Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper (Windows/Mac OS X) (iPF8400)
Article ID: ART139887 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Editing Media Type Information for Genuine Paper (Windows/Mac OS X) (iPF8400)

Solution

To add genuine paper types to the printer control panel as well as the printer driver and to edit the media type information, click the Add Genuine Paper button in the Media Configuration Tool main window.
Confirm the printer, where media type information is to be updated, to be displayed in Printer in the Select Printer dialog box, and then click the Next button.

Windows

Mac OS X

Communication with the printer begins.
IMPORTANT
  • Do not attempt to print or turn the printer off while the program is communicating with the printer.

The Edit Media Types dialog box is displayed.
NOTE
  • The printer cannot be changed after this.

Windows

Mac OS X

NOTE
  • Paper that is displayed grayed out does not appear in the printer driver or printer panel.

  • Add Button
To add genuine paper or feed confirmed paper to the printer control panel and printer driver, click this button.
For details on the procedure for adding media types, see "Adding Media Types (Windows/Mac OS X) (iPF8400)."
IMPORTANT
  • To add media types, download the media information file (.amf file) in advance from the Canon website.

  • Rename Button
To change the name on the printer control panel and the name in the printer driver for genuine paper and feed confirmed paper, select the paper to change and click this button.
  • Delete Button
To delete added genuine paper and feed confirmed paper from the printer control panel and printer driver, select the paper to delete and click this button.
  • Show/Hide Button
To change whether or not genuine paper or feed confirmed paper is displayed in the printer control panel and printer driver, select the paper to change and click this button.
For details on the procedure for changing whether or not to display media types, see "Switching Media Types Display Show/Hide (Windows/Mac OS X) (iPF8400)."
  • Change Display Order button (
    or
    )
To change the display order of a media type in the printer control panel and printer driver, select the paper to change and click this button.
NOTE
  • The display order for custom paper can also be changed.
IMPORTANT
  • When you update the media type information, perform the same update on all of the PCs that are using that printer.
NOTE
  • It may not be possible to deleting, showing/hiding, and changing the display order under some conditions.
  • If a display name is displayed grayed out, that media type will not appear in the printer driver or printer panel.


SIMS Doc Id

8201724500