When you print with a Macintosh, you need to check the print driver setting in each application you use. Follow the steps below to print from a Macintosh.
- Open the document you want to print.
- Select Print in your application.
- From the Printer drop-down menu, select your printer.
- If you have stored preset options you wish to use, from the Presets drop-down menu, select the preset settings.
- From the Copies & Pages options, choose the number of copies you want and indicate which pages you want to print. To select additional print options, choose the print options page required from the drop-down menu, then select the settings. For information about print options, refer to Print Options below.
- To save the file in a different print format, from the drop-down menu, choose the format required.
- Click Print.
The following features are provided by your printer.
Note: The setting options may differ depending on the application being used and the Macintosh OS version.
Copies & Pages
The Copies & Page page provides selections for basic job options.
- Copies: This allows you to choose the number of copies to be printed. You can select 1 to 999 copies.
- Pages: Select the pages or range of pages to print.
- Show Quick Preview: Select this option to display a graphical summary of your selections
Media & Quality
Use the Media & Quality page to choose the paper source and paper type required for the print job.
- Feed from: Use this option to select the paper tray required. Use Manual Feed when printing on special materials like envelopes and transparencies. If Auto Select is selected, the printer automatically selects the paper source based on the requested size.
- Media Type: Set this option to correspond to the paper loaded in the tray selected. This will provide the best quality printout. If Auto Select is selected, the printer automatically selects the media type based on the available paper types.
The Layout page options allow you to select a different layout for your output. You can select the number of pages to print on a single sheet of paper and the layout direction. To print more than one page per sheet, the pages will be reduced in size and arranged in the order you specify.
- Pages per Sheet: Use this option to print multiple pages on each page. You can print up to 16 pages on one sheet. Select the number of images required on each side.
- Layout Direction: Select the order to print the images on the page.
- Border: Use this option to add a border around each page image. Choose the style of border required.
- Two-Sided: You can print on both sides of a sheet of paper. Before printing, decide how you want your document oriented. To print 2-Sided output, select On, then choose an option:
- Long-Edge binding: This is the conventional layout used in book binding.
- Short Edge binding: This is the type often used with calendars. The second side images are rotated 180 degrees.
- Booklet: This option reduces the original document images to fit two images on each side of the printed page. Page images are reordered to enable you to fold the paper after printing to make a booklet.
- Reverse page orientation: Your printer prints all pages from the last page to the first page.
- Flip horizontally: Use this option to rotate all pages 180 degrees.
Use the Paper Handling options to set the basic paper handling specifications when you access the printer properties.
- Pages to Print: Use this option to choose the pages to print:
- All page: All pages are printed.
- Odd only: Your printer prints only the odd numbered pages of the document.
- Even only: Your printer prints only the even numbered pages of the document.
- Page Order: Use this option to choose the order to print the pages.
- Automatic: Select this option to choose the default settings.
- Normal: All pages are printed in the order they appear in the source file.
- Reverse: Your printer prints all pages from the last page to the first page.
- Scale to fit paper size: Select this option to reduce or enlarge the image to fit on the paper size selected.
- Destination Paper Size: This allows you to set the size of paper required for printing.
- Scale down only: Select this option to reduce images to fit on the paper size selected.
The Cover Page options allow you to print a cover page before or after the document.
- Print Cover Page: This option allows you to print a cover page before or after the document
- Cover Page Type: Use this option to select a classification stamp for the cover page