Printer Driver Features

HP DeskJet 720C Series printer drivers for MS Windows provide access to all the capabilities of the HP DeskJet 720C printer. The following options are available from the printer driver l Color or Grayscale printing (Automatic or Manual) l Best, Normal, or EconoFast print quality l Paper type (including HP's special papers) l Two-sided (Manual Duplex) printing Portrait or Landscape print orientation Print a document flipped horizontally For detailed help, click the Help button in the HP DeskJet...

Grayscale Printing

ColorSmart also allows printing color documents in monochrome with discernible shades of gray. Pages with grayscale images can be photocopied or faxed on a monochrome device and retain their full meaning and impact. Grayscale printing may be faster than color printing and is ideal for printing draft copies. To print in grayscale, select the Print in Grayscale option in the ColorSmart dialog box. The Intensity slider bar adjusts the amount of ink applied to the media. Dark means more ink and...

To open the HP Desk Jet 720C Series Properties dialog box

From within the application, choose Print or Print Setup (varies with the application) 2. When the Print menu opens, click the Properties button. The header bar for the dialog box will read HP DeskJet 720C Series Properties. Note Although the header bars in the next few screens read HP DeskJet 720C Series Default the descriptions apply to both the Default and the Properties dialog boxes.

The Toolbox

The information given here is applicable to all supported operating systems. If feature differences exist between the operating systems, these will be identified. DeskJet 720C Series Toolbox allows you to l View step-by-step tutorials for common printer tasks Diagnose and solve common printer problems l Monitor a current print job l Monitor the printer's status at any time Align the print cartridges Clean the print cartridges l Print a self-test page Test printer communication

General Property Page Options Cont

Print Processor The Print Processor default datatype specifies how to interpret process the spool file if the spool file datatype is not specified. It does not specify what type of spool file to create. In general, the user should not change either the default print processor or the data type. Important The default for Always spool RAW datatype should not be checked. If the user has attained an NT-to-NT configuration that allows rendering on the server, the user should definitely NOTcheck...

Accessing the Printer Driver

There are two ways to access the printer driver in Windows 1. Directly through the printer folder. 2. Indirectly through the Print menu in the application software (keep in mind that not all printer driver options may be available this way). Although the printer folder provides access to various printer settings, like paper type and page orientation, these settings may be overridden by settings made from the application. It is recommended to make document specific changes through the...

To open the Windows NT Properties Dialog

From the Start button on the task bar, select Settings, then select Printers. 2. Double-click the HP DeskJet 720C Series Printer icon as shown. 4. From the HP DeskJet 720C Series Select dialog box, select Printer, then select Properties. Pause Printing Set As Default Printer Document Defaujts Sharing 5. Selecting Properties reveals the Windows NT Properties dialog box shown below.

Configuring the Printer Driver

Note Only a printer driver designated 720C should be used with HP DeskJet 720C Series printers in MS Windows NT applications. Other HP DeskJet printer drivers should not be used. The steps required to access the print menu for configuring vary with the application. Generally, the printer driver is accessed from the File, Print or File, Print Setup in the software program. Accessing the printer driver through the application allows you to l Select the default printer from the list of available...

Supported Operating Systems

Note Only a printer driver designated 720C should be used with HP DeskJet 720C Series printers in MS Windows applications. Other HP DeskJet printer drivers should not be used. HP DeskJet 720C series printer drivers support the following operating systems o MS Windows NT 4.0 (described in Windows NT Printing which follows) o MS-DOS - DOS printing is supported through MS Windows 3.1x and MS Windows 95. Note The remainder of this section applies to Windows 3.1x, and Windows 95.

MSDOS Print Settings

Print settings for printing from MS-DOS are located on the DOS tab of the HP print settings dialog box*. Settings on other tabs do not affect printing from MS-DOS. The following settings are available ' - Paper Size. Select an appropriate size in the Paper Size box. l Character Set. Select the appropriate internal character set (emulated) in the Character Set box. l Form Feed. Request the printer to automatically eject paper and re-initiate printing on a new page by clicking the Form Feed...

Banner Printing Procedure

Slide the banner switch up until it clicks into position. The green light above the switch turns on. 2. Remove a stack of banner paper from the packaging. Verify that the banner paper contains the number of pages required to print your banner. You need 5 pages in the stack minimum to ensure that the printer can pick the first sheet. 3. Carefully tear off the perforated edge strips from both sides of the paper stack, if there are any, Unfold and then refold the paper to make sure the pages don't...

Scheduling Property Page

amp HP DeskJet 720C Series Properties General Ports Scheduling j Sharing 1 Security 1 About Available Always i Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster Start printing after Jast page is spooled C Start printinq irnrnediatelv W Hold mismatched documents Print spooled documents first V Keep documents after they have printed The printer is available at all times. If the printer is busy, the print job will remain queued until the printer is available. Configures the printer for...

Ports Property Page

amp HP DeskJet 720C Series Properties General P r s Scheduling j Sharing Security About HP DeskJet 720C Series Print to the following port s . Documents will print to the first free checked port. Print to the following port s . Documents will print to the first free checked port. Enable bidirectional support V Enable printer pooling Enable bidirectional support V Enable printer pooling The menu allows selection of printer ports. Multiple printer ports may be assigned if your system supports...