Selecting the Stapler through the Software

You can select the stapler through your software application or printer driver. This is the recommended method for stapling. If you are unable to designate the paper destination in your software or printer driver, follow the instructions below for setting the overall default printer output bin selection. Where and how you make selections depends on your software application or associated printer driver. (Some options may only be available through the printer driver. See page 55 for more...

Using Features in the Printer Driver

When you print from a software application, many of the printer's features are available from the printer driver. To access Windows printer drivers, see page 63. Note HP PCL 5e, PCL 6, PS, and Macintosh drivers are slightly different. Check the drivers for available options. The PCL 6 driver takes full advantage of the printer's features. Settings in the printer driver and software application override control panel settings. (Software application settings override printer driver settings.) The...

Printing Special Paper

Printing Letterhead or Preprinted Paper Special paper includes letterhead, envelopes, labels, transparencies, full-bleed images, rotated paper, postcards, custom-size, and heavy paper. When printing letterhead or preprinted paper, it is important to load the trays with the correct orientation. Note Paper orientation can differ when you print with an optional duplexer Printing in portrait or landscape mode is usually selected from the software application or printer driver. If the option is not...

Customizing Tray 1 Operation

Customize Tray 1 to fit your printing needs. The printer can be set to print from Tray 1 as long as it is loaded, or to print only from Tray 1 if the type of paper loaded is specifically requested. Set or tray 1 mode crssette from the Paper Handling Menu in the printer's control panel. (Print speed might be slightly slower when printing from Tray 1 when .) If you do not keep paper in Tray 1 all the time, or you use Tray 1 only for manually feeding paper, keep the default setting, Paper Handling...