How do I print in black/grayscale only?

  • Follow the steps below for your operating system to select Black/Grayscale in the printer driver.

    Note: To keep the print head clear and ready to print, the printer 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.

    1. Open the File menu and select Print.
    2. Click Properties or Preferences, and click the Main tab.
    3. Under Print Options, select Black/Grayscale and click OK.
    1. Open the File menu and select Print.

      With Macintosh OS X 10.5 or 10.6, click the  button to expand the Print window, if necessary.
    2. Make sure the correct printer is selected, and select Print Settings from the printer options pop-up menu.
    3. Select Black/Grayscale for the Color setting.
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