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Re: WSCST object with HP5si problems


  • Subject: Re: WSCST object with HP5si problems
  • From: Peter Coffin <phcoffin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 10:00:46 -0500

fixed

Bradley writes:

> The problem is no matter what I change or don't change in the
> Workstation Customization object, it always seems to want to pull from
> tray 3 which is an 11x17 paper source.  Even if I copy the WSCST object
> as HP5si (which it was set up as) and not make any changes, it still
> grabs the paper from tray 3.  If I don't specify a WSCST object and
> printer as *HP5si, it grabs from the right tray (8.5x11) but it doesn't
> fill the whole page, which brings me back to the root of the problem.

Try hooking the printer to another machine (like a PC) and see if you
can print from another tray. I had a devil of a time with a second hand
4029 until I realized that it wasn't being wrongly told to feed only from
the top tray, but rather than the feed roller in the bottom was too worn
to reliably pick up a sheet and the printer was giving up and trying
the other tray in desperation. If you can get it to work properly off a
PC, then try it again on the AS/400 (without turning the printer off,
if possible, to avoid resetting the thing if the PC driver rearranged
some settings).

Peter H. Coffin
phcoffin@us.ibm.com
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