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How do shut off the color ink tanks when I just want to do black and white copies

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You can in the print settings. hold ctrl and press p, then properties. you will find a setting there

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When the printer is open click on Printer to open the properties file.
Then click on the maintenance tab at the top. Select the ink cartridge settings and it will open an area where uou can select black ink only. Just remember to change it back when you want to use the colored ink again.

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According to canon.com's website regarding the i9900 InkJet Photo Printer:

Why color ink may be used when printing in black and white Even when printing in black and white, color ink is used for the following reasons:
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