Selecting Basic Print Settings - PCL Printer Software - Windows

Select the basic settings for the document or photo you want to print.
  1. Open a photo or document for printing.
  2. Select the print command in your application.
    Note: You may need to select a print icon on your screen, the Print option in the File menu, or another command. See your application's help utility for details.
  3. If necessary, select your product name as the printer you want to use.
    Note: You may also need to select Properties or Preferences to view your print settings.
    You see the General tab of your printer settings window:

  4. Select from the following Color Options settings:
    • To print a color document or photo, select the Print in Full Color checkbox.
    • To print only text in black or shades of gray, select the Print all Text as Black checkbox.
    • To print all content in black or shades of gray, leave both of the checkboxes unselected.
  5. Select the orientation of your document.
    Note: If you are printing an envelope, select Landscape.
  6. Select the size of the paper you loaded as the Paper Size setting.
    Note: You can also click Custom button to create a custom paper size.
  7. Select Plain as the Paper Type setting.
    Note: The PCL printer software only supports plain paper in A4, letter, and envelope sizes.
  8. Select the Paper Source setting that indicates where you loaded the paper you want to print on.
  9. To print on both sides of the paper, select one of the Duplex options.
    Note: Duplex printing is only available if you select Plain as the Paper Type.
  10. To print multiple copies, select the Copies options.
  11. Click the Advanced button to rotate the image 180° from its original orientation or adjust the print order.