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420 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 19, 2008 8:29 AM by PKenyon
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 19, 2008 6:11 AM (in response to jmf3001)hi jmf - i don't think the computer will "just find" the printer and set it up for you automatically....
open any page in any program, then do an command-P to bring up the print dialog.
in the box that pops up, you'll see a dropmenu "Printer: [No Printer Selected]".
click that dropmenu and then click on "Add Printer...."
then go from there to actually set it up.... cheersMBP 17/2GB/7200/matte, dualG51.8, G4 450, TiBook, some G3s, & a Quadra!, Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 19, 2008 8:29 AM (in response to jmf3001)You need to set them up via 'system preferences'.
On your pop up screen go to preferences and then to print&fax
From there use the + button to add a printer of your choice...
Be aware that some printers do not have automatic drivers for mac and therefore you may need to get that from the internet... unfortunately most makers treat Windows as priority still!
I have a very expensive pair of printers in my office the B&W works and the Colour cannot use a Mac driver, go figure!MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.4.9), England