How to choose a print with black ink only on the Office Jet Pro 8600?

How to choose a print with black ink only on the Office Jet Pro 8600?

Please read this post then provide some details.   What operating system? For Windows 7, the setting must be in the Advanced tab as shown below.  Note that color ink may still be necessary to avoid that the print head clogged, see here for more information.

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    1. from the application used to print, click the file menu and select print.
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    2. to access the color options, click on the drop down menu, listed under the name of the program (e.g. TextEdit)
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    3. Select Type/quality paper in the menu dropdown.

    4. click the triangle next to color Options of spending parameters.

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    Hey there! @Olov1,

    Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A place where you can find solutions for your problems, with the help of the community!

    I understand that you need your printer to print in black only.

    Please try a few steps mentioned below.

    Go to devices and printers.

    Click right, OfficeJet Pro 8715.

    Select Printer Preferences.

    Click the advance button.

    Access the printer features.

    Click on print in black and white and the menu drop down select black ink only.


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    Click right, OfficeJet Pro 8715.

    Select the properties of the printer.

    Go to the device settings tab.

    And select the print in black color.

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    Let me know how it goes!

    Have a great day!

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