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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

You can also set intensity on the Quick Setup tab by choosing Photo Printing under Commonly Used Settings, and then choosing Color/Intensity Manual Adjustment under Additional Features.

  1. Open the printer driver setup window

  2. Select the manual color adjustment

    On the Main tab, select Manual for Color/Intensity, and click Set....

    figure:Select Manual for Color/Intensity on the Main tab

    The Manual Color Adjustment dialog box opens.

  3. 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.

    After adjusting each color, click OK.

  4. Complete the setup

    Click OK on the Main tab.
    When you execute print, the image data is printed with the adjusted intensity.