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Taking the output of a computer and affixing it to paper

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Airport Extreme problem between 2.4 and 5ghz networks

I have an Airport Extreme running the latest version of the software. All settings are pretty standard although I may have overriden the wifi channels. I have the 2.4 network and the 5ghz network with ...
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PostScript Driver issues: “ERROR: invalid font” - where to find font download (Softfont) options?

I'm having a problem with some documents printing on my Dell C2665dnf Color MFP on macOS 10.13.x and beyond (ie, including 10.14 Mojave betas). Sometimes a document only prints out: ERROR: ...
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Cannot print anymore since upgrade to Macos 10.13.6

I was using Macos 10.13.4. When I upgraded to Macos 10.13.6, I noticed my print jobs got stuck in the print queue so I deleted those print jobs and then I installed a newer version of the printer ...
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Best way to turn off cupsd?

I have a macOS 10.13 machine that is being used only for remote work, and has no need for printers. Printer Sharing is definitely turned off in System Preferences, and yet, cupsd is listening to a ...
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Can no longer log into CUPS web admin on macOS Mojave Beta?

I have a printer and I'm trying to set the default paper size. Normally, I can do this via the cups webadmin localhost:631 If you make any changes to a printer, it asks for your login credentials ...
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How to print from Google Docs in Safari?

For some reason when I press CMD + P or go to File>Print in Google Doc's instead of printing, the document is downloaded as a PDF. I then have to navigate to my downloads folder, open the PDF, and ...
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Canon Print Driver Setup

We use Pharos and have two printer queues for our students to use. One is black & white; the other is color. For convenience, we want them to be able to print any document to the BW queue and ...
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macOS Inconsistent Printing

macOS 10.13.4 Printer: Samsung ML-2510 After I print one document, if I try to print another document within the next few minutes my printer does not print. On the Mac, the document briefly goes into ...
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How to print one Numbers row per page, formatted nicely

I have a Numbers spreadsheet consisting of data that I would like to print. However, I would like to have each row of the table printed out on its own separate page. Moreover, each row contains a lot ...
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Setting up HTTP printer in High Sierra

I have been using my printer connected to my DLINK DSL-2750U router and had no problem using it with two windows PCs. Recently I've got a new MacBook Air (2017 13-inch model) and having some trouble ...
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Using MathType on macOS High Sierra results in poor print quality

I am a MathType (6.7) user on a Mac using MS Word (14.7.2) in Office 2011. I recently upgraded macOS to High Sierra 10.13.4, causing an unresolved problem with MathType. Namely, when an equation is ...
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Print dialog loads very slowly in macOS

Model: MacBook Pro (13", Early 2015, 3.1 GHz) OS: High Sierra (10.13.4) Printer: Canon MF4890dw Problem: Whenever I try to print from an app (Preview, TextEdit, etc.), the dialog takes ten seconds ...
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Locating install printer PPD driver url script

Is it possible to output the PPD driver path my installed printer is using?
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Using airprint for SMB printer

I am trying to print using a HP LaserJet Enterprise M609 connected with spoolss (i.e. smb). I can connect and authenticate with other printers that way, and they all print using the 'generic ...
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Setting up Wireless on a Brother HL-2270dw on High Sierra

Any ideas on how to set up wireless printing on a HL-2270dw for someone running 10.13.x (High Sierra)? Most of the Brother instructions require 10.11 or 10.12. The SetupWizard Java App crashes on 10....
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Borderless PDF saving from website

I'm trying to save a website as a PDF file using the File -> Print.... The PDF preview has a white border all around, as does the final final PDF product. I've followed the steps suggested on this ...
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Canon Printer is producing garbage characters

I have a Canon MF-4800 printer/scanner. It's been working fine up to last week. Now as you can see from the screen shots, it is mangling characters when printing. It scans ok, and prints test prints ...
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How to use the Terminal application to search or print a man page

I often need to search or print a man page. Executing the man [-a index] name command invokes a readonly navigable viewer of name[(index)]. For example, the command below displays open(1). man open ...
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How to “print” a PDF on a Mac so that is automatically sent by AirDrop to an iOS device?

I heavily use my iPad Pro with pencil to go paperless. This works perfectly, but printing to paper from any Mac app is still much simpler than printing to the "paper-replacement", meaning to an iPad ...
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Find IP address of ethernet printer when Location is “Home”

I want to find the IP address of my home ethernet printer. When I follow instructions like here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGK3DUbFz2c in both cases, it says that the Location is Home. How do I ...
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Installing MacOS 10.8 printer driver on MacOS 10.13 High Sierra?

I wanted to print from my work MacBook (MacOS 10.13 High Sierra) to my old Canon Pixma IP4300 printer at home, but when I connect them I'm told to look for drivers on the manufacturer's website. ...
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Getting rid of HPDeviceMonitoring

I recently bought a HP MFP M277dw printer (which is by the way really good) and as macOS hadn't driver for it I had to install the HP's software. This thing is really annoying and what's more ...
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Is it possible to install a new HP Envy-4520 printer on a computer running Snow Leopard

I am trying help someone setup a new printer (HP Envy-4520) on an older Mac (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) Obviously the best solution would be to replace the computer, unfortunately, this isn't an option. I ...
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How to add a network printer on mac that requires authentication

In our office, we have a printer accessible through our network. I was able to find and add the printer to my mac, which is El Captain, but it is not working since it requires authentication. When ...
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Cannot print PDF but can open it in Preview

I was trying to print this document. It opens great in Preview but I cannot print it: ERROR: undefined OFFENDING COMMAND: firMf STACK: 1185863205 -dictionary- /CharStrings ... Trying to print ...
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Share printer between Macs in different networks

I have one Mac Mini (running 10.11) with a HP P4015 printer attached via USB and shared via System Preferences => Sharing inside my network 10.161.5.x (IP range for machines attached to the cabled ...
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How to transfer printer drivers from one mac to another?

I have two macs: one I upgraded to High Sierra without wiping it. All my existing printer drivers function properly. The second mac I upgraded fresh to High Sierra after a complete wipe. The printer ...
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macOS: lossless PNG to PDF conversion

I have several pages imported from scanner in PNG format. I use image editor to clean some noise, downscale to 100PDI, convert image palette to grayscale, etc. Finally I've got a bunch of PNG images ...
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What’s going wrong with printing my mini booklet?

I’m preparing a miniature book-style document—that is, I plan on stacking the sheets one on top of the other and binding them in the center, where two portrait pages are printed on each side of the ...
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Brother MFC Scanner not recognized any more

I have a Brother MFC-1910W connected by WIFI (multi functional wireless b/w laser printer, scanner and fax). Since a few days I cannot use the scanner any more. In the first place the scanner icon ...
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What is procedure to print multiple envelopes with different addresses in Pages?

I need to print a bunch of envelopes for holiday cards. How do I do this? I want to do it from Pages because I need to change some details on some before they print. How do I do this? I am not seeing ...
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How to PRINT web page in larger font type?

I need to print a web page for a person with bad eyesight. I don't want to change my Safari font settings, as I can see web pages just fine. I only want to print the web page in a larger size. I have ...
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Bulk printing of pdf files

I have 884 copies of a document that have to be printed soon. Each document has a QR identity code on each page, so it is not as simple as print 884 copies of a single document. We are using an canon ...
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OS X Execute a script while printing

Is it possible to make OS X execute a script when document is printed ? My printer is connected to a power switch which is controlled with a REST API and the idea is to switch the printer on only ...
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Resolving WiFi interference 2.4GHz/5GHz

Set-up: iPad user connects to WiFi via Airport Express. A printer is attached to Airport Express for (Airprint) printing facility. Problem: I am using the above set-up with the permission of IT (I am ...
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Solid State Drive for small commercial print shop [closed]

I do graphic designing, prepress & most of the file management at a small (2 owners – 5 employees) print shop. Although its not a huge operation, we're very busy and the iMac that I work on has ...
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Installing Brother driver/software causing kernel panic

I'm trying to install the Brother drivers for my Brother MFC-L5750DW on Mac OS X, but the installer app keeps crashing. I've called with customer support, who confirmed I'm trying to install the ...
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How do I manually trigger a printer driver download from software update?

When macOS "sees" a printer listed on this page, it automatically fetches and installs a printer driver package that will support that printer if it didn't have it already. For example, if I have a ...
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Printing from Sierra to a shared printer on Windows 10

I want to print to a printer attached to a Windows 10 machine. I tried setting up a workgroup then selecting the Windows tab for adding a printer, but this does not seem to work. It can submit a job ...
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Can I print lists from the Reminders app?

I would like to print out the lists and tasks that I maintain in the Reminders app. I can copy the text or take screenshots and paste them to a program like Word, but… Is there an easier approach?
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Install remote printer fails

I have a new MacBook laptop and I can not get a remote printer installed. When I do "Add Printer" it comes up with a screen that lists the remote printer I want (and a few others), and when I select ...
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AirPrint no longer works since new router

Trying to print from iPad, worked fine until we got upgraded from 60 MB/s to 100 MB/s; new router is dual 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz tried both, updated printers firmware. Curiously we can still print from ...
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Ricoh SP200 NW or installing PCL-6 like driver on Sierra

Is there any way to make this printer work? A long time ago I made it work it on Ubuntu with PCL-6 driver (I'm not sure about the name), is there similar driver for Sierra? I already tried IPP with ...
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Manually add shared Windows printer in macOS

In OS X one could manually add a printer using the Advanced tab of the printer system preferences dialog with an smb address. How can I manually add a printer in macOS now that the tab is gone?
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Printing Connectivity with my Modem

I have an MacBook Pro using OS Sierra version 10.12.5 (along with our iPhones & iPad) wirelessly connected to the Arris 6900 Modem-Router and wirelessly connected to our Brother printer. The ...
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How to print a four pages on one page?

I would like to print a PDF document, so that four pages of the docoument is printed on one A4 page. (It is 26 pages all in all, so I want to have 7 papers printed having four pages from the pdf on ...
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Is there any way I can set up a Brother HL2030 to print on MacOS Sierra?

The brother supported Apple printers site shows the HL2030 model as unsupported on MacOS Sierra. I have tried Gutenprint which says it supports the HL2030, but it doesn't work, I think due to this bug....
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Printing 2 pages per sheet results in 4 pages

Every now and then, I use the "Layout" option in macOS's print dialog to fit two pages on a sheet, for instance when printing presentation slides. For some reason, this sometimes leads to 4 pages ...
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Internet solution, printing problem

Background: We have 50+ agents placed at various locations throughout canada. They conduct consumer surveys at departmental stores using our inhouse built iPad app. They record consumer responses ...
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Can I remove the Dymo Label Webservice and still use the Dymo Application?

I don't like an unnecessary permanent open port from the Dymo Label Webservice when I use the Dymo Application every few weeks. Is it possible to remove the web service and still use the Application ...