Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Setting Printer-Specific Options
Setting Printer-Specii c Options
In addition to the Print settings in PowerPoint that you learned about in the preceding sec-
tion, there are controls you can set that affect the printer you have chosen.
A printer’s name appears under the Printer heading on the Print screen in Backstage view.
Click that printer’s name to open a menu of additional printers you can select instead.
These are the printers installed on your PC (either local or network).
Some of the “printers” listed are not really physical printers but drivers that create other types of i les. For example,
Fax saves a copy of the i le in a format that is compatible with the fax driver included in Windows. It doesn’t produce
a hard copy printout.
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After selecting the desired printer, click the Printer Properties hyperlink beneath the name.
A Properties dialog box opens that is specifi c to that printer. Figure 17.2 shows the box for
my Brother MFC-9320CW printer, an all-in-one laser. Notice that there are two tabs: Layout
and Paper/Quality. The tabs may be different for your printer. For some printers, more set-
tings are available if you click an Advanced button; when you click the Advanced button
shown in Figure 17.2, for example, the Advanced Options dialog box in Figure 17.3 appears.
FIGURE 17.2
Each printer’s options are slightly different, but the same types of settings are available for
most printers.
 
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