Creating a black & white preset allows you to easily change from printing in color to printing in black & white. This preset will be usable repeatably and will be available in most applications on your computer.

Follow the steps below to create your Black & White printer preset:

Note: If you are using Google Chrome make sure to follow Step 1A. Everyone else will skip from Step 1 to Step 2.

 

Step 1

Go to the menu and select File and then Print.

1:10 File-Print

 

Step 1A

Chrome users select Print using system dialog…

Chrome_Print using system dialog

Step 2

Once the Print menu is open, select the Show Details button.

2:8 Print - No details

 

The Print menu should now look similar to the picture below.

3:8 Print - Show details

 

Step 3

Open the Layout menu and select Color Matching.

4:8 Print - Color Matching

 

Step 4

Now open the Profiles menu and choose Other Profiles.

5:8 Print - Color Matching - Other Profile

 

Step 5

Once the Other Profiles opens, select Black & White from the menu and click OK.

6:8 Print - Other Profile - B&W

 

Step 6

Select the drop-down menu Color Matching and choose Xerox Features.

Xerox Features

 

 

Step 7

Next select the menu which reads Paper/Output and choose Color Options.

Xerox Features_Color Options

 

 

Step 8

Choose the Black and White option.

Color Options_Black & White

 

 

Step 9

Open the Presets menu and select Save Current Settings as Preset…

7:8 Print - Presets - Save Current

 

 

Step 10

Change the Present Name to reflect the printer you are using. Make sure Only this printer is selected.

8:8 Profiles - Save current - Rename

 

 

Step 11

You should now see your new printer preset selected in the Presets menu.

 

Print Presets

You are now ready to print in black & white.  In the future, when printing to this printer from your computer, select the preset you have created to print in black & white.