Advanced Print Settings
- Click Print Settings, then click the Advanced icon.
- To use advanced print settings, click the Printing tab, then select the options required.
The Copies option specifies the number of copies to print.
To set the number of copies to print by default, enter a number in the Copies text box, or use the arrows. To print jobs in collated sets, enable Collated.
- Smart Sample Set
Sample Set, or Proof Print, prints one copy of a multiple-copy print job and holds the remaining copies at the printer. After you review the sample copy, you can release or delete the remaining copies.
To enable Smart Sample Set or Smart Proof Print options, select Enabled or On.
- Offset Output
Offset Output controls how copies are offset in multiple-copy print jobs. When enabled, sets of copies are offset slightly from one another in the output tray. This option is available if the output tray has offset capability.
- None: This option turns off offsets. You can select subsets.
- Offset Each Set: This option offsets each set of a multiple-copy print job.
When you print several sets of a document, the printer applies finishing options to each subset. If you add covers, each subset includes a separate cover.
- Disabled: This option turns off subsets.
- Pages Per Subset: Type the number of pages to include in each subset.
- Output Delivery
During normal printing, the printer delivers documents to the output tray face down. However, some paper sizes and types cannot be processed normally and must be delivered to the output tray face up. As a result, some finishing and 2-sided printing options are not available for these paper types.
- Printer Default: This option prints using the default set by the system administrator at the printer control panel.
- Face Down: This option delivers pages face down in descending order: 3, 2, 1.
- Face Up: This option delivers pages face up in ascending order: 1, 2, 3.
- Face Up and Reverse Order: This option delivers pages face up in descending order: 3, 2, 1.
- Face Down and Reverse Order: This option delivers pages face down in ascending order: 1, 2, 3.
- Binding Edge
Binding Edge, Feed Edge or Bypass Tray Feed Edge determines how paper feeds into the printer.
- Automatic (Recommended): This option selects the feed edge based on the paper size.
- Bind on Long Edge: This option feeds paper through the printer with the long edge first.
- Bind on Short Edge: This option feeds paper through the printer with the short edge first. Use this setting to print labels, staple another part of the page, or print on hole-punched paper.
- Skip Blank Pages
Use this option to instruct the printer not to print blank pages.
To skip blank pages, select Enabled or On.
- To use advanced image settings, click the Image tab, then select the options required.
You can use Margins to crop each side of an image.
To select Margins options:
- Standard: This option applies margins to each side of the image.
- None: This option does not apply margins.
- Intelligent 180 Degree Rotation
Use the Intelligent 180 Degree Rotation feature to rotate pages in a print job to 180 degrees.
To rotate images automatically by default, for Intelligent 180 Degree Rotation, select Enabled or On.
The Subsequent 180 Degree Rotation feature allows you to apply rotations to specific paper sizes and orientations. You can select Subsequent 180 Degree Rotation in addition to or in place of Intelligent 180 Degree Rotation to produce desired results. Select the paper sizes and page orientations to rotate.
- Draft Mode
Draft Mode saves toner or ink, producing lower-quality images.
To save toner or ink, for Draft Mode, select Enabled or On.
- RGB Neutral Gray
Use the RGB Neutral Gray option to define how gray areas are printed.
- Printer Default: Uses the default printer settings.
- Automatic Black: Uses black toner for black and gray text, and line art. This option also uses Composite Black for the black and gray portions of photos and graphics.
- Use Pure Black: Uses black toner for all black and gray elements on the page, including text.
- Use Composite Black: Uses composite black for the black and gray portions of text, line art, photos, and graphics.
- Image Enhancement
Image Enhancement allows the printer to determine when to apply Edge Enhancement, Thin Line Enhancement, or Trapping to an image.
To select Image Enhancement options:
- Automatic: This option applies a collection of settings with the best speed and quality trade-off for each print mode.
- On: This option uses all available enhancements to improve print quality. Jobs using this option take longer to print.
- Off: This option does not apply any image enhancements.
- Adjust Line Weight
The Adjust Line Weight feature allows you to select the lightness or darkness of line edges for print jobs.
To adjust line weight, select an option:
- -2 Pixels: This option uses the thinnest line weight for the print job.
- -1 Pixel: This option uses a thin line weight for the print job.
- None: This option uses the printer default line weight for the print job.
- +1 Pixel: This option uses a thick line weight for the print job.
- +2 Pixels: This option uses the thickest line weight for the print job.
- To use advanced document settings, click the Document tab, then select the options required.
- Smart 2 Up
If Smart 2 Up is enabled, and your job is one page, one full-sized page prints. When Smart 2 Up is disabled, the default is Pages Per Sheet (N-up). Pages Per Sheet (N-up) prints two reduced-size pages on one side of the paper.
For print jobs with more than one page, Smart 2 Up prints in one of the following ways, depending on your selection:
- If you select 1‑Sided Print for a job that is two pages or more, two reduced-size pages print on one side of the paper.
- If you select 2‑Sided Print for a job that is two pages, a full-sized page prints on each side of one sheet of paper.
- If you select 2‑Sided Print for a job that is three pages or more, two reduced-size pages print on each side of the paper.
- Job Identification
The Job Identification feature prints job information on a banner page. A banner page is a separator page that prints with a print job. A banner page includes the network user name of the job submitter and the document name. When using a banner page, the page separates each completed print job in the output tray. On some printers, the control panel setting overrides the banner page option selected in the print driver.
To print your job details on a banner page, click Job Identification, then select an option:
- Disable Job ID: This option prevents any job identification information from printing.
- Print ID on a Banner Page: This option prints the job identification on the banner page.
- Print ID in Margins - First Page Only: This option prints the job identification on the first page of the document in the top-left margin.
- Print ID in Margins - All Pages: This option prints the job identification in the top-left margin on every page of the document.
- Document Encryption
Document Encryption allows you to encrypt your print jobs before they are sent to the printer.
To encrypt print jobs, for Document Encryption, select Enabled or On.
- Smart 2 Up
- Click OK.