Printing to Laser and Solid Ink Printers

Before you begin: Work locally. Always start by moving your file to the desktop. Opening and printing files from a USB (or other) drive can create problems.

 

1 Navigate to File>Print. Select a printer from the Printer dropdown menu. Select one of the Xerox Printers.

2 Click the Page Setup button.

Select the printer you are using from the Format For dropdown menu.

In the Paper Size dropdown menu, select U.S. Letter for 8.5” x 11” or Tabloid for 11”x17”.

Click OK.

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Fig 1 - Page Setup Menu

 

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Fig 2 - Printer... button

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Fig 3 - Show Details

3 Open the Print Menu.

Note: If printing from Adobe programs, click the Printer… or Print Settings or Setup... button to access the following settings. To see all options, click Show Details.

 

Printing double sided:

For the 5550, select Two-Sided from the Print Menu. To change the binding, select Layout from the dropdown menu. Select the desired binding method from the Two-Sided dropdown menu.

For the ColorQube and the 7100s, select Xerox Features from the dropdown menu, and select the desired binding method from the 2-Sided Printing dropdown.

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Fig 4 - 5550 - Double Sided - Binding Options

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Fig 5 - 7100s/CQ - Double Sided - Xerox Features

 

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Fig 6 - 5550 - Heavyweight - Paper Feed Options

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Fig 7 - 7100s/CQ - Heavyweight - Xerox Features

Printing to Heavyweight paper:

For the 5550 select Paper Feed Options from the dropdown menu. Select the Paper Types dropdown menu, select Heavyweight.

For the Colorqube and the 7100s, select Xerox Features from the dropdown menu. Select Paper > Other Types > Heavyweight.

 

Printing from the Manual Feed Tray:

If you want to use Manual Feed tray: Select Paper Feed from the dropdown menu. Select the MANUAL FEED TRAY from the dropdown menu.

For manual feed paper on the ColorQube, you will also need to select an appropriate paper type and color (if applicable).

Select Xerox Features from the dropdown menu. Select the Paper > Other Color and Other Types dropdown menus, and select the closest description to your paper. Then choose the same settings on the printer when you are prompted after loading paper in the Manual Feed tray.

For more information on using the Manual Feed Tray on the Colorqube, see the Printing to the Manual Feed Tray on the ColorQube document.

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Fig 8 - Manual Feed Printing

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Fig 9 - Colorqube Manual Feed Printing

 

4 Once all of your settings are set, click Print

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Fig 10 - Confirm and Print

 

5 When your document has reached Papercut, you will see a pop-up notification window.

Follow the Releasing Prints from Papercut instructions to release your print.

Remember to check the print cost before releasing the print – it can be a great indicator if something is wrong with the size of your print.

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Fig 11 - Papercut Notification