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Basic Printing Setup

This section describes the simple setup procedure so that the printer prints properly.

  1. Check that printer power is on

  2. Load paper in printer

  3. Select printer

    Select your model from the Printer list in the Print Dialog.

    figure:Printer in the Print dialog


    • Click Show Details to switch the Setup window to the detailed display.
  4. Select the paper size

    For Paper Size, select the paper size to be used.
    You can also set the number of copies, the printing range, and the printing direction.

    figure:Paper Size in the Print dialog
  5. From the pop-up menu, select Quality & Media

    figure:Quality & Media in the Print dialog
  6. Select media type

    Select the media type that is loaded in the printer.

    figure:Media Type of Quality & Media in the Print dialog
  7. Select paper source

    For Paper Source, select Automatically Select, Rear Tray, or Cassette, whichever matches your purpose.

    figure:Paper Source of Quality & Media in the Print dialog


    • The paper source settings that can be selected may differ depending on the paper type and size.
  8. Select print quality

    For Print Quality, select High, Standard, or Draft, whichever matches the purpose.

    figure:Print Quality of Quality & Media in the Print dialog


    • The print quality selections will differ depending on which print setting you select.
  9. Click Print

    When you execute printing, the printer prints the document to match the media type and paper size.

    figure:Print in the Print dialog


  • If you check the Do not show again check box when a guide message is displayed before printing starts, this will stop any more guide messages from being displayed.
  • In the Presets section, click Save Current Settings as Preset... to register the specified settings.


Checking Printer Settings and Applying Settings to Printer Driver

  1. On Print Dialog screen, open pop-up menu, and select Quality & Media

  2. Click Printer Media Information

    On the Printer Media Information screen, click (open/close button) or (update button). The information display area displays the media information and paper size that are currently set on the printer.


    • If communication with the printer is disabled, the Printer Media Information will not appear or the printer driver will not be able to obtain printer media information from the printer.