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Canon FAXPHONE L80
Canon FAXPHONE L80
Printer Driver
for Windows
Software User's Guide

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    Canon FAXPHONE L80 Canon FAXPHONE L80 Printer Driver for Windows Software User’s Guide...

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    Copyright © 2003 by Canon, Inc. All rights reserved. This manual may not be reproduced in any form, in whole or part, without the prior written consent of Canon, Inc. Trademark Acknowledgments Canon is a registered trademark of Canon, Inc.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Introduction.....................1-1 Printer Driver: an Overview ................1-2 System Requirements ..................1-2 About This Guide....................1-4 Conventions Used in This Guide............1-4 Other User Assistance..................1-5 Chapter 2 Installing the Printer Driver.................2-1 Before You Begin the Installation: a Checklist..........2-2 Installing the Software..................2-3 Setting the Default Printer ................2-6 Sharing the Printer Installation ..............2-6 Setting Up Your Printer for Sharing ............2-7 Installing the Printer Driver on a Client System .........2-8...

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    Chapter 4 Frequently Asked Questions................4-1 Printer Cannot Be Initialized.................4-2 Installation Is Displaying Unexpected Behavior........4-2 Documents Are Not Printing Correctly............4-4 Paper Is Not Loading Correctly..............4-6 The Print Quality Is Not Satisfactory............4-6 Appendix A Sharing Your Printer Cross-Platform in Windows 2000/XP ....A-1 Appendix B Installing from a Local or Network Drive ..........

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    Chapter 1 1Introduction Welcome and congratulations on your purchase of the Canon FAXPHONE L80 (also referred to in this guide as the printer) and its accompanying printer driver software. Contents of this chapter: Printer Driver: an Overview ..............1-2 System Requirements ................1-2 About This Guide ..................1-4...

  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Printer Driver: an Overview The printer driver is software that enables the printer to communicate with your computer. You can use the printer as the default printer in any Windows application that supports printing. The printer driver includes features that enable you to define the results of your printed output (documents or images), such as: Custom paper sizes Graphic image as an overlay on documents...

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    Memory • Windows 98/Me: 32 megabytes (MB) of RAM. 64 MB of RAM or more is recommended. • Windows 2000/XP: 64 MB of RAM. 128 MB of RAM or more is recommended. Hard Disk Space 15 MB of available hard disk space Disk Drive CD-ROM drive, or access to one over a network connection Monitor...

  • Page 8: About This Guide

    About This Guide This guide assumes you have a basic understanding of Windows. This includes how to start your system and navigate within the Windows environment. You should be familiar with common Windows terms such as window, dialog box, button, icon, menu, application, select, open, close, click, double-click, drag, and list box.

  • Page 9: Other User Assistance

    The online help includes context-sensitive help about a window or dialog box and step-by-step instructions for performing tasks. Canon FAXPHONE L80 User’s Guide This guide offers detailed information on how to set up and operate your printer. It includes initial setup procedures, daily maintenance, and troubleshooting.

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    1-6 Introduction Chapter 1...

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    Chapter 2 2Installing the Printer Driver Contents of this chapter: Before You Begin the Installation: a Checklist ........2-2 Installing the Software................2-3 Setting the Default Printer..............2-6 Sharing the Printer Installation .............2-6 • Setting Up Your Printer for Sharing ..........2-7 • Installing the Printer Driver on a Client System......2-8 Removing the Printer Driver ..............2-9 Changing the Port Connection ..............2-9 Chapter 2...

  • Page 12: Chapter 2 Installing The Printer Driver

    Before You Begin the Installation: a Checklist To ensure a smooth and successful installation, review the following precautions: Do not connect. Do not connect the USB cable to the port on your computer at this time. When you begin the installation of the software, the installation program will prompt you when it is appropriate to connect the printer to your computer.

  • Page 13: Installing The Software

    If your current printer purchase is replacing a MultiPASS printer, you must remove the MultiPASS software installed on your system before installing the new printer. For instructions on removing the MultiPASS software, see the software user’s guide that came with your MultiPASS software.

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    If installation does not start automatically, choose Run from the Start menu. Type D:\SETUP.EXE (if your CD-ROM drive is D:) in the command line and click OK. 3. Click Install Printer Driver to start installation. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. During installation, follow these guidelines: •...

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    6. The system displays messages indicating that the driver for your printer is being installed. For Windows 98/Me: Wait for the system to complete the installation of the printer driver. For Windows 2000/XP: See Step 7. 7. For Windows 2000/XP: When the Found New Hardware Wizard appears during the setup, and prompts you for additional information, conduct the following: For Windows 2000...

  • Page 16: Setting The Default Printer

    For Windows XP • Select Install the software automatically (Recommended). 8. When the setup is finished, if prompted, restart Windows. The installation program determines whether Windows needs to be restarted on your system. Setting the Default Printer When you install the printer driver software, the system automatically sets the printer as the default printer.

  • Page 17: Setting Up Your Printer For Sharing

    If you choose to share the use of your printer, your computer acts as the host system or server to the other computers (also referred to as remote or client systems). To use your printer, the client systems must have the printer driver software installed on them.

  • Page 18: Installing The Printer Driver On A Client System

    5. In the Share Name box (Windows 98/Me/XP) or Shared As box (Windows 2000), type a name you want to assign to the shared printer. If available, you may also want to assign a password, which would then be required by the client system when using the printer. 6.

  • Page 19: Removing The Printer Driver

    XP, double-click Add or Remove Programs). 3. In the Add/Remove Programs Properties dialog box (in Windows XP, the Add or Remove Programs dialog box), click Canon FAXPHONE L80, and then click the Add/Remove button (Windows 98/Me) or the Change/Remove button (Windows 2000/XP).

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    2-10 Installing the Printer Driver Chapter 2...

  • Page 21: Viewing A Summary Of Print Settings

    Chapter 3 3Printing Contents of this chapter: Printing a Document................3-2 Defining Print Settings: an Overview...........3-2 • Viewing a Summary of Print Settings ...........3-5 Defining Page Settings................3-6 • Defining a Custom Paper Size............3-7 • Defining a Print Overlay ...............3-13 Defining Quality Print Settings ............3-15 •...

  • Page 22: Chapter 3 Printing

    Printing a Document Once you have installed the software, you are ready to print a document, from any Windows application that supports printing, such as Word for Windows. Predefined printer settings are initially installed, enabling you to print immediately. These settings determine what your documents look like when printed.

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    You can change a number of print settings, such as the paper size, page layout, resolution, and halftoning method. If you use certain print settings often, you can save the settings as a print profile and reuse the profile as needed. The following instructions summarize the general procedures for changing printer settings, based on your version of Windows.

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    4. To accept the changes and close the dialog box, click OK. To accept the changes and leave the dialog box open, click Apply. To cancel the changes and return to the default settings, click Restore Defaults. To close the dialog box without accepting any changes, click Cancel. To define print settings (Windows 2000/XP): 1.

  • Page 25: Viewing A Summary Of Print Settings

    4. To accept the changes, close the dialog box, and print the document, click OK. If available, to accept the changes and leave the dialog box open, click Apply. To cancel the changes and return to the default settings, click Restore Defaults.

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    Defining Page Settings Page settings determine the following print results, as defined on the Page Setup tab in the Properties dialog box (Windows 98/Me) or Printing Preferences dialog box (Windows 2000/XP). Page Size Click the size of the page you want to use for your printed document. Usually, the page size specified here is the page size you specified when you created your document in the Windows application.

  • Page 27: Defining A Custom Paper Size

    Orientation Click Portrait or Landscape to determine how your document is oriented on the page when printed. Portrait prints the content of your document across the narrower dimension of a rectangular sheet of paper. Landscape prints the content of your document across the wider dimension of a rectangular sheet of paper.

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    2. In the Custom Paper Size Setting dialog box, under Custom Paper List, click an existing form name. 3. If you want to assign a new name to the custom-sized form you are defining, type a name in the Name box. 4.

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    Meeting Size Requirements When defining the custom form, the size and printer area margins you set must meet certain requirements. When setting the custom size: The width and height must meet the following minimum and maximum measurements: Width: 3.00 inches (7.62 cm) to 8.50 inches (21.59 cm) Height: 5.00 inches (12.70 cm) to 14.00 inches (35.56 cm).

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    Defining and Assigning the Custom Form First, you need to define the custom-sized form to make it available on your system. Next, you assign the newly defined form as an available setting in your printer driver. To define a custom form on your system: 1.

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    6. In the Paper Size boxes, type the width and height of your form. 7. In the Printer Area Margins boxes, type the appropriate margins for your form. 8. Click Save Form, and then click Close to close the dialog box. To assign the custom form in your printer driver: 1.

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    6. In the Change Forms dialog box, in the Available Forms list, click the custom-sized form to want to assign. You can click the preferred unit of measure for reviewing the size of the selected form. 7. Click OK. 3-12 Printing Chapter 3...

  • Page 33: Defining A Print Overlay

    The custom-sized form becomes available in your printer driver and can be selected in the Page Size and Output Size boxes on the Page Setup tab. Defining a Print Overlay You can print your document with an image in the foreground or background.

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    2. In the Overlay dialog box, do one of the following: • In the File Name list, click an existing overlay image. • To select a new overlay image file, click Browse. In the Select File dialog box, type or click the path and file name for the image that you want to use, and then click OK (in Windows XP, click Open).

  • Page 35: Defining Quality Print Settings

    When you type, rather than click, the actual values, the preview illustration of the overlay image does not automatically reflect the changes. 8. To save your overlay settings, click OK. To return the position and size settings to their original values, click Restore Defaults.

  • Page 36: Conserving Toner When Printing

    Resolution Click the resolution, in dots per inch (dpi) for your printed document. Usually, the higher the resolution, the sharper the appearance of the document. However, print speed may be slower. Halftoning Click the desired halftoning method, that determines the dark and light shadings in your grayscale images: •...

  • Page 37: Adding A Print Profile

    2. In the More Options dialog box, click Toner Saver. 3. To save your setting, click OK. To return the setting to its default value, click Restore Defaults. To cancel your changed setting, click Cancel. Adding a Print Profile After you define the settings on the Page Setup and Quality tabs, you can save the settings as a print profile for future use.

  • Page 38: Using A Print Profile

    2. In the Add Profile dialog box, enter a name for the new print profile in the Name box. 3. In the Icon box, click an icon to associate your new print profile. 4. In the Comment box, type an internal description of the print profile. 5.

  • Page 39: Editing A Print Profile

    Editing a Print Profile After adding print profiles, you can edit a print profile to accomplish one of the following: Change information about a print profile (name, icon, or comments) Adjust the display order of the existing profiles Export a print profile to a file Import a print profile from a file Delete a print profile.

  • Page 40: Changing Information About A Print Profile

    Changing Information About a Print Profile For easier reference, you may want to assign a different name or icon to a print profile, or record additional comments about the intended use of the print profile. To change information about a print profile: 1.

  • Page 41: Exporting A Print Profile

    Exporting a Print Profile To keep the number of print profiles to a minimum, you can export a print profile as a file (with the file name extension .cfg). Once a print profile is exported, you can delete the print profile from the list. Anytime you need the print profile, you can import the file, to use the print profile again.

  • Page 42: Importing A Print Profile

    Importing a Print Profile If you have a print profile that you exported to a file and then deleted, you can import the file to use the print profile again. To retrieve a print profile from a file: 1. In the Edit Profile dialog box, click Import. This is the Windows 98/Me dialog box...

  • Page 43: Deleting A Print Profile

    Deleting a Print Profile When you decide that you no longer need a print profile, you can delete it (for example, after exporting the print profile). To delete a print profile: 1. In the Edit Profile dialog box, in the Profile List box, click the print profile that you want to delete.

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    4. In the Properties dialog box (Windows 98/Me), Printing Preferences dialog box (Windows 2000), Properties dialog box or Printing Preferences dialog box (Windows XP), on the Page Setup and Quality tabs, specify your changes and click OK. 3-24 Printing Chapter 3...

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    Chapter 4 4Frequently Asked Questions Contents of this chapter: Printer Cannot Be Initialized..............4-2 Installation Is Displaying Unexpected Behavior........4-2 Documents Are Not Printing Correctly..........4-4 Paper Is Not Loading Correctly............4-6 The Print Quality Is Not Satisfactory...........4-6 Chapter 4 Frequently Asked Questions 4-1...

  • Page 46: Chapter 4 Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Click No in the dialog box prompting you to connect your cable, and exit the setup. 2. Remove the device from the Windows Device Manager. The device may appear listed as Canon FAXPHONE L80 or Unknown Device. 4-2 Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 4...

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    2. Remove the device from the Windows Device Manager. The device may appear listed as Canon FAXPHONE L80 or Unknown Device. To remove the device: Click Start, point to Settings and then click Control Panel. In the Control Panel window, double-click System. On Device Manager tab, under Universal Serial Bus Controllers or Other Devices, click the device and press the Delete key.

  • Page 48: Documents Are Not Printing Correctly

    4. Start the installation process again. For instructions, see Chapter 2, “Installing the Printer Driver.” Documents Are Not Printing Correctly. Is the LCD blank? You might have a power problem. Check that the power cord is plugged securely into the printer, and that your power source is OK. Is the printer warm to the touch? The printer might have overheated and shut down.

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    To verify if the installation was incomplete, display Programs (in Windows XP, display All Programs) in the Start menu on the Windows desktop. If the Canon FAXPHONE L80 item does not appear, you need to complete the printer driver installation.

  • Page 50: Paper Is Not Loading Correctly

    That the server system is set to allow your system access to the shared printer. Paper Is Not Loading Correctly. Does paper not load into the printer? The multi-purpose tray might contain too many sheets or paper might not be inserted all the way into the multi-purpose tray. Does paper not feed through one sheet at a time? Be sure to fan the stack of paper before placing it in the multi-purpose tray.

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    Do fonts not print smoothly? Bitmapped fonts designed for dot matrix printers will not look smooth when printed by your high-resolution printer. Choose another font. Make sure you install an outline font manager such as Adobe Type Manager or Bitstream Facelift, or that you choose a TrueType font. Is the printing not dark enough? Check the print settings, such as the print resolution, brightness, contrast, and toner saver.

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    4-8 Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 4...

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    Appendix A ASharing Your Printer Cross-Platform in Windows 2000/XP If your system (server) is Windows 2000/XP sharing with Windows 98/ Me client systems, you may need to set up an alternate driver. During the setup, have the printer driver installation disk available. To set up the printer for sharing: 1.

  • Page 54: Appendix A Sharing Your Printer Cross-platform In Windows 2000/xp

    • When prompted for an .inf file, browse your printer driver installation disk for the following folder: \WinBJ\A\Disk1 A- 2 Sharing Your Printer Cross-Platform in Windows 2000/XP Appendix A...

  • Page 55: Appendix B Installing From A Local Or Network Drive

    Appendix B BInstalling from a Local or Network Drive If the printer driver software has been placed on a local or network drive, you can install the software on your system from that drive, rather than using the printer driver installation disk. Installing the Software You are ready to install the software once you have prepared your system, as described in the “Before You Begin the Installation: a...

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    3. Click Install Printer Driver to start installation. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. During installation, follow these guidelines: • Click Next or Yes to move from one dialog box to the next. • Be sure to wait for Windows to complete each setup step. If you hear the computer working, wait until it is done.

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    6. The system displays messages indicating that the driver for your printer is being installed. For Windows 98/Me: Wait for the system to complete the installation of the printer driver. For Windows 2000/XP: See Step 7. 7. For Windows 2000/XP: When the Found New Hardware Wizard appears during the setup, and prompts you for additional information, conduct the following: For Windows 2000...

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    For Windows XP • Select Install the software automatically (Recommended). When prompted, browse to the drive and folder where the printer driver software is located. In the folder containing the printer driver software, locate the following folder, and click OK: \Setup\W2KDrv\A\Disk1 8.

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    GGlossary application Software prepared for a specific function or set of functions. Examples of an application program include word processing programs. Developers who make application programs include drivers that support different types of printers. automatic feed Method by which paper can be fed into the printer when the built-in multi-purpose tray is used.

  • Page 60: Glossary

    form A custom paper size, with width and height dimensions defined by the user. graphic A written, printed, or electronically displayed symbol or drawing. Also, characters or text that have been generated by a computer graphics application program. grayscale A color in black and white as a result of different intensities of black. halftone The process of converting a grayscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the gray shades in the original image.

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    network 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. orientation The print orientation in which a document is printed either across the narrower or wider dimension of a sheet of paper (portrait orientation or landscape orientation, respectively).

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    scaling Enlarging or reducing the printed image. Universal Serial Bus. A connectivity specification for attaching peripherals to computers. It eliminates the need to install cards into dedicated computer slots and reconfigure the system. G- 4 Glossary...

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    IndexI default printer driver setting 2-6 about disk drive displaying printer driver information 3-23 system requirement 1-3 brightness enlarging the print size setting 3-16 setting manually 3-7 cable halftoning system requirement 1-3 setting 3-16 change port hard disk space overview 2-9 system requirement 1-3 computer processor hub for USB...

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    port changing from one USB to another 2-9 manual scaling changing, overview 2-9 setting 3-7 portrait memory setting the print orientation 3-7 system requirement 1-3 print monitor a document in a Windows application 3-2 system requirement 1-3 print overlay defining 3-13 print profile network drive adding 3-17...

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    quality settings defining 3-15 reducing the print size setting manually 3-7 remove printer driver procedure 2-9 resolution setting 3-16 save toner setting 3-16 share the printer cross-platform in Windows 2000/XP, overview A-1 setting up to share 2-7 setup overview 2-6 system requirements described 1-2 toner...

  • Page 66: Index

    I- 4 Index...

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