Dot Matrix: How do I create a new paper form in Windows

  • Creating a new paper form or paper size
  • Windows 7, 8 and 10

Epson printer drivers have a list of common paper sizes (known as forms) available for selection, but sometimes you may need to print to a size that is not in the list. In this case, you can create your own paper form.

This article explains how to do this in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Devices and Printers folder:


    If you require assistance with this step, see article How to open the Devices and Printers folder in Windows.

  2. Click once on any printer icon in the Devices and Printers window to highlight it. Then click on Print Server Properties on the toolbar:

  3. The Print Server Properties window will then open.


    1. Tick the checkbox next to Create a new form:

    2. Choose Metric (cm) or English (in) under Form description (measurements). (1 inch = 2.54 cm.)
    3. Enter the Width & Height.
    4. Give the form a Form Name, e.g. Invoices Form or Continuous 1 + 0.
    5. Click Save Form.
  4. The form you have just created will now appear as an option.

  5. Click Close to finish.