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Wont Print Black And White Help please!!!

Hey there im having printing black and white... the printing comes out a greenish tone.. any onehave any ideas?

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Re: Wont Print Black And White Help please!!!

You might try cleaning the cartridge carrier with windex. Or try going to the properties of the printer and go to clean nozzle

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Im trying to print a black and white document but it wont let me print because my color cartridge is missing

The Lexmark X2600 requires both cartridges to have ink in them to continue printing, even if your printing in "black and white". To print true black, you actually use some of the color ink. , Leaving the color cartridge empty or dry isn't good for the printer. It can lead to poor print quality issues.

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Canon Pixma 3600 I want black & white printing only for documents Question: How do i turn off the colour cartridges for black & white printing only?

The Grayscale print option optimizes the look of color slides for printing on a black and white printer by adding shading. The Pure Black and White option prints your slides in monochrome.

  1. Open the presentation you want to print.
  2. Click on the word File in the Menu Bar.
  3. Select the option Print.
  4. The Print dialog will appear.
sayurisan20_3.jpg 5.In the Color/Grayscale section, choose the Grayscale option to print in black, white, and shades of gray. 6.Choose the Pure Black and White option to print in black and white only. 7.Click on the OK button.

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How do I print a negative black & white keeps printing a yellow tone image?

hi...while you give the printing command go to option and select black and white option. u can get black and white.
If u get yellow tone image means that the catridge of black might hav finshed please check the catridge and replace it.

Jul 05, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer

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Problem with printing black and white photos

Probably what happen is that you are printing black and white but you have your printer on color mode, try to set the printer to grayscale or black and white before print. The printer is tring to get the black and white by mixing all three color, that is the most comon way of make black, so, when one of the color is missing you see those red lines.
Also you will solve the problem replacing the color cartridge.

May 19, 2010 | HP PSC 1510 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I just bought a new printer today its a lenmark Z2300m Color Printer i only have color ink for it do i need black ink for it because everytime i try to print it comes out greenish

Under your printer preferences there is a way to print gray scale. SO even if your image is in color, it will print black and white. Every printer interface is different, but when you go to print, there's usually a properties or setting button that will bring you to another page from the initial print menu. here is where you would choose gray scale.

If you try for black with only a color cartridge, it'll come out a dark green or blue color. Or on some cases, it will tell you it's out of black and you can't print.

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Using Canon iP4600, I'm trying to print a black-and-white photo with a black background and a half-tone image in the front, but I keep getting purplish and black stripes instead of an all black background....

Hi there

Sometimes, printers use colors from the other cartridges in order to form a deep black colour. It does seem that not enough pure black ink is getting onto the paper.

Can you check that there is enough black ink remaining? If so, go to the print options of the program from which you are trying to printer the image, and set the colour output to black or greyscale only. This may be within an option called Printer Preferences from the Print dialogue window of the program from which you are printing from.

Then, print an image as a test and see if it comes out in black only this time.

I look forward to your reply.


Jul 25, 2009 | Printers & Copiers

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HP D7260 can't print color in black & white only - greenish hue

I am having the same problem, printing photos I took of the moon thru my telescope. Any solutions?

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I have a Canon MP610 printer.The Test page prints ok.The copy fuction is perfect co;our and black and white.When printing from a file saved on computer the text has a sepia tone not black and white....

just chk the properties or the colour cobinations if you choose text for printing out than it will only print text and if it is too dark red that means it is connected with some wrong colour wire

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Getting to print BLACK & WHITE direct from the comp screen which has colour

when you get the window of the printer go to preferences , then on top of window click color , then where it says COLOR OPTIONS , unclick the PRINT IN GRAYSCALE (uncheck the box) then click OK . and try again . hope this helps

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hey generaly if you dont have any one of that two cartridge then it wont allow you to pring so you need both cartridge in their position
but it is not necessary that both cartridge will be in working condition
so if you want only black and white prints you just need black cartridge in working condition and one colour cartridge in its position even if its empty then also it works but if you dont put colour cartridge in printer it wont allow you to print through black also

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