Print & Cut Instruction

Paper sizes:

  • The United States, Canada and Mexico use a different system of paper sizes compared to the rest of the world.
    • Legal8.5″ × 14″;
    • Letter = 8.5″ × 11″;
    • Half Letter = 5.5″ × 8.5″
  • The international paper size standard,
    • A3 = 297 × 420 (mm)
    • A4 = 210 × 297 (mm)
    • A5 = 148 × 210 (mm)
    • A6 = 105 × 148 (mm)
  • Other sizes
    • Personal size = 95 x 171 (mm)
    • FC Compact = 108 x 171 (mm)
    • Field Notes = 3.5″ x 5.5″
    • Life Mapping Pocket size = 82 x 125 (mm)

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For duplex printer,

Different printers may vary, the screen captures are for reference only. Computer platform: PC Windows.
Please refer to your printer user menu if you can not locate the options of your printer. Thank you.

  1. Choose correct files to print,
    • “PrintOnLetter” PDFs need to print on Letter size paper
    • “PrintOnLegal” PDFs need to print on Legal size paper
    • “PrintOnA4” PDFs need to print on A4 size paper
    • “PrintOnA3” PDFs need to print on A3 size paper
  2. Test print first 4 pages to make sure everything is fine is a must for first timer.
  3. Start from page 1 or any ODD PDF page.
    pageOrder
    Page order Front/Back = odd page/odd page+1 (even page/even page+1 is WRONG which causes front and back pages didn’t match)
  4. print “ACTUAL SIZE” on PC or “100%” on MAC. Do NOT “fit to page”
    —– If this setting is wrong, your pages will be printed smaller.
    actualsize
  5. When you duplex, make sure you set the correct “FLIP DIRECTION” 
    —- If this setting is wrong, your pages will be upside-down.
    binding

    • Filp on SHORT edge” if your pages are laid this way:
      print-2b
    • Filp on LONG edge” if your pages are laid this way:
      print-1b

 

If you do NOT have duplex printer, 

Different printers may vary, the screen captures are for reference only. Computer platform: PC Windows.
Please refer to your printer user menu if you can not locate the options of your printer. Thank you.

  1. Choose correct files to print,
    • “PrintOnLetter” PDFs need to print on Letter size paper
    • “PrintOnLegal” PDFs need to print on Legal size paper
    • “PrintOnA4” PDFs need to print on A4 size paper
    • “PrintOnA3” PDFs need to print on A3 size paper
  2. Test print first 4 pages to make sure everything is fine is a must for first timer.
  3. print “ACTUAL SIZE” on PC or “100%” on MAC. Do NOT “fit to page”
    —– If this setting is wrong, your pages will be printed smaller.
    actualsize

When you print

  1. Print all the ODD pages on one side of paper.
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  2. Check “REVERSE pages” in the printer’s setting
    —- Please be aware that some printers will reverse pages automatically.  Please read through the user menu and test print to make sure.
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  3. Print all the EVEN pages on the other side of the paper
  4. Be aware of the direction when you feed the papers back into the tray
    print-1
    print-2
  5. Page order Front/Back = odd page/odd page+1 (even page/even page+1 is WRONG which causes front and back pages didn’t match)
    pageOrder

 

 How to cut

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