HP Printer Will Not Print 72 Font [Solved]

If your HP printer will not print 72 font size and above, do the solutions provided in this article to fix the issue.

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HP Printer Will Not Print 72 Font [Solutions]

Do the following to fix the problem if your HP printer will not print 72 font size and above:

Use a Different Font – Solution #1

The font you are using might be the reason your HP printer will not print 72 font size and above. We recommend that you try to print such large font sizes using another font instead of the one that is causing the issue.

Certain users have reported that the font “Cambria (Headings)” will enable you to print larger font sizes even above 100 if your HP printer will not print 72 font size or above. Therefore, you can try that font as well as others.

In this article: HP Printer Not Printing [Issues & Solutions], we provide solutions to other HP printer not printing issues. Therefore, if you encounter any other issue that prevents your HP printer from printing apart from the one this article addresses, we advise that you read that linked article.

Enable Send True Type as Bitmap – Solution #2

Another way to fix the problem if your HP printer will not print 72 font size and above is to enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option. If you don’t know how to do this, we’ll show you.

How to Enable the Send True Type as Bitmap Option

To enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option, do the steps below depending on your computer’s operating system.

Windows 11

Step 1: Click on the “Start” icon.

Step 2: Click “Settings”.

Step 3: Click “Bluetooth & Devices”.

Step 4: Click “Devices and Printers”.

Step 5: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 6: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 7: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 8: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

Windows 10

Step 1: Click on the “Start” icon.

Step 2: Click “Devices”.

Step 3: Click “Devices and Printers”.

Step 4: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 5: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 6: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 7: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

Windows 8 or 8.1

Step 1: Press the “Windows” and “X” keys on your keyboard.

Step 2: Click “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Click “Hardware and Sound”.

Step 4: Click “Devices and Printers”.

Step 5: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 6: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 7: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 8: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

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Windows 7

Step 1: Click on the “Start” icon.

Step 2: Click “Devices and Printers”.

Step 3: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 4: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 5: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 6: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

Windows Vista

Step 1: Click on the “Start” icon.

Step 2: Click “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Click “Hardware and Sound”.

Step 4: Click “Printers”.

Step 5: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 6: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 7: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 8: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

Windows XP

Step 1: Click on the “Start” icon.

Step 2: Click “Control Panel”.

Step 3: Click “Printer and Other Hardware”.

Step 4: Click “Printers and Faxes”.

Step 5: Right-click on the icon of your HP printer model name.

Step 6: Click “Printer Properties”.

Step 7: Click on the tab labeled “Advanced”.  

Step 8: Under the “Printer Features”, look for and enable the “Send True Type as Bitmap” option.

Contact HP – Solution #3

If your HP printer will not print 72 font size and above after trying the solutions we have provided so far, then you need to contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

If the issue cannot be fixed over the phone, a technician will be sent to repair your HP printer. For printers with a valid warranty, the repair fee is free. However, if your printer is out of warranty, you will have to pay for the repair.