How to Print on Foam Pads

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Step 1: Step 1

Design your print job using a graphic program on your computer. Microsoft Paint is included on computers using Microsoft operating systems or there are free or low cost programs you can download from the Internet.

Step 2: Step 2

Insert your foam pad into your printer's straight feed slot.

Step 3: Step 3

Press the paper feed button on your printer to load the pad to print.

Step 4: Step 4

Adjust the paper thickness setting on your printer if your printer has one.

Step 5: Step 5

Click on "File" and select "Print." Select your printer and adjust the print quality to its lowest setting. It may take a few test prints to determine the best settings for your printer. The lowest print setting may not use enough ink to print dark enough to see the print on the foam but the highest settings may use so much ink that your design smears.

Step 6: Step 6

Press "OK" to print.