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How I do setting printer Generic / Only Text to custom paper size on windows 2000 or XP ?
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by:patrickab
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Go to Control Panel, Rightclick on the generic  printer and select Properties. In Properties you will find Device Settings and in that set the default paper size to what you want.

Hope that helps.
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by:mauroduca
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It doesn't have the paper size than I want In Device Settings like Windows 98.
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It should have 'custom' in which you can define your special paper size.

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by:jimbo14869
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In windows NT environment the custom form sizes are controlled by server properties, go to start settings printers or printers and faxes then select the word "file " then "server properties" there you can add a custom form size. The form size will then be available to the printers that have the physical capabilities of printing on tha size paper.
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This is the real answer for printing with custom form sizes in windows NT environment.

The custom form sizes are controlled by server properties, go to start settings printers or printers and faxes then select the word "file " then "server properties" there you can add a custom form size.

The form size will then be available to the printers that have the physical capabilities of printing on tha size paper.he real answer to custom form sizes in windows XP.

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by:mauroduca
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Where does windows NT store the settings ? I need to change these settings dynamicaly througth programs. How can I do it ?
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