Selecting Default Print Settings - PostScript Printer Software - Windows

When you change your print settings in a program, the changes apply only while you are printing in that program session. If you want to change the print settings you use in all your Windows programs, you can select new default print settings.
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Windows 10: Click and select  (Settings) > Devices > Printers & scanners. Select your product name and select Manage > Printing preferences.
    • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers. Right-click your product name and select Print Preferences.
    • Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers. Right-click your product name and select Printing Preferences.
    • Windows Vista: Click and select Control Panel. Click Printer under Hardware and Sound, right-click your product name, and select Printing Preferences.
  2. Click the Layout tab. You see the printer settings window:


  3. Select the print settings you want to use as defaults in all your Windows programs.
  4. Click OK.
These settings are now the defaults selected for printing. You can still change them as needed for printing in any program session.
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