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

Q107409



The information in this article applies to:


  • Microsoft Windows versions 3.1, 3.11





SUMMARY

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.



MORE INFORMATION

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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Last Reviewed: January 29, 2000
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