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How to change paper type in the driver

  1. Open document you want to print/plot with Adobe Acrobat

  2. Go to file > print

  3. In the print window, select the printer/plotter you want to use from the drop down menu

  4. Once selected, click the “Advanced” button

  5. For your printer, do the following:

Canon plotters: Change the media type in the Main tab


HP Plotters: Change the paper type on the Paper/Quality tab


HP Printers: Change the paper type on the Printing Shortcuts


6. Hit ok

7. Hit print


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Article ID: 109
Category: Printer Instructions
Date added: 20-Sep-2018 2:40pm
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