Printing with Macintosh OS X

If you're using an OS X compatible printing application, follow the steps below to print a document. (If you're using an application that's compatible only with Macintosh Classic mode, follow the steps in Printing with Macintosh OS 8.6 to 9.x instead.)

Before you begin, make sure you added your printer to the Print Center as described on the Start Here sheet.

  1. From the File menu, select Page Setup. Select the following settings:

  2. Select your printer from the Format for drop-down list.
  3. Click OK to close the Page Setup window.
  4. From the File menu select Print. You see a window like this one:

  5. Open the Printer pull down menu, and select your printer again. Always check to make sure you selected the same printer you chose in the Page Setup window.
  6. Select Print Settings from the list.
  7. Select the following Print Settings as necessary:

  8. Note: For more information about printer settings, click the Help button.

    The Quality setting on this screen gives you the best combination of quality and print speed for most prints. For the highest print quality (Photo RPM) on selected papers, click Advanced and see Customizing Macintosh Print Settings.

  9. You can also choose other print settings by selecting these options in the pull-down menu:
    • Copies & Pages: To select the number of copies or a page range.
    • Layout: To select page layout options.
    • Color Management: To select ColorSync or adjust the color controls or gamma setting.
    • Summary: To view a list of all your selections.
    • Save Custom Settings: To save your selections for future use (OS X 10.2.x, select Save As from the Presets pull-down menu instead).
  10. Click Print.
  11. To monitor the progress of your job, click the Print Center icon when it appears in the dock on the bottom of your desktop.
  12. With OS X 10.2.x, double-click Stylus C64 in the Printer List window.

    You see a screen like this:

  13. To monitor the progress of your print job, do one of the following:
    • Click the print job, then click Delete to delete it
    • Click the print job, then click Hold to pause printing
    • Click a print job marked "Hold" and click Resume to resume printing
  14. When you're finished, close Print Center.