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Specifying Paper Size and Type

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You must specify the paper size and type settings to match the paper that is loaded. Make sure to change the paper settings when you load the paper that is different from the previously loaded paper.

Caution

If the setting does not match the size and type of loaded paper, a paper jam or printing error may occur.

Specifying Paper Size and Type in the Paper Drawer

1. Select ⋖Paper Settings⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select the target paper drawer.

When the optional paper feeder is installed, its paper drawer is also displayed.

3. Select the paper size.

If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select ⋖Other Sizes⋗.

When loading custom size paper

3-1. Select ⋖Custom⋗.

3-2. Specify the length of the ⋖X⋗ side and ⋖Y⋗ side.

Select ⋖X⋗ or ⋖Y⋗, and enter the length of each side using the numeric keys.

Caution

If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons ⋖S1⋗ to ⋖S3⋗, you can call them up with one touch.

3-3. Select ⋖Apply⋗.

Caution

When loading A5 size paper

In the landscape orientation, select ⋖A5⋗. In the portrait orientation, select ⋖A5R⋗.

Landscape orientation

Portrait orientation

4. Select the paper type.

Specifying Paper Size and Type in the Multi-Purpose Tray

The screen shown here is displayed when paper is loaded in the multi-purpose tray. Follow the on-screen instructions to specify settings that match the size and type of the loaded paper.

Caution

If the screen shown above is not displayed when paper is loaded

If you always load the same paper in the multi-purpose tray, you can skip the paper setting operations by registering the paper size and type as the default setting. When the default setting is registered, however, the screen shown above is not displayed. To display the screen, select ⋖Paper Settings⋗ Select multi-purpose tray ⋖Specify When Loading Paper⋗.

1. Select the paper size.

If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select ⋖Other Sizes⋗.

When loading custom size paper

1-1. Select ⋖Custom⋗.

1-2. Specify the length of the ⋖X⋗ side and ⋖Y⋗ side.

Select ⋖X⋗ or ⋖Y⋗, and enter the length of each side using the numeric keys.

Caution

If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons ⋖S1⋗ to ⋖S3⋗, you can call them up with one touch.

1-3. Select ⋖Apply⋗.

2. Select the paper type.

Registering Default Paper Settings for the Multi-Purpose Tray

You can register default paper settings for the multi-purpose tray. Registering default settings can save yourself the effort of having to specify the settings each time you load the same paper into the multi-purpose tray.

Caution

After the default paper setting is registered, the paper setting screen is not displayed when paper is loaded, and the same setting is always used. If you load a different paper size or type without changing the paper settings, the machine may not print properly. To avoid this problem, select ⋖Specify When Loading Paper⋗ in step 3, and then load the paper.

1. Select ⋖Paper Settings⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select multi-purpose tray.

3. Select the paper size.

If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select ⋖Other Sizes⋗.

Registering a custom paper size

3-1. Select ⋖Custom⋗.

3-2. Specify the length of the ⋖X⋗ side and ⋖Y⋗ side.

Select ⋖X⋗ or ⋖Y⋗, and enter the length of each side using the numeric keys.

Caution

If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons ⋖S1⋗ to ⋖S3⋗, you can call them up with one touch.

3-3. Select ⋖Apply⋗.

4. Select the paper type.

Registering a Custom Paper Size

You can register up to three frequently used custom paper sizes.

1. Select ⋖Paper Settings⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select ⋖Register Custom Paper⋗.

3. Select the registration number.

Caution

Deleting a setting

Select ⋖Delete⋗ ⋖Yes⋗.

4. Specify the length of the ⋖X⋗ side and ⋖Y⋗ side.

Select ⋖X⋗ or ⋖Y⋗, and enter the length of each side using the numeric keys.

5. Select ⋖Apply⋗.

Setting to the registered custom size

The paper sizes that are registered in the procedure above can be called when ⋖Custom⋗ is selected on the paper size selection screen for the paper drawer or multi-purpose tray.

Limiting the Paper Sizes Displayed

You can ensure that only frequently used paper sizes are shown in the screen for selecting the paper size setting.

1. Select ⋖Paper Settings⋗ in the Home screen.

2. Select ⋖Select Frequently Used Paper Sizes⋗.

3. Select the paper source you want to limit the paper sizes to be displayed for.

When the optional paper feeder is installed, its paper drawer is also displayed.

4. Clear the check boxes for paper sizes you do not want displayed.

Ensure that only the check boxes for frequently used paper sizes are selected.

Caution

Paper sizes that are not selected can be viewed by selecting ⋖Other Sizes⋗ in the paper size setting selection screen.

5. Select ⋖Apply⋗.

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