Printing with Windows
Getting more information
Accessing the printer software
The printer software CD-ROM which comes with your printer includes a printer driver and printer utilities. The printer driver lets you choose from a wide variety of settings to achieve the best results with your printer. The printer utilities help you to check the printer and keep it in top condition.
For information on using the printer driver, see Making Changes to Printer Settings.
For information on using the printer utilities, see Using the Printer Utilities.
|The specific features available in the printer software vary, depending on the version of Windows that you are using.|
Online help provides more information about the printer software. See Getting Information Through Online Help for instructions on accessing help.
You can access the printer software from most Windows applications, from the Windows Start menu (Windows 98, 95, 2000, and NT 4.0), or from the Control Panel (Windows 3.1).
When you access the printer software from a Windows application, the settings that you make apply only to the application that you are using.
When you access the printer software from the Start menu, the settings that you make apply to all of your Windows applications.
Refer to the appropriate section below.
Follow the steps below to access the printer software from Windows applications.
|From the File menu, click Print or Print Setup.|
|In the dialog box that appears, click Printer, Setup, Options, or Properties. (Depending on your application, you may need to click a combination of these buttons.) The printer driver opens.|
Follow the steps below to access the printer software from the Start menu.
|Click Start, point to Settings, then click Printers.|
|For Windows 98 and 95, select your printer, then click Properties on the File menu. For Windows 2000, select your printer, then click Printing Preferences on the File menu. For Windows NT 4.0, select your printer, then click Document Defaults on the File menu. The printer driver opens.|
Follow the steps below to access the printer software from the Control Panel in Windows 3.1.
|Double-click the Control Panel icon in the Main program group.|
|Double-click the Printers icon.|
|Select your printer in the Installed Printers list.|
|Click Setup. The printer driver opens.|
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