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Printer and colors

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    Printer and colors

    I am printing lists of addresses on internet phone book. To save ink I want print b/w. My printer Epson set on b/w however the prints come in colour. Do you think the problem is with my printer or is there something to set on my computer and how ? Thanks.

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    Usually, if the printer is set for B/W then it will print in B/W. I have an Epson Artisan 835 and I can set it for B/W and whatever I print from that program is in B/W. However, if I exit out of the program and go to a different program I have to set it for B/W again. It won't stay on B/W.
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  3. #3

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    You have to get in there in the printer settings, and tel lit to "Print in Grayscale -Black Cartridge Only"

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