How do I print in black/grayscale only?
Open a document, then follow the steps below for your operating system to select black/grayscale in the printer driver.
To keep the print head clear and ready to print, the product uses a small amount of ink from all the cartridges whenever it prints. Even if you select black/grayscale, some color ink is still being used.
The black/grayscale setting is not recommended for printing black-and-white photos.
Mac OS X
- Open the File menu or click and select Print.
- Make sure the product is selected as the printer.
Click Properties or Preferences.
If you don't see these buttons, click Setup, Printer, or Options, then click Properties or Preferences on the next screen.
- Click the Main tab and select Black/Grayscale under Print Options.
- Click OK.
- Open the File menu and select Print.
Make sure the product is selected as the printer.
With Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6, click the button to expand the Print window, if necessary.
- Select Print Settings from the printer options pop-up menu.
- Select Grayscale.
Published: August 30, 2010
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