Selecting Basic Print Settings - PostScript Printer Software - OS X

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. Select your product as the Printer setting.


  4. If necessary, click the arrow next to the Printer setting or the Show Details button to expand the print window. You see the expanded printer settings window for your product:


    Note: The print window may look different, depending on the version of OS X and the application you are using.
  5. Select the Two-Sided, Copies, and Pages settings as necessary.
    Note: If you do not see these settings in the print window, check for them in your application before printing.
  6. Select the page setup options: Paper Size and Orientation.
    Note: If you do not see these settings in the print window, check for them in your application before printing. They may be accessible by selecting Page Setup from the File menu.
  7. Select any application-specific settings that appear on the screen, such as those shown in the image above for the Preview application.
  8. Select Paper Feed from the pop-up menu.


    You see these settings:


  9. Select All Pages From or First Page From and select the paper source you want to print from.
  10. Select Printer Features from the pop-up menu.


    You see these settings:


  11. Select Plain as the MediaType setting.
    Note: The PostScript printer software supports plain paper printing on these paper and envelope sizes:
    • A4 (8.3 × 11.7 inches [210 × 297 mm])
    • Letter (8.5 × 11 inches [216 × 279 mm])
    • No. 10 (4.1 × 9.5 inches [105 × 241 mm])
  12. Select one of the following Print Quality options:
    • For fast printing with reduced quality, select Fast.
    • For printing text and graphics with good quality and print speed, select Fine.
    • For the best printing with reduced speed, select Maximum.
  13. Select Color from the Feature Sets pop-up menu. You see these settings:


  14. Select a Color Mode option:
    • To print a color document or photo, select the Color setting.
    • To print text and graphics in black only, select the Monochrome setting.
  15. Select any of the available print options.
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