Most of the time, you print documents directly from the program you used to create them, whether that program is a word processor such as Microsoft Word or Pages, or a one of the iLife programs such as iPhoto. Many programs, such as Microsoft Word, also offer a Print button on the main toolbar. This […]

Printing your pictures with iPhoto is easy. Select the album, roll, or individual image you want to use, then select File, Print. In the print dialog box, you can see a preview of your printed image or images in the small window on the left. Select a printer from the list at the top, then […]

If you only have one printer in your classroom that you want to share with several student computers, you can connect that printer to your computer and then share it so that it is accessible from any computer in the room. To share a printer, you must first add it to your system the same […]

As with most computer problems, you should begin with the easiest solutions before moving on to more advanced troubleshooting steps. First, make sure the printer is on and has paper in the tray. You may also want to check that it has ink if you are using an inkjet printer. Next, check to make sure […]

If you know you are always going to be using the same printer (and you have more than one printer installed on your computer, such as a local printer and one or more network printers), you can make that printer the default printer that will be used each time you print from your Mac programs. […]

Whenever you print a document, that document enters a print queue, a line of documents waiting for their turn at the printer. A printer icon may appear in your dock to let you know that the queue is active. You can open the print queue and do some document management. To open the print queue, […]

The first step to adding a printer is to make sure the USB cable is properly connected to both the computer and the printer, and that the printer is plugged into a power outlet and turned on. Once you have physically connected the printer and turned it on, it should be recognized by your Mac. […]

To print pictures using Picasa, first make sure the pictures you want to print are in the Picture Tray by selecting them in the Lightbox. Next, click on the Print button to open up the Print window. At the top of this window, you can select a layout and Picasa will automatically resize the pictures […]

If you know you are always going to be using the same printer (and you have more than one printer installed on your computer, such as a local printer and one or more network printers), you can make that printer the default printer that will be used each time you print from Windows programs. To […]

In addition to using a printer that is connected directly to your computer, you can also use a printer that is shared on the network. This printer may be directly connected to the network the way your computer is, or it may be connected to a computer and set up as a shared printer. Note […]

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