Understanding print quality settings

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Understanding print quality settings

Print quality settings affect how light or dark the print is on the page and the style that the graphics
are printed. You can also use the print quality settings to optimize the print quality for a specific
media type. See

Optimizing print quality for media types

for more information.

You can change the settings in the printer properties to accommodate the types of jobs you are
printing. The following are the print quality options:

Best Quality:

This option prints at 600 dpi and provides the best print quality. This is the

default setting.

300 dpi:

This option prints at a slightly reduced resolution so that the job can print faster.

Custom:

You can use this option to specify your own custom print quality settings.

EconoMode (Save Toner):

This option prints using less toner. This option is useful when you

are printing drafts.

To change the print quality settings

1

Access the printer properties. See

Printer properties (driver)

for instructions.

2

Click the

Finishing

tab.

3

Select the

Print Quality

option.

4

To view and change the output and graphic settings for the option that you selected, click

Details

.