black and white printing with a mac

I've recently upgraded from a Dell Windows PC to an iMac with OS 10.9. I use my old HP 6500e 710 a Officejet All in One.

In general, I print most of my documents in black and white that was available on version Windows 7 driver.

On the iMac OS 10.9 driver version, I can print only in black and white in "draft" mode

Based on another ad I saw on this forum, the drop-down list for a different HP printer (I think than 8300) had the function Select B & W print in any quality. In addition, she had 'gray levels' selectable.

I seems that my version of the pilot V2.4.0 - 2 does not have the full options compliment. HP needs to update this driver OS 10.9.

Can anyone HELP!

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happytohelp01,

I got an answer from HP Support pointing me driver for Apple on the support site software Apple; HP v.2.16.1 for OS X printer drivers.

This is to "'http://support.apple.com/kb/dl907 '. "   Once I loaded it, I was given the following instructions:

 

Step 3: Change the print settings

1 open the document you want to print

2. click on file , then print

3. make sure that the correct printer name is selected.

4. we'll find the orientation option, there are menu drop-down. Select the Type of paper/quality (see the attached screenshot)

5. click on Color Options.

6. Select the Grayscale under color

7. click on print.

You can create a preset using the procedure below so that you don't have to change the settings every time that you print.

1. click on menu presets

2. click on create new preset

3. assign a predefined name

4 confirm to create the preset.

Next time, you can select the predefined name for the settings that you have made.

This allowed me to print in B & W normal quality.

 

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