How to Create Presets for Canon Printers on a Mac

This document will show you how to create presets for Color and Black and White printing options for Canon Printers on Mac computers.

The Color and Black & White instructions will work in any program, with the exception of printing from PDF files in Acrobat. Please see the Acrobat Preset instructions at the bottom of this page for more.

Creating Color Presets

1.) Begin by clicking File -> Print

This is the image of a print screen on a Mac.

2.) Select 'Printer Features'

This image shows you how to click Printer Features.

3.) Select 'Color' under 'Feature Sets'

This image shows how to select Color as an option for the preset.

4.) Select 'Color' in 'Color Mode'

This image shows how to set Color in color mode.

Once this is done, the presets can be created.

5.) In order to save them, click Presets -> Save Current Settings as Presets -> Canon Color

This image shows where to save the print preset.

Creating Black and White Presets

1.) Begin by clicking File -> Print

This is an image of the print screen to start setting a black and white preset.

2.) Select 'Printer Features'

This image shows where to click Printer Features.

3.) Select 'Color' in 'Feature Sets'

This image shows where to set the color preset.

4.) Select 'Black and White' in 'Color Mode' 

This image shows where to set Black and White as the color option.
 

Once this is done, the preset can be created.

5.) Click Presets -> Save Current Settings as Presets -> Canon B/W  

This image shows how to save the preset name.


 Creating Presets for Acrobat Files

1.) Open the Document, Select 'File' --> 'Print'

This image shows how to find the print option in acrobat.

2.) Select 'Canon Printer,' then click Printer button on the lower left

This image says to select the Canon printer to being presets by clicking the printer in the lower left.

3.) When prompted, check "Do not show this message again," then select 'Yes'

This image asks you to click yes to continue.

4.) Select the preferred settings, in this case choose preset Canon color

This shows you how to select the Canon preset.

5.) Select 'Print' and the print job should now be set to the Canon printer

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Article ID: 77190
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