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5Use the copy features
The HP All-in-One enables you to produce high-quality color and black-and-white
copies on a variety of paper types, including transparencies. You can enlarge or
reduce the size of an original to fit a specific paper size, adjust the darkness of the
copy, and use special features to make high-quality copies of photos, including
This chapter provides instructions for increasing copy speed, enhancing copy quality,
setting the number of copies to print, and guidelines for choosing the best paper type
and size for your job.
Tip For the best copy performance on standard copy projects, set the paper
size to Letter or A4, the paper type to Plain Paper, and the copy quality to Fast.
This User Guide provides just a sampling of the copy features available to help you
get started using your HP All-in-One to make copies. Explore the onscreen HP Image
Zone Help that came with your HP All-in-One software for information on all of the
copy settings that your HP All-in-One supports. For example, the onscreen HP Image
Zone Help provides information on copying multiple-page documents, enhancing light
areas of your copy, and more. For more information on the HP Image Zone Help, see
Use the onscreen Help .
Make a copy
You can make quality copies from the control panel. Load multiple-page originals into
the document feeder tray.
To make a copy from the control panel
1. Make sure you have paper loaded in the input tray.
2. Load your original print side down on the left front corner of the glass or print side
up in the document feeder tray.
If you use the document feeder tray, place the pages so that the top edge of the
document goes in first.
3. Do one of the following:
– Press Start Black to initiate a black-and-white copy job.
– Press Start Color to initiate a color copy job.
NoteIf you have a color original, pressing Start Black produces a black-
and-white copy of the color original, while pressing Start Color produces
a full-color copy of the color original.
Change the copy settings
You can customize the copy settings of the HP All-in-One to handle nearly any task.
When you change copy settings, the changes are for the current copy job only. You
must set the changes as defaults for the settings to apply to all future copy jobs.
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To change the copy settings for the current job only
1. Press Copy repeatedly to display the appropriate menu. The following menus are
– Number of copies
– Copy Quality
– Copy Paper Size
– Paper Type
– Set New Defaults
2. Press the
until the appropriate setting appears.
3. Do one of the following:
– To change more settings, press Copy.
This selects the current setting and displays the next menu.
– To start the copy job, press Start Color or Start Black .
To save the current settings as defaults for future jobs
1. Make any needed changes to the settings in the Copy Menu.
2. Press Copy repeatedly until Set New Defaults appears.
until Yes appears and then press OK.
Explore the onscreen HP Image Zone Help to learn how to perform special copy
projects such as enlarging and reducing copies, making multiple copies on a page,
and enhancing the quality of your copies.
Make a 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) borderless copy of a photo
For the best quality when copying a photo, load photo paper in the input tray and
change your copy settings for the correct paper type and photo enhancement. You
might also want to use the photo print cartridge for superior print quality. With the tri-
color and photo print cartridges installed, you have a six-ink system. See Use a photo
print cartridge for more information.
To make a borderless copy of a photo from the control panel
1. Load 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) tabbed photo paper in the input tray.
Tip To make a successful borderless copy, you must have 10 x 15 cm (4
x 6 inch) tabbed photo paper loaded.
For more information on loading photo paper, see Load 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6
inch) photo paper .
2. Load your original photo print side down on the left front corner of the glass. Position the photo on the glass so the long edge of the photo is along the front
edge of the glass, as indicated by the engraved guides along the edge of the
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3. Press Copy repeatedly until Copy Paper Size appears.
until 10 x 15 cm or 4 x 6 inches appears and then press OK.
5. Press Copy repeatedly until Reduce/Enlarge appears.
until Fit to Page appears.
7. Press Start Black or Start Color .
The HP All-in-One makes a 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) borderless copy of your
Note You can remove the tab from the copy of your photo once the ink
has completely dried.
➔ To stop copying, press Cancel on the control panel.
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6Use the scan features
This chapter contains information on scanning to an application on your computer or
to an HP Instant Share destination.
Scanning is the process of converting text and pictures into an electronic format for
your computer. You can scan almost anything (photos, magazine articles and text
documents), as long as you are careful not to scratch the glass on your HP All-in-One.
NoteOn a Mac, you can change the HP Scan Pro default scan settings. For
more information, see the onscreen HP Image Zone Help.
Scan an image
You can start a scan from your computer or from your HP All-in-One. This section
explains how to scan from the control panel of the HP All-in-One only.
For information about how to scan from the computer, and how to adjust, resize,
rotate, crop, and sharpen your scans, see the onscreen HP Image Zone Help that
came with your software.
To use the scan features, your HP All-in-One and computer must be connected and
turned on. The HP All-in-One software must also be installed and running on your
computer prior to scanning. To verify that the HP All-in-One software is running on a
Windows computer, look for the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows
system tray. On a Mac, the HP All-in-One software is always running.
Note Closing the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows system
tray can cause your HP All-in-One to lose some of its scan functionality and
result in the No Connection error message. If this happens, you can restore
full functionality by restarting your computer or by starting the HP Image Zone
Scan an original to a computer
You can scan originals placed on the glass directly from the control panel, or from the
document feeder tray.
1. Load your original print side down on the left front corner of the glass or print side
up in the document feeder tray.
2. Press Scan, if it is not already lit.
The Scan To menu appears on the control panel display.
3. Press OK to select the default application to receive the scan, or use the arrow
buttons to highlight a different application, and then press OK.
Tip To force the scan to be in black and white, press Start Black instead
of pressing OK.
A preview image of the scan appears in the HP Scanning (Windows) or HP Scan
Pro (Mac) window on the computer, where you can edit it.
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