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  • Page 1

    How to Use This Manual Printing This Manual MC-4052-V1.00 Basic Guide Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Describes the summary of Describes the detailed this product. function of this product.

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    How to Use This Manual Printing This Manual Printing on DVD/CDs MP-3591-V1.00 Advanced Guide Contents Overview of the Printer Routine Maintenance Main Components Replacing an Ink Tank When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Printing Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) Cleaning the Pad in the Cassette Printing Documents (Windows)

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Contents > Overview of the Printer Overview of the Printer This section shows the component names of the printer and describes their functions. Main Components Front View Rear View Inside View Page top...

  • Page 4: Front View

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > > Main Components Contents Overview of the Printer Main Components Front View Rear View Inside View Front View Top Cover Open to replace the ink tanks or remove jammed paper inside the printer. Paper Guides Slide to align with both sides of the paper stack. Rear Tray Load photo paper or envelopes which you can use on the printer.

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    - Auto Power Off: Automatically turns off the printer when no print data is sent for a certain interval. Specify this setting on the Maintenance sheet of the printer driver setup window (Windows), or in the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Advanced Guide For details on the settings, refer to the on-screen manual:...

  • Page 6: Rear View

    Note Power and Alarm lamps You can check the status of the printer by the Power Alarm lamps. - Power lamp is off: The power is off. - Power lamp lights green: The printer is ready to print. - Power lamp flashes green: The printer is getting ready to print, or printing is in progress.

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    (18) Print Head Lock Lever Locks the Print Head into place. Important Do not raise this lever after installing the Print Head. (19) Print Head Holder Install the Print Head. Note For details on installing the Print Head and ink tanks, refer to the printed manual: Getting Started .

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Printing Contents Printing This section describes the procedure to print documents or photos. You can easily print photos taken with your digital camera by using Easy-PhotoPrint EX supplied with the printer. Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX Printing Documents (Windows) Printing Documents (Macintosh) For Mac OS X v.10.5.x...

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Printing > Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) Contents Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) Print image data saved on your computer by using Easy-PhotoPrint EX supplied with the printer. This section describes the procedure to print borderless photos on 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm photo paper. Advanced Guide For details on Easy-PhotoPrint EX, refer to the on-screen manual: Note...

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    (Print photos or albums, etc.). Solution Menu To start Easy-PhotoPrint EX from the Start menu, select All Programs (or Programs), Canon Utilities, Easy-PhotoPrint EX, then Easy-PhotoPrint EX. To start Easy-PhotoPrint EX from Solution Menu, click (Solution Menu) in the Dock and click (Print photos or albums, etc.).

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    Select the loaded paper. Make sure that your printer's name is selected in Printer. Make sure that Automatically Select is selected in Paper Source. Note For details on other settings for Paper Source, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide Select the size and type of the loaded paper in Paper Size and Media Type.

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    (where " XXX " is your printer's name) on To display the printer status monitor, click Canon XXX the taskbar. Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Printing > Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) > Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX Contents Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX This section introduces a few of the useful functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX. For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide Creating Your Own Prints You can create an album or calendar using your photos.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Printing Contents > Printing Documents (Windows) Printing Documents (Windows) This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper. For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide Note Operations may vary depending on your software application. For details on the operation, refer to the instruction manual of your application.

  • Page 15: Specify The Required Print Settings

    Specify the required print settings. Select Business Document in Commonly Used Settings. Note When the print object such as Business Document or Photo Printing is selected in Commonly Used Settings, the items in Additional Features will be selected automatically. The settings suitable for the print object such as media type or print quality will also appear.

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    To cancel a print job in progress, press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer or click Cancel Printing on the printer status monitor. After canceling the print job, blank sheets of paper may be ejected. To display the printer status monitor, click Canon XXX (where " XXX " is your printer's name) on the taskbar.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Printing > Printing Documents (Macintosh) Contents Printing Documents (Macintosh) This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper. For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide Note Operations may vary depending on your software application. For details on the operation, refer to the instruction manual of your application.

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    Select the page size of the loaded paper in Paper Size. Here we select A4. Select Quality & Media in the pop-up menu. Select the media type of the loaded paper in Media Type. Here we select Plain Paper. Note If you select A4, B5, A5, or Letter-sized plain paper when Automatically Select is selected in Paper Source, the printer feeds the paper from the Cassette.

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    Start printing. Click Print to start printing. Note Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress. To cancel a print job in progress, select the desired job in the Name list and click Delete. To temporarily stop a job in progress, click Hold.

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    Specify the required print settings. Select Print on the File menu in your software application. The Print dialog box will appear. Make sure that your printer's name is selected in Printer. Select Quality & Media in the pop-up menu. Select the media type of the loaded paper in Media Type. Here we select Plain Paper.

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    Start printing. Click Print to start printing. Note Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress. To cancel a print job in progress, select the desired job in the Name list and click Delete. To temporarily stop a job in progress, click Hold.

  • Page 22

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Contents > Other Usages Other Usages This section introduces the function to print photos from your PictBridge compliant device such as a digital camera connecting with a USB cable. This section also introduces useful software applications you can use with the printer. Printing Photos from a PictBridge Compliant Device Useful Software Applications Solution Menu...

  • Page 23: Connectable Devices

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > > Printing Photos from a PictBridge Compliant Device Contents Other Usages Printing Photos from a PictBridge Compliant Device You can connect the PictBridge compliant device to this printer with a USB cable that is recommended by the device's manufacturer, and print saved images directly.

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    To start Solution Menu from the Start menu, select All Programs (or Programs), Canon Utilities, Solution Menu, then Solution Menu. To start Solution Menu from the menu bar, select the Go menu, Applications, Canon Utilities, Solution Menu, then double-click Solution Menu.

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    Install My Printer from the Setup CD-ROM when it has not been installed or has been uninstalled. To install My Printer, select My Printer in Custom Install. To start My Printer from the Start menu, select All Programs (or Programs), Canon Utilities, My Printer, then My Printer.

  • Page 26

    For details on printing web pages, click (Help) to view the online help. Note Installing Easy-WebPrint EX If Easy-WebPrint EX is not installed, the guidance for installation of Easy-WebPrint EX may appear from the taskbar on the desktop. To install Easy-WebPrint EX, click the displayed guidance and follow the instructions on the screen. You can also install Easy-WebPrint EX from the Setup CD-ROM .

  • Page 27

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Loading Paper Contents Loading Paper This section describes types of paper you can load and how to load printing paper in the Cassette or Rear Tray. Loading Paper Paper Source to Load Paper Loading Paper in the Cassette Loading Paper in the Rear Tray Media Types You Can Use Media Types You Cannot Use...

  • Page 28

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Loading Paper > Loading Paper Contents Loading Paper Paper Source to Load Paper Loading Paper in the Cassette Loading Paper in the Rear Tray Media Types You Can Use Media Types You Cannot Use Paper Source to Load Paper The printer has two paper sources to feed paper;...

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    Load other sizes or types of paper in the Rear Tray. Media Types You Can Use Note We recommend Canon genuine photo paper for printing photos. For details on the Canon genuine paper, see Media Types You Can Use You can use general copy paper.

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    Load paper. Load the paper stack WITH THE PRINT SIDE FACING DOWN and THE LEADING EDGE TO THE FAR SIDE, and align it against the right side of the Cassette. Slide the Paper Guide (B) to align with the mark of page size. The Paper Guide (B) will stop when it aligns with the corresponding mark of page size.

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    Set the Cover on the Cassette. Insert the Cassette into the printer. Push the Cassette all the way into the printer. Note The Cassette will stick out of the printer, but do not force it into the printer any further. This can damage the printer or Cassette.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Loading Paper > Loading Paper > Loading Paper in the Rear Tray Contents Loading Paper in the Rear Tray You can load photo paper or envelopes in the Rear Tray. Loading Photo Paper Important If you cut plain paper into small size such as 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm, 4" x 8" / 101.6 x 203.2 mm, 5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm, or 2.16"...

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    Slide the Paper Guides (A) to align them with both sides of the paper stack. Do not slide the Paper Guides too hard. The paper may not be fed properly. Note Do not load sheets of paper higher than the Load Limit Mark (D). Note After loading paper Select the size and type of the loaded paper in Printer Paper Size (or Paper Size) and Media...

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    Press down on all four corners and edges of the envelopes to flatten them. If the envelopes are curled, hold the opposite corners and gently twist them in the opposite direction. If the corner of the envelope flap is folded, flatten it. Use a pen to press the leading edge in the inserting direction flat and sharpen the crease.

  • Page 37

    (B) Rear side (C) Address side Specify the settings in the printer driver. Select Envelope in Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup sheet. Select DL Env. or Comm. Env. #10 in the Envelope Size Setting window. Select Landscape in Orientation. Select Envelope in Media Type.

  • Page 38

    Media Types You Can Use Choose paper suitable for printing, for the best print results. Canon provides you various types of paper to enhance the fun of printing, such as stickers as well as papers for photo or document. We recommend the use of Canon genuine paper for printing your important photos.

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    For information on the page sizes available for each Canon genuine paper, visit our website. You may not be able to purchase some Canon genuine papers depending on the country or region of purchase. Paper is not sold in the US by Model Number.

  • Page 40

    17 to 28 lb / 64 to 105 g/m (except for Canon genuine paper) Do not use heavier or lighter paper (except for Canon genuine paper), as it could jam in the printer. Notes on Storing Paper Take out only the necessary number of paper from the package, just before printing.

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    Paper that is too thin (weighing less than 17 lb / 64 g/m Paper that is too thick (weighing more than 28 lb / 105 g/m , except for Canon genuine paper) Paper thinner than a postcard, including plain paper or notepad paper cut to a small size (when...

  • Page 42: Routine Maintenance

    Cleaning the Print Head Deeply Aligning the Print Head Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller Cleaning the Pad in the Cassette Opening the Maintenance Screens Opening the Printer Driver Setup Window (Windows) Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) Page top...

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    Important Handling Ink To maintain optimal print quality, we recommend the use of specified Canon brand ink tanks. Refilling the ink is not recommended. If you remove an ink tank, replace it immediately. Do not leave the printer with ink tanks removed.

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    Caution Do not hold the Print Head Holder to stop or move it forcibly. Do not touch the Print Head Holder until it stops completely. Important Do not place any object on the Top Cover. It will fall into the Rear Tray when the Top Cover is opened and cause the printer to malfunction.

  • Page 45

    when replacing two or more ink tanks. Checking the Ink Status For details on ink lamp flashing speed, see Prepare the new ink tank. Take a new ink tank out of its package, pull the orange tape ( ) in the direction of the arrow to peel it off, then remove the film ( Important Make sure that the film is completely removed from the air hole (D).

  • Page 46

    from being ejected properly. Install the new ink tank. Insert the front end of ink tank into the Print Head at a slant. Make sure that the position of the ink tank matches the label. (Push) on the ink tank until the ink tank snaps firmly into Press the mark place.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > Replacing an Ink Tank > Checking the Ink Status Contents Checking the Ink Status You can check the ink status on the ink lamps or your computer screen. With the Ink Lamps Make sure that the power is turned on, and open the Paper Output Tray gently. Open the Top Cover.

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    Refer to " Troubleshooting" in the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide . With the Computer Screen You can confirm the status of each ink tank with the printer status monitor (Windows) or the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Check if any symbol (A) appears on the screen.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance Contents > When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect If print results are blurred or colors are not printed correctly, the pint head nozzles are probably clogged. Follow the procedure below to print the nozzle check pattern, check the print head nozzle condition, then clean the Print Head.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > > Printing the Nozzle Check Contents When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Pattern Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzles. You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper Note If the remaining ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly.

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    Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and extend the Output Tray Extension to open. Important If the Inner Cover is open, close it. Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Print the nozzle check pattern.

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    Confirm the displayed message and click Print Check Pattern. The nozzle check pattern will be printed. Do not perform any other operations until the printer completes the printing of the nozzle check pattern. Note Clicking Initial Check Items displays the items to be checked before printing the nozzle check pattern.

  • Page 56

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > > Examining the Nozzle Contents When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Check Pattern Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Examine the nozzle check pattern, and clean the Print Head if necessary. Check if there are missing lines in the pattern (1) or horizontal white streaks in the pattern (2).

  • Page 57: Step

    Click Cleaning. Make sure that one or more sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper are loaded in the Cassette. Cleaning the Print Head to clean the Print Follow the procedure from (3) in step 5 (Windows or Macintosh) in Head.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > > Cleaning the Print Head Contents When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Cleaning the Print Head Clean the Print Head if there are missing lines or horizontal white streaks in the printed nozzle check pattern.

  • Page 59

    Select the ink group to clean. Note This printer has two kinds of black ink: PGBK (pigment ink) and BK (dye ink). Check the nozzle check pattern, then click Black if there are missing lines in PGBK, or click Color if there are horizontal white streaks in BK. Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern.

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    Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and extend the Output Tray Extension to open. Important If the Inner Cover is open, close it. Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Clean the Print Head.

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    Confirm the displayed message and click Print Check Pattern. The nozzle check pattern will be printed. Do not perform any other operations until the printer completes the printing of the nozzle check pattern. Examine the nozzle check pattern. Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern.

  • Page 62

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > > Cleaning the Print Head Contents When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Deeply Cleaning the Print Head Deeply If print quality does not improve by the standard cleaning of the Print Head, clean the Print Head deeply. Cleaning the Print Head deeply consumes more ink than the standard cleaning of the Print Head, so clean the Print Head deeply only when necessary.

  • Page 63: Open The Paper Output Tray Gently, And Extend The Output Tray Extension To Open, Step

    Make sure that one or more sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper are loaded in the Cassette. Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and extend the Output Tray Extension to open. Important If the Inner Cover is open, close it. Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh).

  • Page 64

    Clean the Print Head deeply. Make sure that Cleaning is selected in the pop-up menu. Click Deep Cleaning. Select the ink group to clean deeply. Note This printer has two kinds of black ink: PGBK (pigment ink) and BK (dye ink). Check the nozzle check pattern, then click Black if there are missing lines in PGBK, or click Color if there are horizontal white streaks in BK.

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    If the problem is still not resolved, the Print Head may be damaged. Contact the service center. Page top...

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    The print head alignment pattern is printed in black and blue. If you run out of supplied paper (Canon Matte Photo Paper MP-101) or Canon genuine paper is not immediately available or obtainable, you can use plain paper and align the Print Head manually.

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    Open the printer driver setup window. Opening the Printer Driver Setup Window (Windows) Adjust the print head position. Click the Maintenance tab. Click Print Head Alignment. Confirm the displayed message, and click Align Print Head. The print head alignment pattern will be printed and the printer will adjust the print head position automatically.

  • Page 68

    To print and check the current head position adjustment values, click Print Alignment Value. Make sure that the power is turned on. Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized supplied paper or Canon Matte Photo Paper MP- 101 in the Rear Tray.

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    Do not perform any other operations until the printer completes the printing of the print head alignment pattern. This takes about 5 minutes to complete. Note Alarm If the automatic adjustment of the print head position has failed, the lamp flashes. "...

  • Page 70: Open The Printer Driver Setup Window

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller Contents Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller If the Paper Feed Roller is dirty or paper powder is attached to it, paper may not be fed properly. In this case, clean the Paper Feed Roller. Cleaning will wear out the Paper Feed Roller, so perform this only when necessary.

  • Page 71

    Clean the Paper Feed Roller without paper. Follow the message to remove paper in the paper source you selected in (3) of step 4. Click OK. The Paper Feed Roller will rotate as it is cleaned. Clean the Paper Feed Roller with paper. Make sure that the Paper Feed Roller has stopped rotating, then follow the message to load three sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the paper source you selected in (3) of step 4.

  • Page 72

    Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Select Roller Cleaning. Make sure that Cleaning is selected in the pop-up menu. Click Roller Cleaning. Select the paper source to clean (Rear Tray or Cassette). Click OK.

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    If the problem is still not resolved after cleaning the Paper Feed Roller as described above, contact the service center. Page top...

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Routine Maintenance > Cleaning the Pad in the Cassette Contents Cleaning the Pad in the Cassette If the Pad in the Cassette is smeared with paper powder or dirt, two or more sheets of paper may be ejected.

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    Contents > Opening the Maintenance Screens Opening the Maintenance Screens You can perform maintenance operations from the printer driver setup window (Windows) or the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh). Opening the Printer Driver Setup Window (Windows) Make sure that the power is turned on.

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    Note When you are using Mac OS X v.10.4.x or Mac OS X v.10.3.9 Follow the procedure below to open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. 1. Select Applications from the Go menu. 2. Double-click the Utilities folder, and double-click Printer Setup Utility to open the Printer List dialog box.

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Contents > Appendix Appendix Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and Use of Images Tips on How to Use Your Printer Page top...

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    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Contents Appendix > Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and Use of Images Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and Use of Images It may be unlawful to print the following documents. The list provided is non-exhaustive. When in doubt, check with a legal representative in your jurisdiction. Paper money Traveler's checks Food stamps...

  • Page 79: Print The Nozzle Check Pattern

    Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Contents Appendix > Tips on How to Use Your Printer Tips on How to Use Your Printer This section introduces the tips on how to use your printer and for printing with optimal quality. Ink is used for various purposes. How is ink used for various purposes other than printing? Ink may be used for purposes other than printing.

  • Page 80

    Is the inside of the printer smeared with ink? After printing large quantities of paper or performing borderless printing, the area where papers go through may get smeared with ink. Clean the inside of your printer with Bottom Plate Cleaning. Refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide Tip!: Check how to load the paper correctly!

  • Page 81

    If the printer is used or transported vertically or slanted, the printer may become damaged or ink may leak from the printer. Be sure not to use or transport the printer vertically or slanted. Tip!: Do not place any object on the Top Cover! Do not place any object on the Top Cover.

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    Depending on the type of paper, ink may blur if you trace the printed area with a highlight pen or paint-stick, or bleed if water or sweat comes in contact with the printed area. Lamp on the printer is flashing: What can I do? Alarm lamp is flashing orange.

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    MC-4085-V1.00 Basic Guide Printing Printing Troubleshooting Printing from a Computer Printing with the Bundled Application Software How to Use This Manual What Is Easy-PhotoPrint EX? Printing This Manual Printing Photos Printing on DVD/CDs Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Selecting a Photo Maintenance Selecting the Paper Changing the Machine Settings Printing...

  • Page 84

    Using the Face Brightener Function Using the Face Sharpener Function Using the Digital Face Smoothing Function Using the Blemish Remover Function Adjusting Images Correct/Enhance Images Window Questions and Answers How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? Which Side of the Displayed Image Does the Printing Start from? How Do I Print with Even Margins? What Is "C1"...

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    Smoothing Jagged Outlines Changing Color Properties to Improve Coloration Reducing Photo Noise Overview of the Printer Driver Printer Driver Operations Canon IJ Printer Driver How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window Maintenance Tab Canon IJ Status Monitor Canon IJ Preview...

  • Page 86

    If an Error Occurs The Printer Cannot Be Powered On Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Power Lamp Flashes Green and Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Alternately Cannot Install the Printer Driver Cannot Connect to Computer Properly Printing Speed Is Slow/Hi-Speed USB Connection Does Not Work/"This device can perform faster"...

  • Page 87

    Ink Info Number: 1600 Is Displayed Ink Info Number: 1683 Is Displayed Ink Info Number: 1688 Is Displayed Error Number: 1851 Is Displayed Error Number: 1856 Is Displayed Error Number: 2001 Is Displayed Error Number: 2002 Is Displayed Error Number: 2500 Is Displayed Other Error Messages The Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program Screen Is Displayed...

  • Page 88: How To Use This Manual

    Advanced Guide > How to Use This Manual How to Use This Manual Operating the Contents Pane Operating the Explanation Window Printing This Manual Using Keywords to Find a Document Registering Documents to My Manual Symbols Used in This Document Trademarks Page top...

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    > > Operating the Contents Pane Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual Operating the Contents Pane When you click a document title displayed in the contents pane found to the left of the on-screen manual, the documents of that title are displayed in the explanation window on the right side. When you click found to the left of , the document titles found in the lower hierarchies are displayed.

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    > Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual > Operating the Explanation Window Operating the Explanation Window (1) Click the green characters to jump to the corresponding document. (2) The cursor jumps to the top of this document. Page top...

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    > > Printing This Manual Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual Printing This Manual Click to display the print pane to the left of the on-screen manual. Note Click to close or display the print pane. When you click and then click Page Setup, the Page Setup dialog box appears.

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    Print All Documents Note You can select the type to be printed, and then easily specify print settings on the Print Setup tab. Print Current Document You can print the currently displayed document. From Select Target, select Current Document The title of the currently displayed document is displayed in the Documents to Be Printed list. Note By selecting Print linked documents, you can also print documents that are linked to the current document.

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    Confirm the number of pages to be printed, and then click Yes. All documents with selected check boxes are printed. Print My Manual You can select and print documents registered in My Manual. Registering Documents to My Manual ." For details about My Manual, see " From Select Target, select My Manual The titles of the documents that have been registered to My Manual are displayed in the Documents to Be Printed list.

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    Confirm the number of pages to be printed, and then click Yes. All documents are printed. Important A large amount of paper is necessary to print all documents. Before printing, be sure to check the number of print pages displayed in the Print Page Count Confirmation dialog box. The Print Preview dialog box allows you to scale the printing to the paper width or to set the zoom rate.

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    > Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual > Using Keywords to Find a Document Using Keywords to Find a Document You can enter a keyword to search for a target document. All documents in the currently displayed on-screen manual are searched. Click The search pane is displayed to the left of the on-screen manual.

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    The search is started, and the titles of documents containing the keyword are displayed in the search results list. When you execute a search by entering multiple keywords, the search results are displayed as shown below. [Documents Containing Perfect Match] Documents containing the entire search character string (including spaces) exactly as entered (perfect match) [Documents Containing All Keywords]...

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    > > Registering Documents to My Manual Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual Registering Documents to My Manual Register frequently read documents as My Manual documents so that you can refer to those documents easily at any time. Display the document Display the document to be added to My Manual.

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    Display My Manual When you double-click (or select and press Enter) a document title displayed in List of My Manual, that document is displayed in the explanation window. Note To delete a document from List of My Manual, select that document title from the list, and then click Delete (or press Delete).

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    > > Symbols Used in This Document Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual Symbols Used in This Document Warning Instructions that, if ignored, could result in death or serious personal injury caused by incorrect operation of the equipment. These must be observed for safe operation. Caution Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage caused by incorrect operation of the equipment.

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    > > Trademarks Advanced Guide How to Use This Manual Trademarks Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Windows Vista is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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    > Printing from a Computer Advanced Guide Printing from a Computer Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing with Other Application Software Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer Advanced Guide > Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing with the Bundled Application Software What Is Easy-PhotoPrint EX? Printing Photos Creating an Album Printing a DVD/CD Printing Calendars Printing Stickers Printing Layout Correcting and Enhancing Photos Questions and Answers Photo Print Settings Other Settings...

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    Important Easy-PhotoPrint EX does not support Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, or Windows NT4. Easy-PhotoPrint EX can only be used with Canon inkjet printers. It does not support some printers, including Canon compact printers (SELPHY CP series). If a printer that supports Easy-PhotoPrint EX is not installed, you cannot print items you create.

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    Easy-PhotoPrint EX can be started from other applications. See the application's manual for details on the procedure for starting. The Photo Print function is available with the following applications: MP Navigator EX Ver.1.00 or later ZoomBrowser EX Ver.6.0 or later Digital Photo Professional Ver.3.2 or later Important Easy-PhotoPrint EX is subject to the following restrictions when started from Digital Photo...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Photos Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Photos Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to print your favorite photos in a variety of layouts. You can also create borderless photos easily. Corrections suitable for photos will be applied automatically when printing.

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    How Do I Print with Even Margins? Page top...

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    Printing Photos > Starting Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Easy-PhotoPrint EX Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX From the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > Easy-PhotoPrint EX > Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts and Menu appears. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Photos > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting a Photo Selecting a Photo Click Photo Print from Menu. The Select Images screen appears. Important The thumbnails (reduced images) displayed in the screen may appear as follows: - A black line appears along an edge of the image.

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    (Delete Imported Image). To delete all images from the selected image area, click (Delete All Imported Images). To print two or more copies of an image, click (Up arrow) until the number of copies you want is reached. To reduce the number of copies shown in the box, click (Down arrow).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Photos > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting the Paper Selecting the Paper Click Select Paper. The Select Paper screen appears. Set the following items according to the printer and paper to be used: Printer Paper Source Paper Size...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Photos > Printing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Click Layout/Print. The Layout/Print screen appears. Important The thumbnails (reduced images) displayed in the screen may appear as follows: - A black line appears along an edge of the image. - An edge of the image appears cropped.

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    To display the Preferences dialog box, click (Settings) or select Preferences... from the File menu. The photo print settings will be discarded if you exit Easy-PhotoPrint EX without saving the settings. It is recommended that you save the printed image if you want to print it again. Saving Photos When you print on a bordered layout, the margins on the left and right or the top and bottom may become wider than the other.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Creating an Album Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Creating an Album Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to create your own personalized photo album. Steps Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting a Photo Editing Printing...

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    How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? What Is "C1" or "C4"? Page top...

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    Creating an Album > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX From the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > Easy-PhotoPrint EX > Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts and Menu appears. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Creating an Album > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting the Paper and Layout Click Album from Menu. The Page Setup screen appears. Set the following items in the General Settings section: Paper Size Orientation Cover...

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    If you want to change the layout, click Layout..The Change Layout dialog box appears. In the Change Layout dialog box, you can change the layout or select whether to print the date (on which the picture was taken) on the photo. Note The layouts that can be selected may vary depending on the Paper Size, Orientation, Double page album, or the type of page selected (front cover, inside pages or back cover).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Creating an Album > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting a Photo Selecting a Photo Click Select Images. The Select Images screen appears. Select the folder that contains the image you want to print from the folder tree area. The images in the folder will be displayed as thumbnails (miniatures).

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    To delete all images from the selected image area, click (Delete All Imported Images). Note See Help for details on the Select Images screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Creating an Album > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Editing Editing Click Edit. The Edit screen appears. Edit your album if necessary. Changing Layout Changing Background Adding Photos Swapping Positions of Photos Replacing Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Cropping Photos...

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    C4: Back cover Saving Note See Help for details on the Edit screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Creating an Album > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Printing Click Print Settings. The Print Settings screen appears. Set the following items according to the printer and paper to be used: Printer Media Type Copies...

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    Click Print. Note See Help for details on the Print Settings screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing a DVD/CD Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing a DVD/CD Start Easy-PhotoPrint EX and select DVD/CD Label in Menu to start CD-LabelPrint. CD-LabelPrint allows you to print DVD/CD labels easily. For details on how to use CD-LabelPrint, install CD-LabelPrint and refer to the application's manual as follows.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Calendars Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Calendars Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to create your own calendar using your favorite photos. Steps Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting a Photo Editing Printing...

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    Questions and Answers How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? Page top...

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    Printing Calendars > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX From the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > Easy-PhotoPrint EX > Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts and Menu appears. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Calendars > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting the Paper and Layout Click Calendar from Menu. The Page Setup screen appears. Set the following items in the General Settings section: Paper Size Orientation Start from...

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    See Help for details on the Page Setup screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Calendars > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting a Photo Selecting a Photo Click Select Images. The Select Images screen appears. Select the folder that contains the image you want to print from the folder tree area. The images in the folder will be displayed as thumbnails (miniatures).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Calendars > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Editing Editing Click Edit. The Edit screen appears. Edit the calendar if necessary. Changing Layout Changing Background Adding Photos Swapping Positions of Photos Replacing Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Cropping Photos...

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    See Help for details on the Edit screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Calendars > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Printing Click Print Settings. The Print Settings screen appears. Set the following items according to the printer and paper to be used: Printer Media Type Copies...

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    Note See Help for details on the Print Settings screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Stickers Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Stickers You can print your favorite photos on compatible sticker sheets. Steps Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting a Photo Editing Printing Try This...

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    Printing Stickers > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX From the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > Easy-PhotoPrint EX > Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts and Menu appears. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Stickers > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting the Paper and Layout Click Stickers from Menu. The Page Setup screen appears. Set the following items in the General Settings section: Paper Size Orientation Print date...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Stickers > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting a Photo Selecting a Photo Click Select Images. The Select Images screen appears. Select the folder that contains the image you want to print from the folder tree area. The images in the folder will be displayed as thumbnails (miniatures).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Stickers > Editing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Editing Click Edit. The Edit screen appears. Edit the stickers if necessary. Adding Photos Swapping Positions of Photos Replacing Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Cropping Photos Printing Dates on Photos Adding Text to Photos...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Stickers > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Printing Click Print Settings. The Print Settings screen appears. Set the following items according to the printer and paper to be used: Printer Media Type Copies...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Layout Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Layout You can add text to your favorite photos and print them in a variety of layouts. Steps Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting a Photo Editing Printing...

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    Printing Layout > Starting Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Easy-PhotoPrint EX Starting Easy-PhotoPrint EX From the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > Easy-PhotoPrint EX > Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts and Menu appears. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Layout > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting the Paper and Layout Selecting the Paper and Layout Click Layout Print from Menu. The Page Setup screen appears. Set the following items in the General Settings section: Paper Size Orientation Print date...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Layout > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Selecting a Photo Selecting a Photo Click Select Images. The Select Images screen appears. Select the folder that contains the image you want to print from the folder tree area. The images in the folder will be displayed as thumbnails (miniatures).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Layout > Editing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Editing Click Edit. The Edit screen appears. Edit the layout if necessary. Changing Layout Adding Photos Swapping Positions of Photos Replacing Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Cropping Photos Printing Dates on Photos...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Printing Layout > Printing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Click Print Settings. The Print Settings screen appears. Set the following items according to the printer and paper to be used: Printer Media Type Copies...

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    Note See Help for details on the Print Settings screen. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software > Correcting and Enhancing Photos Correcting and Enhancing Photos You can correct and enhance images. Click (Correct/Enhance Images) in the Select Images or Edit screen, or in the Layout/Print screen of Photo Print.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Auto Photo Fix Function Using the Auto Photo Fix Function Apply optimum corrections automatically to the photos used for an album, calendar, etc. Important The Auto Photo Fix function is not available for Photo Print.

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    Note If only one image is selected, the thumbnail does not appear below Preview. Make sure that Auto is selected. Click Auto Photo Fix, then click OK. The entire photo is corrected automatically and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note (Compare) to display the images before and after the correction side by side so that Click...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Red-Eye Correction Function Using the Red-Eye Correction Function You can correct red eyes caused by a camera flash. You can perform the Red-Eye Correction function either automatically or manually.

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    Auto Correction Make sure that Auto is selected. Click Red-Eye Correction. Click OK. Red eyes are corrected and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Important Areas other than the eyes may be corrected depending on the image. Note (Compare) to display the images before and after the correction side by side so that Click...

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    Red eye is corrected and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note Click Undo to undo the preceding correction operation. Click Save Selected Image or Save All Corrected Images. You can save corrected images as new files. Note To save only the image you like, click Save Selected Image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Face Brightener Function Using the Face Brightener Function You can brighten dark faces caused by bright background. Note You can brighten dark photos caused by bright background automatically by selecting Auto Photo Fix.

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    Click Face Brightener. Note Effect levels can be changed using the slider below Face Brightener. Move the cursor over the image. The shape of the cursor changes to (Cross). Drag to select the area you want to correct, then click OK that appears over the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Face Sharpener Function Using the Face Sharpener Function You can sharpen out-of-focus faces in a photo. You can perform the Face Sharpener function either automatically or manually. Select photos in the Select Images screen, then click (Correct/Enhance Images).

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    Click Face Sharpener. Note Effect levels can be changed using the slider below Face Sharpener. Click OK. The face is sharpened and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note Click (Compare) to display the images before and after the correction side by side so that you can compare and check the result.

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    The facial area in and around the selected area is sharpened and the (Correction/ Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note You can also drag to rotate the selected area. Click Undo to undo the preceding correction operation. Click Save Selected Image or Save All Corrected Images.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Digital Face Smoothing Function Using the Digital Face Smoothing Function You can enhance skin beautifully by removing blemishes and wrinkles. You can perform the Digital Face Smoothing function either automatically or manually.

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    Click Digital Face Smoothing. Note Effect levels can be changed using the slider below Digital Face Smoothing. Click OK. Skin is enhanced beautifully and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note Click (Compare) to display the images before and after the enhancement side by side so that you can compare and check the result.

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    Skin in and around the selected area is enhanced beautifully and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image. Note You can also drag to rotate the selected area. Click Undo to undo the preceding enhancement operation. Click Save Selected Image or Save All Corrected Images.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Using the Blemish Remover Function Using the Blemish Remover Function You can remove moles. Select photos in the Select Images screen, then click (Correct/Enhance Images).

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    Note Move the cursor over the image. The shape of the cursor changes to (Cross). Drag to select the area you want to enhance, then click OK that appears over the image. Moles in and around the selected area are removed and the (Correction/Enhancement) mark appears on the upper left of the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Adjusting Images Adjusting Images You can make fine adjustments to the overall brightness, contrast, etc. of images. Select photos in the Select Images screen, then click (Correct/Enhance Images).

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    Sharpness Blur Show-through Removal Note Click Defaults to reset all adjustments. Click Save Selected Image or Save All Corrected Images. You can save adjusted images as new files. Note To save only the image you like, click Save Selected Image. To save all images, click Save All Corrected Images.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Correcting and Enhancing Photos > Correct/Enhance Images Window Correct/Enhance Images Window You can correct/enhance images in this window. To display the Correct/Enhance Images window, click (Correct/Enhance Images) in the Select Images or Edit screen, or in the Layout/Print screen of Photo Print.

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    (2)Task Area Available tasks and settings may vary between the Auto and Manual tabs. Click Auto or Manual to display the corresponding tab. Auto Tab Select to correct automatically. Auto Photo Fix Applies automatic corrections suitable for photos. Important The Auto Photo Fix function is not available for Photo Print. Photo Print allows you to automatically apply suitable corrections to all photos when printing.

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    shooting. Deselect this checkbox to apply corrections based on the image analysis results. It is recommended that you normally select this setting. Note Exif is a standard format for embedding various shooting data in digital camera images (JPEG). For Photo Print, you can apply suitable corrections based on Exif information automatically by selecting Enable Auto Photo Fix in Color correction for printing on the Advanced tab of the Preferences dialog box and selecting the Prioritize Exif Info checkbox.

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    Brightness Adjusts the overall image brightness. Move the slider to the left to darken and right to brighten the image. Contrast Adjusts the contrast of the image. Adjust the contrast when the image is flat due to lack of contrast. Move the slider to the left to decrease and right to increase the contrast of the image.

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    Red-Eye Correction Corrects red eyes. You can specify the area you want to apply the effect to. You can adjust the effect level using the slider. Note For Photo Print, red eyes are automatically corrected when Enable Auto Photo Fix is selected in Color correction for printing on the Advanced tab of the Preferences dialog box and the Enable Red-Eye Correction checkbox is selected.

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    Exit Click to close the Correct/Enhance Images window. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software > Questions and Answers Questions and Answers How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? Which Side of the Displayed Image Does the Printing Start from? How Do I Print with Even Margins? What Is "C1"...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Questions and Answers > How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? How Can I Move (or Copy) the Saved File? If you want to move (or copy) a file created and saved with Easy-PhotoPrint EX from one folder to another, you need to move (or copy) the folder that was automatically created when originally saving that file as well.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Questions and Answers > Which Side of the Displayed Image Does the Printing Start from? Which Side of the Displayed Image Does the Printing Start from? As shown below, printing starts from the left side of the image displayed in the Layout/Print screen.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Questions and Answers > How Do I Print with Even Margins? How Do I Print with Even Margins? When you print on a bordered layout, the margins on the left and right or the top and bottom may become wider than the other, depending on the image and printer.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Questions and Answers > What Is "C1" or "C4"? What Is "C1" or "C4"? When an album is printed, labels such as "C1" and "C4" are printed as page numbers. The "C1"...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Photo Print Settings Printing on a DVD/CD Printing Vivid Photos Reducing Photo Noise Cropping Photos (Photo Print) Printing Dates on Photos (Photo Print) Printing Multiple Photos on One Page Printing an Index Printing ID Photos (ID Photo Print)

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing on a DVD/CD Printing on a DVD/CD You can print on a DVD/CD using Photo Print. Select CD-R for Paper Size in the Select Paper screen, then select a layout and enter the title. If you want to edit the details, return to Menu and select DVD/CD Label and edit/print using CD- LabelPrint.

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    Select a layout you want to use. Enter the title(s) and specify the details of the layout in Advanced. Note Items that can be set may vary depending on the selected layout. Click Print. Set a DVD/CD and print according to the message. Printing starts from the top of the image displayed in Preview.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Vivid Photos Printing Vivid Photos Select the Vivid Photo checkbox in the Select Paper screen to boost the colors in a photo before printing. Important This function is available only with a printer that supports Vivid Photo.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Reducing Photo Noise Reducing Photo Noise When a photo is taken in a dark location such as night scene using digital camera, noise may appear in the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Cropping Photos (Photo Print) Cropping Photos (Photo Print) Cropping a photo is the act of removing the unnecessary portions of the photo by selecting the necessary portions.

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    The cropping effect applies only to the print result. The original image will not be cropped. See Help for details on the Crop window. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Dates on Photos (Photo Print) Printing Dates on Photos (Photo Print) To print the date the photo was taken on the photo, click (Date Settings) in the Layout/Print screen, then select the Print date checkbox in the Date Settings dialog box.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Multiple Photos on One Page Printing Multiple Photos on One Page You can print multiple photos on one page by selecting a multiple-photo layout in the Layout/Print screen. Note See the following section for details on how to select photos.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing an Index Printing an Index You can print an index of selected photos. An index print shows the thumbnails of the photos in one page.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing ID Photos (ID Photo Print) Printing ID Photos (ID Photo Print) You can print a variety of ID photos. Important The photo may not qualify as an official ID photo depending on its use.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Printing Photo Information Printing Photo Information You can print the photo and the Exif information side by side. To print them, select Letter 8.5"x11" or A4 for Paper Size in the Select Paper screen, and select Captured Info from the layouts in the Layout/Print screen.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Saving Photos Saving Photos You can save edited photos. The information of cropping and layout can be saved. Click Save in the Layout/Print screen. When the Save As dialog box appears, specify the save location and file name, then click Save.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Photo Print Settings > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Opening Saved Files Opening Saved Files You can open files created with Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Click Library from Menu. The Open dialog box appears. You can check files created and saved with Easy-PhotoPrint EX by icon view (only for Windows Vista) or thumbnail view.

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    You can also open a recently used file by clicking the file name shown in the File menu. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Other Settings Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Changing Layout Changing Background Adding Photos Swapping Positions of Photos Replacing Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Cropping Photos Framing Photos Printing Dates on Photos Attaching Comments to Photos...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Changing Layout Changing Layout You can change the layout of each page separately. (Change Layout). Select the page you want to change the layout of in the Edit screen, then click Select the layout you want to use in the Change Layout dialog box and click OK.

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    Important The layouts of all pages are changed to the selected layout. All images that do not fit in the new layout will be collected on the last page. Note The layouts that can be selected may vary depending on the Paper Size and Orientation. Layout Print Important If the new layout has a different number of frames per page from the current layout, the following will...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Changing Background Changing Background You can change the background of each page. Important You cannot change the background of the Photo Print, Stickers, and Layout Print. Click Background...

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    Click Search backgrounds... to access the Canon website from which you can download additional materials for free. Internet connection is required to access the website. Internet connection fees apply. This function may not be available in some regions. Exit Easy-PhotoPrint EX before installing backgrounds.

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    Note See Help for details on how to set the background in the Change Background dialog box. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings > Adding Photos Adding Photos You can add images to pages. Select the page you want to add photos in the Edit screen, then click (Add Image).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Swapping Positions of Photos Swapping Positions of Photos You can swap the positions of images. Click (Swap Image Positions) in the Edit screen. Note The screens for Album printing are used as examples in the following descriptions.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Replacing Photos Replacing Photos You can replace an image with another image. Select the image you want to replace in the Edit screen, then click (Replace Selected Image).

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos Changing Position, Angle and Size of Photos You can adjust the position, angle and size of images. Select the image of which you want to change the position or size in the Edit screen and click (Edit Image) or double-click the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Cropping Photos Cropping Photos Cropping an image is the act of removing the unnecessary portions of the image by selecting the necessary portions. Select the image you want to crop in the Edit screen and click (Edit Image) or double-click the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Framing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Photos Framing Photos You can add frames to images. Important You cannot add frames to images in Photo Print, Stickers, and Layout Print. Select the image you want to frame in the Edit screen and click (Edit Image) or double-click the image.

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    Various frames are available on our website besides those saved in the application. Click Search frames... to access the Canon website from which you can download additional materials for free. Internet connection is required to access the website. Internet connection fees apply.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Printing Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Dates on Photos Printing Dates on Photos You can print dates on images. Select the image you want to print the date in the Edit screen and click (Edit Image) or double-click the image.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Attaching Comments to Photos Attaching Comments to Photos You can attach comments to images and display them in your album. The photo name, shooting date and comments are displayed (from top to bottom) in a comment box.

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    Select the Show comment box checkbox. Select the checkboxes of the items you want to display, and enter comments. Set the size and color of font, and position of the comments, etc., then click OK. Note See Help for details on comments. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings > Adding Text to Photos Adding Text to Photos You can add text to photos. Click (Add Text) in the Edit screen and drag the mouse over the area in which you want to add text. Note The screens for Album printing are used as examples in the following descriptions.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Saving Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Saving You can save edited items. Click Save in the Edit or Print Settings screen. Note The screens for Album printing are used as examples in the following descriptions. The screens may vary depending on what you create.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Setting Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Holidays Setting Holidays You can add holidays to your calendar. Click Set Holidays... in the Page Setup screen of Calendar, or click (Setup Period/Holiday) in the Edit screen and click Set Holidays...

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    Enter the name in Holiday Name and specify the date. Select the Set as Holiday checkbox to display that day as a holiday in your calendar. Note See Help for details on each dialog box. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Setting Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Calendar Display Setting Calendar Display You can customize the calendar display (fonts, lines, colors, position, size, etc.). Click Settings... in the Page Setup screen of Calendar, or select a calendar in the Edit screen and click (Setup Calendar) to display the Calendar Settings dialog box.

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    > Printing from a Computer > > > Opening Advanced Guide Printing with the Bundled Application Software Other Settings Saved Files Opening Saved Files You can open files created with Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Click Library from Menu. The Open dialog box appears. You can check files created and saved with Easy-PhotoPrint EX by icon view (only for Windows Vista) or thumbnail view.

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    See the following sections for details on the editing procedures. Editing Album Editing Calendar Editing Stickers Layout Print Editing Note You can open files created with Easy-PhotoPrint EX with the following methods, besides from Library in Menu. - Double-click or click the file. - From the File menu, click Open..., then select the file you want to edit.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software Advanced Guide Printing with Other Application Software Various Printing Methods Changing the Print Quality and Correcting Image Data Overview of the Printer Driver Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Various Printing Methods Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Printing with Easy Setup Setting a Page Size and Orientation Setting the Number of Copies and Printing Order Setting the Stapling Margin Borderless Printing Fit-to-Page Printing Scaled Printing...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Printing with Easy Setup Printing with Easy Setup The simple setup procedure for carrying out appropriate printing on this printer, is as follows: Open the printer driver setup window Select a frequently used profile...

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    Click Save... to register the specified settings. For instructions on registering settings, see " ." Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Setting a Page Size and Orientation Setting a Page Size and Orientation The paper size and orientation are essentially determined by the application. When the page size and orientation set for Page Size and Orientation on the Page Setup tab are same as those set with the application, you do not need to select them on the Page Setup tab.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Setting the Number of Copies and Printing Order Setting the Number of Copies and Printing Order Default Setting Print from Last Page Collate Print from Last Page + Collate The procedure for specifying the number of copies and printing order is as follows:...

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    Uncheck this check box to print all pages with the same page number together. Complete the setup Click OK. The specified number of copies will be printed with the specified printing order. Important When the application software that you used to create the document has the same function, give priority to the printer driver settings.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Setting the Stapling Margin Setting the Stapling Margin The procedure for setting the staple side and the margin width is as follows: Open the printer driver setup window Specify the side to be stapled...

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    Complete the setup Click OK on the Page Setup tab. When you execute print, the data is printed with the specified staple side and margin width. Important Staple Side and Specify Margin... appear grayed out and are unavailable when: Borderless, Poster, or Booklet is selected for Page Layout. Scaled is selected for Page Layout (When Duplex Printing is also selected, only Staple Side can be specified).

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Borderless Printing Borderless Printing The borderless printing function allows you to print data without any margin by enlarging the data so that it extends slightly off the paper.

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    Check the Page Size list. When you want to change, select another page size from the list. The list displays only sizes that can be used for borderless printing. Adjust the amount of extension from the paper If necessary, adjust the amount of extension using the Amount of Extension slider. Moving the slider to the right makes the amount larger and moving the slider to the left makes the amount smaller.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Fit- Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods to-Page Printing Fit-to-Page Printing The procedure for printing a document that is automatically enlarged or reduced to fit the page size to be used is as follows: Open the printer driver setup window...

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    Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the document will be enlarged or reduced to fit to the page size. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Scaled Printing Scaled Printing The procedure for printing a document with pages enlarged or reduced is as follows: Open the printer driver setup window Set scaled printing Select Scaled from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab.

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    Specify a scaling factor Directly type in a value into the Scaling box. The current settings are displayed in the settings preview on the left side of the printer driver. Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the document will be printed with the specified scale. Important When the application software with which you created the original has the scaled printing function, configure the settings on your application software.

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    Selecting Scaled changes the printable area of the document. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Page Layout Printing Page Layout Printing The page layout printing function allows you to print more than one page image on a single sheet of paper.

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    Pages To increase the number of pages to be included on a single sheet of paper, select a desired number of pages from the list. You can also set 2-Page Print or 4-Page Print on the Quick Setup tab. Page Order To change the page arrangement order, select an icon from the list to change the page placement order.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Poster Printing Poster Printing The poster printing function allows you to enlarge image data, divide it into several pages, and print these pages on separate sheets of paper. When the pages are pasted together, they form a large print like a poster.

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    Set the number of image divisions and the pages to be printed If necessary, click Specify..., specify the following settings in the Poster Printing dialog box, and then click OK. Image Divisions Select the number of divisions (vertical x horizontal). As the number of divisions increases, the number of sheets used for printing increases, allowing you to create a larger poster.

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    Note Click the deleted pages to display them again. Right-click the settings preview to select Print all pages or Delete all pages. Complete the setup After completing the page selection, click OK. When you execute print, only specified pages will be printed. Important When Poster is selected, the Duplex Printing, Staple Side and Print from Last Page appear grayed out and are unavailable.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Booklet Printing Booklet Printing The booklet printing function allows you to print data for a booklet. Data is printed on both sides of the paper.

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    Margin for stapling Select which side should the stapling margin be on when the booklet is completed. Insert blank page To leave one side of a sheet blank, check the check box, and select the page to be left blank. Margin Enter the margin width.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Duplex Printing Duplex Printing The procedure for printing data on both sides of a sheet of paper is as follows: You can also set duplex printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab. Performing Automatic Duplex Printing You can perform the duplex printing without having to turn over the paper.

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    Use normal-size printing Print without reducing the page. Use reduced printing Reduce the page slightly during printing. Specify the side to be stapled The printer analyzes the Orientation and Page Layout settings, and automatically selects the best Staple Side. When you want to change the setting, select another value from the list. Set the margin width If necessary, click Specify Margin...

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    Select Normal-size (or Fit-to-Page, Scaled or Page Layout) from the Page Layout list. Specify the side to be stapled The printer analyzes the Orientation and Page Layout settings, and automatically selects the best Staple Side. When you want to change the setting, select another value from the list. Set the margin width If necessary, click Specify Margin...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Stamp/Background Printing Stamp/Background Printing This feature is unavailable when the 64-bit printer driver is used. The Stamp function allows you to print a stamp text or a bitmap over or behind document data. It also allows you to print date, time and user name.

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    The current settings are displayed in the settings preview on the left side of the Page Setup tab. Set the stamp details If necessary, specify the following settings, and then click OK. Place stamp over text To print the stamp on the front of the document, check this check box. Note The stamp is given priority because the stamp is printed over the document data in the sections where the stamp and the document data overlap.

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    function of booklet printing. Related Topics Registering a Stamp Registering Image Data to be Used as a Background Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Stamp/Background Printing > Registering a Stamp Registering a Stamp This feature is unavailable when the 64-bit printer driver is used. You can create and register a new stamp. You can also change and register some of the settings of an existing stamp.

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    Configure the stamp while viewing the preview window Stamp tab Select Text, Bitmap, or Date/Time/User Name that matches your purpose for Stamp Type. For Text registration, the characters must already be entered in Stamp Text. If necessary, change the TrueType Font, Style, Size, and Outline settings. You can select the color of the stamp by clicking Select Color..

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    Click Define Stamp... The Stamp Settings dialog box opens. Configure the stamp while viewing the preview window Overwrite save the stamp Click Save overwrite on the Save settings tab. When you want to save the stamp with a different title, type a new title in the Title box and click Save. Click OK when the confirmation message appears.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Stamp/Background Printing > Registering Image Data to be Used as a Background Registering Image Data to be Used as a Background This feature is unavailable when the 64-bit printer driver is used. You can select a bitmap file (.bmp) and register it as a new background.

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    Select the image data to be registered to the background Click Select File..Select the target bitmap file (.bmp), and then click Open. Specify the following settings while viewing the preview window Layout Method Select how the background image data is to be placed. When Custom is selected, you can set coordinates for X-Position and Y-Position.

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    Complete the setup Click OK. The Stamp/Background dialog box opens again. The registered title appears in the Background list. Deleting an Unnecessary Background Click Select Background... in the Stamp/Background dialog box The Background Settings dialog box opens. Select the background to be deleted Select the title of the background you want to delete from the Backgrounds list on the Save settings tab, and then click Delete.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Printing an Envelope Printing an Envelope For details on how to load an envelope into the printer, refer to "Loading Paper in the Rear Tray" in the manual: Basic Guide.

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    To hide the guide messages, check the Do not show this message again. check box. To show the guide again, click the View Printer Status... button on the Maintenance tab, and start the Canon IJ Status Monitor. Then click Envelope Printing from Display Guide Message of the Option menu, and change the setting to on.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Switching the Paper Source to Match the Purpose Switching the Paper Source to Match the Purpose In this printer, there are two paper sources, a rear tray and a cassette. You can facilitate printing by selecting a paper source setting that matches your print conditions or purpose.

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    the paper source when paper runs out in one paper source. Important Continuous Autofeed is unavailable when paper other than Plain Paper is selected for Media Type. Since the printer feeds paper from the paper source that was being used the last time Continuous Autofeed was selected and printing ended, load the same paper in both the rear tray and the cassette.

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    Set the preview Check the Preview before printing check box on the Main tab. Complete the setup Click OK. The Canon IJ Preview will start and the print result will be displayed before printing. Related Topic Canon IJ Preview Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > > Advanced Guide Various Printing Methods Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size) Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size) You can specify the height and width of paper when its size cannot be selected from the Page Size. Such a paper size is called a custom size.

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    Set the custom paper size Specify Units, and enter the Width and Height of the paper to be used. Then click OK. Complete the setup Click OK on the Page Setup tab. When you execute print, the data is printed with the specified paper size. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data Changing the Print Quality and Correcting Image Data Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Printing a Color Document in Monochrome Specifying Color Correction Optimal Photo Printing of Image Data...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method You can individually set the combined representation method for the print quality level and the halftoning method.

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    Setting the print quality and halftone expression method Move the Quality slider to select the quality level. Select the expression method in Halftoning and click OK. Note Halftones refer to color shades between the darkest color and the brightest color. The printer replaces the color shades with a collection of small dots to express the halftones.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Printing a Color Document in Monochrome Printing a Color Document in Monochrome The procedure for printing a color document in monochrome is as follows: You can also set a grayscale printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab.

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    During Grayscale Printing, color inks may be used as well as black ink. Page top...

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    You can specify the color correction method suited to the type of document to be printed. Normally, the printer driver adjusts the colors by using Canon Digital Photo Color so that data is printed with color tints that most people prefer. This method is suitable for printing sRGB data.

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    Driver Matching By using Canon Digital Photo Color, you can print sRGB data with color tints that most people prefer. Driver Matching is the default setting for color correction. You can print by using the color space (Adobe RGB or sRGB) of the image data effectively.

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    Describes the procedure for printing sRGB data by using the color correction function of the printer driver. To print using Canon Digital Photo Color The printer prints data with color tints that most people prefer, reproducing colors of the original image data and producing three-dimensional effects and high, sharp contrasts.

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    You can specify the color correction function of the printer driver to print sRGB data with color tints that most people prefer through the use of Canon Digital Photo Color. When printing from an application software that can identify ICC profiles and allows you to specify them, use a printing ICC profile in the application software, and select settings for color management.

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    Set the other items If necessary, click Color Adjustment tab, and adjust the color balance of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and adjust Brightness, Intensity, and Contrast settings, and then click OK. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the printer driver adjusts the colors when printing the data. Related Topics Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Specifying Color Correction...

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    ICC profile and a printing ICC profile in the image data. Even if you print using a printing ICC profile that you created yourself or one for special Canon paper from your application software, be sure to select color management items from your application software.

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    Click Matching tab, and select None for Color Correction. Set the other items If necessary, click Color Adjustment tab, and adjust the color balance of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and adjust Brightness, Intensity, and Contrast settings, and then click OK. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab.

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    Select the print quality Select High, Standard, or Fast that matches your purpose for Print Quality. Select the manual color adjustment Select Manual for Color/Intensity, and click Set..Manual Color Adjustment dialog box opens. Select color correction Click Matching tab, and select ICM for Color Correction. Select the input profile Select an Input Profile that matches the color space of the image data.

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    Select Adobe RGB (1998). Important When the application software specifies an input profile, the input profile setting of the printer driver becomes invalid. When no input ICC profiles are installed on your computer, Adobe RGB (1998) is not displayed. You can install ICC profiles from the Setup CD-ROM that accompanies the printer. Set the other items If necessary, click Color Adjustment tab, and adjust the color balance of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and adjust Brightness, Intensity, and Contrast settings, and then click OK.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Color Balance You can adjust the color tints when printing. Since this function adjusts color balance of the output by changing the ink ratios of each color, it changes the total color balance of the document.

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    moved to the left. For example, when cyan becomes weaker, the color red becomes stronger. You can also directly enter a value linked to the slider. Enter a value in the range from -50 to 50. After adjusting each color, click OK. Important Adjust the slider gradually.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Brightness You can change the brightness of the overall image data during printing. This function does not change pure white or pure black but it changes the brightness of the intermediate colors.

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    Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the data is printed at the specified brightness. Related Topics Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Intensity You can dilute (brighten) or intensify (darken) the colors of the overall image data during printing. When you want to sharpen the print results, you should intensify the colors.

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    Important Adjust the slider gradually. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the image data is printed with the adjusted intensity. Related Topics Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Brightness...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Adjusting Contrast Adjusting Contrast You can adjust the image contrast during printing. To make the differences between the light and dark portions of images greater and more distinct, increase the contrast.

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    Important Adjust the slider gradually. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the image is printed with the adjusted contrast. Related Topics Selecting a Combination of the Print Quality Level and a Halftoning Method Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Brightness...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Simulating an Illustration Simulating an Illustration With the Simulate Illustration function, you can print full-color or 256-color image data so that it looks like a hand-drawn illustration.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Representing Image Data with a Single Color Representing Image Data with a Single Color With the Monochrome Effects function, you can benefit from coloring effects such as changing a photograph to a sepia tone image.

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    grayed out and is unavailable. Page top...

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Presenting Image Data with Vivid Colors Presenting Image Data with Vivid Colors The Vivid Photo function allows you to print image data with vivid colors. The vivid photo function emphasizes the colors in background sceneries while maintaining the human skin color natural.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Smoothing Jagged Outlines Smoothing Jagged Outlines The Image Optimizer function allows you to smooth jagged outlines in photos and graphics that have been enlarged with your application.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Changing Color Properties to Improve Coloration Changing Color Properties to Improve Coloration The Photo Optimizer PRO function corrects colors of digital camera images or scanned images. It is specially designed to compensate for color shift, overexposure, and underexposure.

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    Important Photo Optimizer PRO does not function when: Background is set in the Stamp/Background dialog box on the Page Setup tab. Define Stamp... is selected in the Stamp/Background dialog box on the Page Setup tab, and the bitmapped stamp is configured. Note Depending on images, the Photo Optimizer PRO may have no discernible effect.

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    > Printing from a Computer > Printing with Other Application Software > Changing the Print Quality and Advanced Guide Correcting Image Data > Reducing Photo Noise Reducing Photo Noise With the Photo Noise Reduction function, you can reduce the digital camera noise and improve the image quality of the digital print.

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    Depending on application software or resolution of image data, effects of digital camera noise reduction may not be obvious. When this function is used for other than photos taken by digital cameras, image may be distorted. Page top...

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    Printing with Other Application Software > Overview of the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Overview of the Printer Driver Printer Driver Operations Canon IJ Printer Driver How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window Maintenance Tab Canon IJ Status Monitor Canon IJ Preview...

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    Printing an Envelope Switching the Paper Source to Match the Overview of the Printer Driver Purpose Canon IJ Printer Driver Displaying the Print Results before Printing How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size) Maintenance Tab...

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    Canon IJ Printer Driver The Canon IJ printer driver is software that is installed on your computer for printing data on this printer. The Canon IJ printer driver converts the print data created by your Windows application into data that your printer can understand and sends the converted data to the printer.

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    Overview of the Printer Driver Advanced Guide > Canon IJ Printer Driver > How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window The printer driver setup window can be displayed through the application software in use or the Start menu of the Windows.

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    Printing with Other Application Software > Overview of the Printer Driver Advanced Guide > Canon IJ Printer Driver > Maintenance Tab Maintenance Tab The Maintenance tab allows you to perform printer maintenance or change the settings of the printer. Features...

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    View Printer Status... on the Maintenance tab. window When Errors Occur The Canon IJ Status Monitor is automatically displayed if an error occurs (e.g., if the printer runs out of paper or if the ink is low). In such cases, take the appropriate action as described.

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    > Canon IJ Preview Canon IJ Preview The Canon IJ Preview is an application software that displays what the print result will look like before a document is actually printed. The preview reflects the information that is set within the printer driver and allows you to check the document layout, print order, and number of pages.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs Advanced Guide Printing on DVD/CDs Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs Troubleshooting Page top...

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs Advanced Guide Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs Items to Prepare Cautions When Printing on DVD/CDs Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs Printing with CD-LabelPrint from the Computer Printing Area Page top...

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Items to Prepare Advanced Guide Items to Prepare The following items are needed to print on DVD/CDs: CD-R Tray "G" is on the upper side. 8 cm CD-R Adapter Needed only when printing on 8 cm DVD/CDs.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Cautions When Printing on DVD/CDs Advanced Guide Cautions When Printing on DVD/CDs Be sure to use the CD-R Tray supplied with this printer. It has an "G" on the upper side. Do not print on DVD/CDs that are not compatible with ink-jet printing.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Advanced Guide Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Attaching the CD-R Tray Important Do not attach the CD-R Tray until the message asking you to load the DVD/CD is displayed. Doing so can damage the printer.

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    the CD-R Tray. 2. Place the 8 cm disc on the CD-R Tray with the printing surface facing up. Attach the CD-R Tray to the printer. Note The CD-R Tray may be ejected after a specified period of time has elapsed. In this case, follow the on-screen instructions to attach the CD-R Tray.

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    Close the Inner Cover. Important If the Inner Cover is opened, you cannot print on paper as it will not feed properly. Make sure that the Inner Cover is closed. Remove the DVD/CD from the CD-R Tray. Important Do not touch the printing surface when removing the disc from the CD-R Tray. Note Dry the printing surface sufficiently before removing the disc.

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    1. Remove the 8 cm CD-R Adapter from the CD-R Tray. 2. Remove the 8 cm disc from the CD-R Tray. Important The CD-R Tray cannot be used if it becomes warped. Be sure to keep the CD-R Tray on a flat place.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs Advanced Guide Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs The CD-R Tray (supplied) allows the printing of images on printable DVD/CDs. CD-LabelPrint is bundled application software that allows you to edit and modify data before printing.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Printing with CD-LabelPrint from the Advanced Guide Computer Printing with CD-LabelPrint from the Computer CD-LabelPrint is bundled application software that allows you to edit and modify data before printing.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Printing on the Label Side of DVD/CDs > Printing Area Advanced Guide Printing Area Printable DVD/CDs The printing area of both printable DVDs and CDs is the area excluding the 1 mm area from the internal and external diameters of the label.

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    > Printing on DVD/CDs > Troubleshooting Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Message Appears on the Computer Screen Cannot Print on DVD/CDs Page top...

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    For details on how to place the CD-R Tray, see Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Check 3: Unrecognizable DVD/CD may be placed. Canon recommends that you use DVD/CDs specially processed to be printed on by an inkjet printer. Check 4: Is the DVD/CD on the CD-R Tray already printed? If you place a DVD/CD on which has already been printed on the CD-R Tray, the CD-R Tray may be ejected.

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    For details on how to place the CD-R Tray, see Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Check 2: Unrecognizable DVD/CD may be placed. Canon recommends that you use DVD/CDs specially processed to be printed on by an inkjet printer. Check 3: Is the DVD/CD on the CD-R Tray already printed? If you place a DVD/CD on which has already been printed on the CD-R Tray, the CD-R Tray may be ejected.

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    For details on how to place the CD-R Tray, see Attaching/Removing the CD-R Tray Check 2: Unrecognizable DVD/CD may be placed. Canon recommends that you use DVD/CDs specially processed to be printed on by an inkjet printer. Check 3: Is the DVD/CD on the CD-R Tray already printed? If you place a DVD/CD on which has already been printed on the CD-R Tray, the CD-R Tray may be ejected.

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    Clear the Detects a printable disc in the CD-R tray check box in Custom Settings on the Canon IJ Printer Utility dialog box, then click Send. When printing is over, select the Detects a printable disc in the CD-R tray check box and click Send.

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    > Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Advanced Guide Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Page top...

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    > Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device > Printing Photographs Directly from a Advanced Guide Compliant Device Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device About PictBridge Print Settings Page top...

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    > Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device > Printing Photographs Directly from a Advanced Guide Compliant Device > Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device You can connect a PictBridge compliant device such as a digital camera, camcorder, or mobile phone connect to the printer using a USB cable recommended by the device's manufacturer, and print recorded images directly without using a computer.

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    Specify the print settings such as the paper type and layout. You can perform settings using the menu on the LCD of your PictBridge compliant device. Select the size and type of paper that you loaded in the printer. Settings on a PictBridge Compliant Device Start printing from your PictBridge compliant device.

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    A4/Letter: 4-up Photo Stickers: 2-up, 4-up, 9-up, 16-up. *2 With a Canon brand PictBridge compliant device, selecting items with "i" mark allows you to print shooting info (Exif Data) in list format (20-up) or on the margins of the specified data (1-up). (May not be available with some Canon-brand PictBridge compliant devices.)

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    > Maintenance Advanced Guide Maintenance Cleaning Your Printer Performing Maintenance from a Computer Page top...

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    > Maintenance > Cleaning Your Printer Advanced Guide Cleaning Your Printer Cleaning Cleaning the Exterior of the Printer Cleaning the Protrusions Inside the Printer Page top...

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    > Maintenance > Cleaning Your Printer > Cleaning Advanced Guide Cleaning This section describes the cleaning procedure that is needed to maintain your printer. Important Do not use tissue paper, paper towels, rough-textured cloth, or similar materials for cleaning so as not to scratch the surface.

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    > Maintenance > Cleaning Your Printer > Cleaning the Exterior of the Printer Advanced Guide Cleaning the Exterior of the Printer Be sure to use a soft cloth such as eyeglasses cleaning cloth and wipe off dirt on the surface gently. Smooth out wrinkles on the cloth if necessary before cleaning.

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    > Maintenance > Cleaning Your Printer > Cleaning the Protrusions Inside the Printer Advanced Guide Cleaning the Protrusions Inside the Printer If protrusions inside the printer are stained, wipe off any ink from the protrusions using a cotton swab or the like.

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer Advanced Guide Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Print Heads Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers Aligning the Print Head Position Manual Print Head Alignment Checking the Print Head Nozzles Cleaning Inside the Printer Page top...

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Cleaning the Print Heads Advanced Guide Cleaning the Print Heads The print head cleaning function allows you to unclog clogged nozzles in the print head. Perform print head cleaning if printing is faint or a specific color fails to print, even though there is enough ink. The procedure for cleaning the print heads is as follows: Cleaning Open the...

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    Check the results To check whether the print quality has improved, click Print Check Pattern. To cancel the check process, click Cancel. Important Cleaning consumes a small amount of ink. Deep Cleaning consumes a larger amount of ink than Cleaning. Cleaning the print heads frequently will rapidly deplete your printer's ink supply.

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers Advanced Guide Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers Cleans the paper feed roller. Perform feed roller cleaning when there are paper particles sticking to the paper feed roller and paper is not fed properly. The procedure for performing the feed roller cleaning is as follows: Roller Cleaning Prepare the printer...

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Aligning the Print Head Position Advanced Guide Aligning the Print Head Position Print head alignment corrects the installation positions of the print head and improves deviated colors and lines. This printer supports two head alignment methods: automatic head alignment and manual head alignment.

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Manual Print Head Alignment Advanced Guide Manual Print Head Alignment This section describes how to align the Print Head manually. If the results of Automatic Print Head Alignment are not satisfactory, follow the procedure below to perform Manual Print Head Alignment to precisely align the Print Head.

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    Note If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical white streaks. (A) Less noticeable vertical white streaks (B) More noticeable vertical white streaks 2. Repeat the procedure until you finish inputting the pattern number for column G, then click OK. For column F and G, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable horizontal streaks.

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    Look at the second printout and adjust the print head position. 1. Check the printed patterns and select the number of the pattern in column H that has the least noticeable vertical streaks. Note If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical white streaks.

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    Load three sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Cassette. Open the Paper Output Tray and extend the Output Tray Extension. Print the pattern. 1. Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility dialog box. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) 2. Select Custom Settings in the pop-up menu.

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    6. Click Print Head Alignment. 7. Confirm the displayed message and click Align Print Head. The dialog for entering a print head alignment value is displayed. Important Do not open the Top Cover while printing is in progress. Note To confirm the current setting, click Print Alignment Value and print the pattern. Look at the first printout and adjust the print head position.

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    horizontal white streaks. (C) Less noticeable horizontal white streaks (D) More noticeable horizontal white streaks 3. Confirm the displayed message and click OK. The second pattern is printed. Important Do not open the Top Cover while printing is in progress. Look at the second printout and adjust the print head position.

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    2. Repeat the procedure until you finish inputting the pattern number for column Q, then click Send. 3. Confirm the displayed message and click OK. The third pattern is printed. Important Do not open the Top Cover while printing is in progress. Look at the third printout and adjust the print head position.

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Checking the Print Head Nozzles Advanced Guide Checking the Print Head Nozzles The nozzle check function allows you to check whether the print heads are working properly by printing a nozzle check pattern. Print the pattern if printing becomes faint, or if a specific color fails to print. The procedure for printing a nozzle check pattern is as follows: Nozzle Check Open the...

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    > Maintenance > Performing Maintenance from a Computer > Cleaning Inside the Printer Advanced Guide Cleaning Inside the Printer Perform bottom plate cleaning before you execute duplex printing to prevent smudges on the back side of the paper. Also perform bottom plate cleaning if ink smudges caused by something other than print data appear on the printed page.

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    > Changing the Printer Settings Advanced Guide Changing the Printer Settings Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer Page top...

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer Advanced Guide Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer Changing the Print Options Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile Setting the Paper Source for Plain Paper Managing the Printer Power Reducing the Printer Noise Changing the Printer Operation Mode Page top...

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Changing the Print Advanced Guide Options Changing the Print Options You change the detailed print driver settings for print data that is sent from an application software. Check this check box if part of the image data is cut off, the paper source during printing differs from the driver settings, or printing fails.

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Registering a Advanced Guide Frequently Used Printing Profile Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile You can register the frequently used printing profile to Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup tab. Unnecessary printing profiles can be deleted at any time.

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    Important To save the page size, orientation, and number of copies that was set in each sheet, click Options..., and check each item. Note When you install the printer driver again or upgrade the version of the printer driver, the print settings you registered will be deleted from Commonly Used Settings.

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Setting the Paper Advanced Guide Source for Plain Paper Setting the Paper Source for Plain Paper When you select Automatically Select from Paper Source, you can use the printer driver to select the paper source for plain paper.

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Managing the Printer Advanced Guide Power Managing the Printer Power This function allows you to manage the printer power from the printer driver. The procedure for managing the printer power is as follows: Power Off The Power Off function turns off the printer.

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    Note When the printer is turned off, the status monitor message varies depending on the Auto Power On setting. When Auto Power On is enabled, "Printer is standing by" is displayed. When Auto Power On is disabled, "Printer is offline" is displayed. Page top...

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Reducing the Printer Advanced Guide Noise Reducing the Printer Noise This function allows you to reduce the operating noise of the printer. Select when you wish to reduce the operating noise of the printer at night, etc.

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    > Changing the Printer Settings > Changing Printer Settings from Your Computer > Changing the Printer Advanced Guide Operation Mode Changing the Printer Operation Mode If necessary, switch between various modes of printer operation. The procedure for configuring settings is as follows: Custom Settings Open the printer driver setup window...

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    > Troubleshooting Advanced Guide Troubleshooting If an Error Occurs The Printer Cannot Be Powered On Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Power Lamp Flashes Green and Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Alternately Cannot Install the Printer Driver Cannot Connect to Computer Properly Print Results Not Satisfactory Printing Does Not Start Printing Stops Before It Is Completed Printer Moves But Ink Is Not Ejected...

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > If an Error Occurs If an Error Occurs When an error occurs in printing such as the printer is out of paper or paper is jammed, a troubleshooting message is displayed automatically. Take the appropriate action described in the message.

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    > > The Printer Cannot Be Powered On Advanced Guide Troubleshooting The Printer Cannot Be Powered On Check 1: Press the Power button. Check 2: Make sure that the power plug is securely plugged into the Power Cord Connector of the printer, then turn it back on. Check 3: Unplug the printer from the power supply, then plug the printer back in and turn the printer back on after leaving it for at least 3 minutes.

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    > > Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange When a printer error occurs, the Alarm lamp flashes orange as shown below. The number of flashes indicates the type of error that has occurred. Count the flashes and take the appropriate action to correct the error.

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    RESUME/CANCEL button to dismiss the error, then load a sheet of supplied paper (Paper For Print Head Alignment) or A4/Letter-sized Canon Matte Photo Paper MP-101 with the printing side (whiter side) facing UP in the Rear Tray. For Automatic Print Head Alignment, always load paper on the Rear Tray.

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    5 seconds, and then release it. With this operation, releasing the function for detecting the remaining ink level is memorized. Please be advised that Canon shall not be liable for any printer malfunction or damage caused by refilled ink tanks. Note...

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Power Lamp Flashes Green and Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Alternately Power Lamp Flashes Green and Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange Alternately A printer problem has occurred. Disconnect the printer cable from the printer, turn the printer off, and then unplug the printer from the power supply.

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    > > Cannot Install the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Cannot Install the Printer Driver If the installation does not start even after the Setup CD-ROM is inserted into your computer's disc drive: Start the installation following the procedure below. Click Start then Computer.

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    If you are unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen, make sure that the USB cable is securely plugged into the USB port of the printer and is connected to the computer, and then follow the procedure below to reinstall the printer driver. Note In Windows Vista, The printer is not detected.

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    > > Cannot Connect to Computer Properly Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Cannot Connect to Computer Properly Printing Speed Is Slow/Hi-Speed USB Connection Does Not Work/ "This device can perform faster" Message Is Displayed If your system environment is not fully compatible with Hi-Speed USB, the printer will operate at a lower speed provided under USB 1.1.

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Print Results Not Satisfactory Print Results Not Satisfactory If the print result is not satisfactory due to white streaks, misaligned lines, or uneven colors, confirm the paper and print quality settings first. Check 1: Do the page size and media type settings match the size and type of the loaded paper? When these settings are incorrect, you cannot obtain a proper print result.

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    > > > Cannot Print to End of Job Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory Cannot Print to End of Job Check 1: Is the size of the print data extremely large? Click Print Options on the Page Setup sheet. Then, select the Prevent loss of print data check box in the displayed dialog.

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    > > > Part of the Page Is Not Printed Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory Part of the Page Is Not Printed Check: When performing automatic duplex printing, the reason below is possible. When performing automatic duplex printing, the printable area at the top of the page will be 0.08 inches / 2 mm narrower than the usual.

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    > > > No Printing Results/Printing Is Blurred/Colors Are Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory Wrong/White Streaks No Printing Results/Printing Is Blurred/Colors Are Wrong/White Streaks...

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    Check 1: Did you confirm the paper and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Check the status of ink tanks. Replace the ink tank if the ink has run out. Routine Maintenance Check 3: Is the orange tape or protective film remaining? Make sure that all of the protective film is peeled off and the air hole is exposed, as illustrated in (A).

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    > > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory > Lines Are Misaligned Lines Are Misaligned Check 1: Did you confirm the paper and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Perform Print Head Alignment. If you did not align the Print Head after installation, straight lines may be printed misaligned. Be sure to align the Print Head after you install it.

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    Check 3: Is Photo Paper used for printing photographs? When printing data with high color saturation such as photographs or images in deep color, we recommend using Photo Paper Plus Glossy II or other Canon speciality paper. Loading Paper Page top...

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    > > > Paper Is Smudged/Printed Surface Is Scratched Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory Paper Is Smudged/Printed Surface Is Scratched Check 1: Did you confirm the paper and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Is the appropriate type of paper used? Check the followings: Check to see if the paper you are printing on is suitable for your printing purpose.

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    To open the printer properties dialog box, see Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box (Windows) In the Canon IJ Printer Utility, select Custom Settings in the pop-up menu, select the Prevent paper abrasion check box, and then click Send. Opening the Page Setup and Print Dialog Box (Macintosh)

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    On the Main sheet, select Manual for Color/Intensity, and then click Set. Drag the Intensity slide bar on the Color Adjustment sheet to adjust the intensity. Open the Print dialog box. Opening the Page Setup and Print Dialog Box (Macintosh) Select Color Options in the pop-up menu.

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    Make sure that the printer is turned on. Open the Canon IJ Printer Utility. Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) Select Custom Settings in the pop-up menu. Drag the Ink Drying Wait Time slide bar to set the wait time, and then click Send.

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    > > > Back of the Paper Is Smudged Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory Back of the Paper Is Smudged Check 1: Did you confirm the paper and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Perform the Bottom Plate Cleaning to clean the inside of the printer.

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    > > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory > Vertical Lines Are Printed on the Sides of the Printout Vertical Lines Are Printed on the Sides of the Printout Check 1: Did you confirm the paper type and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Is the size of the loaded paper correct? The vertical lines may be printed in the margin if the size of the loaded paper is larger than that...

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    > > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Results Not Satisfactory > Colors Are Uneven or Streaked Colors Are Uneven or Streaked Check 1: Did you confirm the paper and print quality settings? Print Results Not Satisfactory Check 2: Print the Nozzle Check Pattern and perform any necessary maintenance operations such as Print Head Cleaning.

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    Routine Maintenance Note If the problem is not resolved after performing the Print Head Alignment, perform Print Head Alignment manually referring to Manual Print Head Alignment Page top...

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    > > Printing Does Not Start Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Printing Does Not Start Check 1: Make sure that the power plug is securely plugged in, then turn the printer on. While the Power lamp is flashing green, the printer is initializing. Wait until the Power lamp stops flashing and remains lit green.

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    Right-click the Canon XXX icon, then select Properties. Click the Ports tab to confirm the port settings. Make sure that a port named USBnnn (where "n" is a number) with Canon XXX appearing in the Printer column is selected for Print to the following port(s).

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    > > Printing Stops Before It Is Completed Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Printing Stops Before It Is Completed Check 1: Is the Inner Cover opened while printing on paper? Close the Inner Cover and press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer. A page of print data being sent at the time of the error will be erased, so print that page again.

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    > > Printer Moves But Ink Is Not Ejected Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Printer Moves But Ink Is Not Ejected Check 1: Are the Print Head nozzles clogged? Print the Nozzle Check Pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzles.

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    > > Printing Speed Is Not as Fast as Expected Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Printing Speed Is Not as Fast as Expected Check 1: Is printing performed in Quiet Mode? Print speed is reduced if you specified to print in Quiet Mode in the printer driver. For faster printing, do not print in Quiet Mode.

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    > > Print Head Holder Does Not Move to the Position for Replacing Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Print Head Holder Does Not Move to the Position for Replacing Check 1: Is the Power lamp off? Check if the Power lamp is lit green. The Print Head Holder will not move unless the power is on.

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    > > Paper Does Not Feed Properly Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Paper Does Not Feed Properly Check 1: Make sure of the following when you load paper. When loading two or more sheets of paper, flip through the paper before loading. When loading two or more sheets of paper, align the edges of the sheets before loading.

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    to remove it. If the paper tears in the Rear Tray, see Paper Jams If there are any foreign objects in the Rear Tray, be sure to turn off the printer, unplug it from the power supply, then remove the foreign object. Check 7: Make sure that the Inner Cover is closed completely.

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    > > Paper Does Not Feed from the Paper Source Specified in the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Paper Does Not Feed from the Paper Source Specified in the Printer Driver Check: Is the paper source setting inconsistent between the application program and the printer driver? Change the application software setting corresponding to the printer driver setting, or click the Print Options on the Page Setup sheet in the printer driver and select Disable the paper source setting of...

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    > > Paper Jams Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Paper Jams Note If you need to turn off the printer to remove jammed paper during printing, press the RESUME/CANCEL button to cancel print jobs before turning off the printer. Paper Is Jammed in the Paper Output Slot or the Rear Tray Paper Is Jammed inside the Printer at the Transport Unit Jammed Paper Is Not Removed out When Automatic Duplex Printing In Other Cases...

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    > > Paper Jams > Paper Is Jammed in the Paper Output Slot or the Rear Tray Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Paper Is Jammed in the Paper Output Slot or the Rear Tray Remove the paper following the procedure below. Slowly pull the paper out, either from the Rear Tray or from the Paper Output Slot, whichever is easier.

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    > > Paper Jams > Paper Is Jammed inside the Printer at the Transport Unit Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Paper Is Jammed inside the Printer at the Transport Unit Remove the paper following the procedure below. Detach the Rear Cover. Pull the paper out slowly. Note Be careful not to touch the components inside the printer.

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    If any paper is sticking out of the Cassette, remove the paper, align and reload the paper in the Cassette. If you did not remove the jammed paper out in step 1 to 5 when automatic duplex printing, check the duplex transport section.

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    > > Paper Jams > Jammed Paper Is Not Removed out When Automatic Duplex Printing Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Jammed Paper Is Not Removed out When Automatic Duplex Printing Before removing the jammed paper, see Paper Is Jammed inside the Printer at the Transport Unit remove it from Transport Unit.

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    > > Paper Jams > In Other Cases Advanced Guide Troubleshooting In Other Cases Make sure of the following: Check 1: Are there any foreign objects around the Paper Output Slot? Check 2: Are there any foreign objects in the Rear Tray? If there are any foreign objects in the Rear Tray, be sure to turn off the printer, unplug it from the power supply, then remove the foreign object.

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Message Appears on the Computer Screen Message Appears on the Computer Screen Error Number: B200 A printer error has occurred. Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord of the printer from the power supply. Then contact the service center. Is Displayed Error Number: **** A printer error has occurred.

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    Right-click the Canon XXX icon, then select Properties. Click the Ports tab to confirm the port settings. Make sure that a port named USBnnn (where "n" is a number) with Canon XXX appearing in the Printer column is selected for Print to the following port(s).

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    Uninstall the printer driver following the procedure described in Deleting the Unnecessary , insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer's disc drive and perform Custom Printer Driver Install and select IJ Printer Driver to install again. Check 5: Check the status of the device on your computer. Follow the procedure below to check the status of the device.

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    Thirteen flashes: Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange and take the appropriate action. Ink Info Number: 1688 Is Displayed Sixteen flashes: Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange and take the appropriate action. Error Number: 1851 Is Displayed Check: Close the Inner Cover, then press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer.

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    The Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program Screen Is Displayed If the Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program is installed, a confirmation screen asking for permission to send the printer usage information will be displayed three months and then six months after the installation. After that, it will be displayed every six months for about four years.

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    This dialog box appears when administrative rights are required to perform a task. If you are logged on to an administrator account, click Continue or Allow to continue. 2. Select Canon Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program. 3. Select Change. If you select Yes after you have followed the on-screen instructions, the confirmation screen will be displayed at the time of the next survey.

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    1. Stop the Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program. Changing the setting: 2. Select Applications from the Go menu, and double-click the Canon Utilities folder, then the Inkjet Extended Survey Program folder. 3. Place the Canon Inkjet Printer/Scanner/Fax Extended Survey Program.app file into the Trash.

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    > > Cannot Print Properly with Automatic Duplex Printing Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Cannot Print Properly with Automatic Duplex Printing Check: Is the paper size or media type appropriate? Make sure that the actual size of the paper is suitable for automatic duplex printing. The sizes of media suitable for automatic duplex printing are A4, Letter, A5, and 5"...

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > For Windows Users For Windows Users Printer Status Monitor Is Not Displayed Check: Is the printer status monitor enabled? Make sure that Enable Status Monitor is selected on the Option menu of the printer status monitor.

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    For errors on non -Canon PictBridge compliant devices, check the status of the Alarm lamp and take the appropriate action to clear the error. For details, see...

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > FAQs FAQs No Printing Results/Printing Is Blurred/Colors Are Wrong/White Streaks Printer Moves But Ink Is Not Ejected Cannot Install the Printer Driver Printing Does Not Start Printing Stops Before It Is Completed Writing Error/Output Error/Communication Error Print Results Not Satisfactory Paper Jams Paper Does Not Feed Properly...

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    If you cannot resolve the problem with any of the workarounds in this chapter, please contact the seller of the printer or the service center. Canon support staff are trained to be able to provide technical support to satisfy customers. Caution If the printer emits any unusual sound, smoke, or odor, turn it off immediately.

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    > Advanced Guide Troubleshooting > Instructions for Use (Printer Driver) Instructions for Use (Printer Driver) This printer driver is subject to the following restrictions. Keep the following points in mind when using the printer driver. Restrictions on the Printer Driver Depending on the document type to be printed, the paper feed method specified in the printer driver may not operate correctly.

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    them. When selecting Scaled, Fit-to-Page, or Page Layout from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab, the selected printing function may not be effective, depending on the version of Word. If this happens, follow the procedure below. 1. Open Word's Print dialog box. 2.

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    Updating the Printer Driver Uninstalling the On-Screen Manuals Transporting the Printer Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box (Windows) Opening the Page Setup and Print Dialog Box (Macintosh) Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) Sharing the Printer on a Network Page top...

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    To ensure the best print quality, the printer allows a margin along each edge of media. The actual printable area will be the area inside these margins. : Canon recommends that you print within this area. Recommended printing area Printable area : The area where it is possible to print.

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    > Appendix > Printing Area Advanced Guide > Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Size Printable Area (width x height) 5.56 x 7.95 inches / 141.2 x 202.0 mm 8.00 x 11.38 inches / 203.2 x 289.0 mm 6.90 x 9.80 inches / 175.2 x 249.0 mm 4"...

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    > Appendix > Printing Area Advanced Guide > Letter, Legal Letter, Legal Size Printable Area (width x height) Letter 8.00 x 10.69 inches / 203.2 x 271.4 mm Legal 8.00 x 13.69 inches / 203.2 x 347.6 mm Recommended printing area Printable area Page top...

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    > Appendix > Printing Area > Envelopes Advanced Guide Envelopes Size Recommended Printing Area (width x height) European DL 4.06 x 7.07 inches / 103.2 x 179.6 mm US Comm. Env. #10 3.86 x 7.91 inches / 98.0 x 200.9 mm Recommended printing area Page top...

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    Deleting the Undesired Print Job If the printer does not start printing, the print job data cancelled or failed may be remaining. Delete the undesired print job by using the Canon IJ Status Monitor. Display the Canon IJ Status Monitor Click the status monitor button displayed on the task bar.

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    > Appendix > Updating the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Updating the Printer Driver Obtaining the Latest Printer Driver Deleting the Unnecessary Printer Driver Before Installing the Printer Driver Installing the Printer Driver Page top...

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    > Appendix > Updating the Printer Driver > Obtaining the Latest Printer Driver Advanced Guide Obtaining the Latest Printer Driver By updating the printer driver to the latest version of the printer driver, unresolved problems may be solved. You can check the version of the printer driver by clicking the About... button on the Maintenance tab. Access our web site through the Internet and download the latest printer driver for your model.

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    > Appendix > Updating the Printer Driver Advanced Guide > Deleting the Unnecessary Printer Driver Deleting the Unnecessary Printer Driver The printer driver you no longer use can be deleted. When deleting the printer driver, first exit all programs that are running. The procedure to delete the unnecessary printer driver is as follows: When There is an Uninstaller Start the uninstaller...

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    Delete the printer driver When you click Remove..., Remove Driver And Package dialog box is displayed. Select Remove driver and driver package, and then click OK. In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes. When data collection is completed in the Remove Driver Package dialog box, click Delete. Click OK The deletion of the printer driver is complete.

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    > Appendix > Updating the Printer Driver > Before Installing the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Before Installing the Printer Driver This section describes the items that you should check before installing the printer driver. You should also refer to this section if the printer driver cannot be installed. Checking the Printer Status Properly connect the personal computer and the printer.

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    > Appendix > Updating the Printer Driver > Installing the Printer Driver Advanced Guide Installing the Printer Driver You can access our web site through the Internet and download the latest Printer Driver for your model. The procedure for installing the downloaded Printer Driver is as follows: Turn off the printer Important When you turn on the computer while the printer is on, the Windows Plug and Play function is...

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    Follow the procedure below to uninstall all of the installed on-screen manuals from your computer. All of the installed on-screen manuals will be deleted at the same time. Click Start > All Programs (Programs in Windows 2000) > Canon XXX Manual (where " XXX " is your printer's name) > Uninstall.

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    > Appendix Advanced Guide > Transporting the Printer Transporting the Printer When relocating the printer, pack the printer using the original packing materials. If you do not have the original packing materials, pack the printer carefully using protective material and place it inside a sturdy box.

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    > Appendix Advanced Guide > Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box (Windows) Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box (Windows) The printer driver setup window can be displayed through the application software in use or the Start menu of the Windows. Open the Printer Properties Dialog Box through the Application Software Follow the procedure below to configure print settings when printing.

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    > Appendix > Opening the Page Setup and Print Dialog Box (Macintosh) Advanced Guide Opening the Page Setup and Print Dialog Box (Macintosh) You can open the Page Setup dialog box and the Print dialog box from the application program you are using.

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    > Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) Advanced Guide Opening the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh) To open the Canon IJ Printer Utility, follow the procedure below. In Mac OS X v.10.5.x Select System Preferences on the Apple menu.

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    Double-click the Utilities folder, and then double-click the Printer Setup Utility icon. The Printer List opens. Select your printer's name in the Name list and click Utility. Select your printer's name in the Product list and click Maintenance. The Canon IJ Printer Utility starts up. Page top...

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    In case an error occurred when a document is printed by the client system to a shared printer, the error message of Canon IJ Status Monitor will be displayed both on the client system and the print server system. For regular printing, Canon IJ Status Monitor will be displayed only on the client system.

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    > Appendix > Advanced Guide Sharing the Printer on a Network > Settings on Print Server Settings on Print Server When you use the printer on a network, set up the printer driver for sharing on the server system. The procedure for setting up the print server systems is as follows: Install the printer driver on the print server system For details on installation instructions, refer to the "Install the Software"...

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    > Appendix > > Settings on Client PC Advanced Guide Sharing the Printer on a Network Settings on Client PC After setting up the print server system, set up the client system. The procedure for setting up the client systems is as follows: In Windows Vista Install the printer driver on the client systems To install the driver, load the Setup CD-ROM that comes with the printer, and select Custom Install.

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    In Windows 2000, select the Start menu -> Settings -> Printers -> Add Printer. When Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard screen appears, click Next. Add a printer Select A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer (Windows XP) or Network printer (Windows 2000), then click Next.

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    In this case, check Enable bidirectional support check box on both the print server system and the client system. When you print from a client system, you cannot use Canon IJ Preview. When the functions on the Maintenance tab cannot be set properly from a client system, they may be grayed out.

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    > Using Easy-PhotoPrint EX Advanced Guide Using Easy-PhotoPrint EX --- Transforming Your Photos into Creative Works of Art --- Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to create albums, calendars and stickers easily using photos taken with digital cameras. You can also print borderless photos easily. Start Easy-PhotoPrint EX Click Here: Easy-PhotoPrint EX...

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    CHECK! Select Album to add text and frames. You cannot decorate photos with Photo Print. Create a Calendar Using Your Favorite Photos Create calendars easily with Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Create your own calendar using your favorite photos! It'll be exciting to turn the calendar pages. You can also create 2-month, 6-month and 12-month You can use all kinds of photos.

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    Advanced Guide About Solution Menu Quick Shortcut!! Solution Menu Solution Menu is a menu window that provides quick access from your desktop to Canon applications, manuals, and online product information. Important The number and types of buttons displayed in the window may vary depending on your printer and region.

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    (large or small). Solution Menu opens with the last used window size next time it is started. When screen size is small Starting an Application Point to a button on the window to display the description of each application. By clicking each button, the introduced application starts. Follow the same steps to view the manuals or online product information.

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