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Printing text The printer won't automatically print text without going in and changing from automatic to a color.

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Try uninstalling and reinstalling the driver for your printer.

Hope this helps

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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According to canon.com's website regarding the i9900 InkJet Photo Printer:

Why color ink may be used when printing in black and white Even when printing in black and white, color ink is used for the following reasons:
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    To prevent the print head nozzles from clogging, the print head is automatically cleaned periodically. At that time, a small amount of each color ink is consumed.

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