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Canon imagePROGRAF W8400 Driver Manual

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HDI Driver Guide
Contents
Before You Begin ...................................................................................................................ii
■ Compatible Printers .......................................................................................................ii
■ Applicable AutoCAD Versions .......................................................................................ii
How to Use This Guide ..........................................................................................................ii
■ Conventions...................................................................................................................ii
■ Button Notations ............................................................................................................ii
■ Trademarks ...................................................................................................................ii
■ A Request to Our Customers........................................................................................ii
Chapter 1 HDI Driver Installation ............................................................................ 1-1
Operating Environment....................................................................................................... 1-1
Installation Procedure ......................................................................................................... 1-1
■ Installing with the Canon Installer.............................................................................. 1-1
■ Installing with the Add-A-Plotter Wizard .................................................................... 1-6
Chapter 2 Printing ................................................................................................... 2-1
Printing Procedure .............................................................................................................. 2-1
Chapter 3 Setting Up a Print Job ............................................................................ 3-1
Opening the Plotter Configuration Editor Dialog Box.......................................................... 3-1
■ Opening from the AutoCAD File Menu ...................................................................... 3-1
■ Opening from the Start Menu .................................................................................... 3-1
Plotter Configuration Editor Dialog Box Functions.............................................................. 3-2
■ Device and Document Settings Sheet....................................................................... 3-2
Opening the Custom Properties Dialog Box ....................................................................... 3-5
Custom Properties Dialog Box Functions ........................................................................... 3-5
■ Selecting the Media Type and Ink Type .................................................................... 3-6
■ Color Matching and Brightness Settings ................................................................... 3-6
■ Media Detailed Settings............................................................................................. 3-7
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ■ A Request to Our Customers…..................ii Chapter 1 HDI Driver Installation ................1-1 Operating Environment....................... 1-1 Installation Procedure ......................1-1 ■ Installing with the Canon Installer................1-1 ■ Installing with the Add-A-Plotter Wizard ..............1-6 Chapter 2 Printing ....................2-1 Printing Procedure ......................2-1 Chapter 3 Setting Up a Print Job ................
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    • Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is correct. If any error or omission is found, contact us directly or an authorized Canon representative. • Canon is not responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, arising from or related to the use of this software.
  • Page 3: Chapter 1 Hdi Driver Installation

    Add-A-Plotter Wizard. ■ Installing with the Canon Installer The Canon installer opens and displays as soon as you start the User Software CD-ROM provided with the printer. Follow the procedure below to perform the installation from this screen.
  • Page 4 HDI Driver Guide HDI Driver Installation If the Canon installer screen does not appear, click the My Computer icon Note on the desktop, open the CD-ROM icon, and then double-click Setup.exe to open the icon. 2. Select Install Individual Software in the Canon installer Setup Menu.
  • Page 5 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide HDI Driver Installation 4. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement then click the Next button. The Install imagePROGRAF HDI Driver screen appears. 5. Select the version number of your AutoCAD and click the Install button. The HDI driver files are copied to the Drv folder where the AutoCAD program files are stored.
  • Page 6 The Add Plotter - Plotter Model screen opens. 10.Make sure that Canon, Inc. is selected in the list of Manufacturers, and for the Model select the name of the printer that you want to install then click the Next button.
  • Page 7 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide HDI Driver Installation 11. Click the Next button. The Add Plotter - Ports screen opens. 12.Make sure that Plot to a port is selected, select the port that you want to use for the plotter, then click the Next button. The Add Plotter - Plotter Name screen opens.
  • Page 8: Installing With The Add-a-plotter Wizard

    HDI Driver Installation ■ Installing with the Add-A-Plotter Wizard Follow the procedure below to use the Add-A-Plotter Wizard to install the HDI driver without the Canon installer. 1. After AutoCAD starts, select Plotter Manager from the File menu. The Plotters window opens.
  • Page 9 8. Select the hif file then click the Open button. The display returns to the Add Plotter - Plotter Model screen. 9. Select Canon Inc. from the list of Manufacturers, select the name of the printer for Model, and then click the Next button.
  • Page 10 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide HDI Driver Installation The Add Plotter - Import Pcp or Pc2 screen opens. If you want the installer to read plotter information from previously stored Note PCP or PC2 files, click the Import File button. If you do not want to read these files, just go to Step 10.
  • Page 11 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide HDI Driver Installation 12.Click the Next button. The HDI driver files are copied to the Drv folder where the AutoCAD program files are stored, then the Add Plotter - Finish screen opens. 13.Click the Finish button. This completes the installation of the HDI driver.
  • Page 12: Chapter 2 Printing

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Printing Chapter 2 Printing This section describes how to execute a print job with the HDI driver. The description below uses printing with the AutoCAD 2004 as an example. Printing Procedure 1. Start AutoCAD and open the image file. 2.
  • Page 13 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Printing 5. Perform the settings that you need for the print job. For more details about how to perform the settings in the Plotter Note Configuration Editor dialog box, please refer to Chapter 3, “Setting Up a Print Job”...
  • Page 14: Chapter 3 Setting Up A Print Job

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job Chapter 3 Setting Up a Print Job This section describes the HDI driver settings. The HDI driver settings are done in the Plotter Configuration Editor dialog box. Opening the Plotter Configuration Editor Dialog Box You can open the Plotter Configuration Editor dialog box from either the AutoCAD File menu or with the Windows Start menu.
  • Page 15: Plotter Configuration Editor Dialog Box Functions

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job 2. Double-click the Autodesk Plotter Manager icon. The Plotters window opens. 3. Double-click the W6400PG icon (the icon name is the name of the printer you use) to open. The Plotter Configuration Editor dialog box opens. Plotter Configuration Editor Dialog Box Functions The Plotter Configuration Editor dialog box has three sheets.
  • Page 16 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job The procedures for setting each item are described below. Media Source and Media Size Settings Follow this procedure to select the media source (Cut Sheet or Roll Paper) and the media size.
  • Page 17 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job Graphics Settings Use these settings to adjust the print mode and resolution. 1. Click the Vector Graphics below Graphics. The Device and Document Settings sheet opens and switches to the display that presents the graphics settings.
  • Page 18: Opening The Custom Properties Dialog Box

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job Opening the Custom Properties Dialog Box In the Custom Properties dialog box you can perform the settings for the Media Type, Color Matching, Brightness, and other settings. Follow the procedure below to open the Custom Properties dialog box. 1.
  • Page 19: Selecting The Media Type And Ink Type

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job ■ Selecting the Media Type and Ink Type Use these settings to set the media and ink type. 1. Select the media type from the Media Type list under Media and Ink Settings. •...
  • Page 20: Media Detailed Settings

    imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job 2. Select a setting from the Brightness list. Brightness presents the following items for selection. Brightness Setting Details Dark Prints a printout much darker than normal. Slightly Dark Prints a printout slightly darker than normal. Standard Prints the printout with normal brightness.
  • Page 21 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job Between Pages presents the following items for selection. Between Setting Details Pages Printer Default This item resets the value to the printer default settings. None Cancels the ink drying time. 30 sec., 1 min., After the print job finishes, the printer waits for this time to elapse 3 min., 5 min., and then ejects the printed sheet.
  • Page 22 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job 3. Click the OK button. If you make the margin (white space) too small, this could disturb Important the print image or cause the printhead to scour the surface of some types of media.
  • Page 23 imagePROGRAF HDI Driver Guide Setting Up a Print Job Cut Speed Select a setting for the automatic cutting speed. Adjust this setting when auto cutting is not cutting cleanly. 1. Select a setting from the Cut Speed list in the Media Detailed Settings dialog box. Cut Speed presents the following items for selection.
  • Page 24: Index

    3-1, 3-2, 3-5 Between Scans, 3-8 Plotter Manager, 1-3, 1-6, 3-2 Brightness, 3-6 Plotter Name, 1-5, 1-8 Plotters window, 1-3, 1-6, 3-2 Ports sheet, 3-2 Canon installer, 1-1 Properties, 2-1 Color, 3-4 Color Depth, 3-4 Color Matching, 3-6 Saturation, 3-6 Colorimetric, 3-6...

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