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 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. See 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.
• When you select an option in printer properties, you may see
means you can select that certain option but it is not
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.
mark. An exclamation mark
mark means you cannot select that
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
Make sure that your
printer is selected.
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 8.
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