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Printing with Macintosh / Checking Printer Status and Managing Print Jobs

Using EPSON StatusMonitor

Accessing EPSON StatusMonitor
Using the Configuration Settings dialog box

EPSON StatusMonitor is a utility that monitors the printer. If it detects a printer error, it will inform you with an error message.

You can also use this utility to check ink levels before printing. When open, EPSON StatusMonitor displays the amount of ink remaining at the time it was opened. To update the ink level information, click the Update button.

Accessing EPSON StatusMonitor

To access EPSON StatusMonitor, follow the steps below.

Click Print or Page Setup on the File menu of your application. The Print dialog box appears.

Click the StatusMonitor icon button. Or, click the Utility icon button, then click the EPSON StatusMonitor button in the Utility dialog box that appears. The StatusMonitor dialog box opens.


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Using the Configuration Settings dialog box

If you want to change the way that the StatusMonitor utility monitors your printer, or change the way that your printer handles print jobs, follow the steps below.

Click Print or Page Setup on the File menu of your application.

Click the Utility icon button.

Click the Configuration button. The Configuration Settings dialog box opens.

In the Configuration Settings dialog box, you can make the following settings:

Error notification

Choose the method by which EPSON StatusMonitor will notify you in case of an error.

Warning

Choose the method by which EPSON StatusMonitor will notify you if a warning message becomes necessary.

Temporary Spool folder

Specify the folder in which print data will be temporarily spooled.

Temporary High Speed Copies folder

Specify the folder in which multiple-copy print data will be temporarily stored.

Data will be sent to the printer after being stored on your disk.

Select this check box to prevent horizontal banding in printouts that contain images by having the computer temporarily store image data on its hard drive. The computer will then send the image data to the printer as a whole rather than as rectangular bands.

Check for errors before starting to print.

Select this check box to have the printer check for errors before starting to print.

Check the ink level before starting to print.

Select this check box to have the printer check the ink levels before starting to print.


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