Add Custom Paper (Mac OS X)
The media type names of the Canon genuine paper and feed confirmed paper within the selected category are
shown in Media Type Name. Select the media type to use as the basis of the custom paper, and click the Next
The Step 2: Set the custom paper name dialog box is
Enter an arbitrary name to display in the printer control
panel and printer driver, and then click the Next button.
Load the custom paper in the printer and then click the
If you do not know which media type to use as the basis of the custom paper, click the Assist button to open the
Media Type Selection Assistance dialog box, and then set either the Weight (grammage) or the Thickness. The
Media Configuration Tool automatically selects the appropriate paper from the selected paper category. Alternatively,
select the media type called General from among the displayed Media Type Name.
Depending on the selected category, there might not be a media type called General.
Depending on the selected category, the Assist button may be disabled.
Depending on the selected standard paper, you might not be able to input the Name in Printer Driver and add the
created custom paper to the printer driver. To use the custom paper in the printer driver, create it by changing the
standard paper to another paper.
The characters that can be entered for Name in Printer Driver and Name on Control Panel are stated below.
alphanumeric, space, "-", ".", "_", "()", "+", "%", ",", "/"
For Name in Printer Driver up to 32 one Byte characters can be entered, and for Name on Control Panel up to 16
one Byte characters can be entered.
Paper Name (English) is used in keeping track of the amount of roll paper left, in status print, etc.
For Paper Name (English) up to 16 one Byte characters can be entered.
Do not load paper that is curled or that has already been printed on.