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Topic: Can I print paid USPS with tracking on color paper?

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Subject: Can I print paid USPS with tracking on color paper?
Date Posted: 3/3/2014 1:29 PM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2009
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I ran out of white paper for my printer and have yet to go shopping.  I have plenty of pink, green and yellow printer paper.  Is it allowed for me to print USPS postage on that?

Date Posted: 3/3/2014 1:30 PM ET
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Sure, not a problem at all

Date Posted: 3/4/2014 12:47 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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I'd recommend staying with a pastel, the scanners used to have problems with red.  Otherwise, should be no problem at all.

Date Posted: 3/4/2014 2:01 PM ET
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Go for it! I'll be a nice change!

Date Posted: 3/5/2014 11:43 AM ET
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You might want to make sure you wrap your book in plastic first though... If the colored paper gets even a little bit wet, it could bleed all over the book underneath. Just a thought...

Date Posted: 3/19/2014 5:42 PM ET
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The automated services have trouble reading red labels. Your red valentines day cards and red christmas cards will be delayed because of the color of the envelope. Avoid red.