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Printer tray 2 keeps trying to print to manual feed and not supposed to!

We are using a lexmark t642 and we have jobs that print to certain trays in our printer. WHenever we try to print that specific job (which has always been set to print to tray two (for specific paper), it now keeps beeping for us to manual feed the paper to print, but it should be automatic. Dont see any changes on the server for the properties of the printer changing. Is this something set that may have changed on the printer settings itself?
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JessicaWatters
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pjamCommented:
Jessica,
One thing that always drove me crazy is when Sales tried to print something from Europe.  Their standard is A4, so when they printed the printer always asked for A4 manual feed.
is there anything on the printer itself to explain why it wants a manual feed?
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JessicaWattersAuthor Commented:
Ahh....the size inside the tray must of been moved around so I had to re-adjust it to fit the "letter" size and then the printer recognized to now print on letter paper and not bug us for manual feed. Didnt realize how sensitive the trays were.
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pjamCommented:
User error again.  Good catch.  Smack some fingers for poor paper refilling.  :)
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printnix63Commented:
Fine that this got solved already, and so easily, that is good.

Just to clarify a bit on the referenced points above, on these printers you have many options you can set to make life easier.
If the paper tray guides "slipped" out of position, ok that is one thing. If, like pjam told, A4 shall be printed on letter or vice versa, one can set the option "Substitue Size" in the Paper Menu to either
"All Sizes" or to e.g. "Letter/A4", as these sizes are fairly close, you'd make the printer accept a letter paper on A4 or an A4 print job to go to letter paper.

Another option is the universal tray configuration being Cassette, Manual or First, where for some printers the driver setting Manual and Universal tray behave the same, the Lexmark "assumes" manual to be special and wants confirmation, whereas for Universal it behaves like defined in the Universal Tray setting to be either like another tray, a manual feed or pull whenever a sheet of paper is inserted.
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