I am trying to print a recipe card on 4X6 index stock using Micorsoft Word. I want the orientation of the recipe to be landscape, but when I load the printer, I get an error that the paper is too short. How do I change the way the printer prints so that I can load the paper with portrait orientation, but have it print with landscape orientation?
Load the paper into the printer according to the instructions in the User Guide
Small paper, print side down, short ends front and back.
Next, tell the printer about the paper.
Check / Adjust / Retain the Paper at the Printer Display Panel
Note: This option isnotapplicable to printers that lack a printer display panel and might not be available on all printer models that do include a printer display panel.
If you have not yet done so, add desired paper type
Wait a couple of seconds…
IFapplicable for your printer:
Look for a message on thePrinter Control / Display Panel,
ClickModify(wording varies), set the paper size andtype, ClickOK
If the size of your Paper Size is not in the Drop-down menu,
If the selection is available in the list:
SelectCustom (likely the last selection in the list)
And / Or
Embedded Web Server (EWS)
Note: This option isnotapplicable to printers connected via a USB printer cable (no network connection).
Ifthe printer is on the network,
Ifthe EWS feature is supported on your printer,
Use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) to view / configure your printer.
NOTE: Laser printer options inEWSare very different from those offered in InkJet Printers.
Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
TabSettings>Preferences>Tray and Paper Management
If applicable, check theAdvancedsection (at the bottom of the Tray and Paper Management menu)
ClickApplyto save changes
NOTE: If the size of the Paper Size is not in the Drop-down menu, SelectCustom (likely the last selection in the list)
NOTE 2: EWS is also available in HP Smart Windows and HP Smart Mobile > Settings > Advanced
Set the Preferences – Windows
NOTE: This section is not applicable to Mobile Printing.
Printing Preferences are available directly from the driver or might be called "Printer Properties" / "Shortcuts" (or similar) from within printing software / applications.
Generally,Ignorethis section when not relevant – for example, when using Word > Mailings > Envelopes.
In the case of PDF printing, set thePreferences(below) or set thePropertiesduring the job setup.
That said, consider:
Make sure the Printing Preferences shortcut is set to "Everyday Printing" or something equally benign. For example, don't leave the shortcut set to Booklet printing choices or other custom setups that are completely contrary to printing envelopes.
General Example - Word document - 3x5 inch card - text and image sample - Landscape
Printer Home Page - References and Resources –Learn about your Printer - Solve Problems
“Things that are your printer”
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Categories: Alerts, Access to thePrint and Scan Doctor(Windows), Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software / Firmware Updates, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, Lots of How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, User Guides / Manuals, Product Information (Specifications), more
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