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Trying to print color (yellow) on black paper

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Trying to color print on black card stock paper on my Officejet 8720 from MS Word / Powerpoint, but no colors print. Only black prints on black paper which is clearly not useful. Thought maybe it was a font issue, so I tried an image, but no luck. Tried setting the paper color to black in MS Word; no luck. What gives? Is this think simply unable to print on black paper?!

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The black paper absorbs colour, the white paper reflects colour, maybe your printer prints on black paper but because of black paper, it's almost invisible.

You can't expect a yellow colour to be the same intensity on black paper and on white paper.

 

Does it print yellow on white paper?

 

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If I print black ink on black paper, I can see the raised profile of the printed image, but with any other color, no raised image. No evidence that any ink was actually put onto the paper. 

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Does it print yellow on white paper?

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Yes it does.  A bit more research on the topic reveals that I would need to replace the black ink cartridge with white ink cartridge to print on black paper. HP doesn't offer/support a white cartridge for this printer. I'll need to try a different (likely professional) printing method.

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