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Print a certificate that is 14" x 11"

By waynemck
May 21, 2010
  1. We need our Lexmark C935 to be able to print a certificate that is 14" x 11". On Page Setup there is nothing for that size paper. We have contacted Lexmark, but they have not been any help.

    Is there something out there that will do this? Or how would I go about writing such a thing?

    Thanks.
     
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    If your printer driver doesn't support printing it I think you're simplest solution (especially if this is just a "one off") is to print it at a Kinko's or similar spot or get a new printer
     
  3. waynemck

    waynemck TS Rookie Topic Starter

    not a one-time thing

    This is not a one-time thing, it is supposed to be something that we do all the time.
     
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    Houston, i think we gotta problem....

    Maybe someone else will have a different idea but i think the simple answer then is "You're screwed" :darth: :(
     
  5. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    Hmmm... one more thought. You might try googling the search string below (be sure to include the double quotes)
    Code:
    "how to print" page size 11x14
    Looks like many have tried tackling the same problem on different machines. Maybe one of those methods might work for you. Example click here
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Make sure you have the latest printer driver from Lexmark. I don't know about your Lexmark but I sometimes had to set custom paper sizes for my HP office printer and it worked fine. As discussed in the thread LookinAround linked to, see if yours allows for custom sizes.
     
  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,691   +1,879

    I honestly don't see what the problem is. The Lexmark 935 is a wide format printer that lists 11" X 17" "Tabloid" as a paper size it handles. It isn't too big a leap to format the print file to occupy the upper 14" of this size paper. So, basically if you feed 11 X 14" as opposed to 11" X 17", the printer won't probably won't know the difference.

    Basically you need to read, (or reread), the page setup instructions.
     
  8. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Along a similar line of thought as captaincranky, within the application you can set the document margin so it excludes the 3 inches of the 11" x 17" listed paper plus, of course, the document margin.
     
  9. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    Well, of course, you and Mailpup are right. When i first posted I had just woken up. I must have still been in my early morning and cantankerous mood (aka ______________ ? :)

    Or maybe it was a matter of being more lazy then cantankerous!
     
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