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Can I rename a Print Queue from mcx_0, mcx_1, etc to something more descriptive?

I have some printers that are defined in Workgroup Manager in com.apple.mcxprinting. Under Always > UserPrinterList-Raw there used to be mcx_0, mcx_1, etc. dictionaries defining the printers. I ...
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Why does my Macbook Pro have such a hard time finding my Canon MG5520?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, and I have a Canon MG5520 (its one of those pixma models). I have it one my network, and I never have a problem printing from my iPhone, iPad,A Android, PC, etc. Only my ...
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1answer
77 views

Print to file using enscript

I want to print to file using the unix command enscript. I've looked in the man pages but can't figure out how to get it to print to file without it going straight to the printer. Thanks
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OS X - Is there a way to change the size of the printing font of the shell?

I could not find an answer for this. I just want to change the size of the font when I print from the shell with e.g. nano. The font is huge.
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0answers
60 views

Sending text files directly to a printer hooked up to OSX from Win 7

We use Zebra label printers for printing out barcode labels. We have them set up such that (for example) all of the computers in the shipping area know to print their barcodes to \\UPS3\Barcode ...
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1answer
139 views

OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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0answers
29 views

Programming Microsoft Word Letterheads To Automatically Alternate

I was wondering if there was some code or programme for a Microsoft Word document that would allow for a letterhead to change every time it was saved as/printed. Basically the idea for the logo on ...
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0answers
177 views

MAC virtual printer that automatically converts to PDF before actually printing the generated PDF file

Our MAC OS X users are currently using Adobe InDesign to design catalog pages. These catalog pages contain linked images of the products and can therefore be as big as several hundred of megabytes. ...
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1answer
780 views

How to Resume a Paused Network Printer with non-Admin credentials?

There are two Mac labs, each with network printers that can receive jobs from either lab (or anywhere really). Quite often, when attempting to print a document, the Macs get a printer has been paused ...
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1answer
497 views

How to print in Grayscale from 'Preview' on MAC OSX?

I can't for my life figure this out?! The accepted answer here isn't helping me.
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1answer
243 views

Adding Brother wireless printer without drivers on a mac

Is there any way to print to a Brother MFC-J475DW without the printer drivers on a mac? When printing out a document, it shows the printer under "Nearby Printers," however it shows "unable to locate ...
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OSX 10.6.8 - printing presets stoped functioning

All my print presets are completely useless in all applications. Everytime I print a document — it defualts back to the same data. I can't make it save any of my preferences as a preset. I'm working ...
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1answer
72 views

Save all terminal input and output as PDF (more than 200 pages)

I used Terminal on Mac to do some bioinformatics analysis. I'd like to save all my input and output as PDF. I could do it using Shell ==> Print Selection ==> PDF ==> Save As PDF or Shell ==> ...
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1answer
227 views

On Mac OS X 10.8.3 I cannot print single sided to my Canon iR C2880

I have installed the drivers here http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/office/color_imagerunner_copiers/color_imagerunner_c2550_c2880_c2880i_c3080_c3080i_c3380_c3380i_c3480_3480i for my C2880 and It ...
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1answer
216 views

Image editor with support for a “grid-view”

I'm trying to create cards for a custom card game. The idea is to design them on a computer, print the designs on an A4 page, glue it on a cardboard and cut out the individual cards. The problem is ...
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1answer
69 views

adobe acrobat pro document sizes [duplicate]

Is there seriously no way to take a PDF that is a larger size and simply change it to 8.5x11? It's an InDesign file. Resizing it in indesign will be a real pain because i only have CS3. I can't ...
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Printer installed in system shows in system preferences but not app print dialogue

I've got a network printer installed on a mac, and you can see it fine in the system preferences print area. It shows as online too. But, when you go to mail.app for instance (or any app) that ...
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3answers
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Trying to print 4x6 pages on US Letter paper

Here's the goal. I'm trying to make 4x6 notecards for the play Twelfth Night. My idea was to create a Word document with page size 4x6 and then print it 2 pages to a page. The problem is that Word ...
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0answers
174 views

Canon printer can't print photos from Nikon D80

I've bought a Canon Selphy CP810 printer and wanted to print some of my photos. Normally no problem, but when I print a photo I made with my Nikon D80, the printer prepares the print but doesn't start ...
3
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1answer
458 views

Print long JPG onto multiple pages OSX

I have a really long jpg comp I want to print out and annotate. My print options are to scale or fit to page, but I want it to print it to multiple pages, the cutoff points aren't important. I want it ...
2
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1answer
105 views

Make Mountain Lion always prompt before printing

In Mountain Lion, if I select files in Finder and go to Print, they immediately print. I'm not prompted to choose a printer, adjust settings, etc. I don't like this feature. Is there a setting I can ...
2
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0answers
150 views

Printing PDFs quickly from Finder - OS X 10.8

I've read a few hacks on this and tried a couple but nothing cutting it yet. Dragging files to desktop printer causes them to print out in portrait when they should be landscape and they therefore ...
0
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1answer
705 views

Creating a combined Mac package installer?

I work in a university library. We offer wireless printing services to our students using Pharos Print Server, and we have handy installers for the Windows print drivers. There are Mac drivers ...
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6answers
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How to disable/destroy forever Chrome's “print preview” option?

This question seems to come up a lot (pretty much every time a new version of Chrome is released). Previous answers such as these no longer apply (or don't work for Mac), however: How do I get the ...
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1answer
564 views

Orientation and paper size when printing to PDF from PowerPoint

When I want to save my .ppt slideshow to pdf I use the print function. I have set the paper size to the slide size and orientation to landscape (as is the document itself) in page setup > options ...
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1answer
292 views

How to set up a shortcut for Mail PDF?

I often need to email a PDF of the document open in the front app. Currently, I need to invoke the print command, then reach for the mouse to open the "PDF" menu in the system print dialog, and ...
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3answers
17k views

How to print in black and white when a color ink cartridge is out of ink

I'm getting the following error message in HP Photosmart C7200 series print dialog: The printer is out of ink. The following ink cartridges are empty: Magenta. Replace these ink cartridges ...
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1answer
81 views

On a mac can I use CUPS to set a minimum font size?

I am setting up a mac for an aunt who needs large fonts to read, I have set up Safari correctly but there is a problem. When I print the text comes out at the original font size, not the enlarged ...
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1answer
401 views

How can I easily print addresses onto envelopes that are stored in Gmail contacts?

I have a contacts group in Gmail with a haphazard collection of about 900 names. Maybe half of them have addresses associated with them. I would like to print these out on envelopes for a mass ...
2
votes
1answer
424 views

Unable to Retrieve Supply Levels in Print Queue

Retrieving the supply levels of my printer in the print queue application used to work fine but now I get an Information Not Available error. In the error logfile it says Unable to query ink levels. ...
2
votes
1answer
972 views

How can I print source code on OS X with line numbers?

I'm looking through some of Wordpress' core code and would like to print it out to review. I'm looking for a tool that defaults to a monospace font can wrap long lines possibly print line numbers ...
2
votes
1answer
929 views

How can I set the print font-size in Textmate?

I've opened a text file in Textmate, and when I get ready to print it the font size is enormous. Not much fits on one page, even though it is just code with a fixed with. I can copy and paste it into ...
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0answers
253 views

Why does Chrome print portions in color, even though I print in black and white?

The document I want to print uses a blue color for paragraph headings. Even though I click on "Black and White" as my printing choice in Google Chrome 15, the document is printed exactly as it appears ...
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2answers
920 views

Why does my printer stop printing after a few lines and then eject the paper?

HP deskjet 1000, MacOSX 10.6.8 HP Deskjet 1000 J110 series: Status: Idle Print Server: Local Driver Version: 1.3.1 Default: Yes URI: ...
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6answers
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How to print PDF to postscript in OSX?

I have a (legally obtained) PDF that has DRM protection on it. This particular PDF cannot be opened in Preview.app so I'm stuck opening it in Adobe Reader.app. This is particularly annoying because ...
2
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0answers
674 views

OS X Lion crashes on print

Any time I try and print any file from any application, the application trying to print crashes with this error: sandbox.d deny file-write-create /Library/Caches/Canon/UFR2 Sandbox seems to be ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

Why does my MSWord not show the checkboxes in my Word Document when I'm using the Wingdings font?

When I print to PDF, and when I print to my printer directly, the bullet points don't show up. The text that correspond to the bullets show up -- but the bullets themselves don't. For the bullets, I'm ...
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2answers
408 views

On OS X, how do I print (a web-page) directly into my Google Docs account?

Is it possible to, from the OS X 10.6 print dialog, print the web-page directly into my Google Documents account? I can save as PDF and upload it, but, well, I want to cut out the middleman (ie, me; ...
0
votes
1answer
408 views

Infotech IS2525 Printer/MFP and Apple OSX 10.4

Has anyone managed to use an Infotec ISC2525 printer/scanner from Apple OSX 10.4? I can't seem to get it connected and I'd appreciate some step-by-step advice.
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0answers
369 views

OS X printing PDF super slow

Using OSX and printing to both a Konica and HP printer, large PDF's (10-20 pages) print very slow using Adobe Acrobat reader or acrobat pro, on the order of 5-10 seconds per page. If I use the built ...
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1answer
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Is there a simple way to print multiple images on the same page in Mac OS X?

I'm looking for a simple way to print multiple images on the same page. The default image printing function in Windows lets me select how many images I want on each page. How do I do this on the Mac? ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Print current page of PDF document in Mac OSX Preview

I'm using Preview to view a PDF document in Mac OS X 10.6. How can I print the current page that I'm viewing? When I select File - Print, there's nowhere to enter the page number. If I select Print ...
4
votes
1answer
717 views

Have OS X send wake on lan before printing to shared printer

I have a MacBook that prints to a shared Windows 7 printer. Sometimes the Windows machine is asleep, and the Mac will just queue up its print requests. I recently created a script to send a ...
0
votes
1answer
226 views

Network printing — setting up and printing over network using Mac OS X

I've connected a USB printer to a Mac OS X (10.4) machine -- this computer is connected to a network with a registered IP address -- and enabled sharing through the System Preferences setting (under ...
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7answers
6k views

Possible to print to PDF from Mac terminal?

Is it possible to take a file and print it to a PDF using nothing but terminal commands? I am guessing you would somehow make use of the lpr command, but I have yet to discover the correct syntax.
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1answer
496 views

Very thin page borders/margin when printing from Safari

Whenever I print (or save something as PDF) from Safari 5.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.6.4, it has very thin borders, compared to default print preferences e.g. in Preview. I think this was not always this way. ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Printing PDFs directly from Finder in OS X

I'm looking for a way to print multiple PDF files directly from within Finder. I have a duplex printer (HP Color LaserJet CP2025) and I want to use duplex printing as default. Any suggestions? ...
0
votes
3answers
952 views

OS X 10.6.4 defaulting to landscape printing

I somehow managed to change my printer default to landscape and 80% scale. This is the same for all printers. Is there any way to change the default back to portrait, 100%? Thanks.
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2answers
289 views

Offering a PDF printer over the network

My wife wants to convert some files on her laptop to PDF, however, the access controls on her laptop don't allow her to install any software (even a virtual print driver). Is there some software I ...
2
votes
3answers
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Can't change CUPS settings on Mac OS X

I am accessing cups through the Mac web interface locally and need to change some settings. I typed in the address (http://127.0.0.1:631) and went to the admin panel (no login required). I went to ...