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can i print from an apple computer to a Dell printer

i just got a dell printer that is WIFI because my old printer broke. my wife now wants to buy an apple computer or laptop. Would she be able to print from an apple computer to a dell printer?
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Cant print in fast / draft when connected to printer over wifi, but can when connected via usb

Ive recently bought a cannon ix6850 printer to replace my canon ix6500 (really the 6850 is just an updated version with built in wifi). Now ive got this new 6850 if i connect to it over wifi i get ...
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Print wirelessly from USB printer connected through router

I have Canon Pixma MP198 (USB only) printer that is connected to my d'link router with usb cable. Can I print documents wirelessly from my iPad 2? Without the need to turn on my PC if I want to ...
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Use an old driver (for OSX 10.3) in a new mac (OSX 10.8/9)

I have a printer (Sansung ML-1250) that has driver for OSX 10.3 but now I have a new mac with OSX 10.9 and I'm not sure how to handle it. Is there any solutions?
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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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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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'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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How to create multiple printer profiles on Mac?

I have a Mac, but sometimes need to print with legal/landscape and other times with letter/portrait. In Windows I can create two printer profiles for the same printer to easily toggle between these. ...
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How can I take custom printer settings from one computer and transfer them to others on the network?

I have a new printer on the network with four paper trays. If I set custom print settings on one computer. How can I transfer these setting to other computers?
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Canon imageclass MF4420w printer cant work with mac osx 10.8

There seems to be no legit drivers available for the Canon MF4420w imageclass printers which dont seem to work.
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Printing to Windows Server shared printers from an iPad

We have a VP who wants to print from his iPad. We have a few printers shared off our DC running Windows Server 2008 r2. All of the iPad apps that I've found have not worked very well. Has anyone had ...
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Printing remotly from your iPhone or IPad using an app

I want to print stuff from my iPhone or IPad. My printer is connected to a PC. I saw there is an app called PrintCentral that after configuration should do the trick. It is a bit pricey, so I want to ...
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How best to share a Mac-connected printer with Windows 7 PCs on a workgroup network?

I've currently got an old but decent non-network-capable laser printer connected to one of my Windows 7 PC's, and shared over the network (a plain Windows workgroup.) Other PCs in the house, my Mac ...
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Canon printer always “busy”

I have a Canon Pixma MX870 and I downloaded and installed drivers from Canon's site. I've got it configured on two other macs in my house and it works fine. When I tried to add the printer using the ...
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Restore PDF to Evernote service in Lion

Anyone knows how to restore the print PDF to Evernote in Lion 10.7.2?
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Can't print from OS X 10.7 to shared printer on OS X 10.6

I have a network with 2 Mac OS X computers in it. When I try to print a text document from my upgraded OS X 10.7 to the shared printer on OS X 10.6, my print job gets stuck at the "job pending on ...
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iPhone 4 camera capabilities to read QR code

I have no iPhone 4 here now but I need to know how well is its camera for reading small-size QR codes. Now I have some test QR codes printed on a sheet of paper and my old 1.3MPx smartphone camera ...
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Transfer printers to other mac?

I have a mac running 10.6 that has a dozen or so different printers set up on it. I am working on setting up a new machine to replace it, but would rather not have to set up all the printers again on ...
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How do you _unset_ the default printer?

I know I'm going to hit myself when someone tells me the answer, but I set the Default Printer on my Mac, and wish I hadn't. Previously, it would default to the last printer used, which was great. ...
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Quick way to Print Multiple Emails

Using Mail.app, or exporting from same, is there a quick way to print all the emails from a single folder? I have about 50 email messages in a folder and I need to print a copy of each one. I know I ...
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How can I change default print preference to black and white, system wide?

I would like to make my printer print b&w as default from every application on my mac. How do I do this?
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how to assign keyboard shortcut to buried command?

In Chrome, if I do cmd+P to print, and click Print Using System Dialog, then click on the PDF dropdown button, I get a command called Save PDF to DEVONthink Pro. In System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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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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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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How to screen capture high-quality for printing for 300 DPI?

On the Mac I am aware of how to do a screen capture, but it creates a 72 DPI image. We need a much higher quality image because it's for printing on a color laser printer. We need to be able to print ...
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Printers compatible with case sensitive hardened Mountain Lion

For security improvment, I'm running all my MacOS X on case sensitive and journaled file systems (then any ill written program which one day open a file named conf, and the day after try to open it ...
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Epson software update keeps popping up on my screen but nothing gets downloaded

I get that question pop-up on my screen a few times per day. Sometimes several times in a row. If I say Yes, a long EULA document appears for me to accept, then a window with a progress bar that ...
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How to print from an iOS device to a remote office?

I've done a bit of research on the Internet, and it looks like I'm at a dead end. My goal is to minimize cost, and be able to send and print documents automatically (approximately 10 or 20 pages per ...
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Why does an uninstalled Canon LBP 5050 printer keep reappearing?

I used to have a Canon LBP 5050. It is no longer connected to the network or the Mac. I removed the printer from: "System Preferences → Printers" and even removed the ppd from /Library/Printers, using ...
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Has someone set up an HP DeskJet 812C with SnowLeopard or Lion?

My parents have an old printer: an HP DeskJet 812C. I upgraded the OS on their iMac to SnowLeopard before checking if the printer was compatible. Unfortunately, it isn't. There's a Gutenprint driver ...
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Can anyone guide me in installing a driver for Epson Stylus C59 in Mac Lion?

I've got a new mac mini (the latest one mid-2011) and it has Lion in it. I have an old Epson Stylus C59 and would like to use it in this mac mini. However, the epson site has no installer for mac. ...
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What could be stopping my WiFi printer from working?

My iMac suddenly stopped recognising my HP OfficeJet 6500 printer over the wireless network. Previously, it worked fine for years. It works with USB, and the printer connects to the router without a ...
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How can I fix iPhoto 11 print quality

My wife scrapbooks our photos, and has recently upgraded from her old computer to a brand new MacBook Pro. She is a big fan of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it", so has been using iPhoto 6 on MacOS ...
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iPad portable printer

I have a project running on a iPad and my client have decided to print a document on his clients and with that I'll need to find a portable printer for iPad. I have searched on Canon and HP and ...
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Printing current date and time on each page

I'm often printing several versions of a document (e.g. a paper in progress). To keep track of the printouts I would like to print the date and time of printing onto each page, regardless of which ...
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How do I add a user to Print Administrator group but not full administrator?

He unplugged the printer and plugged it back in. OS X (10.6) asked for the print administrator password. I would like to add the user to that group but not the full administrators group. How do I do ...
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Canon Selphy CP780 Printer for MacBook Air

Where can I find information on set up?
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Software Update wants to install printer driver update that removes support for my printer

I have a Brother MFC-9340CDW that I've had for some time. I recently upgraded from Snow Leopard to Yosemite and found that among the broken things were that my printer no longer functioned due to ...
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mDNSResponder missing

I am on Yosemite since today and am trying to connect to network printers, but System Preferences doesn't show any. The printers use Bonjour and I read that the associated process is mDNSresponder. ...
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Sharing a Printer from Maverick to Tiger

I currently have a Teacher using a newer i5 iMac running Maverick, and am trying to share the usb connected printer (HP1300) with 4 student G3 iMacs running Tiger. I have the printer shared (from the ...
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Print file from terminal via smb

So UI printing fails with no reason as always. I hope that I can get more details by printing from command line. Tried smbutil print //user@host/share file got: smbutil: unknown command print ...
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Unable to install Wi-Fi printer drivers on one of our 20 MacBook Pros

We have 20 or so brand new MacBook Pro's and I've successfully installed the Officejet 6500 E709n [DBB4c0] printer on all of them except for one. This one MacBook Projust fails to find the driver for ...
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Stop from automatically connecting to a WiFi network

I have just bought a printer that works via its own WiFi connection, so every time I have to print something, I have to manually switch from my usual internet WiFi connection to the printer's. The ...
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Is there a recipe for creating a locked-down ftp user role account?

I would like to set up an account on several Macs that can be used to send files to them via FTP. Specifically, I have a multifunction network printer whose scan function can FTP a scanned document to ...
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How to print Instagram photos locally?

Is there any app/workflow which allows me to print photos in the official Instagram app as easily as possible? Background: Lots of our customers show us their ideas on Instagram on our iPad. We'd ...
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Bonjour (Printing service) run on Sleep

I currently use Bonjour for my home wireless printing. It works flawlessly, but I have one gripe with software. If my iMac (pc connected to the printer) goes to sleep, the wireless print stops. Is ...
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Mail 7.3 print issue

Mail 7.3 frequently (but not always) prints email headers on one page and body on a second page. The same problem occurs on different printers (HP & Epson). Seems to occur most often when set to ...
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Brother HL-1440 Disappears From Mavericks

I'm using OS X 10.9.4 and I have a Brother HL-1440 that I've been using for years, even before I was using an iMac. It's been a real workhorse and doesn't show signs of failure mechanically (it's ...
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Which printer software driver should I use?

When adding a printer in OS X, and assuming the printer is AirPrint enabled, which driver should I use: 1. the AirPrint driver or 2. the CUPS driver for that specific printer? My assumption is that ...
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Suddenly cannot print over WiFi

I have an Epson Stylus NX625 that my family had been using from several Macs and Macbooks until recently. Now when we attempt to print the Mac reports "Looking for printer" for several minutes ...