How do I change the default print settings when printing from my computer?
When you change your print settings from within a program, the changes apply only while you’re printing at that time in the open program. If you want to select different settings to use in all your programs, you can change the default print settings. Follow the steps below for your operating system to change the default print settings.Windows 2000, XP, Vista
- Right-click the printer icon in the task bar (bottom-right corner of your screen), and select Printer Settings.
If you don't see a printer icon in the taskbar, do one of the following:
- Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers. Right-click the Artisan 810 Series and select Printing Preferences.
- Windows Vista: Click , select Control Panel, and click Printer under Hardware and Sound. Right-click the Artisan 810 Series and select Printing Preferences.
- Windows XP: Click Start, select Control Panel, then select Printers and Faxes (or Printers and Other Hardware and then Printers and Faxes). Right-click the Artisan 810 Series and select Printing Preferences.
- Windows 2000: Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers. Right-click the Artisan 810 Series and select Printing Preferences.
- Select the settings you want to use as defaults in all your Windows programs.
- Click OK to accept the changes.
- Open a document and select Print from the File menu.
- Select the print settings you want to to save.
- Click the Presets pop-up menu and do one of the following:
- Select Last Used Settings.
- Select Save As, enter a name for your preset, and click OK.
- Click Print.
Published: August 18, 2009
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