Dymo 4XL: How to correct paper size to 4x6(100x150) on Mac

Overview

  • The following guide will help you with setting up your default settings for your DYMO printer so that it prints the label at the correct size of 4x6"(100x150mm).
  • Before you begin please ensure you have already installed the DYMO software on your Mac computer.

Steps:

  1. Check that CUPS is running on your Mac OS
    To verify that CUPS is running open your web browser and paste the following into the address bar: http://localhost:631/printers
    • If you encounter no error, then you have verified CUPS is running
    • If you encounter a "Web Interface is Disabled" error:
      1. Open your Terminal Application on your Mac Finder > Applications > Utilities
      2. Type the below in the terminal and click enter:
        cupsctl WebInterface=yes
      3. Type the below in the terminal and click enter:
        cupsctl
      4. If it shows with an entry stating "WebInterface=yes" then it is now enabled

  2. Navigate to WebInterface
    1. Open your web browser and paste the following into the address bar: http://localhost:631/printers
    2. Select your DYMO_Labelwriter_4XL printer in the list that shows.
    3. After selecting the printer you will be presented with a summary. From here, select "Set Default Options" in the dropdown.
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    4. You will be presented with a new screen that has the option "Media Size".
    5. Change this option to the correct paper size for your DYMO, this is usually 4x6"(100x150mm).
    6. Then select "Set Default Options".
    7. You may be presented with an "Authentication Required" screen, enter your computer's username and password and Log In.

Now when you print with your DYMO LabelWriter 4XL the labels should be in the correct format.

 

 

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