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How do you specify B&W printing on HP C4400

I'd like to be able to print a document in black and white even if there is some color on the original. 
 I don't have the manual for the printer so hopefully someone can help.  Thanks.

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  • rosario_psu Feb 09, 2009

    I'm thinking my problem has something to do with me using a Mac... I don't seem to have the properties tab when I go to print.  I do have a "Presets" drop down but it only gives me 2 options-- standard or last used.  I think I need to figure out how to change those presets.  Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    I too can not seem to find an option to print in black and white only with the HP C4400 printer. I am using it with a MAC if that makes a difference.  Any ideas?

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Click "print" then go to the drag down menu that says "preview." go to "paper type/quality" and make sure it says "plain paper." then choose color: "grayscale." then click the "color options" tab and choose "black print cartridge only." if it is on the default paper setting of premium photo paper, it won't let you choose the black-only option. i don't know how to make the normal paper the default though because it won't save this on mine. so you have to go through these steps every time. unless anyone else knows??

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When you print, go in to the properties and there should be a spot where it specifies either the print color or the output color.

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  • Matt Barr Feb 09, 2009

    I dont have my mac available to me at this time. let me see what i can do.

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