Overlapping Forms

The function for printing data overlapping a fixed form stored in the device is known as overlay printing.
Fixed form information saved to the device in advance can be recalled in the operating system and printed in combination with overlapping print data.
Perform overlay printing in the following order.
1. To Save a Fixed Form in the Device
2. To Retrieve the Saved Form File Information
3. To Perform Overlay Printing

To Save a Fixed Form in the Device

After creating a fixed form beforehand, you can carry out the following procedure and at the end click [Print] in the print dialog box to save the fixed form in the device.
1.
Select [Special Features] from the pop-up menu.
2.
Click [Page Options].
3.
Select [Create Form File] from [Processing Method] → enter the name of the form in [File Name].
4.
Click [OK].
5.
Click [Print].

To Retrieve the Saved Form File Information

To perform overlay printing, it is necessary to import the form information stored in the device using Office Printer Utility or CUPS PS Printer Utility.
1.
Display the [System Preferences] dialog box of the operating system → click [Printers & Scanners].
2.
Select the device → click [Options & Supplies].
3.
Select the [Utility] tab → click [Open Printer Utility].
4.
In the displayed Office Printer Utility or CUPS PS Printer Utility dialog box, click [Printer Information].
5.
Click [OK].

To Perform Overlay Printing

After importing the form information, you can combine it with the print data to be overlaid, and print.
1.
Select [Special Features] from the pop-up menu.
2.
Click [Page Options].
3.
Select [Overlay Printing] from [Processing Method] → select the form to be used from [File List].
When performing two-sided printing, select the page (front or back) on which the form is to be overlaid from [Application].
4.
Click [OK].
5.
Click [Print] in the print dialog box.

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