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Use Less Printer Ink

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Anytime that a quality copy isn't necessary use "grayscale" and lower quality print settings, such as "draft" or "fast print".

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These settings can usually be found under "Preferences" when you are ready to print. Use the pull-down menu to print rather than the printer icon on your toolbar and you'll be able to adjust your printing options as needed.
- Submitted by CAPTHAMMER 9/1/2010 in Saving Money | 5 Comments
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5GIRLS1BOY 9/1/2010 1:39:00 PM

    I've taught my teens to do this also, since they have so many reports for school.
SLS-NY2IN 9/4/2010 12:29:00 AM

    I have used this idea before but I seldom use my printer and kind of forgot about doing this. Thanks. emoticon
NONIE68 9/2/2010 10:03:00 PM

    I have been doing this for a long time. We waste way to much ink. Especially my children and since they have to buy their own themselves now they use less.
DLGILBERT 9/2/2010 10:08:00 AM

    We have done this for a long time. sometimes you cannot change the settings before you print, like coupons where they instantly print out. I have a setting that says FAST - this will also use less ink in color printing.
JIBBIE49 9/1/2010 11:37:00 PM

    I didn't know you could do this. My kids went through SO much printer ink, but I did get cartridges refilled at a printing company for $16 rather than buy new ones for $28.

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