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Magenta ran out, can't print in black

MX700 Canon All In One - I ran out of Magenta ink, now I am unable to print a black text-only document! Is there any way around this? Is there any way to set the printer to use black ink only?

I can't wait several days to order color refills! Help!

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Sorry! the printer is so designed to do an ink and cartridge check and if one is mt so be it no print!

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