Selecting Basic Print Settings - 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 Main tab of your printer settings window:


  4. Select the Paper Source setting that indicates where you loaded the paper you want to print on.
  5. Select the size of the paper you loaded as the Document Size setting.
    Note: You can also select the User Defined setting to create a custom paper size.
  6. Select the orientation of your document.
    Note: If you are printing an envelope, select Landscape.
  7. Select the type of paper you loaded as the Paper Type setting.
    Note: Check the paper type settings list for details.
  8. Select the Quality setting that matches the print quality you want to use.
  9. Select a Color option:
    • To print a color document or photo, select the Color setting.
    • To print text and graphics in black or shades of gray, select the Black/Grayscale setting.
  10. To print on both sides of the paper, select the 2-Sided Printing checkbox and select the options you want.
  11. To print multiple pages on one sheet of paper, or print one image on multiple sheets of paper, select one of the settings in the Multi-Page menu and select the printing options you want.
  12. To print multiple copies and arrange their print order, select the Copies options.
  13. To preview your job before printing, select Print Preview.
  14. To save your print job as a project that can be modified and combined with other print jobs, select Job Arranger Lite.
  15. To reduce noise during printing when you select Plain Paper/Bright White Paper, select Quiet Mode.
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Paper or Media Type Settings