PDL Print Configuration Options

Select the PDL Print Configuration options you want to use for PCL or PostScript printing.

PDL Print Configuration option Available settings Description
Common Settings
Paper Size Various sizes Sets the default paper size for PCL or PostScript printing.
Paper Type Various paper types Sets the default paper type for PCL or PostScript printing.
Orientation Portrait Sets the default orientation for PCL or PostScript printing.
Landscape
Quality Draft Sets the quality for PCL or PostScript printing.
Standard
Best
Ink Save Mode On/Off Saves ink by reducing print density.
Print Order Last Page on Top Starts printing from the first page of a file.
First Page on Top Starts printing from the last page of a file.
Number of Copies 1 to 999 Selects the number of copies to print.
Binding Margin Left Edge Specifies the binding edge for double-sided documents.
Top Edge
Auto Paper Ejection On/Off Ejects paper automatically when printing is stopped during a print job.
2-Sided Printing On/Off Selects duplex printing.
PCL Menu
Font Source Resident Uses a font preinstalled on the printer.
Download Uses a font you have downloaded.
Font Number 1 to 111 Selects the default font number for the default font source.
Pitch 0.44 to 99.99 cpi Selects the default font pitch if the font is scalable and fixed-pitch (availability depends on font source and number settings).
Height 4.00 to 999.75 pt Selects the default font height if the font is scalable and proportional (availability depends on font source and number settings).
Symbol Set Various Selects the default symbol set. If the selected font is not available for the selected symbol set, the font source and number are replaced with IBM-US (the default setting).
Form 5 to 128 lines Sets the number of lines for the selected paper size and orientation. Changes the line spacing (VMI) stored in the printer. Later changes in page size or orientation cause changes in the Form value based on the stored VMI.
CR Function CR Selects the line feed command when printing with a driver from a specific operating system.
CR+LF
LF Function LF
CR+LF
Paper Source Assign 4 Makes the paper source select command compatible with HP LaserJet 4
4K Makes the paper source select command compatible with HP LaserJet 4000, 5000, and 8000
5S Makes the paper source select command compatible with HP LaserJet 5S
PS3 Menu
Error Sheet On/Off Prints a sheet showing the status when errors occur during PostScript or PDF printing.
Coloration Color Selects the color mode for PostScript printing.
Mono
Image Protect On/Off Disable to lower the print quality automatically if the printer's memory becomes full.
Binary On/Off Enable when printing files that contain binary images (available when the product is connected to the network). Allows you to print binary images even if the driver is set to ASCII.
Text Detection On/Off Converts a text file to a PostScript file when printing (available when Printing Language is set to PS3).
PDF Page Size Various sizes Selects the paper size when printing a PDF file. If Auto is selected, the paper size is determined based on the size of the first page.
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