[THIN] Re: OT: Color printing that defaults to b/w

But going thru the Advanced tab (as I mentioned first) will give you
the stickiness.
That's how I got double-sided printing to stick for our public printers.
Try it, you'll like it  ;-)
-George

On 12/22/05, Matthew Shrewsbury <MShrewsbury@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, I don't t think it sticks either. I need that stickiness...
>
> Thanks for the suggestion,
> Matthew Shrewsbury, MCSE+Internet MCSE 2000 CCA Server+
> Senior Network Administrator
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of George Yobst
> Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 2:24 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Color printing that defaults to b/w
>
> As administrator, on the print server, open the printer properties,
> click on the
> Advanced tab, and then click on the Printing defaults box.  One of those
> tabs
> should have a choice for B/W or color.  You can also do this under the
> General
> Tab and Printing preferences, but I don't think it 'sticks'.
> -George
>
> On 12/22/05, Matthew Shrewsbury <MShrewsbury@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Is there a way that I could default a print driver to B/W? If the user
> wants
> > to print color they would have to go in and make the selection of
> printing
> > in color.
> >
> >
> >
> > We have a number of people printing to a HP LaserJet 5500DN and the
> > consumables are running around $15,000 per year. I've observed that
> most
> > people printing to it really don't need to print in color but they are
> to
> > lazy to select another printer or select B/W. Since there is no way to
> track
> > each users printing they have no reason to try and reduce the amount
> printed
> > in color.
> >
> >
> >
> > Sorry for the off topic post but someone on here normally knows the
> answer.
> > Thank you for any suggestions!
> >
> >
> >
> > Matthew Shrewsbury, MCSE+Internet MCSE 2000 CCA Server+
> >
> > Senior Network Administrator
> >
> >
>
>
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