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How can I print on a half sheet (5.5x8.5) of paper with my Phaser 6500DN?

I've been trying unsuccessful to print in InDesign onto a half sheet of paper (5.5x8.5").

 

I've told Page Setup that the Paper Size is Half Sheet with the vertical orientation and Scale is 100%.

 

Then under the "Printer..." button, I've chosen Manual Feed, and under Printer Features > 7. Media Handling, I have Manual Feed Slot Orientation: Portrait; Paper Type: Plain, Size Mismatch: Display Message and Custom Paper Auto Orientation is checked.

 

Then in the Print dialogue window that InDesign CS6 gives me, I have entered the correct width (5.5") and height (8.5") for the paper under the Setup tab. I've chosen the Portrait Orientation. Scale Width is set to 100% Height 100% and Constrain Proportions is checked. Page Position: Centered.

 

Everything looks good in the little lower left preview pane.

 

But when I try to print it onto a half sheet that I've fed through the manual feed slot, it prints in the upper left quarter of the content in the lower right quarter of the half sheet -- basically, if I had entered a full 8.5x11 sheet, it would have printed the entire content centered on that full sheet of paper.

 

I then tried to change the Page Position to Upper Left and I get the very same result. I've manipulated a lot of these settings and no matter what I choose, it always prints out the same exact way. Nothing seems to fix the issue at all.

 

Does anyone have any tips on how I can print on half sheets with this printer? 

 

Thanks.

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Re: How can I print on a half sheet (5.5x8.5) of paper with my Phaser 6500DN?

The same exact thing happens if I try to print a PDF version using Preview on my Mac.
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