Configure device menu

This menu contains administrative functions. Printing submenu

Some items on this menu are available in the program or printer driver (if the appropriate driver is installed). Program and printer-driver settings override control-panel settings. In general, it is better to change these settings in the printer driver, if applicable.

The following table lists the settings and possible values. In the Values column, the default value for each setting is the one with an asterisk (*) next to it.

Table 12. Configure device menu—printing submenu Item Values Explanation copies *1 to 999 Sets the default number of copies by selecting any number from 1 to 999. Use A (UP arrow) or ▼ (Down arrow) to select the number of copies. This setting applies only to print jobs that do not have the number of copies specified in the program or printer driver, such as a UNIX® or Linux application.

NOTE: It is best to set the number of copies in the program or printer driver. (Program and printer-driver settings override control-panel settings.)

Sets the default image size for paper and envelopes. (The item name changes from paper to envelope as you scroll through the available sizes.) This setting applies only to print jobs that do not have the paper size specified in the program or printer driver.

Sets a default custom paper size for tray 1. This menu appears only if the Custom-Standard switch in the selected tray is set to Custom.

Appears only for printers that include a built-in duplexer (HP LaserJet 2300d printer, HP LaserJet 2300dn printer, and HP LaserJet 2300dtn printer). Set the value to ON to print on both sides (duplex) or OFF to print on one side of a sheet of paper.

Changes the binding edge for duplex printing. The menu item appears only if the printer includes a built-in duplexer (HP LaserJet 2300d printer, HP LaserJet 2300dn printer, and HP LaserJet 2300dtn printer) and DU

Directs the printer to print an A4-size job on letter-size paper if A4-size paper is not loaded in the printer (or vice versa).

Table 12. Configure device menu—printing submenu

Item

Values

Explanation

Feeds the paper manually from tray 1, rather than automatically from a tray. If : _ = _ = EEI = I and tray 1 is empty, the printer goes offline when it receives a print job.

: _:__- ee: : = : = e= eiiej appears on the control-panel display.

Selects the version of Courier font to use:

R: The internal Courier font available on the HP LaserJet 4 series printers. ::: : The internal Courier font available on the HP LaserJet III series printers.

Changes the number of characters that can be printed on a single line of A4-size paper.

• NO: Up to 78 10-pitch characters can be printed on one line.

• yes: Up to 80 10-pitch characters can be printed on one line.

Determines whether a PS error page prints or not. F: PS error page never prints. : PS error page prints when PS errors occur.

There is no value to Is used to configure the printer's PCL settings. select.

Sets vertical spacing from 5 to 128 lines for default paper size.

Is used to select default page orientation. NOTE: It is best to set the page orientation in the program or printer driver. (Program and printer-driver settings override control-panel settings.)

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• :e: _: Internal fonts.

SOFT

• SOFT': Permanent soft fonts. This option is available

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1, 2, or 3

only if it is installed.

• slu ; i, 2, or 3: Fonts stored in one of the three DIMM

slots. This option is available only if it is installed.

The printer assigns a number to each font and lists the numbers on the PCL Font List. The font number appears in the Font # column of the printout.

Selects the font pitch. This item might not appear, depending on the font selected.

Selects the font point size. This appears only if a font with a scalable point size is selected as the default font.

*F0-0 Selects any one of several available symbol sets at the

Several control panel. A symbol set is a unique grouping of all the characters in a font. PC-8 or PC-850 is recommended for line-draw characters.

Select YES to append a carriage return to each line feed encountered in backward-compatible PCL jobs (pure text, no job control). Some environments, such as UNIX, indicate a new line using only the line-feed control code. Use this option to append the required carriage return to each line feed.

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