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PRINTING BLACK ONLY

How do I print in black only? I have never printed anything in color and the color cartridge runs out. It will not work unless I replace it. I don't want to have to buy color cartridges all the time. I only use this for faxing and copying. Help.

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  • klcoulter Oct 10, 2008

    Thanks for the help. Now, how do you open the printer driver on the Canon MX310?

  • rpchen Nov 02, 2008

    I did all the things, changed it to black only an everything, but still, the problem didn't solve.



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Hi. open your printer driver setup...in the maintenance tab click ink cartridge settings...in box select which cartridge to use..black.
in the main tab under media type... select plain paper.
in page setup tab... make sure borderless printing is unchecked.
if you use any paper other than plain or you use borderless printing the color cartridge will be used.
hope this helps you.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

  • Ken Newberg Oct 10, 2008

    you can open it from an application you are using to copy from... such as, adobe reader. in this case under toolbar file click print and then preferences. the setup window should open.

    or you can open it from control panel...printers...printers and faxes.

    right click your printer icon......then select printing preferences.

    if you don't already have this go to...

    http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/contro...

    you can download an onscreen manual which is ideal for this model. let me know how you come out on this.

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