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Follow these steps to change print settings, and then print in Mac OS X 10.6.
Step one: Select your product
In the program from which you want to print, click File , and then click Print .
Figure 11: Click File, and then click Print
Select your product from the Printer: drop-down list.
Step two: Change print settings
Type the number of copies to print in the Copies text box.
If you want to print multiple copies, select the Collated check box to print the pages of each copy in order.
Select the pages of the print job that you want to print. To print all pages, select All. To print a specific range of pages only, type the page number that begins the page range in the From text box. Then, type the page number that ends the page range in the To text box.
Select the size and type of paper loaded in the product from the Paper Size drop-down list.
Select the orientation for your print job. To print in portrait orientation, click the icon on the left. To print in landscape orientation, click the icon on the right.
Step three: Change the paper type and quality settings
After the Orientation section, click the drop-down, and then select Paper Type/Quality .
This drop-down usually defaults to the program specific drop-down. In this example, the drop-down is the TextEdit drop-down.
Figure 12: Select Paper Type/Quality
Adjust the Paper Type setting to match the paper loaded in the product.
Adjust the Quality setting to change the print quality of the printed page.
Select Print Borderless to print photos without a white border.
To change the color profile or to turn on Photo Fix, click the arrow next to Color Options to display the Color Options menu.
Figure 13: Color Options menu1 - Paper Type/Quality menu options2 - Color Options menu (only available if you click Color Options)
Step five: Print the print job
After all the settings match the needs of the print job, click Print on the Print window to print the document or print job.
Purchase the 74XL cartridge for 3x the prints. You may want to consider a different printer or laser printer for more cost effective prints and reliability as your printer will most likely wear out before you want with that quantity of printing.
In reading this HP forum I have found many other LaserJet 1100 owners who are trying to do the same thing as you.
Many of them recommend various cable solutions from Sewell. When you contact Sewell, make sure to specify your printer model, and ask what specific cables and/or adapters you need to make it work vis USB. They sound quite knowledgeable, and seem to have dealth with this before.