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.
Go to the menu and select File and then Print.
Chrome users select Print using system dialog…
Once the Print menu is open, select the Show Details button.
The Print menu should now look similar to the picture below.
Open the Layout menu and select Color Matching.
Now open the Profiles menu and choose Other Profiles.
Once the Other Profiles opens, select Black & White from the menu and click OK.
Select the drop-down menu Color Matching and choose Xerox Features.
Next select the menu which reads Paper/Output and choose Color Options.
Choose the Black and White option.
Open the Presets menu and select Save Current Settings as Preset…
Change the Present Name to reflect the printer you are using. Make sure Only this printer is selected.
You should now see your new printer preset selected in the Presets menu.
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.