This chapter explains the printing options and common printing
tasks in Windows.
This chapter includes:
• Printing a Document
• Printer Settings
- Layout Tab
- Paper Tab
- Graphics Tab
- Extras Tab
- Troubleshooting Tab
- Printer Information Page
- Using a Favorite Setting
- Using Help
Printing a Document
• Your printer driver Properties 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.
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.
Select Print from the File 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
Select your printer driver from the Name drop-down
To take advantage of the printer features provided by your
printer driver, click Properties or Preferences in the
application’s Print window. For details, see “Printer
Settings” on page 12.
If you see Setup, Printer, or Options in your Print
window, click it instead. Then click Properties on the next
Click OK to close the printer properties window.
To start the print job, click OK or Print in the Print
Make sure that your
printer is selected.