The area of a page on which the printer can reproduce text or graphics. There is a very
small border around the edge of the paper where nothing can be printed.
printer control panel
The panel on the front of the printer that consists of the indicators, buttons and display.
Use the printer control panel to take the printer off-line and on-line and to change the
printing environment settings.
A program that sets up and controls communication between the printer and the host
Printing conditions such as font selection, line spacing, page format, number of copies,
etc. Use your software application program to set up how your printer operates.
However, if this is not possible, you can also use the printer control panel buttons to
set up the printing environment.
Printed text where each character is of a different width. For example, if you look
closely at a proportionally spaced text you see that a W is much wider than an I.
Documents prepared using proportional spacing have a more professional look.
Values required for communication between the host computer and printer. Use the
printer control panel buttons to set up the printing environment parameters for the
Stands for proportional spacing (also PostScript).
Stands for Random Access Memory, volatile memory in a printer or host computer that
is erased every time the system is turned off. For example, soft fonts are downloaded
to RAM and then erased when the printer is turned off.