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Microsoft KB Archive/107409

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HP DeskJet 500c/550c Non-Printing Area (Margin)


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows versions 3.1, 3.11


According to Hewlett-Packard (HP) Product Support for the DeskJet, the following table shows the non-printing areas for the DeskJet 500c and 550c printers. Note that these areas change significantly depending on which print mode you are using. For example, in Color/Composite Black mode, the whole print job shifts .25 inch up the page in portrait orientation and .25 inch to the right in landscape orientation.

                  Non-Printing Area in Inches

         Black/Grayscale         Color/Composite Black

         Portrait  Landscape      Portrait  Landscape

Left       .25        .50           .25        .75
Right      .25        .50           .25        .25
Top        .50        .25           .25        .25
Bottom     .50        .25           .75        .25 

This information was provided by Hewlett-Packard Corporation.


Another method is to:

  1. Open Write,
  2. Choose the Document menu,
  3. Select Page Layout,
  4. Enter a zero (0) in each margin setting box,
  5. Click OK.

A prompt will appear displaying the message, "Current printer cannot print outside these margins," followed by the correct settings for each margin.

The products included here are manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP), a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.

Additional query words: number printable margin margins offset align hp 500 550 3.10 3.11

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Technology : kbWin3xSearch kbWin310 kbWin311

Last Reviewed: January 29, 2000
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