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ezPaycheck Payroll Software: How to Adjust MICR Line Printing Position of Paychecks

In house Payroll Softwware ezPaycheck can print paychecks with MICR encoding on blank stock. Users can customize any field on check. However, if you need to adjust MICR line printing position, you need to use the offset values to adjust the printing position of the whole check. Please check the instructions below.

(Note: If you just need to adjust one field on check (ie: company address), you can customize this field on check layout setup screen. View more details here.)

Steps to adjust the printing position of the whole check

You can click the ezPaycheck left menu "Checks" then "Check List" to access Check Setup screen. Majority customers can use the default value "0" for "Offset left", "Offset right", "Offset up" and "Offset down". However, each printer is unique. Some customers may need to adjust the offset value(s) to print checks.

For example: If you need to print the check higher, you can increase the value of Offset Up. If you need to print the check lower, you can increase the value of Offset Down.

These offset value are in inch. You can test it by changing offset value to 0.5 first. Print a test check. Then increase/decrease it to adjust printing position if needed. adjust check printing position
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