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Modify the Color Correction in the Print Driver

Article Id: x_8500_en-O964 | Published: 11/28/2016

Product support for
  • Phaser™ 8500/8550
  • Phaser™ 8560
  • Phaser™ 8860
  • ColorQube™ 8570
  • ColorQube™ 8580
  • ColorQube™ 8870
  • ColorQube™ 8880

The Color correction options provide simulations of different color devices. Automatic is the default correction for general image processing. Use the following table to determine what option you want to use.

 

Color Correction

Description

AutomaticUses the specified color correction for each graphic element (text, artwork, and photographs) in your print job. Select one of the following options from the drop-down list: 
  • Standard: Applies a color correction to each graphic element in your print job. 
  • Custom: Accesses the Custom Automatic Color dialog box so you can customize the Automatic color correction
Office Color

Uses a color correction designed for office applications. Select the specific color correction to use from the drop-down list: 

  • sRGB Display: Approximates the colors on a computer display.
  • sRGB Vivid: Produces brighter, more saturated colors than sRGB Display.
  • LCD Display: Approximates the colors on a LCD computer display. 
  • None: Applies no color correction. Use with other color management tools, such as ICC (International Color Consortium) profiles, ColorSync®, or the PANTONE® Color Chart for your printer.
  • Black and White: Converts the colors to grayscale. Use when you want to produce a black-and-white version of a document.
  • Use Printer Control Panel Setting: Uses the color correction set in the printer. The color correction can be set in the printer using the control panel or using CentreWare IS software (if available).
Press Match

Press Match: Uses a color correction designed for pre-press professionals, graphic artists, and photographers. Select the specific color correction to use from the drop-down list: 

  • SWOP Press: Matches specifications for Web Offset Publications.
  • Euroscale: Matches Fogra glossy paper specification.
  • Commercial: Approximates U.S. commercial press target.
  • SNAP Press: Matches specifications for Newsprint Advertising Production.
  • Japan Color: Matches Japan Color 2001 specification. 
NoneApplies no color correction. Use with other color management tools, such as International Color Consortium (ICC) profiles, ColorSync, or the PANTONE Color Chart for the printer.
Black & WhiteConverts all colors to shades of gray

From the workstation, select the color correction in a supported print driver.

Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 /10/ Server 2008 / Server 2012 Operating Systems (OS):

  1. Within an application, click [File] from the toolbar, and then select [Print] from the menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Click on the [Properties] (or Preferences) button located on the top, right of the window. The Properties window will be displayed.
  3. Click on the [Color Options] tab. With some drivers it may be the [Image Options] tab.
  4. Select the required color correction.

Microsoft Windows 98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP/ Server 2003 / NT 4.x Operating Systems (OS):

NOTE: Some of the color corrections are grouped under Office Color or Press Match.

  1. Within an application, click [File] from the toolbar, and then select [Print] from the menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Click on the [Properties] button located on the top, right of the window. The Properties window will be displayed.
  3. Click on the [Color] tab.
  4. Select the required color correction.

Apple Macintosh OS 9.x:

  1. Within an application, click [File] from the toolbar, and then select [Print] from the menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Click on [General], and then select [Color] from the pull-down menu.
  3. Select the required color correction.

Apple Macintosh OS X, (version 10.2 - 10.12.x):

  1. Within an application, click [File] from the toolbar, and then select [Print] from the menu. The Print window will be displayed.
  2. Click on [Copies and Pages] (this may vary depending on the application), and then select [Image Quality] from the pull-down menu.

    NOTE: On newer drivers select [Xerox Features] then select [Color Options] in the options drop-down menu.

  3. Select the required color correction.

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