Printing With Expended Color Cartridges - Mac OS X

If printing stops, you can cancel your print job and select settings to temporarily print with only black ink on plain paper or on an envelope.
  1. Click the printer icon in the Dock.
  2. If you see a message telling you that you can temporarily print with only black ink, click the Delete icon to cancel your print job.
    Note: If the message screen appears on another computer on a network, you may need to cancel the print job using the product control panel.
  3. In the Apple menu or the Dock, select System Preferences.
  4. Select Print & Fax or Print & Scan, select your product, and select Options & Supplies.
  5. Select Driver. You see this screen:

  6. Select On as the Permit temporary black printing setting.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Close the utility window.
  9. Load plain paper or an envelope in your product.
  10. Access the print settings in your print application.
  11. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu.
  12. Select Plain Paper/Bright White Paper or Envelope as the paper type setting.
  13. Select the Grayscale option.
  14. Click Print to print your document.
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