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Solved: Printing 4 Columns from 2 columns in excel

Q: Solved: Printing 4 Columns from 2 columns in excel

Ok I am trying to print a spreadsheet format list. I have about 30000
title-artist entries in 2 columns. I am basically trying to print pages 1 & 2, 3-4, 5-6 and so on the same page without shrinking them way down. I want it to be just like I printed 2 columns but with 4 instead. I want to use the left side of the page for page 1 and the left side for page 2. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Michael

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A: Solved: Printing 4 Columns from 2 columns in excel

Welcome to the board.

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A:Solved: Computer doesn't recognize the network adapter

Whenever you install a new OS, always take note of the model of core system hardware like GPU, chipset, and ethernet/wifi (there are a few others that aren't as important, but nice to have updated) since those are critical to your computers core functionality.

However, a quick google search of your model yielded me with your PC's system specs. Your PC contains a Realtek RTL8201N ethernet adapter. So far I am unable to find a driver from Realtek itself and the HP driver is not Realtek, but instead nVidia nForce.

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A:Printing to network printer on another network

I think that as long as the tenant's router is connected to the main network they should still be able to access that printer provided that the WAN IP address of their routers is within the IP range of the main network where the Network printer is attached.
 

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A:Printing Wirelessly

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A:Printing Problems

First, quit all programs. Use cmd->notepad to open a new text file, type some gobldee gook on 2-2 lines and <ctl>p to print it - - DOES IT?

If so, the print driver is fine and so is the system - - MS Word needs to see a new default printer.
 

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A:Printer started printing cryptic text

Open NOTEPAD, type a few lines and the <ctl>P to print it.

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otherwise, disconnect power, wait a minute or two,
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A:Printing in black and white?

For each machine;

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A:HP printer not printing self test diagnostic; many errors

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A:Xerox Docucolor 3535 not printing

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A:Local printing through VPN

the other user's job only goes into the print queue and he has to disconnect from the VPN and then it prints.Click to expand...

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I guess you could say...
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A:Printer printing random letters and numbers

1. Did you follow the printer and software installation instructions exactly?
See here... http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00876721&lc=en&cc=us&product=3192753&dlc=en

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A:Canon ip4000 stopped printing

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A:Printing problems

printing probbs

Hi, sorry for the inconvenience. Just downloaded all the drivers agian and it appears to have fixed the problem. Don't know how i managed to lose a file but we're printing again which is good. Cheers
David
 

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A:Compaq EVO screen has "blank" columns

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A:Question about printing quality

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A:Strange printing problem

try setting option

try setting the # of pages option to 1 and make sure it doesn't say 'all'.
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A:Wireless Printing

USB Wireless print server
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833704036
 

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A:4850 Crashing problem solved

Hey thanks for posting this!
I have the same videocard 4850 and it gave the same problems and i didn't know why.
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A:PC randomly hangs up while I'm working on an Excel file

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A:Printing to a non-networked printer

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A:Solved: Pressing key disconnects USB Lenovo 3000 N100 0689GRA

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Ok yes it does seem like a faulty Power Supply

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A:Strange printing problem

Fixed the problem, turns out there's a separate program installed alongside the drivers (when it was first installed using the CD). Program was corrupt, so when i uninstalled this and reinstalled the drivers (again) without this software, it's all good. String around finger now to check all programs listed in Add/Remove programs next time.
 

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Please help.
 

A:Remote Printing

Windows CUPS printing

One technique is call CUPS (Common Unix Printing System)

This article describes same.

The target system (the one with the printer) needs port forwarding of port 631 to the lan system with the printer.





Client: Windows

** NOTE: If using Windows ME or earlier you might need Windows patches for IPP printing. The ME one is here **

To add your IPP printer, first get into the "Add a Printer" wizard. It's accessible by:
Start > Control Panel > Printers and Faxes > Add a new Printer

Now that you're in the Wizard, click "Next". It will ask if you're adding a local or networked printer - Select Networked.

Enter your address as:

Code:
http://linux_hostname_or_ip:631/printers/linux_host_queue_name
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thanks in advance.
 

A:Epson Stylus Color II blurry printing

Try the print head realignment procedure?
 

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A:Somewhat complex network printing issue.

You can't print to any of the small printers from either site? How about when using an administrator account?

Where are the printers installed? The client machine or the terminal server?
 

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A:Local network printing with a VPN

Are you using a VPN client to connect to the system? That would complicate matters, a lot.

I'm using a VPN here, with a Cisco router. However, to "log on" to the VPN I just use the Windows logon system with my username/password. I just had to add my network printer (HP LaserJet 6 on a DLink server) to the system as a local administrator, and it was available and working under the VPN account.
 

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You will have to read up on this. You establish a network with My Network Places, then with the printer attached to one computer, the other should be able to "see" it in networks places.
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A:I think I solved my Infinite Loop Problem to just go to another...

(I hope you have access to a computer with a CD burner.)

I've found this tool very helpful at identifying bad memory. It's positively identified bad ram 100% of the time for me. Download this and follow the instructions to burn it to a blank CD-R. Then boot from the CD-R on your suspect computer. Run the Extended Diagnostics for at least one complete cycle. (Usually if it doesn't detect RAM pattern errors on the first cycle then the RAM is good and there isn't much need to run additional cycles.)

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

Post the results here.
 

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A:Hp printing problems with windows xp pro

Oh, i nearly forgot. I have also been to the HP website and downloaded the drivers for this printer. It had no effect.

Sorry for the double post. This is the first time i've ever posted in a forum... um, thing.
 

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Thanks
John
 

A:Solved: Random rebooting.

Hi john760 and welcome to techspot. =)

I've checked you HijackThis log and it appears to be mostly clean. Fix these entries though.

O9 - Extra button: Linked Images - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Linked Ima&ges - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
O16 - DPF: {DBA230D1-8467-4e69-987E-5FAE815A3B45} -

I noticed an entry:
O4 - Startup: restart_vs.lnk = F:\Viewsonic.exe

Do you recognise this file or process, and why is something running from F:\ ?
Let me know in your next reply.

Your problem could be non-malware related.


Regards,
Your friendly momok =)

This thread is for the use of john760 only. Please don't post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
 

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A:Printing

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A:problems printing

seems like a driver issue. Check to see word is accessing the correct driver.
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You didn't mention what you did regarding printer drivers. If you haven't already go to the Epson site, download and install the latest driver.
 

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suggestion is try using this small (non-standalone!) program:
http://www.incodesolutions.com/removeit.php

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A:xp booting problem not solved

The system disk is made for the system it came with. Recovery disks work mainly on the computers that they're designed for. For instance, my parents' Sony has a system recovery tool that reinstalls Windows and installs all of the systems programs in a specific way that would not work in any other machine.
 

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Can anyone offer any help?
 

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A:wireless printing

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A:Delete/cancel printing

1. please post in the correct foum.

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A:Lexmark X73 not printing the colour right!

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Sorry, but I don`t know how to fix your problem.

The only advice I can give is. Ditch the Lexmark, and get a Canon printer. Much more reliable, and a damn site cheaper to run. I.E the cartridges won`t cost you an arm and a leg.

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A:network printing

good question
see who gets this one I'd like to know to
 

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That can be caused by a lot of things, it would help us help u if u provide more information, such as your network settings, printer used, computers and OS

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A:Help with printing using a print server

What is the exact model of the thing? How exactly did you set it up?
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Many motherboard BIOS default setting for printer port is SPP (Standard Printer Port) not bi-directional.
When you flashed the BIOS it was probable reset to the default SPP.

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A:Slow Printing

post some system specs
OS
memory
HD Size and free space

Due to the PCL data stream being generated by the driver, I would suspect
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A:Printing from computer on network

Is your computer recognized as being attached on computer1? Check in the control panel. Can you print locally from computer1 to the printer? Once that has been established we will divulge further into the networking problem.

BTW
:wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
 

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A:Very annoying printing

Put the paper in straight?

It may be that the paper feeder is set too tight and it drags the paper to the side or some problems with the roller set. Rollers are something that wear down in printers and replacing them is routine maintenance (that is if your printer is several years old).

It would help if you told us what kind of a printer it is.
 

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After re-installing my HP 4070, the scanning software showed only TIFF and
Compressed TIFF options while earlier I had JPG and BMP.

To get back BMP and JPG options, I deleted the Registry entry under HKEY_USER....
Software\Hewlett-Packard\DigitalImaging\CUE Settings\0000_4070]
"ScanPreferencesSettings", and Run the HP Scanning software.
It will recreate the Key with default settings and the next time you start the
HP scanning software you will have all the four save options.

Important:
Backup registry before trying this! Modify the registry at your own risk!
You can highlight the Hewlett-Packard entry and export from file menu to a
desktop file for backup of just this entry. If something seems wrong, double
click on the exported file to restore the original settings in the registry.

Happy Scanning! - Raj
 

A:HP Scanjet 4070 save file option issues solved

I dont't see the options for file type

Hello,

I just bought an HP Scanjet 4070. After I install it and HP Image Zone v.4.0 that comes with the scanner, I don't see the options for choosing save file type, such as TIFF, etc. It automatically saves the scanned photos to JEPG. How I can change the option, and saved location?

Are you using the HP Image Zone, or other software to support the different file types?

Thanks very much.

R
 

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Been following the posts concerning the Asus K NE-Deluxe mb and solved.... XP; Drives SATA & for and problem My K8NE-Deluxe now disappearing SATA drives In Oct I purchased from Newegg my Asus K NE-Deluxe motherboard with the Nvidia GForce chipset One morning not more than a month after purchasing the board I turned on the computer and it failed to find any of my SATA drives in the box During POST it appeared as if the onboard SATA controller had died as POST simply sat at the point where it was trying to identify the two SATA drives in my system After about a minute it simply moved on during POST and tried to bring up the system SATA Drives and K8NE-Deluxe & XP; My problem solved.... for now which obviously it failed to do because the SATA boot drive was no where to be seen Thinking that there had been a SATA controller failure I RMAed the board back to newegg which they promptly replaced After installing the replacement board everything worked fine until this morning when I discovered during POST that the exact same problem had occured again Instead of tearing down the system and RMAing the board again I unhooked the SATA cables from the onboard SATA connections and then tried configuring a standard EIDE hard drive to the Primary IDE controller on the board Well that worked as the board POSTED just fine except for the SATA drives so I knew that the board was at least salvageble with EIDE drives I thought about purchasing another mb from another vendor such as MSI but I noticed after searching the SATA issue on google that other folks with boards from other vendors using the Nvidia GForce chipset were having the same problem with SATA drives including a board from MSI Hmmmm So I figured that perhaps something was going on with SATA deep in the BIOS So before going and reinstalling XP and my complete system to the working EIDE drive on the primary controller I thought I monkey around in the BIOS of this Asus board I discovered in this AMI Bios Asus revision under Advanced Chipset a selection called Onboard Device This selection contains two options for SATA One is called Silicon Image Mode the other option is called Internal SATA IDE Interface The Asus mb book defines the selection Silicon Image Mode this way quot Allows you to disable or set the onboard Silicon Image RAID controller mode quot Since I am not running a RAID I decided to disable this setting The other setting I left enabled Internal SATA IDE Interface After saving the settings and restarting the computer I was amazed when the damned SATA drives were identified during POST and the system started normally It appears there is a problem with SATA and the Nvidia chipset when running a RAID and there very well may be a problem when implementing the Silicon Image driver with the chipset and XP Don t know But I hope my very simple solution can help others with this frustrating problem that I had nbsp

A:SATA Drives and K8NE-Deluxe & XP; My problem solved.... for now

Perfect, thanx I'm gonna give this a try. I've got a Gigabyte 7N400 pro mb but it's got Nvida onboard and the problem looks very familiar. Keep you posted!
 

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Hi,

I'm hoping someone will take pity and help me with this problem, but after reading all the *Hate* Lexmark printers posts. puke:
I don't know, but here's the deal:

I have a Lexmark x6170 All in One and the black ink was low and printing light... no biggie. Then I added a new black cartridge, but it was still light.

Nothing has worked. I've gone into the *control panal* and moved the light/dark arrow to the darkest. I've pulled the cartridge, the USB cord and just for the fun, reinstalled the driver. All of which was in vain and now I need some advice:

Is there anything else I can do? My warranty is up at the end of the month, of course. So, the clock is ticking...

Thanks, S
 

A:Lexmark x6170 doc printing light

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Somewhere in the Lexmark software is a cleaning programme that will clean the print heads. Try that, if it don`t solve the problem, could it be that the new cartridge is faulty?

You could always have it looked at under the terms of the warranty. Even though the warranty runs out at the end of this month.

You could always use the Lexmark as a door stop,(they make excellent doorstops), and get yourself a Canon printer instead lol.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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When I print something to the DELL A940 printer, it would print completely. But, the print file would remain in the spooler with a status of "Deleting" What I have been doing to clear it, is turning off the printer then back on again. Does anybody have a clue as to what might be causing this? Thanks in advance.
 

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