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ezCheckPersonal Check Printing Alignment Issue: Why My Check Is Printed Higher (or Lower)


ezCheckPersonal software saves your time by printing the personal wallet sized check with MICR encoding on blank stock. Most users can use the default set up to print a check. If you need adjust check printing position, please check the solutions in order.

Solution 1: If some field is not printed at the property position, you can customize this field from check layout setup screen

For example: If you need to adjust one field on check (ie: logo), you can customize this field on check layout setup screen.

customize check layout

Solution 2: If the entire check is printed higher or lower, please make sure you are printing check at actual size (100% size) - Top 1 issue

1. You need to check printer property to make sure to print check at actual size (100% size)
2. Please turn off "Auto Scale", "Scale to fit", "auto shrink" or similar features.

printer properties

printer properties

Solution 3: If the MICR encoding line is printed higher or lower, you can change offset values to adjust check printing position.

You need to open check setup screen and adjust the check print out position by modifying the "Offset left", "Offset right", "Offset up" or "Offset down" value. If you need to print the check lower, you can increase the value of "Offset down" to print the check lower.

Sample: How to print a check higher You can also view the guide to adjust check printing position.

edit check alignment

  • 3.1 Print the top check at the right position first. You may need to adjust the offset value.

  • 3.2 You can edit the check margin field to adjust the printing position of the middle and bottom checks

  • free check printing software ezCheckPersonal allows customers to design and print pocket-sized personal checks with MICR encoding and logo on blank stock in house. You can also use it to fill out preprinted blank checks also.

    If you have not installed this software, you can download and try it free with no obligation and no credit card needed.

    ezCheckPersonal is available for both Windows and Mac computers.