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2 Basic Printing
This chapter explains the printing options and common printing
tasks in Windows.
This chapter includes:
• Printing a Document
• Printing to a file (PRN)
• Printer Settings
- Layout Tab
- Paper Tab
- Graphics Tab
- Extras Tab
- About Tab
- Printer Tab
- Using a Favorite Setting
- Using Help
Printing a Document
• Your printer driver
window that appears in this
User’s Guide may differ depending on the printer in use.
However the composition of the printer properties window is
• Check the Operating System(s) that are compatible
with your printer. Please refer to the OS Compatibility
section of Printer Specifications in your Printer User’s
• If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can
check the supplied CD-ROM.
• When you select an option in printer properties, you may see
an exclamation mark or mark. An exclamation mark
means you can select that certain option but it is not
recommended, and mark means you cannot select that
option due to the machineís setting or environment.
The following procedure describes the general steps required
for printing from various Windows applications. The exact steps
for printing a document may vary depending on the application
program you are using. Refer to the User’s Guide of your
software application for the exact printing procedure.
Open the document you want to print.
menu. The Print window is
displayed. It may look slightly different depending on your
The basic print settings are selected within the Print
window. These settings include the number of copies and
your printer driver
To take advantage of the printer features provided by your
printer driver, click
application’s Print window. For details, see “Printer
Settings” on page 14.
If you see
in your Print
window, click it instead. Then click
on the next
to close the printer properties window.
To start the print job, click
in the Print
Make sure that your
printer is selected.