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How to print 3 x 5 index cards on envy 7640. I have searched and called and can not get a human. The

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How do you print 3 x 5 index cards on envy 7640?

i can not get anyone to help me and I have been searching the internet for half a day. HP sucks!!!

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How to print 3 x 5 index cards on envy 7640. I have searched and called and can not get a human. The

@RondaTheRose 

 

I gently remind you that we are not obligated to assist - insulting us is unnecessary.

 

I would guess that this is one of those times when "where you search determines what you find".

 

I found one source that indicates the minimum size is 3.85 x 5.00 inches.

Other sources agree that 3 x 5 inches is an acceptable "custom size" option.

I would guess that the 3x5 inch size is compatible with Media type "Index" / card.

 

Reference

HP ENVY 7640 e-All-in-One Printer - Datasheet

 

The trick is to select a supported combination of Media (kind of paper), Source (tray), Paper Size, and Duplex settings.

 

Ideas...

 

If, for example, select Media type "Index" / card / Brochure matte / thick paper

If you do not see the paper size you need,

then

Create a Custom Paper Size form from one of the supported card sizes

Creating Custom Paper Sizes

 

Printing Preferences - Set / Create a Preference Shortcut

Word_Test_3X5_card_Preferences_1.JPGWord_Test_3X5_card_Preferences_1

 

When setting to print,

  • Select the custom paper size form
  • Select the Media type "closest to what you are using" as available in the list
  • For example, if "Index" card is missing, set thick paper or matte brochure paper
  • Most printers tolerate a 1/2 inch margin (not all) - set the margin and the orientation, too
  • Set Borderless to OFF unless you know for certain your printer tolerates (supports Borderless at this size)
  • Set Duplex to OFF unless you know the printer tolerates Duplex at this size

 

Examples

 

Word_Test_3X5_card_1.JPGWord_Test_3X5_card_1

Word_Test_3X5_card_1A.JPGWord_Test_3X5_card_1A

 

 

Reference and Resources – Places to find (more) help and learn about your Printer

Clarification of terms and "what the printer can do" (Specifications)

Printer Homepage – “Things that are your printer”

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Access to the Print and Scan Doctor (Windows), User Guides, Product Information, more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

HP ENVY 7640 e-All-in-One Printer

 

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