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Printing in black on a canon 850

How do you change the setting on a canon printer from color to black to print?

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Re: printing in black on a canon 850

Open your printers and settings, find your canon 850.
Right click and select properties.
Click the Advanced tab
Click Printing Defaults
Here is where things get tough. With some luck you will have a color tab.
Some place in their you WILL find a "Print in gray scale" box to check.

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