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Disable color in Airprint to HP approved printer (Office Pro 8500a)

Discussion in 'AirPrint' started by dstege, Aug 31, 2011.

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    I have an airprint enabled printer. My iPad2 prints to that printer with no problems. But I can't figure out how to turn off the color printing (want a black and white printout) so I can preserve my color ink.
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    I don't think there is any way to do this directly on the iPad. But can you save the file that you want to print as a black-and-white file?

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    I usually want to print web pages, internet articles, etc. Maybe Apple will improve Airprint in the next release to include Printer Properties!
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    Yeah there is no way as far as I know, I would like this options as well. Not related to AirPrint but I wish I could find out how to get my HP printer to stop using the Photo black cartridge and just use the normal black cartridge.
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    It there an app for that? (i.e., an app that allows you to choose to print in black and white?). Thanks.
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    Why don't you install original HP driver for your device? It will give you lots of useful features and better quality.

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