My printout has incorrect margins. What should I do?

  • Check the following:
    • Make sure the paper settings are correct for your paper size in the Windows, Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4, or Mac OS X 10.5 printer software.
    • Choose the correct margins for your paper size in your printing program.
    • Use the Print Preview or Preview option in your Windows, Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4, or Mac OS X 10.5 printer software to check your margins before you print.
    • Make sure your paper is positioned next to the right side of the feeder and the edge guide is against the left side of the paper. See Load paper.
    • If you're using a Macintosh and your applicatiion has a Page Setup window, make sure you choose the correct printer in both the Page Setup window and the Print window.
    • Check to see if there is a Printer Friendly Version (or similarly named) icon or link on the web page that you can click on.
    • Experiment with page setup and paper size, then select Print Preview from the File menu in your application to view the changes.
  • You may need to reinstall your printer software (Windows or Macintosh).
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