Specifying Paper Size and Type
Article ID: ART167596 | Date published: 04/05/2017 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017
 

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. Select <Paper Settings> in the Home screen.

2. Select the target paper drawer.
  • is displayed only when the optional cassette feeding module is installed.

3. Select the paper size in the <Frequently Used Sizes> tab.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select <Other Sizes> tab.

When loading custom size paper
3-1. Select <Custom>.

3-2. Specify the length of the <X> side and <Y> side.
Select <X> or <Y>, and enter the length of each side using <+>/<->, with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions.
  • If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons <S1> to <S3>, you can call them up with one touch.

3-3. Select <Apply>.

When loading A5 size paper
  • In the landscape orientation, select <A5>. In the portrait orientation, select <A5R>.
Landscape orientation
Portrait orientation

4. Select the paper type.

Specifying Paper Size and Type in the Multi-Purpose Tray

The screen shown here is displayed when paper is loaded in the multi-purpose tray. 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 multi-purpose tray, 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 <Paper Settings> Select multi-purpose tray <Specify When Loading Paper>.

1. Select the paper size in the <Frequently Used Sizes> tab.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select <Other Sizes> tab.

When loading custom size paper
1-1. Select <Custom>.

1-2. Specify the length of the <X> side and <Y> side.
  • Select <X> or <Y>, and enter the length of each side using <+>/<->, with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions.
  • If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons <S1> to <S3>, you can call them up with one touch.

1-3. Select <Apply>.

When loading A5 size paper
  • In the landscape orientation, select <A5>. In the portrait orientation, select <A5R>.
Example for MF735Cdw / MF733Cdw / MF731Cdw:
Landscape orientation
Portrait orientation

2. Select the paper type.

Registering Default Paper Settings for the Multi-Purpose Tray

You can register default paper settings for the multi-purpose tray. Registering default settings can save yourself the effort of having to specify the settings each time you load the same paper into the multi-purpose tray.
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, select <Specify When Loading Paper> in step 3, and then load the paper.

1. Select <Paper Settings> in the Home screen.

2. Select multi-purpose tray.

3. Select the paper size in the <Frequently Used Sizes> tab.
  • If the loaded paper size is not displayed, select <Other Sizes> tab.

Registering a custom paper size
3-1. Select <Custom>.

3-2. Specify the length of the <X> side and <Y> side.
  • Select <X> or <Y>, and enter the length of each side using <+>/<->, with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions.
  • If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons <S1> to <S3>, you can call them up with one touch.

3-3. Select <Apply>.

When loading A5 size paper
  • In the landscape orientation, select <A5>. In the portrait orientation, select <A5R>.
Example for MF735Cdw / MF733Cdw / MF731Cdw:
Landscape orientation
Portrait orientation

4. Select the paper type.

Registering a Custom Paper Size

You can register up to three frequently used custom paper sizes.

1. Select <Paper Settings> in the Home screen.

2. Select <Register Custom Paper>.

3. Select the registration number.
Deleting a setting
  • Select <Delete> <Yes>.

4. Specify the length of the <X> side and <Y> side.
  • Select <X> or <Y>, and enter the length of each side using <+>/<->, with / to move the cursor between the digits for inputting whole numbers and fractions.
  • If you register the paper size you use frequently on buttons <S1> to <S3>, you can call them up with one touch.

5. Select <Apply>.

Setting to the registered custom size
The paper sizes that are registered in the procedure above can be called when <Custom> is selected on the paper size selection screen for the paper drawer or multi-purpose tray.

Limiting the Paper Sizes Displayed

You can ensure that only frequently used paper sizes are shown in the <Frequently Used Sizes> tab of the screen for selecting the paper size setting.

1. Select <Paper Settings> in the Home screen.

2. Select <Select Frequently Used Paper Sizes>.

3. Select the paper source you want to limit the paper sizes to be displayed for.

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 selecting <Other Sizes> tab in the paper size setting selection screen.

5. Select <Apply>.


Paper Handling Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray

SIMS Doc Id

8203458600