Copy Settings - TC-20M

Article ID: ART181857 | Date published: 04/06/2023 | Date last updated: 04/13/2023


This article shows the settings that can be adjusted when making copies with the imagePROGRAF TC-20M.


You can change the copy settings such as magnification and intensity.

Print Settings Screen

The following screen is displayed by selecting Settings in the Copy standby screen.

Figure: Touch screen



When Preview is displayed on the print settings screen, selecting Preview allows you to preview an image of the printout on the preview screen.

Figure: Touch screen

 The original will be scanned to display the preview image. Therefore, do not open the document cover until the preview screen is displayed.

 Originals are rescanned after displaying the preview screen and before copying starts. Therefore, do not open the document cover or remove the original from the platen (scanner glass) while Scanning original... is displayed.


Setting Items

Flick to display setting items and select the setting item to display the settings. Select to specify the setting.

 The setting items displayed vary depending on the copy function.

 Some settings cannot be specified in combination with the setting of other setting item. If the setting which cannot be specified in combination is selected, Exclamation mark appears on the touch screen. In this case, select Exclamation mark on the upper left on the touch screen to check the message and change the setting.

 The settings of the page size, media type, etc. are retained even if the printer is turned off.

 When copying starts in the copy setting that is not copied, The specified function is not available with current settings. is displayed on the touch screen. Change the setting, following the on-screen instructions.

The following settings can be changed.

  • Copies

    Specify the number of copies.

  • Intensity

    Specify the intensity.

    Figure: Touch screen

    1. Select to activate / deactivate automatic intensity adjustment.

      When ON is selected, the intensity is adjusted automatically according to the originals loaded on the platen.

    2. Drag to specify the intensity.

  • Magnif. (Magnification)

    Specify the reduction / enlargement method for roll paper or cut sheets.

  • Original size

    Select the size of the document you want to copy.

     Information on making Image Stitch copies can be found here.

  • Paper src

    Select the paper source.

  • Page size

    Select the page size of the loaded paper.

  • Type (Media type)

    Select the media type of the loaded paper.

  • Print qlty (Print quality)

    Adjust print quality according to the original.

     If you use Draft with Type set to Plain paper and the quality is not as good as expected, select Standard or High for Print qlty and try copying again.

     Select High for Print qlty to copy in grayscale. Grayscale renders tones in a range of grays instead of black or white.

  • Layout

    Select whether to copy two pages or four pages onto a single sheet.

  • Position

    Select the orientation.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

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