Taking the output of a computer and affixing it to paper

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Need to print out iPhone text messages

I have a court case and have text messages on my iPhone I need to transfer to my iPad email for evidence. Every time I try it doesn't work, it will send them to my iMessage but not my email. I need ...
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Can scale be set when printing PDFs from mobile Safari to a Mac with Printopia?

I'm on Mavericks 10.9.1, Safari 7.0.1. There are many occasions when I need to print PDFs to my networked printer remotely (i.e., From my iPad via Printopia) and they never print in the correct scale ...
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How to print and email PDF from any OS X application on PDF letterhead?

On the Windows PC there is a nice eDocPrinter PDF printer driver from Iteksoft that prints from any Windows application to a PDF file overlayed with a PDF of the corporate letterhead and even attaches ...
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Hooking up Dell printer 2155 CN to OS X 10.9

I just got a new MacBook Air and called Dell about hooking up my printer. They told me that they have no drivers for OS X 10.9, which means I cannot use my Dell printers with my mac? I have a Dell ...
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How do I use OS X Print/Save as Postscript to produce a custom sized page?

I am trying to produce a press-quality CMYK PDF file from a Pages or MS Word document in OS X. The canned Print/PDF options produce insufficient quality in the images, and do not allow conversion to ...
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How to remove the computer name, date, and time at the bottom of every printed page

Recently my computer started printing the my user name, the date, and the time at the bottom of every page I print. I don't want this to be printed. What caused this to happen and how can I stop it? ...
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How to “print” a web page to a PDF in Safari on iOS (iPad)?

In Google Chrome it is possible to Print... > Google Cloud Print > Save to Google Drive > ... This seems to work like a charm. I would like to do the same thing in Safari. "Printing" a website to a ...
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How does AirPrint (on iOS) decide what printer settings to use, and can I change them?

I just got my first proper AirPrint printer (the Canon PIXMA 7120). Like all printers, it has a ton of different settings for print quality, etc, and when you print from OSX, you get a print dialogue ...
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Printer presets not taking effect

I'm using a Canon MX882 printer with Mavericks. I can set and save printer presets and review them under show presets. All settings are saved as expected, but when actually selecting to use the ...
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Can a Canon C7055 print from OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Trying to connect to a Canon iR-ADV C7055 Printer When attempting to print from my mac, it time-outs out after "trying to connect" to the Canon iR-ADV C7055 (and when printing to a Canon iR5055 it ...
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Printing from Windows to a Brother HL-1440 printer (thru a Time Capsule)

I'm documenting an answer, instead of a posting a question, in case this helps anyone else (or I need it again). I recently got a 2013 Time Capsule to update my home setup. I wanted to attach my ...
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How to install Citizen DNP DS40 printers in Cups?

I have 2 x DNP DS40 photo printers. I can install both through System Preferences, but not in Cups? Printer 1 is setup with 4x6 ribbon, printer 2 is setup with 6x9 ribbon. When I print using ...
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How to connect Canon MP780 on iMac 10.9 Mavericks?

I can not find the driver for running my Canon MP780 Printer on Mavericks.
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Printer Setup Utility gone in Mavericks, how to set default printer in Applescript now?

I have some Applescripts that set the default printer using "Printer Setup Utility", that seems gone in Mavericks. Anyone have an alternative to suggest?
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Can't add a printer on Mavericks

I'm trying to use an Epson Workforce 840 over Wifi with Mac OS X 10.9. This Mac has never used the printer before. I've tried going through the usual steps but it's not working. My Mac sees the ...
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TextEdit print to pdf failure in RemoteViewServices

I just started getting "error while printing" printing to a pdf from textedit (i.e. Print > PDF > Save as PDF ...). This has worked in the past (for years), though a web search indicates it's a ...
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Mavericks - terminal change default printer paper size

I've been using the following terminal command to set the current default printer paper size to a custom paper size defaults write com.apple.print.PrintingPrefs DefaultPaperID -string 154x216 ...
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How to set up HP P3005x printer for double-sided printing OS X 10.9?

My MacBook Pro having OS X 10.9 is connected to network printer HP LaserJet P3005x, but I can't print on both sides of the paper automatically, particularly the Word documents. Can someone guide me ...
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Apple Mail prints tiny fonts after Maverick upgrade

After installing Mavericks on my MacBook Pro 13 (non-Retina) and on my Mac Mini, a printed message from Mail appears in tiny font. This is independent of the printer (tried on Hp and on Epson). After ...
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'Filter' failed error trying to print after upgrading to Mavericks

I made the mistake of upgrading to Mavericks and now my Samsung ML-1710 won't print. I get Stopped - 'Filter' failed while trying to print a test page for example. I've tried some of the suggestions ...
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Canon MP780 support, and borderless printing, in Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Has anyone got their Canon Pixma MP780 to print borderless in Mavericks? Its support was removed after the CanonPrinterDrivers2.8 (as of writing we are on 2.12). I keep the 2.8 drivers and they ...
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Add a value to CustomPapers' plist using Terminal

I'm trying to add a printer to CustomPapers' .plist using this terminal command: defaults write com.apple.print.custompapers.plist 165x165 -dict-add ...
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PDF from pdfLaTeX doesn't print correctly

I am trying to print a PDF file generated with pdfLaTeX, but the OS X (10.8) CUPS always shifts and scales the content of the page, without me having any chance to change that behavior. To reproduce: ...
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Printing in black and white without intermediate greys

I'd like to routinely print using only black ink when colour isn't important, because I have a whole lot more black ink than colour ink. I have a Canon printer and I have selected the 'Black & ...
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Canon iP3000 Printer not working after using with OS X Lion

I was able for some time to print from Lion using a 10.6 driver. Recently I got a 5 yellow light blink error sign which is the sign for a print head problem. I installed a new print head without ...
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Creating labels for label printer

I have a Brother label printer and the P-Touch software for creating labels is fiddly and not very Mac-like. Is it possible to create labels with other software? The first and foremost criterion is to ...
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Network printer not seen by Mac or iPad when on wifi extender

I've got an HP printer that has bonjour capability and connects directly to my router via ethernet (BT Hub3) When my mac is connected to the same router it can see the printer fine. Bonjour, normal ...
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Is there any way to print to an old Diablo-command-set parallel printer from a modern Mac?

This question is mostly about software. There exist many hardware adapters that allow one to connect a parallel printer to the USB port on a Mac, but I can't find any way to stream text to the adapter ...
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MacBook Pro 10.7.5 doesn't recognize Kyocera Printer

I downloaded the Mac 10.5+ Kyocera driver from here: .EN.html#">http://www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.eu/index/service/dlc.false.driver.FS3040MFPPLUS..EN.html# I then installed it, however when I click ...
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Printer Deploy with and custom preset profiles to Mac OS X workstations

How would I go about deploying a network printer (Sharp MX-2600N) to Mac OS X machines that would include a custom printer preset profile (Embedded Printer User Authentication Code)? Ideal Method of ...
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Can I put an Airport Extreme in client mode (sharing printer only)?

I have an Airport Extreme 3rd gen (A1301). I just bought a Time Capsule 5th gen (A1470). I put the TC where the AE used to be, in a cupboard in the hall. Now I am thinking to repurpose the AE as a ...
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Create a bookmarklet for Safari iOS to print page?

Is it possible to create a JavaScript bookmarklet (or other link) to be used in Safari (iOS) that will automatically print the current web page to the default AirPrint enabled printer? Ideally without ...
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Is there a way to use Ricoh1200s printer with OSX?

The printer only comes with Windows drivers only and is not listed in OSX nor in the Gimp-print list. I've also tried the generic PCL6 driver (which makes it print black dots to the side of the page ...
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Adding the Print Document Option To The Right-Click Contextual Menu?

In Windows it is possible to print a document on the desktop by right-clicking on it and choosing Print Document in the contextual menu that appears. By default this option is unfortunately not given ...
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View the configuration of a network printer

Someone in the office set up printing from the Mac to a printer connected to a Windows computer (the only Windows computer in the office). He can't remember how he set it up and no one else can get a ...
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Error message, “hpPlugInInit.kext was installed improperly”

I recently bought a MacBook Air and transferred my system information and user data via Migration Assistant. I used to get error messages on my old computer like this: The system extension ...
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How Can I Send Text (and Not a Text File) to My Printer on OS X?

I know about this question (How do I send ASCII text to printer (over USB)?). But I'm working on something different. I'd like to be able to send text from within a bash script or Perl script to my ...
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can't connect to wireless printer

I have an Epson Workforce 845 printer. I have it setup on my wireless network correctly. I can print to it without any trouble from a couple different windows computers but I only have intermittent ...
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Does Mountain Lion support Canon Pixma printers?

I've recently re-installed Mountain Lion after I upgraded from Lion on a 2009 iMac. Before the reinstallation, my printer, a Canon Pixma iP3000, worked perfectly and out of the box — no drivers ...
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hyperlinked text in word cant be click once made into a pdf

Im using word 2011 to create a doc with hyper linked text using cmd K this text is fine when the document is viewed in word as you can click on the text and it opens a browser to view the web page. ...
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Install and print from two identical printers on iMac?

I have two Dymo label printers. I tried installing the printer using CUPS web admin as well as the Print & Scan under System Preferences. Both printers installed fine. When I print from either the ...
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Are there any drivers for Canon i450 Printer for OSX 10.7?

My computer sees the printer and it looks like it installed, but when I try to print, I get an error message that it can't find a print head or that the print head is busy.
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How to get Quick Look to print PDF files double-sided?

My default printer's default settings are to print double-sided. It works well in all apps, due to system-wide preferences… with the exception of Quick Look: when I open a file with Quick Look ...
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Print at smaller scale

I recently received a PDF document consisting of 2 landscape A4 documents, which I would like to print as 1 portrait A4 (or 2 A5). I'm missing the control panel to print at 50% with matching layout. ...
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Can I make double-sided printing the default?

In the "Print" sheet, there's a checkbox for double-sided printing, but it's off by default. I often end up using twice as much paper as I want to because I forget to check this. Is there a way to ...
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How to get Mac OS X printer preset to save paper size and not default to system default paper size?

I have a receipt printer and regular printer on my Mac and have the system default paper size set to Letter and default printer set to "Last Used" In Safari I've setup a preset for my receipt printer ...
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lpinfo -m -h 127.0.0.1:631 to verfy the printer drivers available on the system

Can someone do me favor and run the lpinfo -m -h 127.0.0.1:631 that will show the listing of all printer drivers installed on your computer. Please tell me if you see more HP printers than ...
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Why does Pages all the sudden need permission to print?

I just tried to print something in Pages and got this: The printer was paused, and I was asked to resume it, but this? Why? Pages 4.3 on OS X 10.8.4.
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How do I remove the default margins when printing (when “Page Setup” options don't work)

I'm trying to print a web page that I've created with a custom paper size of 4.5x10.25 inches. I want the page to be printed right to the edge of the paper, with no margins at all. I've been reading ...
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How do I send ASCII text to printer (over USB)?

I have a (cheap Chinese) thermal printer with USB connection with Windows and Linux drivers. I tested installing the Linux driver PPD with Gutenprint and usbtb at first without any luck. So I would ...