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Adjusting Intensity

You can dilute (brighten) or intensify (darken) the colors of the overall image data during printing.
The following sample shows the case when the intensity is increased so that all colors become more intense when the image data is printed.

figure:No adjustment
figure:Higher intensity

No adjustment

Higher intensity

The procedure for adjusting intensity is as follows:

  1. Select Color Options from the pop-up menu of the Print Dialog

  2. Adjust intensity

    Moving the Intensity slider to the right intensifies (darkens) the colors, and moving the slider to the left dilutes (brightens) the colors.
    You can also directly enter a value linked to the slider. Enter a value in the range from -50 to 50. The current settings are displayed in the settings preview on the left side of the printer driver.

    figure:Intensity of Color Options in the Print dialog
  3. Complete the setup

    Click Print.
    When you execute print, the image data is printed with the adjusted intensity.


  • If you select ColorSync for Color Matching, then the Intensity appears grayed out and is unavailable.