Specifying Paper Size and Type
Article ID: ART164328 | Date published: 01/12/2016 | Date last updated: 01/13/2016
 

Description

Specifying Paper Size and Type

Solution

You must specify the paper size and type settings to match the paper that is loaded. Make sure to change the paper settings when you load the paper that is different from the previously loaded paper.
IMPORTANT
  • If the setting does not match the size and type of loaded paper, a paper jam or printing error may occur.

Specifying Paper Size and Type in the Paper Drawer

1. Press and tap <Paper Settings>.
2. Tap <Drawer 1> or <Drawer 2>.
  • <Drawer 2> is displayed only when the optional paper drawer (drawer 2) is installed. (MF729Cdw / MF726Cdw)
3. Select the paper size.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, tap <Other Sizes>.
4. Select the paper type.

Specifying Paper Size and Type in the Manual Feed Slot

The screen shown here is displayed when paper is loaded in the manual feed slot. Follow the on-screen instructions to specify settings that match the size and type of the loaded paper.
NOTE
If the screen shown above is not displayed when paper is loaded
  • If you always load the same paper in the manual feed slot, you can skip the paper setting operations by registering the paper size and type as the default setting. When the default setting is registered, however, the screen shown above is not displayed. To display the screen, select <Off> for <Register Default Settings>

1. Select the paper size.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, tap <Other Sizes>.
When loading custom size paper
1-1. Tap <Custom>.
1-2. Specify the length of the <X> (shorter) side.
  • Tap <X>.
  • Input the length of the <X> side using / , with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions, and tap <Apply>.
1-3. Specify the length of the <Y> (longer) side.
  • Tap <Y>.
  • Input the length of the <Y> side, and tap <Apply>.
1-4. Tap <Apply>.
2. Select the paper type.

Registering a Custom Paper Size

You can register up to three frequently used custom paper sizes.
1. Press and tap <Paper Settings>.
2. Tap <Register Custom Paper>.
3. Tap <Not Registered>.
  • If paper sizes <1> to <3> have already been registered, either change or delete the setting to continue. The procedures for changing and deleting these settings are described below.
3-A. Changing a setting
3-A-1. Select the registered size you want to change.
3-A-2. Tap <Edit>, and proceed to step 4.
3-B. Deleting a setting
3-B-1. Select the registered size you want to delete.
3-B-2. Tap <Delete>.
3-B-3. Tap <Yes>.
4. Specify the paper size.
4-1. Specify the length of the <X> (shorter) side.
  • Tap <X>.
  • Input the length of the <X> side using / , with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions, and tap <Apply>.
4-2. Specify the length of the <Y> (longer) side.
  • Tap <Y>.
  • Input the length of the <Y> side, and tap <Apply>.
4-3. Tap <Apply>.
5. Select the paper type.
Selecting a Registered Custom Paper Setting
The paper sizes that are registered in the procedure above are displayed on the screen for selecting the paper size.
When selecting the paper size for the paper drawer
On the screen to specify the size of the paper that is loaded in the paper drawers, the registered paper sizes are displayed.
  • Only the registered paper sizes that can be loaded in the paper drawer are displayed.
When selecting the paper size for the manual feed slot
When paper is loaded in the manual feed slot, the screen for selecting the paper size for the manual feed slot is displayed. The registered paper sizes are displayed on this screen.
  • The registered paper sizes are displayed when you set the default paper settings for the manual feed slot. From the screen, you can select one of the displayed sizes as the default paper size for the manual feed slot.

Registering Default Paper Settings for the Manual Feed Slot

You can register default paper settings for the manual feed slot. Registering default settings can save yourself the effort of having to specify the settings each time you load the same paper into the manual feed slot.
NOTE
  • After the default paper setting is registered, the paper setting screen is not displayed when paper is loaded, and the same setting is always used. If you load a different paper size or type without changing the paper settings, the machine may not print properly. To avoid this problem, disable the default setting by selecting <Off> in step 3, and then load the paper.

1. Press and tap <Paper Settings>.
2. Tap <Multi-Purpose Tray>.
3. Tap <On>.
4. Select the paper size.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, tap <Other Sizes>.
Registering a custom paper size
4-1. Tap <Custom>.
4-2. Specify the length of the <X> (shorter) side.
  • Tap <X>.
  • Input the length of the <X> side using / , with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions, and tap <Apply>.
4-3. Specify the length of the <Y> (longer) side.
  • Tap <Y>.
  • Input the length of the <Y> side, and tap <Apply>.
4-4. Tap <Apply>.
5. Select the paper type.

Limiting the Paper Sizes Displayed

You can ensure that only frequently used paper sizes are shown in the screen for selecting the paper size setting.
1. Press and tap <Paper Settings>.
2. Tap <Select Frequently Used Paper Sizes>.
3. Tap <Multi-Purpose Tray>, <Drawer 1>, or <Drawer 2>.
  • <Drawer 2> is displayed only when the optional paper drawer (drawer 2) is installed. (MF729Cdw / MF726Cdw)
4. Clear the check boxes for paper sizes you do not want displayed.
  • Ensure that only the check boxes for frequently used paper sizes are selected.
  • Paper sizes that are not selected can be viewed by tapping <Other Sizes> in the paper size setting selection screen.
5. Tap <Apply>.


Paper Handling Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot

SIMS Doc Id

8202635800