6520 photosmart all-in-one: can't get Photosmart 6520 to print in black and white only reliable

I'm trying to get the 6520 Photosmart of HP all-in-one to print only in black and white. I followed the instructions in the manual (go to the preferences of the printer by selecting "Black ink" only 'Print in grayscale,' hit 'Apply' and 'Send'.)

Now, if I do a table in the word processor Open Office and fill the cells with different colors, they print in black and white. Bonus. This is what I want. However ... When I print a page of Open Office spreadsheet (the ultimate goal), there are all the cells, printed in color of life.

That is what it is? How can I fix?


Afternoon @MSWS,.

I can help you with the printing settings in Open Office.

It seems that this program has its own options that can bypass the default print settings.

I found this page of support which may help you with the settings. OpenOffice - control print  

Thank you

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