotate P.208 ➔ Right or Rotate Left, and click the OK button.
  • Page 218 Aligning Objects iPF785 • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the vertical center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bottom. • Align Left Lays out the objects, justifying them to the left.
  • Page 219: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF785 • 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 220: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF785 • 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 221: Folded Duplex Window

    Folded Duplex Window iPF785 Folded Duplex Window Folded Duplex Window This window is displayed if you select Folded Duplex from the Edit menu after selecting an object. Using the Folded Duplex function allows you to print with fold lines added.
  • Page 222: Finished Size Settings Dialog Box

    Finished Size Settings Dialog Box iPF785 • 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 223: Binding Settings Dialog Box

    Binding Settings Dialog Box iPF785 Binding Settings Dialog Box Binding Settings Dialog Box This is displayed when you select Binding Settings from theEdit menu. This allows you to configure the binding edge settings. • Binding Edge Configures the binding edge when folding paper.
  • Page 224: Prints Using Folded Duplex

    Prints using Folded Duplex iPF785 Prints using Folded Duplex Prints using Folded Duplex This prints 2 pages consecutively. Folding back the paper at the fold lines of the center substitutes for duplex printing. Select two objects from the layout area of Free Layout.
  • Page 225: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy iPF785 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................... 225 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ....................225 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................... 226 Hot Folder ....................................
  • Page 226: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF785 The Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box displays. • If you click on the Add to Startup folder check box in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, the icon of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility will appear on the task bar when starting Windows thereafter.
  • Page 227: Hot Folder

    Hot Folder iPF785 • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy." P.225 ➔ Note • Hot Folder The hot folder list appears. • Add Button Click the button to open the Easy Setup Wizard dialog box so that you can add a hot folder.
  • Page 228: Creating A New Hot Folder

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF785 Creating a New Hot Folder Creating a New Hot Folder Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, and then click the Add button. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color image- RUNNER Enlargement Copy."...
  • Page 229 Creating a New Hot Folder iPF785 Select the media type to print. If the Borderless Printing checkbox is checked, only media types that can be used for borderless printing are • displayed in the list. Note Click the Next button.
  • Page 230 Creating a New Hot Folder iPF785 To receive a document scanned with the Color imageRUNNER, you need to share a folder. Enter the folder shared name in Shared Name. Click the Next button. • This shared name is used as the name of the hot folder.
  • Page 231: Specifying An Existing Shared Folder As A Hot Folder

    Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF785 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder Share the folder you want to specify as a hot folder. Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, and then click the Add button.
  • Page 232 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF785 The Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box displays. Enter the hot folder name in Name. Click the Browse botton, with selecting Specify a fold- er, to set the existing shared folder.
  • Page 233 Specifying an Existing Shared Folder as a Hot Folder iPF785 As necessary, set the print conditions in the hot folder. (See "Setting the Print Parameters.") P.234 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. The hot folder you have created appears in the Hot Folder list in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box.
  • Page 234: Setting The Print Parameters

    Setting the Print Parameters iPF785 Setting the Print Parameters Setting the Print Parameters The printer driver opens when you click the Properties button in the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. The printer driv- er is used to configure basic settings to match the type of media loaded in the printer.
  • Page 235 Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF785 Completing the scanning settings on the Color imageRUNNER. Configure the Color imageRUNNER to send scanned originals to the hot folder. It is easy to send scanned originals to the hot folder if you assign the scanning settings and destination to a Favorites button on the Color imageRUNNER.
  • Page 236: Print Plug-In For Office

    Print Plug-In for Officefeatures iPF785 Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Office Print Plug-In for Officefeatures ............................236 Steps to install ..................................237 Steps to uninstall ..................................239 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed ......................240 To start from Microsoft Word ............................243 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) .............................
  • Page 237: Steps To Install

    Steps to install iPF785 Steps to install Steps to install Below are the steps to install Print Plug-In for Office. • You must log into Windows as an Administrator before the installation. Note Insert "User Software CD-ROM" into the CD-ROM drive and start the installer.
  • Page 238 Steps to install iPF785 Read the License Agreement, and click the Yes but- ton. Click the Start button. Click the Yes button. The following message may be displayed in Windows 8 or • a later OS. If this happens, install the .NET Framework by Note following the procedure.
  • Page 239: Steps To Uninstall

    The installation for Print Plug-In for Office is com- plete. • When you install this software, the virtual printer Canon imagePROGRAF PrintPlugIn may be installed. If you want to use this software, do not uninstall the virtual printer Canon imagePROGRAF PrintPlugIn. Important •...
  • Page 240: When Print Plug-In For Office Is Not Displayed

    When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF785 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed Buttons such as Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In sometimes do not appear in the Word, PowerPoint and Excel Office applications, and the Print Plug-In for Office functions are not available.
  • Page 241 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF785 Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button. If Addin imageprograf print plug-in (ipfaddinif.dll) is dis- played in the Disabled Items dialog box, select it and click the Enable button.
  • Page 242 When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed iPF785 Select Disabled Items in the Manage combo box and click the Go button. If Addin imageprograf print plug-in (ipfaddinif.dll) is dis- played in the Disabled Items dialog box, select it and click the Enable button.
  • Page 243: To Start From Microsoft Word

    To start from Microsoft Word iPF785 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 244 To start from Microsoft Word iPF785 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 245: Print Matching Roll Width(Word)

    Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF785 Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change dis- Important plays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 246 Print Matching Roll Width(Word) iPF785 • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the toolbar/ Important ribbon.
  • Page 247: Borderless Printing(Word)

    Borderless Printing(Word) iPF785 Enter Copies. When Print in Draft mode is selected, printing is fast but the print quality is poor. • Note • When Saturation is selected, you can print posters, etc., vividly. The settings are registered when the One-Touch Registration is pressed. This is convenient if you to need •...
  • Page 248 Borderless Printing(Word) iPF785 Click Borderless Printing. A confirmation dialog box is displayed. If the data fills up the page, confirm that Continue using the plug-in is selected in Choose how to proceed and press OK. • To adjust the data, select Return to application and press OK. Exit Print Plug-In for Office and return to the application.
  • Page 249: Multi-Page Printing(Word)

    Multi-Page Printing(Word) iPF785 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 250 Multi-Page Printing(Word) iPF785 Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the toolbar/ Important ribbon.
  • Page 251: Register The Settings (Word)

    Register the settings (Word) iPF785 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 252: Print Using Registered Settings(Word)

    Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF785 Click the One-Touch Registration button. Enter name in Name. Up to 31 characters can be entered. Click . The name you entered is displayed in Registered Settings. Click OK, and return to the Print screen.
  • Page 253 Print Using Registered Settings(Word) iPF785 • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the toolbar/ Important ribbon.
  • Page 254: Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) iPF785 Press Print to start printing. Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Word) Print to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, or print the Landscape or Portrait Orienta- tion Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard.
  • Page 255: To Start From Microsoft Powerpoint

    To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF785 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 256 To start from Microsoft PowerPoint iPF785 • If the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is not displayed, refer to the following. Important • When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed P.240 ➔ Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is displayed.
  • Page 257: Print Matching Roll Width(Powerpoint)

    Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) iPF785 Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Large-Format Printing Wizard is open, close the Large-Format Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change dis- Important plays or operate the toolbar/ribbon.
  • Page 258 Print Matching Roll Width(PowerPoint) iPF785 Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box.
  • Page 259: Borderless Printing(Powerpoint)

    Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF785 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 260 Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF785 Click Print from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the toolbar/ Important ribbon.
  • Page 261 Borderless Printing(PowerPoint) iPF785 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 262: Multi-Page Printing(Powerpoint)

    Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) iPF785 Press Print to start printing. Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) Multi-Page Printing(PowerPoint) Prints multiple pages as one page. You can print handouts into a single page, or print matter with many pages. Start Microsoft PowerPoint. If Start imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In is displayed, click it.
  • Page 263: Register The Settings (Powerpoint)

    Register the settings (PowerPoint) iPF785 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 264: Print Using Registered Settings(Powerpoint)

    Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) iPF785 Click the One-Touch Registration button. Enter name in Name. Up to 31 characters can be entered. Click . The name you entered is displayed in Registered Settings. Click OK, and return to the Print screen.
  • Page 265 Print Using Registered Settings(PowerPoint) iPF785 • If you want to change the display to another file or application while the Printing Wizard is open, close the Printing Wizard dialog box. Otherwise, you may not be able to change displays or operate the toolbar/ Important ribbon.
  • Page 266: Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(Powerpoint)

    Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) iPF785 Press Print to start printing. Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Portrait Orientation/Landscape Orientation(PowerPoint) Print to the edge of the roll width. You can print large exhibits and posters, or print the Landscape or Portrait Orienta- tion Page Sizes made in the Large-Format Printing Wizard.
  • Page 267: To Start From Microsoft Excel

    To start from Microsoft Excel iPF785 Adjust Length from the list-box or slide-bar. Click the Create Page button. ClickOK if the message is displayed. Edit and create the document. • The layout may collapse if you create a form using existing data. If that is the case, modify the data again.
  • Page 268 To start from Microsoft Excel iPF785 • If the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is not displayed, refer to the following. Important • When Print Plug-In for Office is not displayed P.240 ➔ Check that the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar/ribbon is displayed.
  • Page 269: Print Entire Sheet(Excel)

    Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF785 • If you click the Print button with a graph selected, a message dialog box will appear asking if you want to continue printing. If you click No, you will return to the application. Note •...
  • Page 270 Print Entire Sheet(Excel) iPF785 Click Print Entire Sheet. A message will appear informing you that analysis is in progress. The Layout menu will appear automatically. • If data analysis requires time, a message dialog will appear. If you select No, you will return to the application.
  • Page 271: Print Selected Area(Excel)

    Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF785 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 272 Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF785 If a print area is set, a confirmation message dialog box will ap- pear. To print the selected area, cancel the setting of the print area. The Printing Wizard dialog box is displayed. Click Print Selected Area.
  • Page 273 Print Selected Area(Excel) iPF785 The Layout menu will appear automatically. • If the range selected in Excel 2007 or later is too large, it will not be possible to analyze the data. Select a smaller range and then run the analysis.
  • Page 274: Configuring Binding (Excel)

    Configuring Binding (Excel) iPF785 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 275: Configuring Special Settings

    Configuring Special Settings iPF785 Click the OK button. Return to the Layout screen. Check that the Binding settings are applied in the pre- view screen. Configure the settings in the Printing Wizard dialog box. Configuring Special Settings Configuring Special Settings You can configure Special Settings from the imagePROGRAF Print Plug-In toolbar.
  • Page 276 User's Guide...
  • Page 277: Mac Os Software

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Printer Driver ................... 278 Preview ....................296 Free Layout ..................... 319 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ..........344 Printmonitor ..................513 ➔ Media Configuration Tool ..............419 ➔...
  • Page 278: Printer Driver

    Printer Driver Settings iPF785 Printer Driver Printer Driver Printer Driver Settings ................................ 278 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver ......................... 279 Confirming Print Settings ..............................281 Checking the Layout in a Preview Before Printing ....................281 Using Favorites ..................................282 Accessing the Printer Driver Dialog Box from Applications ................
  • Page 279: Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver

    Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF785 View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application • P.288 ➔ Color Settings Pane: Color • P.291 ➔ Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • P.292 ➔ Matching pane • P.288 ➔ Color Settings Pane: Monochrome •...
  • Page 280 Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver iPF785 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 281: Confirming Print Settings

    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 282: Using Favorites

    Using Favorites iPF785 The Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window is dis- played. Check the layout and adjust settings in the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window as desired. Print from the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview menu. • For details on imagePROGRAF Preview functions, see "Preview."...
  • Page 283: Main Pane

    Main Pane iPF785 Click Print to start printing. As shown in the following illustration, you can switch to other panes in this dialog box to complete settings for various methods of printing, including enlarged and re- duced printing, borderless printing, and so on.
  • Page 284 Main Pane iPF785 For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Reference Guide.") P.366 ➔ • Displays Paper Detailed Settings. You can configure the printing settings to match the type of media, such as the ink drying time.
  • Page 285 Main Pane iPF785 Configuration using Advanced Settings • Print Priority Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing. Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing • P.58 ➔ • Print Quality Choose the level of print quality.
  • Page 286: Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box

    Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF785 • Click to display the Color Settings dialog box for more advanced color settings. Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver • P.51 ➔ • Unidirectional Printing Select this checkbox to prevent problems such as misaligned lines and improve the print quality. However, the printing speed becomes slower.
  • Page 287 Paper Detailed Settings Dialog Box iPF785 • Between Pages You can set the time to wait after printing 1 document page until ejecting the paper. Since waiting time is required for ink to dry before a roll is cut, you can deliver paper in the Output Stacker with the ink dried even if Cutting Mode is set to Automatic.
  • Page 288: View Set. Dialog Box For The Printing Application

    View set. Dialog Box for the Printing Application iPF785 The following settings are available for automatic cutting. Setting Item Details Printer Default The setting of the control panel of the printer is applied. None After printing completes, the roll is not cut per page, and the next page of data is printed successively.
  • Page 289 Matching pane iPF785 • To display the Matching pane, on the Main pane click Color Settings by Color Mode in Advanced Settings, and then click the Matching tab. (See "Main Pane .") P.283 ➔ Note Driver Matching Mode The following options are available when you select Driver Matching Mode in the Matching Mode list.
  • Page 290 Specify the printer profile as desired. We recommend that you select an ICC profile created using commercially available profile creation software in order to perform color management accurately on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed pa- per.
  • Page 291: Color Settings Pane: Color

    Color Settings Pane: Color iPF785 Color Settings Pane: Color Color Settings Pane: Color In general, make any needed adjustments to the color of documents in the application used to create them. However, if the color tone as printed is not as you expected, you can also adjust the color in the printer driver.
  • Page 292: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Color

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Color iPF785 Object Adjustment dialog box: Color • P.292 ➔ Object Adjustment dialog box: Color Object Adjustment dialog box: Color In the Object Adjustment dialog box, you can specify what type of print jobs to apply color adjustment to. If an original comprises images, graphics, and text, you can specify which portion to apply color adjustment to.
  • Page 293: Object Adjustment Dialog Box: Monochrome

    Object Adjustment dialog box: Monochrome iPF785 • To display the Color Adjustment pane, on the Main pane, click Color Settings in Advanced Settings. (See "Main Pane .") P.283 ➔ Note • For details on settings items, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver."...
  • Page 294: Page Setup Pane

    Page Setup Pane iPF785 • To display the Object Adjustment dialog box, click Object Adjustment on the Color Adjustment panel. Note • Images Select this option to apply color adjustment to image areas, such as photos. • Graphics Select this option to apply color adjustment to graphics, such as lines and circles.
  • Page 295: Additional Settings Pane

    Additional Settings Pane iPF785 Activate this setting for borderless printing to match the size and width of the paper. Borderless Printing by Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width • P.90 ➔ Borderless Printing at Actual Size • P.80 ➔...
  • Page 296: Preview

    The Features of Preview iPF785 Preview Preview The Features of Preview ..............................296 Starting Preview ..................................296 Preview Main Window ................................298 Paper Settings Panel ................................300 Easy Settings ..................................302 Advanced Settings ................................303 Output Settings Panel ................................304 Color Settings Panel ................................
  • Page 297 Starting Preview iPF785 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 298: Preview Main Window

    Preview Main Window iPF785 Preview Main Window Preview Main Window The Preview main window consists of the menu and tool bars, and preview, dialog , drawer and status area. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool bar.
  • Page 299 Preview Main Window iPF785 • Preview Area You can check the settings you made in this area. • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. • Drawer Area This allows you to display the thumbnails of a document.
  • Page 300: Paper Settings Panel

    Paper Settings Panel iPF785 This area appears when you click Drawer from the tool bar. Alternatively, you may select Drawer from the View menu. • Status Area This shows Input Size and Output Size. Paper Settings Panel Paper Settings Panel This panel appears when you select Paper Settings in the dialog area.
  • Page 301 Paper Settings Panel iPF785 • Always select media type that is actually set in the printer. When the media you chose is different from the media set in the printer, you may not receive the desired print results. Note •...
  • Page 302: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF785 Easy Settings Easy Settings You can easily select the best settings for the print job by just selecting an item from the print target list that matches the content of the document. • Print Target You can easily select the best settings for the print job simply.
  • Page 303: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF785 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 304: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel iPF785 • The number of settings available for selection depends on the media type. Note • Print Quality Selecting print quality strikes a balance between the quality of the printed image and printing speed. The level of the print quality and resolution settings are displayed in the following combinations.
  • Page 305 Output Settings Panel iPF785 Setting Details Fit Roll Paper Width Enlarges/reduces the whole page automatically to fit the width of the roll paper with the page width. *Make sure that the width of the roll paper in the printer is set correctly for Roll Paper Width in the Paper Settings panel.
  • Page 306: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF785 • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Preview. • Print Button Click the button to begin printing. • Update Printer Info. Button Click the button to acquire printer information.
  • Page 307: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF785 • Color Adjustment / Gray Adjustment / Matching You can set the color adjustment and matching. Color Adjustment • P.307 ➔ Matching • P.309 ➔ • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode.
  • Page 308 Color Adjustment iPF785 Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Cyan Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Magenta Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Yellow Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues.
  • Page 309: Matching

    Matching iPF785 Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the entire image. When the results of the printout are brighter than the original images such as the original photo before scanning and graphics created on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this fea- ture.
  • Page 310 Matching iPF785 Setting Details ColorSync Enables color matching by using the ColorSync function of OS X. Select this if you want to P.313 ➔ perform soft proofing using ColorSync before printing. You need to set each correction on the printer driver.
  • Page 311: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF785 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.
  • Page 312: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF785 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a fea- ture.
  • Page 313: Colorsync

    ColorSync iPF785 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 314: Go To Page Dialog Box

    Go to Page Dialog Box iPF785 • Scaling Set the magnification for enlargement or reduction of the screen display. • You can input between 10 and 400. • You can change the numbers by clicking ▼ button. Note Go to Page Dialog Box Go to Page Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Go to Page from the View menu.
  • Page 315: Print On The Center

    Print on the Center iPF785 Click the Print button. Borderless printing begins. Print on the Center Print on the Center You can print on the center of the media loaded in the printer. • This is not displayed when a checkmark is placed in Borderless Printing.
  • Page 316: Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees

    Print Page Rotated 90 Degrees iPF785 On the Output Settings Panel , click the No P.304 ➔ Spaces at Top or Bottom check box on. Click the Print button. Printing on the settings with no spaces at top or bottom begins.
  • Page 317: Display With All

    Display with All iPF785 Fitting to the width of the paper, it is displayed. Display with All Display with All In the preview area, you can display all. Select Fit Screen from the tool bar. All is displayed. Display with Actual Size Display with Actual Size In the preview area, you can display the actual size.
  • Page 318: Moving A Page

    Moving a Page iPF785 Actual size is displayed. Moving a Page Moving a Page You can move a page to display in the preview area. Select each button in Go to Page on the tool bar. Setting Details Go to the first page.
  • Page 319: Free Layout

    The Features of Free Layout iPF785 Free Layout Free Layout The Features of Free Layout ............................. 319 Starting Free Layout ................................319 Free Layout Main Window ..............................321 Paper Settings Panel ................................323 Easy Settings ..................................324 Advanced Settings ................................326 Color Settings Panel ................................
  • Page 320 Starting Free Layout iPF785 Click the Print button in the Print dialog box. Your printer is depicted in the lower-left area of this screen. • Note Free Layout main window is displayed. User's Guide...
  • Page 321: Free Layout Main Window

    Free Layout Main Window iPF785 Free Layout Main Window Free Layout Main Window The Free Layout main window consists of the menu and tool bars, layout area and dialog areas. • You can use the View menu to show or hide the tool.
  • Page 322 Free Layout Main Window iPF785 • Layout Area This allows you to lay out objects and edit the object size and orientation. • Dialog Area This allows you to set the print conditions and perform a print job. User's Guide...
  • Page 323: Paper Settings Panel

    Paper Settings Panel iPF785 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 324: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF785 • Copies You can input the number of print copies in numerical characters. • The maximum value is 999. • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note • Restore Defaults Button Click the button to reset to the setting when starting Free Layout.
  • Page 325 Easy Settings iPF785 Setting Details Perspective, GIS Suitable for attractive printing of 3D-CAD drawings, perspective drawings, and GIS drawings including maps. Photo (Color) Suitable for printing photographic images captured with a digital camera. Office Document Suitable for printing handouts as well as general office documents for which print clarity is key.
  • Page 326: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF785 Advanced Settings Advanced Settings Presents detailed settings for the print priority, the print quality, and other items so you can select the values for these settings yourself. • Print Priority Select a print quality mode that is appropriate for the print job.
  • Page 327: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF785 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...
  • Page 328: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment iPF785 • Color Adjustment / Matching You can set the color adjustment and matching. Color Adjustment • P.328 ➔ Matching • P.330 ➔ • Matching is not displayed if No color correction has been selected in Color Mode.
  • Page 329 Color Adjustment iPF785 Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Cyan Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Magenta Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues. Yellow Adjusts the strength of colors to compensate the hues.
  • Page 330: Matching

    Matching iPF785 Drag each slider to the left or right to adjust. Setting Details Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the entire image. When the results of the printout are brighter than the original images such as the original photo before scanning and graphics created on the display, or when you want to print in different degrees of brightness, use this fea- ture.
  • Page 331 Matching iPF785 Setting Details ColorSync Enables color matching by using the ColorSync function of OS X. Select this if you want to P.334 ➔ perform soft proofing using ColorSync before printing. You need to set each correction on the printer driver.
  • Page 332: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF785 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.
  • Page 333: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF785 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click the Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a fea- ture.
  • Page 334: Colorsync

    ColorSync iPF785 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 335: Page Setup Dialog Box

    Page Setup Dialog Box iPF785 • You can input between 10.0 and 200.0(mm) (between 0.39 and 7.87(inch)). • You can change the numbers by clicking either ▲ button or ▼ button. Note • Divisions You can change the number of divisions of grid lines so that they serve as a guide to laying out objects.
  • Page 336: Zoom Dialog Box

    Zoom Dialog Box iPF785 The following settings are available for orientation. Setting Details Vertical Prints the image and text created with the application software in the orientation as it is. Horizontal Prints the image and text by rotating sideways 90 degrees from the orientation as specified in the application.
  • Page 337: Format Dialog Box

    Format Dialog Box iPF785 Format Dialog Box Format Dialog Box This dialog box appears when you select Format from the Object menu after you select an object. You can rotate, enlarge, or reduce an object. • When the objects are not selected, you can not select Format.
  • Page 338: Laying Out A Document Created With Multiple Application Programs On One Page

    Laying out a Document Created with Multiple Application Programs on One Page iPF785 In the Print dialog box, select the pages to print and the number of copies, and click the Print button. Free Layout starts, laying out the document created with application software in the layout area as an object.
  • Page 339: Changing The Object Size

    Changing the Object Size iPF785 Changing the Object Size Changing the Object Size You can change the object size by means of mouse operation or by specifying a scaling value. • The vertical-to-horizontal ratio remains unchanged when the object is enlarged or reduced.
  • Page 340: Rotating An Object

    Rotating an Object iPF785 Rotating an Object Rotating an Object You can rotate the object. Select an object. Select Rotate Left or Rotate Right from the toolbar. Alternatively, you may click on the Rotate check box in the Format Dialog Box then select Rotate P.337...
  • Page 341 Aligning Objects iPF785 Select the align menu from the Object menu. • Align Top Lays out the objects, justifying them to the top. • Center Vertically Lays out the objects, justifying them to the vertical center. • Align Bottom Lays out the objects, justifying them to the bottom.
  • Page 342: Changing The Object Overlapping Order

    Changing the Object Overlapping Order iPF785 • Center Horizontally Lays out the objects, justifying them to the horizon- tal center. • Align Right Lays out the objects, justifying them to the right. Changing the Object Overlapping Order Changing the Object Overlapping Order You can change the object overlapping order.
  • Page 343: Pasting A Copied Or Cut Object

    Pasting a Copied or Cut Object iPF785 • Send to Back Moves the object to the backmost position. • Bring Forward Moves the object one position to the front. • Send Backward Moves the object one position to the back.
  • Page 344: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy

    The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy iPF785 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy The Features of Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ................... 344 Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy ....................344 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box ..................... 345 Hot Folder ....................................
  • Page 345: Color Imagerunner Enlargement Copy Dialog Box

    Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box iPF785 Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy Dialog Box The explanation below is on the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy."...
  • Page 346: Creating A New Hot Folder

    Creating a New Hot Folder iPF785 Creating a New Hot Folder Creating a New Hot Folder Open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. • For the step to open the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, see "Starting Color image- RUNNER Enlargement Copy."...
  • Page 347: Editing A Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions)

    Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) iPF785 Click the OK button. The created Hot Folder is listed in the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. Click the Close button to close the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box. From the Apple Menu, open the Sharing dialog box for System Preferences.
  • Page 348 Editing a Hot Folder (Setting Print Conditions) iPF785 Make the necessary settings in the Paper Settings Pan- P.350 ➔ Make the necessary settings in the Output Settings Pan- P.354 ➔ User's Guide...
  • Page 349: Deleting A Hot Folder

    Deleting a Hot Folder iPF785 Make the necessary settings in the Color Settings Pan- P.356 ➔ Click the OK button to close the Add/Edit Hot Folder dialog box. From the Apple Menu, open the Sharing dialog box for System Preferences.
  • Page 350: Setting The Print Parameters

    Setting the Print Parameters iPF785 Select Delete the entire folder, as well as items in the list above, and then click the Delete button. Read the messag,e and then click the OK button. • Select Delete files in the folder to delete only files in the hot folder.
  • Page 351 Paper Settings Panel iPF785 • Always select media type that is actually set in the printer. When the media you chose is different from the media set in the printer, you may not receive the desired print results. Note •...
  • Page 352: Easy Settings

    Easy Settings iPF785 Easy Settings Easy Settings You can easily select the best settings for the print job by just selecting an item from the print target list that matches the content of the document. • Print Target You can easily select the best settings for the print job simply.
  • Page 353: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings iPF785 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...
  • Page 354: Output Settings Panel

    Output Settings Panel iPF785 • The availability of settings is determined by the media type and print priority selections. • Printing time is longer and more ink is consumed with High than with Fast, however, print quality is higher. Note •...
  • Page 355 Output Settings Panel iPF785 • Paper Size You can select the size of the print media. • This is not displayed when Fit Roll Paper Width is set in Enlarged/Reduced Printing. Note • Print Centered Select this feature to print the image in the center of a cut sheet or to print left and right margins evenly from the edges of roll paper.
  • Page 356: Color Settings Panel

    Color Settings Panel iPF785 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 357: Driver Matching Mode

    Driver Matching Mode iPF785 Driver Matching Mode Driver Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select Driver Matching Mode. Click Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Auto Automatically selects the best color matching method for each Image, Graphics, Text.
  • Page 358: Icc Matching Mode

    ICC Matching Mode iPF785 ICC Matching Mode ICC Matching Mode Under Matching Mode, select ICC Matching Mode. Click Matching Method list, and then select a setting. Setting Details Perceptual Color-matching optimized for printing typical photos attractively. Smooth gradation is a fea- ture.
  • Page 359 Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER iPF785 Register a hot folder on your computer for storing scanned originals from the Color imageRUNNER and complete the settings for enlargement copy. For details, see "Creating a New Hot Folder."...
  • Page 360 User's Guide...
  • Page 361: Handling And Use Of Paper

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Paper ....................... 362 Handling rolls ................... 372 Handling sheets ..................394 Output Stacker ..................400 Media Configuration Tool (Windows) ............405 Media Configuration Tool (Mac OS) ............
  • Page 362: Paper

    Types of Paper iPF785 Paper Paper Types of Paper ..................................362 Paper Sizes ....................................362 Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper ............... 364 Printing on Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings ...... 365 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide .........................
  • Page 363 Paper Sizes iPF785 Roll Width Roll Paper Width Setting in Printer Driver Borderless Printing ( *1 ) 914.4 mm (36.00 in) 36-in. Roll (914.4mm) 841.0 mm (33.11 in) ISO A0/A1 Roll (841.0mm) 762.0 mm (30.00 in) 30-in. Roll (762.0mm) 728.0 mm (28.66 in) JIS B1/B2 Roll (728.0mm)
  • Page 364: Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper Using Paper Other Than Genuine Paper and feed confirmed Paper When using this printer to print on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper, use paper that meets the following conditions.
  • Page 365: Printing On Paper Other Than Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper Using Existing Settings

    Important or the printhead may rub against the paper. In order to easily print on paper other than genuine Canon paper and feed confirmed paper, we recommend that you select one of the following general-purpose paper settings or special set- tings.
  • Page 366: Displaying The Paper Reference Guide

    Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF785 "Special 1" uses the least amount of ink, with the amount of ink used increasing through 5 steps as the number increa- ses up to "Special 5" which uses the greatest amount of ink. Although colors become more vivid as the amount of ink used increases, bleeding also occurs more easily.
  • Page 367 Displaying the Paper Reference Guide iPF785 Click Print & Scan. (This is identified as Printers & Scan- ners or Print & Fax in other versions of Mac OS X.) Select the printer from the list of printers and click Options &...
  • Page 368: 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 369 Updating paper information iPF785 • When your version of Media Configuration Tool is older than the version released on the imagePROGRAF web- site, download and install the latest version of Media Configuration Tool before installing Media Information Important File. If you do not install the latest version of Media Configuration Tool before installing Media Information File, the latest paper information cannot be updated.
  • Page 370 Updating paper information iPF785 Select the printer from the list of printers and click Options & Supplies. Click Utility. Click Open Printer Utility. User's Guide...
  • Page 371 Updating paper information iPF785 Click Support. Click the Support Information button. The default browser on your computer is started and the imagePROGRAF webpage is displayed. User's Guide...
  • Page 372: Handling Rolls

    Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF785 Handling rolls Handling rolls Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls ........................... 372 Loading Rolls in the Printer ..............................375 Changing the Type of Paper .............................. 378 Specifying the Paper Length ............................. 380 Removing the Roll from the Printer ..........................380 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls ..........................
  • Page 373 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF785 • When handling the roll, be careful not to soil the printing surface. This may affect the printing quality. We recommend wearing clean cloth gloves when handling rolls to protect the printing surface.
  • Page 374 Attaching the Roll Holder to Rolls iPF785 • Using rolls with a 3-inch paper core Holder Stopper (Left Side) Roll Holder (Right Side) Align the tips (a) of the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment L with Align the tips (a) of 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment R with the the holes (b) of the Holder Stopper and insert it firmly.
  • Page 375: Loading Rolls In The Printer

    Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF785 Insert the Holder Stopper from the left in the Roll Holder as shown. Holding it at the position shown (b), push it firmly in until the flange (a) of the Holder Stopper touches the roll. Lock the Holder Stopper lever (c) by pushing it down toward the shaft side.
  • Page 376 Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF785 Positioning your hands as shown, open the Roll Cover. Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), rest the Roll Holder shaft on the Roll Ledge (b). At this time, position the holder so that the R label (c) on the [W label (c) on the Roll Holder flange is aligned with the R label (d) on the printer .
  • Page 377 Loading Rolls in the Printer iPF785 Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), guide the holder along the Roll Loading Slots (b) on both ends, keeping the holder level as you load it in the Roll Holder Slot. Do not force the Roll Holder into the printer with the right and left ends reversed. This may damage the printer •...
  • Page 378: Changing The Type Of Paper

    Changing the Type of Paper iPF785 ManageRe- Barcodes Printer Operation After the Paper is Fed mainRoll Not printed Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type and length of paper loaded, and then press the OK button. • For details on types of paper to select, see the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Refer- ence Guide.")
  • Page 379 Changing the Type of Paper iPF785 • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button. Note Press the OK button. The Paper Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Chg. Paper Type, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 380: Specifying The Paper Length

    Specifying the Paper Length iPF785 Specifying the Paper Length Specifying the Paper Length When changing the length of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the length as follows. • Specify the paper length when you have set ManageRemainRoll to On. (See "Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left.")
  • Page 381 Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF785 Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. The roll is now rewound and ejected. If you have selected ManageRemainRoll > On in the • Control Panel menu, a barcode is printed on the lead- Caution ing edge of the roll.
  • Page 382 Removing the Roll from the Printer iPF785 Holding the Roll Holder flange (a), remove the holder from the Roll Holder Slot. • For instructions on removing the Roll Holder from rolls, see "Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls." P.383 ➔...
  • Page 383: Removing The Roll Holder From Rolls

    Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls iPF785 Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Removing the Roll Holder from Rolls Lift the Holder Stopper lever (a) from the shaft side to unlock it. Holding the Holder Stopper at the position in- dicated (b), remove it from the Roll Holder.
  • Page 384: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    Feeding Roll Paper Manually iPF785 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment L (Holder Stopper side) • 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment • • Store the roll in the original bag or box, away from high temperature, humidity, and direct sunlight. If paper is not...
  • Page 385: Keeping Track Of The Amount Of Roll Paper Left

    Keeping Track of the Amount of Roll Paper Left iPF785 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 386 Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls iPF785 Select the Main sheet and click Advanced Settings Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.
  • Page 387 Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls iPF785 Select the Main pane and click Settings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.
  • Page 388: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF785 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls How rolls are cut after ejection varies depending on printer settings. Cutting Method Printer Setting Driver Setting Automatic The roll is automatically cut by the Cutter Unit follow-...
  • Page 389 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF785 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.
  • Page 390 Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls iPF785 On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.
  • Page 391: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF785 Paper cutting (to have the roll cut at your specified position) Press the Feed button. Press the ▼ button to advance the roll to the position for cutting. Press the Cut button.
  • Page 392 Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically iPF785 • On (Preset Len) The amount to cut from the leading edge of the paper varies depending on the media type, and is cut to a prescri- bed length. For more information on the prescribed length, see the leading edge precut length in the Paper Refer- ence Guide.
  • Page 393: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls iPF785 Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting option, and then press the OK button. This setting takes effect the next time you load a roll. Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls For media such as Backlit Film that are more likely to generate debris when cut, select CutDustReduct.
  • Page 394: Handling Sheets

    Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF785 Handling sheets Handling sheets Loading Sheets in the Printer ............................394 Changing the Type of Paper .............................. 378 Printing From a Desired Starting Point ......................... 396 Removing Sheets ..................................399 Clearing a Jammed Sheet ............................630 ➔...
  • Page 395 Loading Sheets in the Printer iPF785 Slide the Width Guide (a) to align it with the mark for the size of paper you will load. Load a single sheet printing-side up in the Paper Feed Slot, with the right edge aligned with the Paper Align- ment Guide (a) to the right of the Roll Cover.
  • Page 396: Printing From A Desired Starting Point

    Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF785 Move the Width Guide (a) carefully to match the size of pa- per loaded. Set the Width Guide against the edge of the paper to prevent the paper from becoming crooked or wrinkled.
  • Page 397 Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF785 Press the OK button. The Paper Menu is displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the OK button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 398 Printing From a Desired Starting Point iPF785 Keeping the right edge of the paper aligned with the extended line of the Paper Alignment Line (a) to the right of the ejection guide and the leading edge aligned with the groove (b) at the far end of the Platen, load the paper at the position from which to start printing.
  • Page 399: Removing Sheets

    Removing Sheets iPF785 Removing Sheets Removing Sheets Remove sheets from the printer as follows. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press ◀ or ▶ to se- lect the Paper tab ( • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.
  • Page 400: Output Stacker

    Using the Output Stacker iPF785 Output Stacker Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker This section describes how to use the Output Stacker. • When storing printed documents on the Output Stacker Use position (1). For details on how to use the Extended position which is a useful function for retrieving printed matter, refer to the note regarding the Extended position.
  • Page 401 Using the Output Stacker iPF785 Extended position A Extended position B • Switching to Extended position A Switch the stacker to Extended position A as follows. Lift the Support Rod to the position shown (a) and switch the stacker to Extended position A.
  • Page 402 Using the Output Stacker iPF785 When using 24-inch or A1 (portrait) roll paper, pull out the Adjustable Stopper (a). This completes the proce- dure for switching to Extended position A. Once the printing has finished, use the following procedure to return to the regular position.
  • Page 403 Using the Output Stacker iPF785 Grasp the Output stacker handle (a) and pull out the Out- put Stacker so that it tilts towards you. Open the Output Stacker Ejection Guides (a). This completes the procedure of switching to Extended posi- tion B.
  • Page 404 Using the Output Stacker iPF785 Hold onto the Output stacker handle (a) and pull the Output stacker release lever (b) towards you. While continuing to hold the Output stacker handle (a), slowly lower the Output Stacker. Return to the regular position.
  • Page 405: Media Configuration Tool (Windows)

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in order to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provi- ded by Canon in these media information files.
  • Page 406 Installation Procedures iPF785 Start the Media Configuration Tool installer. Click the Next button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used. Select a country or territory then click the Next button. The License Agreement is displayed.
  • Page 407: Starting Method

    Starting Method iPF785 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 408: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media informa- tion files released by Canon to the printer control panel and printer driver. You can also change names, toggle between displaying and hiding, and delete added media types.
  • Page 409 For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types." P.410 ➔ • 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 410: 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 411 Adding Media Types iPF785 Open the folder that contains the media information files (.amf files). The names of the media information files contained in the selected folder are displayed in Media Information File in the Add Media Type dialog box. Select the check box for the paper you want to add and click the OK button.
  • Page 412: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names iPF785 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated.
  • Page 413 Changing Media Names iPF785 In the Media Type list, select the name to change. Click the Rename button. The Rename Media dialog box is displayed. Edit the names in Name in Printer Driver and Name on Control Panel and click the OK button.
  • Page 414: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF785 • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver. Note When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file •...
  • Page 415: Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF785 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated.
  • Page 416 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF785 • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.408 ➔ Note In the Media Type list, select the name of the media to switch off or on for display.
  • Page 417: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF785 • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated. When you would like to remain the data that is set to the printer, click the Cancel button.
  • Page 418: Checking The Update

    Checking the update iPF785 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.
  • Page 419: Media Configuration Tool (Mac Os)

    In imagePROGRAF, the best printer settings for each paper are collected together in media information files in order to give the highest quality printing results. Settings for Canon genuine paper and Canon feed confirmed paper are provi- ded by Canon in these media information files.
  • Page 420 Double-click Canon iPFxxxx Series Media Configuration Tool.pkg to start the Media Configuration Tool installer. The License is displayed. After you have read Canon Software License Agreement, click the Continue button. The next screen presents selections for the country or area where the printer is used.
  • Page 421: 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 422: Media Configuration Tool Main Window

    When this button is clicked, the Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed, which allows you to add media informa- tion files released by Canon to the printer control panel and printer driver. You can also change names, toggle between displaying and hiding, and delete added media types.
  • Page 423: Editing Media Type Information For Genuine Paper And Feed Confirmed Paper

    To add genuine paper or feed confirmed paper to the printer control panel and printer driver, click this button. For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types." P.424 ➔ To add media types, download the media information file (.amf file) in advance from the Canon website. • Important User's Guide...
  • Page 424: 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. • Important •...
  • Page 425 Adding Media Types iPF785 • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper." P.423 ➔ Note The Add Media Type dialog box displays.
  • Page 426 Adding Media Types iPF785 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.
  • Page 427: Changing Media Names

    Changing Media Names iPF785 Changing Media Names Changing Media Names Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...
  • Page 428 Changing Media Names iPF785 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.
  • Page 429: Deleting Media Types You Have Added

    Deleting Media Types You Have Added iPF785 Deleting Media Types You Have Added Deleting Media Types You Have Added Open the Edit Media Types dialog box. • For details on the procedure for opening the Edit Media Types dialog box, see "Editing Media Type Informa- tion for Genuine Paper and Feed Confirmed Paper."...
  • Page 430: Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide

    Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF785 The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated.
  • Page 431 Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide iPF785 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 432: Changing The Display Order Of Media Types

    Changing the Display Order of Media Types iPF785 • When setting a data to the printer that differs from the data to be updated, the selected media information file is updated. When you would like to remain the data that is set to the printer, click the Cancel button.
  • Page 433: Checking The Update

    Checking the update iPF785 In the Edit Media Types dialog box, click the Update button. The Confirm Update dialog box is displayed. Configure Update Target and click the Execute button. Communication with the printer begins. • You should normally select Update the printer control panel and printer driver.
  • Page 434 Checking the update iPF785 Check the value xx.xx (xxxx) of MIT in Settings/Adjustment Menu > Printer Info > System Info in the printer control panel. If the values in Steps 2 and 3 are the same, the update has been applied to the printer.
  • Page 435: Control Panel

    User's Guide Basic Printing Workflow Enhanced Printing Options Windows Software Mac OS Software Handling and Use of Paper Control Panel Operations and Display Screen ............... 436 Printer Menu .................... 446 Printer Parts Network Setting Print Job Management Adjustments for Better Print Quality...
  • Page 436: Operations And Display Screen

    Control Panel iPF785 Operations and Display Screen Operations and Display Screen Control Panel .................................... 436 Control Panel Display ................................438 How to View Instructions with Navigate ........................443 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations ....................444 Control Panel Control Panel Display Screen Shows printer menus, as well as the printer status and messages.
  • Page 437 Control Panel iPF785 Stop button Cancels print jobs in progress and ends the ink drying period. Navigate button Enables you to check instructions for loading and removing paper or replacing ink tanks or printheads, as well as other operations. (See "How to View Instructions with Navigate.") P.443...
  • Page 438: Control Panel Display

    Control Panel Display iPF785 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 439 Control Panel Display iPF785 Printer status and modes The printer has the following status. Standby The printer is ready to receive jobs sent from the computer. Jobs sent from the computer are printed im- mediately. Printing Paused Printing is paused on the printer. Any jobs sent from the computer are held without being printed.
  • Page 440 Control Panel Display iPF785 Error The printer requires your attention. Any jobs sent from the computer cannot be processed. The tab related to the error is displayed. For information about the display in the case of multiple errors, see "Display Transitions in Error Status."...
  • Page 441 Control Panel Display iPF785 Display Transitions in Normal Status The display transitions while the printer is in the normal status (the status where no errors have occurred) are shown below. *1: The printer automatically enters Sleep mode when idle for a specific period (by default, five minutes), that is, if no print jobs are received or buttons are pressed while all covers are closed.
  • Page 442 Control Panel Display iPF785 Display Transitions in Error Status The display transitions while an error has occurred on the printer are shown below. If multiple errors have occurred, the tabs for errors that have occurred other than the currently displayed error are dis- played flashing.
  • Page 443: How To View Instructions With Navigate

    How to View Instructions with Navigate iPF785 How to View Instructions with Navigate How to View Instructions with Navigate You can refer to instructions for loading paper, replacing ink tanks, and performing other operations on the printer con- trol panel.
  • Page 444: Checking Instructions During Printer Operations

    Checking Instructions During Printer Operations iPF785 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations Checking Instructions During Printer Operations You can refer to instructions on the printer control panel when loading paper, replacing ink tanks, or performing other operations. How to view instructions Once you complete an action described in the instructions, the printer detects the action and switches to the next in- struction screen.
  • Page 445 Checking Instructions During Printer Operations iPF785 During a continuous display of instructions, you can press the ◀ button to pause the instructions on the current screen. • Press the ◀ or ▶ button to display the previous or next screens. If you do not press the ◀ or ▶ button within 30 Note seconds, continuous display is resumed.
  • Page 446: Printer Menu

    Printer Menu Operations iPF785 Printer Menu Printer Menu Printer Menu Operations ..............................446 Menu Operations ..................................447 Menu Structure ..................................450 Menu Settings ..................................457 Status Print ....................................468 Printing Interface Setting Reports ..........................471 Printer Menu Operations Printer Menu Operations The printer menu is classified into regular menu items available when no print job is in progress and menu during print- ing items only available while printing is in progress.
  • Page 447: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations iPF785 Ink menu operations Job Menu • Menu operations to manage print jobs Set./Adj. Menu • Fine-tuning paper feeding Display of printer-related information For a description of specific menu items available, see "Menu Settings." P.457 ➔ For instructions on selecting menu items during printing, see "Menu Operations."...
  • Page 448 Menu Operations iPF785 Menus are displayed with the upper line selected. You can use the buttons on the Control Panel to access each menu. Press Back button to access a higher menu in the menu list, and press OK button to access a lower one.
  • Page 449 Menu Operations iPF785 Specifying menu items Menu items can be set as follows. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting, and then press the OK but- ton. After two seconds, the display reverts to the upper level menu.
  • Page 450: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure iPF785 Menu Structure Menu Structure The menu structure is shown categorized by tab. The * on the right side of an item indicates the default value. The printer menu is classified into regular menu items available when no print job is in progress and menu during print- ing items only available while printing is in progress.
  • Page 451 Menu Structure iPF785 First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Return Defaults Paper Details Keep Paper Type Off* | On *1: For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (See "Displaying the Paper Types of paper in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) are upda- Reference Guide.")
  • Page 452 Menu Structure iPF785 Set./Adj. Menu Limited items are displayed during printing. The displayed items are indicated by annotations.