Lexmark X 746de User Manual
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Technical Reference

December 2012

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Edition notice

December 2012

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Contents

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Contents

 

Edition notice...............................................................................................

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Introduction.................................................................................................

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Understanding letters after model numbers............................................................................................

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Learning about the printer...........................................................................

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Finding information about the printer......................................................................................................

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Printer Control Language (PCL) page formatting...........................................

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Printable areas..........................................................................................................................................

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Supported paper and envelope dimensions...........................................................................................

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Printer Job Language (PJL)..........................................................................

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PJL commands information.....................................................................................................................

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PostScript (PS) emulation...........................................................................

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Supported paper sizes.............................................................................................................................

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PostScript paper tray support.................................................................................................................

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PostScript envelope size support............................................................................................................

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PostScript envelope tray support............................................................................................................

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Printer specifications..................................................................................

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Airflow requirement................................................................................................................................

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Noise emission levels..............................................................................................................................

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Electrical specifications...........................................................................................................................

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Power requirements................................................................................................................................

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Physical specifications.............................................................................................................................

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Clearance requirements..........................................................................................................................

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Environmental conditions.......................................................................................................................

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Altitude and atmospheric pressure specifications..................................................................................

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Appendix A: PCL support............................................................................

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PCL emulation commands.......................................................................................................................

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GL/2 commands......................................................................................................................................

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Appendix B: PJL support.............................................................................

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Common variables for both printer languages........................................................................................

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Lexmark unique PJL variables for both printer languages......................................................................

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Common variables for PCL emulation.....................................................................................................

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Lexmark unique variables for PCL emulation..........................................................................................

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Common variables for PostScript emulation...........................................................................................

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Lexmark unique variables for PostScript emulation...............................................................................

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Lexmark unique LRESOURCE variables...................................................................................................

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Status Readback commands....................................................................................................................

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USTATUS unsolicited status variables.....................................................................................................

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PJL messages for auto-continuable conditions.......................................................................................

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PJL messages for attendance conditions.................................................................................................

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PJL messages for paper handling.............................................................................................................

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PJL messages for paper jams...................................................................................................................

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Service errors..........................................................................................................................................

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Device attendance messages..................................................................................................................

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Lexmark unique PJL commands..............................................................................................................

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Appendix C: PostScript support..................................................................

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Supplemental operators..........................................................................................................................

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Page device parameters..........................................................................................................................

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User interpreter parameters...................................................................................................................

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System interpreter parameters...............................................................................................................

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Devices supported...................................................................................................................................

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Device parameters..................................................................................................................................

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PostScript message keys commands.....................................................................................................

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Index........................................................................................................

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