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Adjusting Brightness

You can brighten or darken the colors of the overall image data during printing.
The following sample shows the case when light colors are darkened when the image data is printed.

figure:No adjustment
figure:Darken light colors

No adjustment

Darken light colors

The procedure for adjusting brightness is as follows:

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

  2. Adjust brightness

    Moving the Brightness slider to the right brightens the colors, and moving the slider to the left darkens 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:Brightness of Color Options in the Print dialog
  3. Complete the setup

    Click Print.
    When you execute print, the data is printed at the adjusted brightness.


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