Configure printers through Printing Preferences, shown in Figure 14.3. (Printing Preferences was called Document Defaults in Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows NT.) Printing Preferences is used to configure the way documents are printed, and includes the following:
Pages Per Sheet
Depending on the printer, different advanced options are available. Some possible advanced options include the following:
PostScript Output Option
TrueType Font Download Option
PostScript Language Level
Send PostScript Error Handler
Fit to Page
Levels of Gray
Figure 14.3 Layout Tab of Printing Preferences
To access Printing Preferences
Click the Layout or Paper/Quality tabs in the Print dialog box of the program you used to create the document.
– Or –
Right-click the name of a printer in the Printers folder, and then click Printing Preferences .
Printing Preferences settings are maintained across different documents, allowing you to establish a standard output for all documents. Printing Preferences determine default print job settings, but you can override these defaults in the Print dialog box.