Before you start, make sure your printer is set up and its software is installed as described on the Start Here sheet.
Whenever you print, be sure to:
See these sections for instructions on selecting printer settings:
After you create a document in a software program, follow these steps to print it using the basic printer settings:
Draft: For rough drafts with reduced print quality
Text: For text-only documents with higher text quality
Text & Image: For documents with text and images with higher quality
Photo: For photos and graphics with good quality and speed
Best Photo: For photos or graphics with high print quality
Note: For more information about printer settings, click the ? or Help button.
The Quality Option settings on this screen give you the best combination of quality and speed for most prints. For the highest quality (Photo RPMtm) on selected papers, click the Advanced button. Then see Customizing Print Settings for instructions on selecting Photo RPM.
During printing, the following window appears to show the progress of your print job. You can use the buttons to cancel, pause, or resume printing. You can also see how much ink you have left.
When you change the printer settings within a program, they apply only to that program. If you want to change the default printer settings for all your programs, follow these steps.
Note: If you don't see the printer icon, see display the printer icon for instructions on making it appear.
You can still change the printer settings in your individual programs, when necessary. They will override the Windows default settings until the next time you turn on or reset your computer.