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How do i change the amount of ink used for printing documents?

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To change the amount of ink used by printers. You can check the preferences of the printer before hitting again on the print button.

When you click on file then print, there will be a window that will appear asking you what type of printer to use. On the right side part of the printers name you will see an option to open the preferences of the printer. Normally it will say properties or preferences.

Under the printer option, there will be another settings that you can see for "Quality". That is the one that controls the amount of inks used by your printer. Draft, uses less amount of ink (quality is poor) Normal, normal ink used by your printer. Photos and Best photo produces more inks. Of course for photo use to produce good quality of pictures.

This is the only way to control it. Drivers for printer are the one who controls the amount of ink used by your printer. Unfortunately looking on the hardware side, there nothing else that you could do to control it.

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You can save ink by highlighting all your text, go to Fonts menu and select your font color to 50% gray. This will definitely help save on the ink output, even better than just using draft mode.

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