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  • Page 1 Printer Guide IMPORTANT: Read this manual carefully. Use this manual when you need quick reference help for the printer feature of your machine.
  • Page 2: Quick Start Guide

    Troubleshooting fax issues... Printing with the CAPT... Checking the Status of a Print Job ... Troubleshooting CAPT issues ... • The machine shown in this guide is the PC1230D model NOTE Quick Start Guide Reference Guide Fax Guide Printer Guide...
  • Page 3 Notice Notice Canon makes no guarantees of any kind with regard to this manual. Canon is not liable for errors contained herein or for consequential or incidental damages incurred as a result of acting on information contained in the manual. The information contained herein shall not be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written consent from Canon.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Printer Problems ........4-2...
  • Page 5 Your new machine has many advanced features, including the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). The CAPT gives you instant access to printer information. In this documentation the CAPT is also referred to as the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G, as it appears on your screen after it has been installed.
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Installing The Canon Advanced Printing Technology

    Installing the Canon Advanced Installing the Canon Advanced Installing the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Printing Technology Printing Technology Printing Technology This chapter describes the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). It includes the following information: • Installing the CAPT • Printing with the CAPT...
  • Page 8: Installing The Capt

    PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D is already on your network, and you want to start using it, follow the steps in “Network Users” on page 1-23. If you want to install the iR1210G/iR1230G/ PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D as a network printer, follow the steps in “Connecting the iR1210G/iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D as a Network Printer”...
  • Page 9: Windows 95/98/Me

    Using USB Port (USB Cable) NOTE In order to use the printer via USB, the following requirements need to be satisfied. • Your computer must be equipped with a USB port and it is necessary that its operation is approved by the manufacturer.
  • Page 10 Select Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended) in the Add New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. Select Specify a location and click Browse… to select the driver in the language that you want to install. For example, if your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, browse to D:\English\Win9x, then click Next >.
  • Page 11: Parallel Port Users

    95/98/Me Add Printer Wizard. Following is the installation procedures for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows 98. From the Start menu, select Settings, then Printers. The Printers folder appears. Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >.
  • Page 12 Select Local Printer and click Next >. The Wizard displays a list of available printers. Click Have Disk….
  • Page 13 The Install From Disk dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the directory or enter the path name that contains the printer software, then click OK. For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the software, and your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, the path name would be D:\English\Win9x.
  • Page 14 Select the printer’s port, and then click Next >. Enter the name you wish to use, then click Finish. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. To close the dialog box, click OK. Click Finish on the Add New Hardware Wizard.
  • Page 15: Windows Nt 4.0/2000/Xp

    Plug and Play is being carried out and the USB class driver, “USB Printing Support” is automatically detected and installed. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 16 The Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) in the Found New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. • “Unknown” may be displayed as the name of the device. NOTE Select Specify a location and click Next >.
  • Page 17: Parallel Port Users

    Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users • If there already are LBP-460/465/660/800/810 or other printer drivers installed on your computer, before installing PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G uninstall those drivers or IMPORTANT set them for file output, selecting FILE: in the port selection dialog.
  • Page 18 Plug and Play is being carried out and the Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next > Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) in the Found New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. • “Unknown” may be displayed as the name of the device. NOTE 1-12...
  • Page 19 Select Specify a location and click Next >. The Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Browse… to select the driver in the language that you want to install. For example, if your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, browse to D:\English\Win2000, then click OK. Click Next >...
  • Page 20 To install the CAPT on a local computer using Windows NT 4.0, you can use the Windows NT Add Printer Wizard. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 21 For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the CAPT, and your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, the path name would be D:\english\WinNT40. Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. 1-15...
  • Page 22 Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >. Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. If it is shared, select all the operating systems that will use this printer. Click Next >.
  • Page 23 Click Yes if you want to print a test page, or No if you do not want to print a test page, then click Finish. Windows creates the Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G icon on the Desktop, and the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G icon is added to the Printers folder.
  • Page 24 Printer Wizard. Following is the installation procedure for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows 2000. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT. From the Start menu, select Settings, then Printers (in Windows XP, select Printers and Faxes from Start menu).
  • Page 25 Select the printer port or ports you want to use, then click Next >. Click Have Disk… in the Manufacturers/Printers dialog box. The Install From Disk dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the directory or enter the path name that contains the CAPT, then click OK.
  • Page 26 Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >. 1-20...
  • Page 27 Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. Click Next >. Click Yes if you want to print a test page, or No if you do not want to print a test page, then click Next >.
  • Page 28 • Click Yes if the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears. NOTE Windows creates the Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G icon on the Desktop, and the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G icon is added to the Printers folder. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. Click OK to close the dialog.
  • Page 29: Network Users

    1270D Already on Your Network 1270D Already on Your Network If the iR1210G/iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D is already on your network you can install it two different ways. The easiest way is using automatic network download. If network download is not available, you can use the Add Printer Wizard.
  • Page 30 If the server is a Windows 95/98/Me computer, you can enter a name for the printer, or accept the default name and click Next >. • If the connection fails you’ll be able to install the printer but you will not be able to use the printer until it comes back online.
  • Page 31 Printer in Windows XP) dialog appears. Select the printer you want to connect to, then click OK. If the printer name is invalid, it means the client could not connect to the network printer specified. If a suitable driver is not found, it probably means the server is a Windows 95/98/Me computer.
  • Page 32: As A Network Printer

    Printer sharing enables printing from network clients. Printer sharing with the iR1210G/ iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D requires that both the print server and the client devices are using Windows 95 or later, or Windows NT 4.0 or later. The print server and client do not need to use the same operating system, and it is possible to print from a Windows 95/98/Me client to a Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP print server, or vice versa.
  • Page 33: Printer Settings

    Printer Settings Share-level Access Control Open the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Properties window, then check “Shared As” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share Name, Comment, and Password as needed. Click OK. User-level Access Control Open the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Properties window, then check “Shared As” in the Sharing tab.
  • Page 34 Right-click the Local Area Connection icon, then select Properties from the menu. The Local Area Connection Properties dialog box appears. Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, then click OK. Add Server Service (Windows XP)* From the Start menu, select Control Panel.
  • Page 35: Printer Sharing Settings

    Printer Sharing Settings Open the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Properties window, then check “Shared” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share Name as needed. Click OK. The printer icon changes to indicate sharing. • Sharing settings may also be made during installation.
  • Page 36: Canon Pc1200 Ic D600 Ir1200G" Group

    “Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G” Group “Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G” Group When you install the CAPT, the “Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G” group is created. You can select the following from the PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G group: • Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G Help Selects the Canon iR1210G/iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D Help file for the CAPT.
  • Page 37: Printing With The Capt

    • You must use a bi-directional cable for proper operation. NOTE Every time you print, the CAPT displays the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window. This window shows you the paper moving through the machine, how long it will take to print the document, and how much of the document has printed. From the Status Window you can pause, resume, or delete the current print job.
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  • Page 39: Chapter 2: Printer Properties

    Chapter 2 Printer Properties Printer Properties Printer Properties Printer Properties This chapter describes the dialogs and settings on the Printer Properties screens. It includes the following information: • Windows 95/98/Me Printer Properties • Windows NT4.0/2000/XP Printer Properties and Default Document Properties...
  • Page 40: Windows 95/98/Me Printer Properties

    With the CAPT, you initiate printing as you normally would from a Windows application. From the Print dialog box, usually accessed from an application’s File menu, you can select Properties to proceed to the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Properties dialog box and its printing options.
  • Page 41 General Tab General Tab General Tab General Tab Lets you print a test page or define separator pages. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information.
  • Page 42: Spool Settings

    Details Tab Details Tab Details Tab Details Tab Specifies the printer port and time-out settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Spool Settings… The installer sets the following defaults.
  • Page 43 Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Specifies the printer-sharing settings. This tab is available only when file and printer sharing is turned on. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information.
  • Page 44 Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Specifies paper size, scaling, number of copies, orientation, and pages per sheet. Default settings depend on the country/region of purchase. Page Size lets you select the paper size you are working with in your application. (A3, B4, A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Executive, Statement, DL, COM10, ISO-C5, Monarch, and 3 custom paper sizes.
  • Page 45: View Settings

    Manual Scaling lets you shrink or enlarge images. This option only appears when 1 Page per Sheet is selected as the Page Layout. Check on the check box to set a reduction or enlargement percentage (10 to 200). View Settings To get a quick view of your current settings, click View Settings, which is located on the Page Setup, Finishing, Paper Source and Quality tabs.
  • Page 46 Selecting a Custom Paper Size Setting Select one of the predefined sizes from the Custom Paper List. If you wish, enter a unique name in the Name area. Select the Unit of measurement (Millimeter or Inch) Define the Paper Size using the Width (76.2 to 215.9 mm/3.00 to 8.50 inches) and Height (127.0 to 355.6 mm/5.00 to 14.00 inches) settings.
  • Page 47 Use Browse… to select the file that contains the overlay data. Default settings depend on the country/region of purchase. File Name displays the currently selected overlay file name. Browse… Opens the Select File dialog box. When you select a file and close the Select File dialog box, the File Name drop-down list and preview are updated.
  • Page 48 Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Specifies how final output is collated and printing pages in reverse output order. Check the check boxes to collate the document or print it in reverse output order. 2-10...
  • Page 49 Paper Source Paper Source Paper Source Paper Source Specifies the paper source and paper type settings. Paper Source lets you specify paper feed method. Select from Cassette or Multi-purpose Tray. Paper Type lets you select from following types of paper: •...
  • Page 50 Quality Tab Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftones is the process of converting a greyscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the grey shades in the original image. Different halftone patterns give different grey shade results.
  • Page 51: Detailed Settings

    Toner Save thins the black areas of print data, so toner consumption is reduced. Image Refinement is a printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics.
  • Page 52: Windows Nt4.0/2000/Xp Printer Properties And Default Document

    To view the printer properties, select Properties from the File menu in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder, or click the right mouse button on the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G icon in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder and select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 53 Specifies to print a test page and separator pages. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Ports Tab Ports Tab Ports Tab Ports Tab Lets you specify the port to which the printer is attached. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. 2-15...
  • Page 54 “Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster” and “Start printing immediately” are set automatically when you install the printer driver. Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Specifies the printer-sharing settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. 2-16...
  • Page 55 Security Tab Security Tab Security Tab Security Tab Lets you specify security settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. 2-17...
  • Page 56: Properties

    Paper Selection Tab Paper Selection Tab This printer driver supports three custom paper sizes. Using the custom forms defined on the Forms tab in the print server’s Properties dialog box, you can add information about the custom paper sizes. Form definitions must conform to the printer’s specifications.
  • Page 57 Copies lets you specify the number of copies to be printed (1 to 999). Orientation lets you select the direction of printing relative to the printer’s paper (Portrait, Landscape). Page Layout lets you select the number of pages per sheet (1, 2, 4, 8, 9). If you select more than 1, the image may be reduced to fit on the selected output size.
  • Page 58 View Settings To get a quick view of your current settings, click View Settings, which is located on the Page Setup, Finishing, Paper Source and Quality tabs. Click on the tabs in the View Settings dialog box to view the settings for each tab. Overlay An overlay allows you to add data you use often, such as a logo, to the print data from an application.
  • Page 59 File Name displays the currently selected overlay file name. Browse… Opens the Select File dialog box. When you select a file and close the Select File dialog box, the File Name drop-down list and Preview are updated. The overlay file must be a Windows bitmap or a Windows metafile.
  • Page 60 Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Specifies how final output is collated and sets printing pages in reverse output order. Check the check boxes to collate the document or print it in reverse output order. Preferences Preferences... on the Finishing tab window opens the Preferences dialog box. The check box lets you turn EMF Spooling on.
  • Page 61 Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Specifies the paper source and paper type settings. Paper Source lets you specify paper feed method. Select from Cassette or Multi-purpose Tray. Paper Type lets you select from following types of paper: •...
  • Page 62 Quality Tab Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftones is the process of converting a greyscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the grey shades in the original image. Different halftone patterns give different grey shade results.
  • Page 63 Toner Save thins the black areas of print data, so toner consumption is reduced. Image Refinement is a printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics.
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  • Page 65: Chapter 3: Checking The Status Of A Print Job

    This chapter describes how to check the status of print jobs. You can track and control your print jobs using either of the following methods: • The Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window Tells you exactly what is happening with the current print job.
  • Page 66: Opening The Status Window

    Opening the Status Window Opening the Status Window Opening the Status Window The Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window opens automatically in the following situations: • When you print a document, provided “While Printing” is selected for “Display Printer Status Window” the Option Settings dialog box of the Status Window.
  • Page 67: Using Canon Pc1200/Ic D600/Ir1200G Status Window

    Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status ng Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window Window Window Window The Status Window is a program used to display the status of jobs and perform printer operations. Printer icon Printer status message area Error message area...
  • Page 68 Using the Menu Bar Using the Menu Bar Job Menu You can select the Job menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window: The Job menu includes the following options: • Pause—This temporarily halts printing of the current document. After the current page completes printing, the printer pauses until you select Resume Job.
  • Page 69: Settings Menu

    Settings Menu You can select the Settings menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D600/ iR1200G Status Window: The Settings menu includes the following selections: • Options...—This opens the Option Settings dialog box that lets you change the settings for the Status Window.
  • Page 70 Printer Status Window is displayed. • Only while Printing—Status Window is monitoring the printer only when printing a job. • Always Display Printer Status Window on Top—places the Status Window on top of all windows on the desktop. Port Setting This dialog box lets you define how your computer communicates with your printer using the parallel port.
  • Page 71 Using the Help Menu Using the Help Menu Using the Help Menu You can select the Help menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G Status Window: • Help Topics—Displays the search window for help topics. • About...—Displays Status Window version information.
  • Page 72 Start menu, then select the Printers folder (in Windows XP, select Printers and Faxes from Start menu); Double-click the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G icon to display the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G dialog box. Select all of the jobs and delete them.
  • Page 73 This tab shows information related to the job that is currently printing. The following types of information are displayed: • Document Name • User Name • Host Name • Approximate Time Remaining • Approximate Finish Time Some of this information may not be displayed, depending on the printer status.
  • Page 74: Print Job Log

    Print Job Log This tab shows information related to jobs that are completed. The following types of information are displayed: • Document Name • Result • Owner • Pages • Complete Time The job history displayed in the job information area can list a history of up to 100 jobs, beginning from the time the Status Window was started.
  • Page 75 Print Job List This tab shows information related to the jobs that have not yet started. • Document Name • Status • Owner • Started At 3-11...
  • Page 76: Network Printer Status

    Network Printer Status Viewing the print status The status of a network printer can be viewed on the print server as well as the client. For job status to be displayed in the client’s Status Window, the print server’s Status Window must be running.
  • Page 77: The Status Window Icon

    The Status Window Icon The Status Window Icon If you minimise the Status Window, you can still see the printer status displayed as an icon on the taskbar. To open the Status Window, simply click on the taskbar button. Icons also appear in the Status Window.
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  • Page 79: Finding Information

    Many printing problems are related to how your software interacts with the printer. If you can print a self test, but the printer does not print other jobs, or your printed output is not what you expected, the problem is with your computer, software, or cables.
  • Page 80: Printer Problems

    Make sure paper is loaded. The print job will start automatically when the copy job is completed. Please, load paper. Check the Canon PC1200/iC D600/ iR1200G Status Window for stalled jobs. Check that the cartridge is installed correctly. ! Quick Start Guide See your computer’s documentation...
  • Page 81 Make sure you are not using a switch box. Check that you have selected the correct printer driver in Windows. Make sure the Canon PC1200/iC D600/ iR1200G is selected in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder. See your computer’s documentation for details.
  • Page 82: Capt Problems

    Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G CD-ROM Menu doesn’t appear automatically Cause Solution The CAPT (Canon Specify the CAPT (Canon PC1200/iC PC1200/iC D600/ D600/iR1200G) as the default driver for iR1200G) is not the iR1210G/iR1230G/PC1210D/ selected as the default PC1230D/1270D. printer driver for...
  • Page 83 [Device Manager] button. 4) Delete ONLY the following USB class drivers under [Universal Serial Bus Controller]; For Windows 98, select [Canon iR1210G/ iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D], For Windows Me, [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and click [Delete] button. For Windows 2000/XP, select [USB Printing Support] or [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and uninstall from the [Active] menu.
  • Page 84: Capt Messages

    The Platen is Not in Position Insufficient Memory Action The printer is out of paper. Add paper. When you add paper, the Status Window displays “Ready to Print” automatically. The cassette is out of paper. Add paper. When you add paper, printing starts automatically.
  • Page 85 2 Reinsert the power plug into the power outlet. 3 If the same error occurs, unplug the power plug again. 4 If the error persists, contact your Canon authorised service Device Busy The device is being used by another job. Please wait until the job is finished.
  • Page 86: Using The Trouble Shooter

    The Trouble Shooter does not detect problems related to hardware, such as printer cable problems, parallel port failure, or ECP setting errors. To start the Trouble Shooter, select the Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G Trouble Shooter icon in the Canon PC1200 iC D600 iR1200G group. The Trouble Shooter checks the following and corrects related problems: •...
  • Page 87 When you click OK in the above dialog box, the Windows Restart dialog box appears. You must restart Windows for corrections made by the Trouble Shooter to take effect. • To run Trouble Shooter for the Canon PC1200/iC D600/iR1200G on the network, both the server and the client must run on the same operating system.
  • Page 88: Uninstalling The Capt

    Follow the on-screen instructions. Windows 95/98/Me: Click OK and your system restarts. Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP: Click OK (recommended) to restart your system. • In Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP, you cannot uninstall the Canon Advanced Printing Technology unless you have administrative privileges. NOTE...
  • Page 89: Appendix: Printer Specifications

    100 sheets (80 g/m paper) Less than 1 second (startup from the Energy Saver mode) Less than 13 seconds (when the printer is plugged into an AC outlet) (at 20° C (68° F)) Less than 18 second (startup from the Energy Saver mode) Less than 21.5 seconds (when the printer is plugged into an AC...
  • Page 91: Index

    G-1 parallel cable 1-31 Brightness 2-12, 2-24, G-1 Cancel button 3-8 Cancel printing 3-4 Cancel, print job 3-8 Canon Advanced Printing Technology (CAPT) G-1 CAPT Problems 4-4–4-5 installing 1-2–1-29 messages 4-6–4-7 not working properly 4-4 printing with 1-31–2-25 uninstalling 4-10...
  • Page 92 Progress bar, status window 3-3 Quality tab Windows 95/98/Me 2-11, 2-12 Windows NT 2-23, 2-24 Queue G-6 Random Access Memory G-6 Removing Canon Advanced Printing Technology 4-10 Resolution A-1, G-7 Resume button 3-8 Resume printing 3-4 Reverse Output Order G-7 Scaling G-7...
  • Page 93 3-9 print job list 3-11 print job log 3-10 using 3-9 The Canon CAPT Tools 1-30 The Cassette is Out of Paper 4-6 The Multi-purpose Tray is Out of Paper 4-6 The Platen is Not in Position 4-6...
  • Page 95: Glossary

    B B B B Bi-directional communications Allows information to pass back and forth between the Canon Advanced Printing Technology software and a local printer. Bold A characteristic of a printed character that indicates wider, darker representation. Also referred to as emphasized or double-strike printing.
  • Page 96: Control Panels

    A program that controls how the computer and an external device interact. The printer driver supplies Windows with information such as descriptions of the fonts and features of the installed printer. When you print with the Canon Advanced Printing Technology, you are using its printer driver.
  • Page 97: Image Refinement

    I I I I Image Refinement A printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics. Interface The connection between two devices through which they communicate with each other. The iR1210G/iR1230G/PC1210D/PC1230D/1270D printer features USB and parallel interface, which makes it compatible with IBM and similar personal computers.
  • Page 98: Local Printer

    A group of computers connected by cables or other means and using software that enables them to share equipment (such as printers) and exchange information. Network Adapter An optional device that allows you to connect your printer directly to a network. See also Peer-to-peer connection. O O O O Orientation The printing of text either along the width (portrait) or length (landscape) of the page.
  • Page 99: Paper Feed

    All kinds of paper (plain paper, coloured paper, recycled paper, transparencies, tracing paper, thick paper, labels, envelopes, postcards etc.) are grouped under several Paper Types. You can access this setting from the Paper Type field on the Paper Source tab of the Printer Properties dialog screen.
  • Page 100: Point Size

    A program that controls how the computer and printer interact. The printer driver supplies Windows with information such as descriptions of fonts and features of the installed printer. When you print with the Canon Advanced Printing Technology, you are using its printer driver.
  • Page 101: Scalable Fonts

    Optional pages printed at the beginning of each document to help separate one print job from another. Server A network computer that is directly attached to the printer. The server controls the printer and handles print jobs sent from the clients. See also Client. Shielded A type of cable that contains a metallic sheath over the conductor material to protect the data passing through the cable from electromagnetic interference.
  • Page 102: Status Options

    Settings which determine when the Printer Status Window opens and whether sounds play with messages. Status Window A window that the Canon Advanced Printing Technology uses to display messages about the current print job, as well as to graphically show the print job’s progress from computer to printer.
  • Page 103: Virtual Memory

    V V V V Virtual Memory Space on the hard disk that Windows uses for temporary data storage as if it were actually random access memory (RAM). Windows does this by means of a swap file. This provides Windows with more usable memory, but reduces speed of access to it when the swap file must be used.
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