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How do I force printer to use color cartridge to print B/W doc?

Hello,
I'd like to print a pdf doc from my iMac to my Canon MX300 printer.
The doc is B&W, but the black cartridge on the printer is low and I rarely print in colour, so I'd like to force the printer to use the colour cartridge even though it "sees" a B&W image.
How do I do it?
Preview Help, and Help for the Printer, are no help.
All suggestions welcome!
Thx, Ch.S

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From the printer's front panel , look for settings or Rench Icon, browse it and look for the option clor management. May be it cud help u..

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