How to Display the Printing Status Screen - Mac OS

Article ID: ART170295 | Date published: 05/10/2018 | Date last updated: 05/10/2018


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Display the Printing Status Screen

Check the print progress according to the following procedure:

  1. Launch the printing status screen

    • If the print data has been sent to the printer

      The printing status screen opens automatically. To display the printing status screen, click the  (the printer icon) displayed on the Dock.
    • If the print data has not been sent to the printer

      Open System Preferences, and select Printers & Scanners.
      To display the printing status screen, select the name of your printer model from the printer list, and then click Open Print Queue....
  2. Check the printing status

    You can check the name of the file being printed or ready for being printed.

    figure:Printing status screen

    Deletes the specified print job.


    Stops printing the specified document.


    Resumes printing the specified document.

    Pause Printer

    Stops printing all documents.

    Resume Printer

    Displayed only when printing of all documents is being stopped, and resumes printing all documents.

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