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PIXMA iP2700

PIXMA iP2700

FAQ ID: 8200691600
Release date: 16-Feb-10


FAQ: Printing from Your Computer

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Printing Documents(Windows)

This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper.

NOTE
  • Operations may vary depending on your software application. For details on the operation, refer to the instruction manual of your application.
  • The screens used in this section are for printing with Windows Vista operating system Ultimate (hereafter referred to as "Windows Vista").

1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

2. Load paper.
-> [ Loading Paper ]
Here we load A4 plain paper.

3. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.

4. Open the printer driver setup window.
(1) Select Print on the File menu or the command bar in your software application.
The Print dialog box will appear.
(2) Make sure that your printer's name is selected.


NOTE
If another printer's name is selected, click and select your printer's name.

(3) Click Preferences (or Properties).

5. Specify the required print settings.
(1) 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.
  • When you specify two or more copies in Copies, the Collate check box will be selected.

(2) Make sure of the displayed settings.
Here we make sure that Plain Paper in Media Type, Standard in Print Quality, and A4 in Printer Paper Size are selected.


NOTE
  • The settings can be changed. However, after changing Printer Paper Size, confirm that the setting for Page Size on the Page Setup sheet matches the setting set in the software application.
  • If you select the wrong media type, the printer may not print with the proper print quality.


(3) Click OK.


NOTE
  • For details on the printer driver functions, click Help or Instructions to view the online help or the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide. The Instructions button appears on the Quick Setup, Main and Maintenance sheets if the on-screen manual is installed on your computer.
  • You can name the changed settings and add to Commonly Used Settings.
  • If the Always Print with Current Settings check box is selected, the current settings will be applied from the next print job onward. Some software applications may not have this function.
  • To display the preview to confirm the print result, select the Preview before printing check box. Some software applications may not have a preview function.
  • You can specify detailed print settings on the Main sheet or Page Setup sheet.

6. Start printing.
Click Print (or OK) to start printing.


NOTE
  • To cancel a print job in progress, press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer or click Cancel Printing on the printer status monitor. To display the printer status monitor, click Canon XXX (where "XXX" is your printer's name) on the taskbar. In Windows 7, click the printer icon on the taskbar.
  • If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position. See [ Aligning the Print Head ].

Printing Documents(Macintosh)

This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper.

NOTE
Operations may vary depending on your software application.
For details on the operation, refer to the instruction manual of your application.

  • For Mac OS X v.10.6.x or Mac OS X v.10.5.x


NOTE
The screens used in this section are for printing with Mac OS X v.10.5.x.

1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

2. Load paper.
See Loading Paper.
Here we load A4 plain paper.

3. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.

4. Open the Print dialog box.
Select Print on the File menu in your software application.
The Print dialog box will appear.


NOTE
If the dialog box below appears, click (Down arrow).

5. Specify the required print settings.
(1) Make sure that your printer's name is selected in Printer.
(2) Select the page size of the loaded paper in Paper Size.
Here we select A4.
(3) Select Quality & Media in the pop-up menu.

(4) Select the media type of the loaded paper in Media Type.
Here we select Plain Paper.


NOTE
If you select the wrong media type, the printer may not print with the proper print quality.

(5) Select the print quality in Print Quality.
Here we select Standard.


NOTE
  • For details on the printer driver functions, click (Question) on the Quality & Media, Color Options, Borderless Printing, or Margin screen.
  • The preview appears on the left of the dialog box to confirm the print result. Some software applications may not have a preview function.

6. 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. To temporarily stop all the jobs in the list, click Pause Printer.
  • If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position.

See Aligning the Print Head .

  • For Mac OS X v.10.4.11

1. Make sure that the printer is turned on.

2. Load paper.
See Loading Paper.
Here we load A4 plain paper.

3. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.

4. Specify the page size.
(1) Select Page Setup on the File menu in your software application.
The Page Setup dialog box will appear.
(2) Make sure that your printer's name is selected in Format for.
(3) Select the page size of the loaded paper in Paper Size.
Here we select A4.
(4) Click OK.

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


NOTE
If you select the wrong media type, the printer may not print with the proper print quality.

(5) Select the print quality in Print Quality.
Here we select Standard.


NOTE
  • For details on the printer driver functions, click (Question) on the Quality & Media, Color Options, Special Effects, Borderless Printing, or Margin screen.
  • To display the preview to confirm the print result, click Preview. Some software applications may not have a preview function.

6. 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. To temporarily stop all the jobs in the list, click Stop Jobs.
  • If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position.

See Aligning the Print Head .

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