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  • Page 1: Read This First

    Context Help Read this First This online Help provides explanations concerning Mac OS X printer drivers. The examples are applicable to Mac OS X v10.3. Some examples may not apply to the versions before v10.2. How to Use Help The online Help for this printer driver contains context and contents Help. Help information is classified into topics arranged in order.
  • Page 2 If the information provided is longer than a page, click [ ] at the bottom right of the Help window to display the next page. To close the Help window, click the close box [ ] at the top left of the Help window.
  • Page 3 Trademarks and Abbreviations Trademarks Macintosh and Mac OS are trademark of Apple Computer Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this Help: The term “GARO”, used in the name of this printer driver, is an acronym for “Graphic Arts Language with Raster Operations”.
  • Page 4: About The Printer Driver

    About the Printer Driver What is a Printer Driver? A printer driver is a program that is required to print documents created with a Macintosh software application. The printer driver must be installed in the Macintosh operating system before the printer can be used.
  • Page 5 Opening the Printer Driver There may be occasions when you need to open the printer driver in order to select the media size, print method, or print quality. Access the printer driver from the applications File menu. Open the Page Setup Dialog Box Allows you to select the Media Size, Orientation, and enlarge or reduce media settings.
  • Page 6 Closing the Printer Driver Use the buttons at the bottom of the print dialog box to close the printer driver. Print button Printing is performed in line with the changes made to the settings. Cancel button Click to ignore selections, close the dialog box, and return to the previous screen of the software application.
  • Page 7 Printing a Document Follow this basic procedure to print a document from a software application. 1 Click File menu and select Print. 2 Complete the required settings for each panel. 3 Click the Print button to start the print job. Printing a Document...
  • Page 8 Print Dialog Box Organization The print dialog box contains panels for each function. If you click Copies & Pages menu at the top of the dialog box, you can switch between display of each panel. Use the buttons and pop-up menus on each panel to select settings. The graphics and text in the Preview area on the left side of the panel change to reflect each new setting made by selecting from a pop-up menu, clicking a button, or clicking a check box.
  • Page 9: Page Setup Dialog Box Organization

    Page Setup Dialog Box Organization The Page Setup dialog box contains Page Attribute and List panels. If you click the Page Attribute menu at the top of the dialog box, you can switch between the displays of each panel. Use the buttons and pop-up menus on each panel to select settings. Note The Custom Paper Size panel is displayed in Mac OS X v10.2 or later and you can print with custom paper sizes only with an operating system later than Mac OS X v10.2.3.
  • Page 10: Setting Media

    Setting Media Selecting the Media In addition to Plain Paper and Glossy Paper, other media like Coated Paper, Glossy Film, etc. can be selected for print jobs. Here are some examples of media that can be selected from the Media Type list on the Main panel.
  • Page 11 The number of Print Quality selections is determined by the Media Type selection. On the Page Attribute panel in the Page Setup dialog box, confirm that the enlargement/reduction has been set properly. On the Main panel of the printer driver, select the Media Type and Media Source that matches the name of the loaded media.
  • Page 12 Selecting the Media Source Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 On the Main panel, click the Media Type menu, and then select the Media. 3 Click Media Source and select the feed source. 4 Click the Print button, and printing starts with the selected settings. Note The printer can use both roll paper and cut sheets.
  • Page 13 Selecting the Media Size Open the Page Setup dialog box from the software application. 2 On the Page Attiribute panel, select Format for to select the printer, then click the Media Size menu and select the media size for the print job. Note If your operating system is later than Mac OS X v10.2.3 you can select and print with previously created custom paper sizes;...
  • Page 14 5 Click the Print button, and printing starts with the selected settings. Note For more details about media sizes available for selection, refer to the User's Guide. Related Topic Creating Custom Paper Sizes (Mac OS X v10.2.3 or later) Printing in Oversize Selecting the Media Size...
  • Page 15: Preset Selection

    Preset Selection You can store printer driver settings used for printing and use them repeatedly when desired at a later date. You can also return the printer driver to its initial settings by selecting Standard. Selecting Preset Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Click the Preset menu in either panel.
  • Page 16 Storing Preset In Mac OS X v10.1, you can store settings for one print job only. If you store the settings again, the previously stored settings are deleted and the current settings are stored. In Mac OS X v10.2 or later, you can use the Save As item on the Preset menu to save settings under a name of your choosing.
  • Page 17 Note Select the custom paper size within the following ranges. Here is a list of the ranges of Paper Size supported by the printer driver for printing: (W7200) Roll Paper: Width 21.0-91.7cm, Height 21.0-500.0cm Cut Sheet: Width 21.0-91.7cm, Height 21.0-160.0cm...
  • Page 18 (W7250) Roll Paper: Width 21.0-63.5cm, Height 21.0-500.0cm Cut Sheet: Width 21.0-63.5cm, Height 21.0-140.0cm For the Printer Margins, enter numbers within these limits: Left, Right Margins: More than 0.50cm Top Margins: More than 2.0cm Bottom Margins: More than 2.3cm 5 Click the Save button to save the definition of the new size. 6 Now you can print with this new size after you select the saved custom paper size for the Media Size on the Page Attribute panel.
  • Page 19: Setting Print Quality

    Setting Print Quality Selecting Print Quality Selecting print quality strikes the balance between the quality of the printed image and printing speed. For example, a print job set for High requires more time to print than a job set for Draft. Open the Print dialog box from the software application.
  • Page 20 Custom "Customizing Print Quality". Note The availability of selections in the Set Print Quality dialog box is determined on the Media Type selected for the print job. 3 Click the Print button, and printing starts with the selected settings. Selecting Print Quality...
  • Page 21 Customizing Print Quality The print quality can be adjusted manually. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Main panel. 3 Under Print Quality, select the Custom to open the Custom Settings dialog box. 4 Click the Print Quality menu and select a setting. The Resolution option allows you to adjust print quality.
  • Page 22: Adjusting Color

    Adjusting Color Color Matching Several ICC, ColorSync Color Profile Color Matching. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Main panel. 3 Under Color Mode, select Color, and then click the Set button to open the Color Settings dialog box.
  • Page 23 ICC Correction With ColorGear Lite, use input/ output profiles. ColorSync Perform Color Matching using provided with the Mac OS. Input Profile will be the profile selected by the OS. No Correction No color matching is performed. 5 If you have selected the ICC correction, click the Input Profile Settings and select a Input Profile.
  • Page 24 Colorimetric Within the printer's range of color reproduction, reduce measurable color differences. Absolute Colorimetric Performs Colorimetric color matching but without white point correction. This selection is not available for Driver Correction. 7 If you have selected the ICC correction or the ColorSync, click the Printer Profile Settings and select a printer profile.
  • Page 25 Related Topics Color Adjustment Adjusting Monochrome Printing Color Matching...
  • Page 26: Color Adjustment

    Color Adjustment Normally colors should be adjusted in the software application, but if you see colors in the printout that do not match colors on the screen, you can perform color adjustments with the printer driver. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Main panel.
  • Page 27 8 Click the Print button, and printing starts with the selected settings. Note If you change settings in items on a sheet, the upper Preview image data changes. Original indicates the initial settings while Preview reflects the current settings. Related Topics Color Matching Adjusting Monochrome Printing Color Adjustment...
  • Page 28: Adjusting Monochrome Printing

    Adjusting Monochrome Printing Use the Grayscale setting to print monochrome images of color photographs captured with a scanner or digital camera. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Main panel. 3 Under Color Mode, select Monochrome, and then click the Set button to open the Color Settinsgs dialog box.
  • Page 29 Scanned Film Photograph Gray Processing A color photograph captured with a scanner can be printed to look like a photograph printed from traditional silver-halide film. Note This feature is available only when Driver Correction or No Correction is selected for Mode on the Matching sheet. This feature cannot be used when Monochrome is selected for the Color Mode on the Main panel.
  • Page 30 Related Topics Color Matching Color Adjustment Scanned Film Photograph Gray Processing...
  • Page 31 Using Page Setup Features Enlarging and Reducing a Print Job You can enlarge or reduce the size of a document created with the software application. Open the Page Setup dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Page Attribute panel. 3 Click the Media Size menu and select a size.
  • Page 32: Selecting Orientation

    Selecting Orientation The Orientation selection determines how the image is printed on the page. Open the Page Setup dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Page Attribute panel, and for Orientation, click Portrait [ Landscape [ ] or Landscape (rotate) [ Orientation decides the location of an image on the media when it is printed.
  • Page 33 The illustrations in the next page show how the Orientation selections function. (a) Portrait Short edge of paper as top of the page. (b) Landscape Long edge of paper as the top of the page. (c) Landscape(rotate) When you want to rotate the image layout 180 degrees. Selecting Orientation...
  • Page 34 Printing in Oversize You can set the printer to print text and image to the full in the specified size on the media. Open the Page Setup dialog box from the software application. 2 On the Page Attribute panel, select the media size with the notation of Oversize such as ISO A4 –...
  • Page 35 Note When you print in Oversize printing, the media size that is the sum of the print area and the required margins must be set in the printer. For details about required margins, refer to the User's Guide. Printing in Oversize...
  • Page 36 Important Print Features Mirror Printing Allows you to mirror or flip the document or image horizontally. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Finishing panel and then click the Mirror check box on. 3 Click the Print button, and printing starts with the selected settings. Note The graphic in the Preview area shows the image reversed horizontally to reflect the mirror selection.
  • Page 37 Printing in reverse order (Mac OS X v10.3 only) With the Reverse Pages Order function on the Paper Handling panel in the Print dialog box, you can print a document in reverse order (…3, 2, 1 …3, 2, 1). For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button at the bottom left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 38 Printing multiple pages on a single sheet If you set the layout, you can save on use of the media by printing multiple pages on a single sheet. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Layout panel, click the Pages per Sheet menu and select the number of pages you want to print on a single sheet.
  • Page 39 Print Centered Use the Print Centered function to center the printed image on the media loaded in the printer. This function is convenient for printing on roll paper when you want the left and right margins to be equal. With Print Centered set off, printing is as shown at (A); with Print Centered set on, printing with cut sheets is as shown at (B) and with roll paper it is as shown at (C).
  • Page 40 Displaying a Print Preview Before Printing Before printing, a print preview lets you confirm the results of your settings. Note Displaying a print preview returns all settings with in the Print dialog box to the default settings. Open the Print dialog box from the software application. 2 Display the Main tab and then click the Preview button.
  • Page 41 Features Available for Printing on Roll Paper The following features are available for printing on roll paper: Automatic Cutting, Banner Printing, and Conserve Paper. Automatic Cutting You can set the printer to cut roll paper automatically or print a guideline for cutting. Open the Print dialog box from the software application.
  • Page 42 Print Cut Guideline A print cut guideline is printed after each page and printing continues without interruption. 5 Click the OK button to close the dialog box. Conserve Paper You can set the printer to save paper for a print job by selecting Do not Print Spaces at the Top or Bottom or Rotate Portrait Page.
  • Page 43 Do Not Print Spaces at the Top or Bottom You can set the printer not to feed roll paper for the empty spaces in order to save paper when printing a job that contains spaces at the top or bottom. Rotate Portrait Page When a portrait page is selected for Media Size in the Page Attribute panel, you can set the printer to print images rotated 90 degrees.
  • Page 44 Banner Printing You can set the printer to print several pages and ignore margins between pages so the image is printed continuously as one page. Note Please pay attention to the following when using this function. Set the number of copies to 1 copy or click the Collate check box on the Copies and page panel when you set to multiple copies.
  • Page 45 Setting a time to start printing (Mac OS X v10.3 only) On the Scheduler panel in the Print dialog box, you can set a time for a document to start printing and its priority. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 46 Printing Odd/Even numbered pages (Mac OS X v10.3 only) In multiple-page printing, you can select odd or even numbered pages to print. You can make a selection from the Paper Handling panel in the Print Dialog box. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 47 Performing ColorSync color matching (Mac OS X v10.3 only) Perform color matching with the ColorSync feature on Mac OS. Use the ColorSync panel in the Print dialog box for setting. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 48: Having A Problem

    Having a Problem Troubleshooting If you have a problem, click the topic below that best describes the problem, and then follow the instructions to solve the problem. For more details, refer to the guides provided with the printer. The printer name of the Printer Setup Utility output destination is not displayed Not enough memory is displayed Print Job Does Not Start Printout Abnormal...
  • Page 49: The Printer Name Of The Printer Setup Utility Output Destination Is Not Displayed

    The printer name of the Printer Setup Utility output destination is not displayed Open Printer Setup Utility, and click the Add icon, then select the printer. Connect the printer to the Macintosh computer correctly. Switch power to the printer on. Press the printer's Online key so that the online lamp lights.
  • Page 50 Not enough memory is displayed Check available space on your hard disk. When simultaneously using multiple software applications, close other software applications. Increase software application memory size by performing the following steps. Not enough memory is displayed...
  • Page 51 Print Job Does Not Start An error message is displayed Check the operation panel for an error message. Read the error message and then refer to error message table of the User's Guide. Check the printer and computer connections Make sure that the computer and network connections to the printer are secure. Printer driver not operating correctly A print job does not execute if the printer driver is not operating correctly.
  • Page 52: Printout Abnormal

    Printout Abnormal Layout of printed document is not correct If the position specified on the paper for the document or image is incorrect, or if part of the printout is missing, check the following items. Make sure printing is done in the printing area. Some software applications allow printing text and graphics outside the margins.
  • Page 53 On the Page Attribute panel in the Page Setup dialog box, check the Scaling box to see if it is set. If the Scale box is set, the desired rate of enlargement or reduction can be selected. Check the Scaling rate and size of the media. Enlarging and Reducing a Print Job Color does not print Check the Main panel in the print dialog box and make sure that Monochrome is not...
  • Page 54 Printout is Not Sharp Adjust the Print Quality setting On the Main panel, select High for the Print Quality option to make printed text sharper, or to improve the clarity of printed graphics or photographs. Selecting Print Quality Graphics, photograph printouts are not sharp If you are not satisfied with the quality of printed color graphics or photographs, use Glossy Paper or Glossy Film, etc.
  • Page 55 Color Uneven in Printed Image Occasionally uneven colors may occur during a complicated print job when the printhead stops but printing continues to execute. In such a case, you can prevent this by selecting Send All Print Data as Batch to Printer which will send the print job to the printer only after all the print data has been created.
  • Page 56 Paper or Media Misfeeds Make sure the supply source is loaded If the cassette is empty, load it with paper. Check the printer for a jam When a paper jam occurs, the paper jam message is displayed on the operation panel of the printer.
  • Page 57 Print Job Requires Too Much Time The time required to execute a print job depends on the content of the print job, the printer driver and the software application used. If the print job requires too much time to complete, adjust the following settings. Changing the Print Quality setting On the Main panel in the print dialog box, select Draft for the Print Quality.
  • Page 58: Communication Time-out Occurs

    Communication Time-Out Occurs Occasionally if data for the print job is not sent to the printer for a short time, the printer will issue a communication time-out error. In such a case, you can prevent this by selecting "Send All Print Data as Batch to Printer"...
  • Page 59 GARO Printer Driver The software required when using a software application to print a file. The GARO printer driver is developed by Canon for its latest high-quality office printers, wide format printers, and graphic color printers. The term "GARO", used in the name of this printer driver, is an acronym for "Graphic Arts Language with Raster Operations", a printer language of creating raster images.
  • Page 60 The Printmonitor features a Status Monitor function to provide printer status and error indications. Open the Printmonitor from the hard disk. Open folders Library, Printers, Canon, GARO, and Utilities in that order, and then double click GARO Printmonitor icon [ ]. Or, under Printer List of Print Center, click on this printer, and click Setting Printer.
  • Page 61 Maintaining the Printer There are no special procedures in the printer driver for maintaining this printer. Printhead cleaning and other maintenance procedures are performed with the printer operation panel. Maintaining the Printer...
  • Page 62 Installing the Printer Driver The printer driver is installed with the User Software CD-ROM provided with the printer. 1 Mount the User Software CD-ROM in the computer. 2 Execute the installer. 3 Follow the messages on screen to complete the installation. Note For more details, please refer to the “Install”...
  • Page 63 Uninstalling the Printer Driver To uninstall the printer driver, execute the installer in the User Software CD-ROM. If the installer has been executed, click the upper left menu and select Uninstall, and click the Uninstall button. Note For more details, please refer to the “Install” file provided on the User Software CD- ROM.
  • Page 64 Opening the Print Dialog Box from the software application 1 Click the software application File menu and select Print. The print dialog box opens. 2 Click Copies & Pages, Main or another desired setting menu to display a panel, and perform settings as required.
  • Page 65 Opening the Page Setup Dialog Box 1 Click the software application File menu and select Page Setup. 2 Click the Page Attribute panel and perform the required settings. Related Topic Page Setup Dialog Box Organization...
  • Page 66 Preset Custom in the Preset Menu refers to printer driver settings that are stored torepeated use at a later date.
  • Page 67 An abbreviation for International Color Consortium. ICC color profiles are now used in laser printers, scanners, and bubble-jet printers. Until now color profiles were the concern of only printing service bureaus responsible for managing color, but with the introduction of ICC profiles to desktop publishing, now anyone can become involved with color management.
  • Page 68 ColorSync ColorSync was developed to enable matching of on screen colors and printed colors. Before selecting ColorSync with the printer driver, confirm with the software application that the ColorSync color profile has been selected or not.
  • Page 69: Color Matching

    Color Matching Ensures the accurate reproduction of color between devices. The Gamut, or range Color of colors, that a monitor, printer, or scanner can reproduce may not be the same. The color matching function attempts to ensure that the colors you see on the screen are the same as the colors captured with a scanner or digital camera, or printed on a printer.
  • Page 70 Color Gamut The range of colors that a device can detect or reproduce. A monitor has a wider color gamut than a printer, so a monitor can display a greater number of colors. Color profiles map the color gamut specific to a device into the color gamut of a different device, for instance monitor color gamut to printer color gamut.
  • Page 71 Color Profile A description of how a device handles color and accounts for the differences among Color Gamuts among devices. Accurate color profiles of a scanner, monitor, and printer make it possible for colors to be corrected so the colors you see on screen match the colors you see in the printed output.
  • Page 72 CMM stands for Color Matching Module. It is a color changing system that refers to profiles with described characteristics, receives color data, and matches color to other colors accordingly. ColorGear Lite is used for CMM with this printer for ICC Correction and the ColorSync mode.
  • Page 73: Contents Help

    Contents Help Page Setup Dialog Box panel Page Attribute panel List panel (Mac OS X v10.2 or later) Custom Paper Size Page Setup Dialog Box...
  • Page 74 Page Attribute panel Format for Media Size Orientation Scale Page Setup Dialog Box...
  • Page 75 Page Attribute panel Format for Select the type of printer used for printing. Media Size This is the size of the page specified in the software application. Orientation Select one of the following settings for the orientation of the printed image: (Portrait) Prints with the short edge of the paper as the top of the page.
  • Page 76 Scale Select the percentage of enlargement or reduction. Page Attribute panel...
  • Page 77 List panel List The Page Setup dialog box settings are displayed. List panel...
  • Page 78 Custom Paper Size panel (Mac OS X v10.2 or later) Custom Paper Size This dialog box allows you to create media sizes or delete them as needed. You can print with custom paper sizes only with an operating system later than Mac OS X v10.2.3.
  • Page 79: Print Dialog Box

    Print Dialog Box panel Printer Copies & Pages panel Preset Layout button panel Print Output Option button panel Cancel Main button panel Preview Finishing button panel Save As PDF... Device Settings (Mac OS X v10.2 or later) panel Data Send Method panel List panel...
  • Page 80 Print Dialog Box Printer The name of the printer currently connected is displayed. When multiple printers have been added, click the menu and select a desired printer. Preset Stores print dialog box settings, enabling the same settings to be used repeatedly at a later date.
  • Page 81 Note The Standard item for Preset cannot be changed. The Pages settings on the Copies and Pages panel are not stored. Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 82 Print Starts printing with settings selected on each panel. Cancel Closes the print dialog box without executing printing, and returns settings for each panel to those previously selected. Preview Click this button, and a print image is displayed reflecting the current print driver's settings.
  • Page 83 Copies & Pages panel Copies Collated Pages Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 84 Copies & Pages panel Copies To specify the number of copies, either directly input the number or click the arrow. When printing multiple copies, the copies for each page are normally printed together as sets of pages with the same number (1, 1, 1 ... 2, 2, 2 ... etc.). Collated If the Collate option is checked on, pages are printed as document sets from the first to the last page (1, 2, 3 ...
  • Page 85 Layout panel Pages per Sheet Layout Direction Page Borders Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 86: Layout Direction

    Layout panel Pages per Sheet Set the number of pages printed on a single sheet of media. If you set for multiple pages, the pages are reduced in size so that they will fit on a single sheet of media when printed.
  • Page 87 Page Borders You can select borders for laid out pages. Layout panel...
  • Page 88 Output Option panel Store as a file Format Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 89 Output Option panel Store as a file Store printing data as a file. Format Open this menu, and select a file type. Save printing data as a PDF file. PostScript Save printing data as a PostScript file. It is available as PostScript printer is selected.
  • Page 90 Main panel Media Type Ink Levels Media Source Feed Information button Matching sheet Automatic Cutting Mode Conserve Paper Input Profile Settings Banner Printing Matching Method Print Quality Printer Profile Settings (Custom Settings) Print Quality Color Adjustment sheet Resolution Preview/ Original Halftoning Color Balance Color Mode...
  • Page 91 Main panel Media Type From this menu select the media that you intend to use for printing. The Media Type selection should always match the type of media loaded in the paper supply source selected for printing. After you select the Media Type, other settings (Print Quality, Resolution, etc.) are changed automatically to set up the optimum conditions for the print job.
  • Page 92: Automatic Cutting

    Automatic Cutting You can set the printer to cut roll paper automatically or print a guideline for cutting. Each page is automatically cut after it is printed. Each page is not cut after it is printed and printing continues without interruption. Print Cut Guideline A print cut guideline is printed after each page and printing continues without interruption.
  • Page 93: Conserve Paper

    Conserve Paper You can set the printer to save paper for a print job by selecting Do Not Print Spaces at the Top or Bottom or Rotate Portrait Page. Do Not Print Spaces at the Top or Bottom When this check box is clicked on, you can set the printer not to feed roll paper for the empty spaces in order to save paper when printing a job that contains spaces at the top or bottom.
  • Page 94: Banner Printing

    Banner Printing You can set the printer to print several pages and ignore margins between pages so the image is printed continuously as one page. Note Please pay attention to the following when using this function. Set the number of copies to 1. If set to multiple copies, check on Collated in the Copies &...
  • Page 95 Print Quality Click one of the menus to select the level of quality for the print job. High Gives priority to quality over speed. Standard Balances quality with printing speed. Draft Gives priority to speed and reduces ink consumption. Ideal for checking layouts. Custom Allows you to select print quality and Resolution.
  • Page 96 Print Quality (Custom Settings) Click this menu and select a setting to balance print quality and printing speed. Draft Gives priority to printing speed (ideal for checking layout). Standard Averages printing speed with a stable image. High Gives priority to high quality. Highest Gives top priority to the highest quality over speed.
  • Page 97 Resolution Click this menu and select a setting to balance resolution and printing speed. Draft Higher speed, but lower resolution. Ideal for checking layout. Quick Lower resolution, but faster printing. Fine Higher resolution, but slower printing. Note The number of available settings differ, depending on the Media Type selection. The Super Fine selection is not available for this printer.
  • Page 98 Halftoning Click this menu box and select a setting for halftoning. Error Diffusion Arranges pixels randomly. Suitable for photographs and graphics where color gradations is required. Note This printer can only be set to Error Diffusion. Color Mode Click Color or Monochrome. Color Enables color printing.
  • Page 99: Printer Information

    After selecting Color or Monochrome and clicking the Set button, the Color Settings dialog box opens. Use the options on the Color Matching, Color, and Photo sheets to select special settings for printing photographs in color or monochrome. About Display the name of the printer and the Version Number of the printer driver. Printer Information Click this button to open the Printer Information dialog box.
  • Page 100: Ink Levels

    Ink Levels Icons are used to indicate the current ink level. : Ink low. : Ink out. : Unknown (cannot acquire status from printer). Feed Information Displays the name of the paper supply source and the size of the media that is currently loaded there.
  • Page 101 Mode Click this menu and select a color matching Mode. Driver Correction Independent driver color matching is performed. ICC Correction With ColorGear Lite, use input/output profiles. ColorSync Execute color matching using from Mac OS. However, the input profile will be the selected one from the OS. No Correction No color matching is performed.
  • Page 102: Input Profile Settings

    Input Profile Settings Click this menu and select the emphasis to apply in the color profile. Note This feature is available only after ICC Correction has been selected for the Mode. If ColorSync is selected for Mode, Input Profile will be the profile selected by the Main panel...
  • Page 103: Matching Method

    Matching Method Click this menu on and select the emphasis to apply in the color profile. The number of options provided in the menu is determined by the Mode selection. Perceptual Gives priority to color hue in matching. Saturation Gives priority to vividness in matching. Colorimetric Within the printer's range of color reproduction, reduce measurable color differences.
  • Page 104: Preview/ Original

    Printer Profile Settings Click this menu and select the emphasis to apply in the color profile. Note This feature is available only after ICC Correction or ColorSync has been selected for the Mode on the Matching sheet. Preview/ Original Preview Reflects the changes made to settings.
  • Page 105: Adjusted Position

    Color Balance Click the various colored buttons around adjustment grid to strengthen that color one level. Click any given color within the adjustment grid, or drag preview image to the desirable position to adjust colors as well. Color is generally adjusted from within the software application, so use this printer driver Color Balance feature only for fine adjustments.
  • Page 106 Brightness Drag the slider to adjust the brightness of printing results. Adjustment ensures that no parts of the brightest and darkest portions of the image are lost in the printout. When the results of the printout is brighter than the original images such as the original photo before scanning and graphics created on the display, or when you want to print in different degree of brightness, use this feature.
  • Page 107 Scanned Film Photograph Gray Processing Click this check box on to process a color image with continuous tones to emulate the gray tones of a black and white print. Note This feature is not available if Monochrome is selected for Color Mode on the Main panel.
  • Page 108 Finishing panel Mirror Print Centered Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 109: Finishing Panel

    Finishing panel Mirror Click the Mirror check box on to reverse the image and print it just as it would appear in a mirror. Print Centered With this check box clicked on, the image is printed in the center of the media loaded in the printer.
  • Page 110 Device Settings panel Drying Time SSC Adjustment Print Dialog Box...
  • Page 111: Device Settings Panel

    Device Settings panel Drying Time Click this button to open the Drying Time dialog box. This dialog box provides a setting that lets you to lengthen the time between page output to allow more time for ink to dry. If the amount of time between page output is insufficient, select a longer time to wait before the next sheet is ejected.
  • Page 112 Data Send Method panel Data Send Method Set the Data Send Method. Select Send Print Data Immediately to Printer or Send All Print Data as Batch to Printer. Note Occasionally uneven colors may occur during a complicated print job when the printhead stops but printing continues to execute, or the printer issues a communication time-out error if data for the print job is not sent to the printer for a short time.
  • Page 113 List panel List Displays Print dialog box settings. List panel...
  • Page 114 Scheduler panel (Mac OS X v10.3 only) Scheduler Allows you to set the time to start printing and its priority. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 115 Paper Handling panel (Mac OS X v10.3 only) Paper Handling Allows you to select the page to be printed and set for printing in reverse order from the last page. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 116 ColorSync panel (Mac OS X v10.3 only) ColorSync Set the color matching with the ColorSync feature on Mac OS. For details, refer to Mac Help. To display Mac Help, click the question mark (?) button on the lower left of the Print dialog box.
  • Page 117 Save Custom Setting (Mac OS X v10.1 only) Current settings selected in the print dialog box are stored. You can use these setting repeatedly for printing at a later date. Only one group of settings can be stored. If you store new settings, the previously stored settings are overwritten.
  • Page 118 Printmonitor Printer Status Display Printer Status Graphic Display Message Details Display sheet PrintJob Monitor Status Display Menu GARO Printmonitor Menu File Menu Printer Printmonitor...
  • Page 119 Printmonitor Printer Status Display Displays messages outlining printer status. Printer Status Graphic Display Graphically displays printer errors and standby status. Message Details Display Displays detailed messages of printer status. Printmonitor...
  • Page 120 PrintJob sheet Displays at a glance indications of printing in progress. You can use buttons to interrupt a print job. Pause button This does not function with this printer. Resume button This does not function with this printer. Stop button Click this button during printing or during print standby, and the print job is canceled.
  • Page 121 Monitor Status Display Displays Printmonitor processing indications. GARO Printmonitor Menu Quit GARO Printmonitor Quits the Printmonitor. Printmonitor...
  • Page 122 File Menu Open Open Printmonitor. Close Close Printmonitor. Preference Opens the Preference dialog box. You can set the interval of time for printer monitoring here. If the printer is connected to a network, the Printmonitor does not reflect the specified time interval because the event was done on the printer. Printmonitor...
  • Page 123: Printer Menu

    Printer Menu Printer List Displays the names of printers that can be monitored. Search Printer Searches for printers that can be monitored on a network, and adds printers found to the printer list. Get Printer Information Displays printer data during monitoring. Make Default Sets the currently monitored printer as the selected monitored printer thenext time Printmonitor is executed.
  • Page 124 Printer Setup Utility menu Printers Printer Setup Utility...
  • Page 125 Printer Setup Utility Printers menu Printer List Displays available printer names. Add Printer... If the printer you want to use is not listed in the Printer List, select this menu. From the menu of the connection, select the connection method (either AppleTalk, USB, or FireWire (GARO)) of the printer you want to add, select the printer name from the list, and then click the Add button.
  • Page 126 Show Jobs Displays the status of the selected printer. You can execute the operations such as pausing and resuming the print job. Printer Setup Utility...

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