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Making the printer default settings - The printer properties


  • To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission. Members of the Administrators and Power Users groups have Manage Printers permission by default.

  • You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users.

1On the [Start] menu, point to [Settings], and then click [Printers].

The [Printers] window appears.

2Click the icon of the printer you want to use.

3On the [File] menu, click [Properties].

The printer properties dialog box appears.

4Make the necessary settings, and then click [OK].


  • Settings you make here are used as the default settings for all applications.

  • Do not make a setting for [Form to Tray Assignment].


  • For details about settings, see the printer driver Help.