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Basic Printing Setup

This section describes settings on the Quick Setup tab used for basic printing.

Basic Printing Setup

  1. Check that printer power is on

  2. Load paper in printer

  3. Open printer driver's setup screen

  4. Select frequently used settings

    On the Quick Setup tab, use Commonly Used Settings to select from predefined print settings.
    When you select a print setting, the settings for Additional Features, Media Type, and Printer Paper Size automatically switch to the predefined values.

    figure:Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup tab
  5. Select print quality

    For Print Quality, select from High, Standard, or Draft.

    figure:Print Quality on the Quick Setup tab


    • The print quality selections will differ depending on which print setting you select.
  6. Select paper source

    For Paper Source, select Automatically Select, Rear Tray, or Cassette, whichever matches your purpose.

    figure:Paper Source on the Quick Setup tab


    • The paper source settings that can be selected may differ depending on the paper type and size.
  7. Click OK

    The printer will now print using these settings.

    figure:OK on the Quick Setup tab


  • When you select Always Print with Current Settings, the settings on the Quick Setup, Main, and Page Setup tabs are saved, and those settings are used in subsequent printings.
  • To register the current settings as a new preset, click Save... under Commonly Used Settings.


Checking Printer Settings and Applying Settings to Printer Driver

  1. Open printer driver setup window

  2. On Quick Setup tab, click Printer Media Information...
    The Printer Media Information dialog box appears.

  3. Select Paper Source

    From Paper Source, check the setting or select a new paper source.
    The current printer settings appear in Media Type and Page Size.

  4. Apply settings

    To apply the printer settings to the printer driver, click Set.


    • If the Type on the printer is set to Ink Jet Hagaki, Hagaki K, or Hagaki, or if the Page size on the printer is set to 2L/5"x7"(13x18), click Set to display the dialog box.
      Select the media type and paper size that match your purpose, and then click OK.
    • If the Type and the Page size on the printer are not set or are set to Others, Set will be grayed out and cannot be clicked.
    • If communication with the printer is disabled, the Printer Media Information... dialog box will not appear or the printer driver will not be able to obtain printer media information.