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Enabling Data Security for Copying

1Click the menu button of the application you are using, and then click [Print].

2Select the printer you want to use.

3Click [Preferences].

4Click the [Detailed Settings] tab.

5In the "Menu:" box, click [Effects].

6Select the [Unauthorized Copy Prevention] check box, and then select [Data Security for Copying] in the "Unauthorized Copy Prevention Type" list.

7Click [Details...].

8Change the configuration as required, and then click [OK].

9Change any other print settings if necessary.

10Click [OK].

11Start printing from the application's [Print] dialog box.


  • To print on gray background using Data Security for Copying, the machine must be configured accordingly. For details, see "Unauthorized Copy Prevention / Data Security for Copying", Security Guide.

  • You cannot partially embed a text and pattern in a document.

  • Use plain paper or recycled paper that has whiteness of 70% or more. The paper size must be B5 JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard) (71/4 × 101/2) or larger.

  • Two-sided printing may interfere with this function as a result of text and patterns being visible through the paper.

  • For the settings that can be specified in the printer driver, see the printer driver Help.