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OSX optional page format>>BLANKS!

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when defining an optional format in the page setup menu and highlightting it, it shows on screen OK.

printing on a HP designjet 800 PS however results in blank sheets. Why are we restricted in page sizes?

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When setting up Custom Page sizes for th 800 PS, be sure to subtract the width of the plotters hard margins from the size of the page.

Defining a page larger than the plotter can actually print will give unexpected results in my experience.

For 24" x 36" Landscape prints to a 36" roll for example, we describe the custom page as Height 35.4/Width 22.75.

You can get the hard margin sizes from the plotters user guide.

Hope this helps.

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