Basic Printing

Basic Printing
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Basic Printing 
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
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• 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 
similar.
• 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 
Guide.
• 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.
1
Open the document you want to print.
2
Select Print from the File menu. The Print window is 
displayed. It may look slightly different depending on your 
application. 
The basic print settings are selected within the Print 
window. These settings include the number of copies and 
print range.
3
Select your printer driver from the Name drop-down 
list.
4
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 
screen.
5
Click OK to close the printer properties window.
6
To start the print job, click OK or Print in the Print 
window.
Make sure that your 
printer is selected.