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Description of Problem 100000023391

How do I print from my Windows or Macintosh computer using the Auto Select feature to choose the paper tray or automatically print a mixed size document?


Description of Solution 200000029807

You can set the Brother machine to automatically select the appropriate paper tray based on the paper size or you can manually select Paper Tray 1 or 2.  If you use the Auto Select feature, the application will automatically pull from the appropriate tray based on the document's paper size.  For this feature to work, the tray settings must be defined from the machine's control panel, the printer driver must be configured properly, and the paper size must be configured properly within the document's properties.

 

 

PART 1: ADJUST THE BROTHER MACHINE'S PAPER SIZE SETTING

 

When you change the size of paper in the tray, you will also need to change the setting for the paper size at the same time so your Brother machine.

 

 To set the Paper Size:

 

1. Once machine is in a "Ready" status, press the DOWN ARROW key to select Paper Tray. Press OK.

 

2. Press the DOWN ARROW key to select Tray1 Size, MP Size, or Tray 2 Size* and press OK.

 

NOTE: Tray2 Size is only available if the second paper tray has been installed.

 

3. Press UP or DOWN ARROW key to select the paper size that is loaded in the tray and then press OK to save the setting. The display will read "Accepted".

 

4. Press CANCEL to exit the menu.

 

 

 

PART 2: CONFIGURE THE PAPER SOURCE WITHIN THE DRIVER

 

NOTE: The steps may differ depending on your application.

 

WINDOWS USERS:

 

1.  Ensure that your document's paper sizes are configured properly.  If you are unsure how to verify this setting, please contact your application vendor for additional support.

 

2. From within your application, access the print dialog box.  This steps will vary depending on the application, but can often be accessed by clicking File => Print. 

 

3.  Click Properties or Preferences.

 

4.  Click on the BASIC tab.

 

5.  In the Paper Source dropdown choose Auto Select, Tray1, or Tray2*.

 

NOTE: Tray2 is only available if the optional paper tray has been installed.

 

6. Click APPLY => OK.

 

7. Click OK or PRINT, depending on your application.  The document should print from the tray based on the selections you made.

 

MAC USERS:

 

1.  Ensure that your document's paper sizes are configured properly.  If you are unsure how to verify this setting, please contact your application vendor for additional support.

 

2.  From within the application, access the print dialog box.  The steps will vary depending on the application you are using.

 

3.  From the Applications Dropdown choose Print Settings.

 

4.  On the Basic tab from the Paper Source, choose Auto Select, Tray1, or Tray2*.

 

NOTE: Tray2 is only available if the optional paper tray has been installed.

 

5.  Click PRINT.

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