Trimming the Printed Document

You can specify trimming options for jobs with center stapling and perfect binding.

For jobs with center stapling, which have the 2 at center option set in the Staple section, you can trim the opening end of the document. A trimmer must be installed on the printer.

Trimming for center stapling

For jobs with perfect binding, which have the Perfect binding option set in the Binding section, you can trim the top, bottom, and opening end of the document. A perfect binding unit must be installed on the printer.

Trimming for perfect binding
  • This function does not perform the center cutting for the Perfect double, Booklet double, Speed, and Repeat printing methods.
  • Image Alignment automatically changes to Binding edge when the Binding setting is Perfect binding and you select None, Specify finished size, or Specify head, tail and fore edge for the Trim setting.
To specify trimming options:
  1. In the settings area on the right, click Finishing.
  2. In the Finishing panel, select one of the trimming options available under Trim and configure the settings according to the job requirements.
    For details about a specific setting, click the Help button to display the on-screen field help.
    Reference: For more information on compatible paper sizes and thickness, see the documentation for the printer, the trimmer, and the binding unit.