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    Access the  Page Setup  pane.
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    Confirm the settings of  APaper Source  and CPage Size .
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    Confirm the print settings, and then click  MPrint  to start printing.
    Note
    •For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings →P.364"
    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing
    Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing
    You can specify detailed print settings as desired for the quality level, colors, and other criteria.
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    Print Priority
    Choose the graphic elements that you want to emphasize for printing.
    Print Priority (*1)DescriptionImageA setting for posters or other documents made up mainly of photos or images, or for emphasizingphotos or images in printed documents.Line Drawing/TextChoose this setting for CAD drawings made up mainly of intricate lines, or to enhance the finish-ing of fine text.However, the quality may not be sufficient when printing photos or images that require a lot ofcolor coverage. In this case, choose Image instead.Office DocumentChoose this setting for better legibility of documents combining text and graphics, such as docu-ments and presentation material created with typical office applications.ProofThis is a setting for enhancing the reproduction of text, illustrations, and photos on print proofs.However, this takes more time than regular printing.
    *1: Options suitable for the selected type of paper are listed under Print Priority.
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    Print Quality
    Choose the print quality.
    The printing mode is determined by a combination of the print quality and resolution.
    Print Quality (*1)DescriptionPrint PriorityHighestA setting for printing at the highest resolution whenquality is most important. Printing takes longer andconsumes more ink than in other modes, but thismode offers superior printing quality.ImageProof
     
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    							Print Quality (*1)DescriptionPrint PriorityHighChoose this setting to print at high resolution whenquality is most important.Printing takes longer and consumes more ink than inStandard or Fast modes, but this mode offers excep-tional printing quality.ImageLine Drawing/TextProofStandardChoose this setting to print at standard resolutionwhen quality and speed are both important.Printing takes less time than in Highest or Highmode.ImageLine Drawing/TextOffice DocumentProofFastChoose this setting to print faster.Printing in draft mode can help you work more effi-ciently when checking layouts.ImageLine Drawing/Text
    *1: Options suitable for the selected Print Priority are listed under Print Quality.
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    Color Settings
    Setting ItemOptionsDescriptionColor Mode (*1)ColorMonochrome (Photo)MonochromeNo color correctionChoose whether to print in color or mono-chrome.(Refer to "Adjusting the Color in the PrinterDriver→P.54")Color Adjustment (Images)CyanMagentaYellowGray ToneBrightnessContrastSaturationYou can adjust the levels of cyan, magenta,and yellow as well as the brightness, con-trast, saturation, and gray tone separately forimages, graphics, and text documents.If you choose Monochrome in Color Modeonly Brightness and Contrast can be adjus-ted.Color Adjustment (Graphics)Color Adjustment (Text)Gray AdjustmentColor BalanceBrightnessContrastHighlightShadowChoose the gray tone color balance ( CoolBlack or Warm Black ) and adjust levels ofbrightness, contrast, highlight, and shadow asdesired.These levels can be adjusted when Mono-chrome (Photo) is selected in Color Mode.Color-Matching ModesDriver Matching ModeICC Matching ModeChoose the color-matching mode. Other col-or-matching modes may be provided by thecomputer operating system, such as ICM andColorSync.Color-Matching Method (*2)AutoPerceptualSaturationMonitor MatchingColorimetricotherChoose the color-matching method. Theavailable options vary depending on your se-lection in Color-Matching Mode.Color Space (*3)sRGBAdobe RGBChoose a standard color space (sRGB ) oran expanded color space ( Adobe RGB).
    *1: Options suitable for the selected Print Priority
     and Media Type  are listed under  Color ModePrint Priority .
    *2: The order of options displayed varies depending on the operating system.
    *3:  Adobe RGB  is not available if an incompatible combination of the paper type and print quality is selected.
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    Enhancing printing quality
    Setting ItemDescriptionThicken Fine LinesPrints making fine lines appear thicker.Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing                                                                                                                              iPF6400                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         User's Guide
      
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    							Setting ItemDescriptionUnidirectional PrintingPrints by suppressing color variations and misaligned ruled lines. However, this takes more timethan regular printing.
    Note
    •To print at a higher level of quality, in the printer driver, choose High or Highest in Print Quality, and select the Unidir-ectional Printing check box.
    For instructions on specifying the print quality and color settings before printing, refer to the following topics, as
    appropriate for your computer and operating system.
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    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows)→P.63
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    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS X)→P.65
    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows)
    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows)
    You can specify your own print settings instead of using the 
    Print Target presets. This topic describes how print photo-
    graphic images in monochrome.
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    Choose  Print in the application menu.
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    Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box.(Refer to " Accessing the Print-
    er Driver Dialog Box from Applications 
    →P.181 ")
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    Make sure the  Main sheet is displayed.
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    In the  AMedia Type  list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
     
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    Click  DAdvanced Settings  to switch the print mode.
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    Click Image  in the  EPrint Priority  list.
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    Click High (600dpi)  in the FPrint Quality  list.
    Note
    •Options displayed in the FPrint Quality list vary depending on the type of paper.8
    Click Monochrome  in the GColor Mode  list.
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    To adjust the brightness and contrast, click  HColor Settings .
    Note
    •For instructions on adjusting brightness and contrast, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver."→P.5410
     
    Click the  Page Setup  tab to display the  Page Setup
    sheet.
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    Confirm the settings of  APage Size , L Paper Source , and so on.
      
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    Confirm the print settings and print as desired.Note
    •For details on how to check the printing settings, refer to "Confirming Print Settings →P.178".
    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS X)
    Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Mac OS X)
    You can specify your own print settings instead of using the 
    Print Target presets. This topic describes how print photo-
    graphic images in monochrome.
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    Choose  Page Setup  from the application menu to dis-
    play the  Page Attributes  dialog box.
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    Select the printer in the  BFormat for  list.
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    Choose the original size in the  CPaper Size  list.
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    Click FOK  to close the dialog box.
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    In the application menu, choose  Print.
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    Access the  Main pane.
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    In the  AMedia Type  list, select the type of paper that is loaded.
     
     
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    Click  DAdvanced Settings  to switch the print mode.
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    Click Image  in the  EPrint Priority  list.
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    Click High (600dpi)  in the FPrint Quality  list.
    Note
    •Options displayed in the FPrint Quality list vary depending on the paper type.11
    Click Monochrome  in the HColor Mode  list.
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    To adjust the brightness and contrast, click  ISet .
    Note
    •For instructions on adjusting brightness and contrast, see "Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver→P.54"13
     
    Access the  Page Setup  pane.
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    Confirm the settings of  APaper Source  and CPage Size .
      
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    Confirm the print settings, and then click MPrint  to start printing.Note
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    							Printing enlargements or reductions
    Printing enlargements or reductions
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size ................................................................................................................. 68
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows) .................................................................................... 68
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X) .................................................................................. 70
    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width .......................................................................................................................... 72
    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Windows) ............................................................................................. 73
    Resizing Originals to Fit the Roll Width (Mac OS X) ........................................................................................... 75
    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value .......................................................................................................... 78
    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Windows) .............................................................................. 78
    Resizing Originals by Entering a Scaling Value (Mac OS X) ........................................................................... 80
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size
    You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing them as desired.
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    Enlarged/Reduced Printing
    Enlarge or reduce the original in the printer driver, as desired.
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    Fit Paper Size
    Enlarge or reduce the original to match the size of the paper you are using.
    For instructions on resizing originals to match the paper size, refer to the following topics, as appropriate for your
    computer and operating system.
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    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows)→P.68
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    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X)→P.70
    Note
    •For better printing results when enlarging photos from a digital camera in TIFF or JPEG format, use an image-editingapplication software such as Adobe Photoshop to specify an image resolution of 150 dpi or more at actual size.
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows)
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Windows)
    This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the paper size, based on the following example.
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    Document: Any Type
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    Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in)
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    Paper: Roll
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    Paper type: 
    Plain Paper
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    Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in])
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    Choose Print in the application menu.
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    Select the printer in the dialog box, and then open the printer driver dialog box.(See " Accessing the Printer Driv-
    er Dialog Box from Applications 
    →P.181 ")
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size                                                                                                                                                                        iPF6400                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         User's Guide
      
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    Make sure the  Main sheet is displayed.
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    In the  AMedia Type  list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click  Plain Paper.
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    Select the printing application in the  EPrint Target  list.
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    Click the  Page Setup  tab to display the  Page Setup
    sheet.
    7
    Select and click a roll paper in the  LPaper Source  list.
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    Select the width of the loaded roll in the  MRoll Paper Width  list—in this case,  ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm) .
    9
    In the APage Size  list, click the size of the original as specified in the application. In this case, click  ISO A4.
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    Select the  CEnlarged/Reduced Printing  check box.
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    Select the DFit Paper Size  check box.
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    Click ISO A3  in the GPaper Size  list.
      
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    Confirm the print settings and print as desired.Note
    •For tips on confirming print settings, see "Confirming Print Settings →P.178"
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X)
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X)
    This topic describes how to enlarge originals before printing to match the paper size, based on the following example.
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    Document: Any Type
    •
    Page size: A4 (210.0 × 297.0 mm [8.3 × 11.7 in])
    •
    Paper: Roll paper
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    Paper type: 
    Plain Paper
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    Roll paper width: A2/A3 roll (420.0 mm [16.5 in])
     
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    This sets the  BFormat for  and CPaper Size .
    Note
    •The configuration method varies depending on the OS andapplication software you are using.If Page Setup is displayed in the application menu, the set-tings are configured by opening the Page Attributes dialogbox from Page Setup.If it is not displayed, the settings are configured in the up-per part of the printer driver displayed when you selectPrint from the application software menu.  2
    Select the printer in the  APrinter  list.
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    In the FPaper Size  list, click the size of the original. In this case, click  ISO A4.
    4
    If you configured the settings using the  Page Attributes dialog box, click  FOK  to close the dialog box, and
    then select  Print from the application software menu.
    Resizing Originals to Match the Paper Size (Mac OS X)                                                                                                                                                      iPF6400                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         User's Guide
      
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