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Printing only in black

Hi, how I can configure my Canon 830 printer to print only in black ink even the colorful images?

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  • jamam Jan 19, 2009

    How do you make the printer USE only black ink? I just printed a 30-p draft and clicked on "greyscale" (also clicked "fast" to use less ink), but as I watched the printer box that comes up while printing, it showed more color ink being used than black. All ink cartridges showed full when the printing started, but at the end very little of the large black cartridge had been used, while about one-third of the yellow and blue were gone. What settings will let you use ONLY black? Thanks for any help.

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When you get the printer option page click on properties, in the main page there select gray scale printing. Click OK to get back to the print page and ok there to print.

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