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1.1. Print Settings on Your Computer

Print settings on your computer:

To change your printer setting for all documents, you can change the settings in the Printers window.

  1.  To open the Printers window:
    1. Click on the Start button.
    2. Click on Control Panel.
    3. Click on the Printers link in the control panel.
  2. To set a printer as the default printer:
    1. Right click on the printer you want as the default.
    2. Click on the "Set as default printer" option.
  3. To set the printer to default double-sided printing:
    1. Right click on the printer.
    2. Select Printing Preferences.
    3. Depending on the printer, you will find the double-sided print options under one of the tabs.
    4. Select it to set double-sided.
    5. Click okay.

Printer settings in a document or program:

To change your printing options for single documents or programs, you can use the print setting in that document or program.

  1.  Office 2010:
    1. Click on the File tab.
    2. Click on print.
    3. Select the setting you want to change.
  2. Office 2007:
    1. Click on the "Office Button" in the upper right corner.
    2. Click on Print.
    3. Select the printer.
    4. Click on the properties button.
    5. Select printing options in the print window.
  3. Other programs:
    1. Click on File.
    2. Click on Print.
    3. Click on the preferences button in the print window.
    4. Select the settings you wish to use.

 

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