Taking the output of a computer and affixing it to paper

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Right-click a html file and print it?

I've went ahead and created the Automator workflow that let's me have a "print this file" right-click menu in Finder. It works fine for pdf and txt files, but if I try the same on a html file, the ...
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Does a guest OS under Virtualbox need to install drivers for peripheral devices?

I run a guest Ubuntu under Virtualbox in Mac OS X. The host Mac OS X has been configured to print on a network printer by someone else. Now I try to configure the guest Ubuntu to print on the same ...
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Is there a way to keep the last printer settings when changing printers?

I have presets like Duplex and Duplex 2-up that I use for printing, and I'd like to keep the last setting until I change it myself, even if I change printers. E.g., if I print something 2-up on ...
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Trouble adding a printer with lpadmin

I'm trying to add a printer through the Terminal using lpadmin, and it absolutely refuses to work. The printer adds just fine, everything looks perfect from what I can see, but any attempt to print ...
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One Mac can print to network printer, one cannot

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro running El Capitan (IP: 192.168.1.65) and a newer Macbook Air (~2014) (IP: 192.168.1.71) running El Capitan. Both are connected wirelessly to the same network: a U-Verse ...
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Password required to pause / resume printer

We've got several macs (macbook pros + mac minis) in our office. Most of the users are running osx 10.9 and dont have admin access. If they hit pause on the printer dialog they and then try to ...
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Canon Duplexer prints on opposite sides

I have a problem I cannot fix. The CANON i-Sensys MF4660PL printer I have is able to print double-sided, but it does not do it correctly. I have downloaded the latest printer driver from Canon (for El ...
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How should daemons tell users about errors?

I wrote a bash script that backs up certain files on my computer. To automate the running of the script, I set up an associated daemon that runs the script every day. There are certain instances ...
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How can I add a Windows (smb) printer using the address directly?

I am using macOS 10.11 El Capitan. I want to re-add a printer I have in order to use a different driver. For some reason, I cannot discover/browse the workgroup (in the Windows pane of + Add… under ...
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App for printing to Samba printers via iOS document sharing

I am Looping for an iOS app supporting "document sharing" which would allow me to print to a Samba printer. Use case: open a document (e.g., a PDF) with the app (via the iOS document sharing/...
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The optical photoconductor needs to be replaced - printing issue

I am trying to print and continue to get this error. I'm on a macbook air running El Capitan. I work in an office and everyone else is printing fine. Any solutions?
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PC Emulator for OSX with driver support

So my workplace purchased a new Enduro 3E Card Printer and they asked me to install it--looking at the installation discs, I immediately realized that they were for Windows installations. So I went to ...
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Edit (colorized) terminal output before printing?

A very similar question has already been asked on SuperUser but none of the answers works satisfactorily for me. I can actually get almost what I want by simply: Running the Terminal for the whole ...
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What is the root username and password for CUPS 2.1.0

I don't remember creating one and I'm just trying to print in black and white.
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Why won't my new iMac El Capitan print from Word?

I have a new iMac El Capitan (and I'm a new Mac user) attached to the Canon Pixma MX926 printer (about 4 years old) with a USB cable. I can print from the Apple help menu, but can't print any Word ...
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My terminal keeps printing “emergency” messages

I keep getting these broadcast messages being printed to every terminal window, and it's driving me nuts. Does anybody have a clue as to how to turn them off? Broadcast Message from _usbmuxd@10242-...
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How to configure same dymo label writer 450 on OS X?

I have bought a second dymo label writer 450 but I cannot have them seen as 2 different independent printers, so when I install the "second" (with a different name) then the "first" does not seem to ...
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Automate printing with options?

I am trying to print a file (a pdf), without intervention. Not Automator specific, I can deal with applescript or terminal or whatever. The specifics of what I want are: Print to specific Printer ...
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Applescript Printer Alerts via iMessage

Is there a way to send an SMS via Applescript/Automator in either of these scenarios: When a low printer ink alert occurs ("Cyan is at or below 10%) With the periodic status of ink levels ("Cyan=10%,...
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Preview in OSX El Capitan defaults to 100% scale

When printing a jpeg, preview now defaults to 100% scale, which is not what I want. I am having to manually select scale to fit and fill entire paper. How can I make it always default to the latter (...
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XPC_ERROR_CONNECTION_INTERRUPTED: trying to map database

Really frustrated by the lack of information regarding errors in the logs in OS X. I'm trying to add a printer SHARP MX4112N and the server is a Windows server. So when I try connecting to it I get ...
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How do I revert the sudo less /private/etc/cups/printers.conf command?

I have used the above command to try and find my printer's address using the web. Now I would like to revert this setting using terminal. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks in advance!
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CUPS error message when trying to print through router

I get the following error message on both of my MAC Books (running El Capitan) when trying to print to my HP8500 printer through my home wireless network: Backend /usr/libexec/cups/backend/hpip does ...
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Scanner not recognised on Epson Printer after El Capitan update

I've noticed that the scanner option has disappeared from the System Preferences (Printers & Scanners) control for the Epson AL CX21NF. I've tried installing the drivers from here and also using ...
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Printer will not print, status: “Hold for Authentication”

Used to be able to print like a charm. It's a network printer. Now all I get is: When checking the system log all it says is: 09/02/16 12:24:41,669 NetAuthSysAgent[42720]: ...
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Printing problem only in web browsers

Under Yosemite 10.10.5 on an iMac, I get the following two error messages when printing from Firefox: First error message: "Print Preview Error. An error occurred while printing" Then, after ...
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Missing driver for printer - adobe postscript

I have a Panasonic Workio 190 Printer. It doesn't seem like there is a Mac driver (I'm on Mavericks). The only thing there is, is a Adobe PostScript Driver: I've never come across this kind of ...
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Borderless printing

My Brother MFC-J6920DW printer can print edge to edge / borderless / without margins. I know this for sure because I have made a perfectly borderless print from OS X Photos. Also, a .pdf that I ...
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One Mac printing, the other won't

I have two identical MacBooks. Well, almost identical - there may be differences under the hood, but they're both running El Capitan, both similar spec, and one was bought about two months before the ...
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connecting a LAN printer while using the 3G network

I have set up a point of sale station using a 3G iPad. I have a LAN printer that connects to a WiFI router that doesn't have an Internet connection. I want to use the 3G to connect to the Internet ...
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How can I add additional paper sizes to Automator services?

I'm attempting to create a service using Automator from the Photos > New PDF Contact Sheet action. However, the Paper size option only allows me to select US Letter and A4. The print drivers for ...
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How to print onto virtual letter paper which exists as PDF?

How to print onto virtual letter paper which exists as PDF? New to the Mac OS X world and with MACs. From the windows world I have a virtual letter paper with my e.g. logo, headers, footers existing ...
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Borderless printing at 100% on a Brother MFC

Goal I'd like to print a postscript drawing (1) at 100% on A3 size paper. My (Brother MFC-J6920DW) printer (and OS X CUPS driver) supports borderless printing on large / A3 size paper, so this should ...
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Installed “El Capitan”on my MacBook Air and now my computer doesn't recognize my printer

I had Mavericks on my MacBook Air previously. After installing "El Capitan", my printer isn't recognized anymore (it was before the upgrade). I added my printer to the "list of printers" again, but it ...
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Looking for a Terminal command to disable permanently “pause mode” on HP printer • Lion 10.7.5

Reason : HP Printer suddenly always on "pause / queue" while printing. My problem : All of a sudden, my LaserJet CP2025 printer stopped printing, putting instead all documents on queue. I'm ...
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How to Connect Printer via Ethernet on Thunderbolt Display?

I have a complex setup and just upgraded from Mavericks to El Capitan and now my printer no longer works. I had it connected via ethernet on a different subnet through a Thunderbolt display that is ...
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Define A4 default paper size for every user & Application

Trying to have A4 set as the default for every new user created. US Letter is currently the default. Applied: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences AppleLocale en_GB ...
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Using shared printer in El Captain - Canon LBP2900

I have downloaded drivers based on following forum post Apple Forum on using this printer After doing this I am able to print using the printer (when connected directly to MBP) but if I share same ...
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print jobs cancel after 3 hrs - how change?

Moved up to El Capitan 10.11.2. Now my print jobs all cancel after 3 hrs (10800 sec). Can't find CUPS files in Library. How/where can I change the setting of MaxJobTime?
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Add Virtual Null Printer in El Capitan

I am familiar with adding a virtual IPP printer to OS X however, I would like to add a non-printing virtual printer that does not queue is jobs but rather sends them to a null device or automatically ...
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Word for Mac 2008

I am having a problem with the auto-text headers. When I type a document, the auto-text updates properly; however, when they print they do not print as they appear onscreen. They are printing as "...
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Print an individual email that is part of a conversation

Mail.app Version 8.2 (2104), OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I have a message in my inbox which I would like to print, but Mail associates it with a conversation in another mailbox and the print preview shows ...
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Print jobs cancelled if waiting too long?

I tend to send things to print, even when not connected to my printer (via usb). This allows it to print the minute I connect the printer, which is nice when I am on my laptop. It used to work, even ...
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when I reinstall to EI capitan and Ricoh MP 4000 can't print, how I can fix it?

I re-install OS to EI capitan. My office printer is Ricoh Mp 4000 without PostScript. Before I reinstall Os , I add some app ,Ricoh Mp 4000 can worked. (http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/...
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How can I make Keynote print my arrowheads?

I have a Keynote presentation with a black background. When I print to PDF without backgrounds, 4 slides per page, the arrows (white on the original, black on print) lose their heads. Is there a fix ...
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Not able to open print setup in my mac. I use OS X EI Captain 10.11.1

I am not able to open print setup. When I Open Print Queue, i get the following screen I am not even able to given double sided printout. Please help me out Basically, I want to give back to back ...
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Unable to print in reverse order in Yosemite. How to fix?

I used to manually print two-sided documents. This way, I firstly would print only odd pages in normal order, then flip printed pages in printer (all at once), reload them and then print only even ...
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Archived Apple Messages - How to print or reactivate

Is there a way to print or reactivate text messages that have been archived? I can view the archived messages just fine in the ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages directory.
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OS X 10.11 El Capitan Preview's print preview different from print result

I've noticed something strange with printing PDFs via Preview on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. I've been printing PDF slides at 6 slides a page and they have always turned out like Figure 1. After the ...
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Preview Printing Off Paper/Center

When I Print a PDF or a Picture in Preview the Print Preview looks good. When I go to print it's off center by about half the page. Doesn't matter if The Auto Rotate is on/off or Orientation, paper ...