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Always printing in B&W empties the color cartridges

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I always print in gray scale/ B&W mode, but it keeps emptying the color cartridges.
What should I do to only have the black cartridge used when printing in B&W?

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  • ced95 May 25, 2008

    Thank you!
    The setting that caused trouble for me was duplex printing:
    "Note: If either 'Borderless Printing' or 'Duplex Printing' are enabled from the Page Setup tab, grayscale will be created using a combination of the color (dye) inks to prevent smearing."



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Go to this link. In the Search box type "print with black ink only" and click the Search button. You will see directions to do this in either Mac or Windows.

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