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Printer Properties dialog box (printer driver). The printer driver opens when you click
Properties in the Print dialog box. Settings changed in the Printer Properties dialog box do not
override settings available anywhere else.
Default printer settings. The default printer settings determine settings used in all print jobs,
unless settings are changed in the Page Setup, Print, or Printer Properties dialog boxes, as
described above. There are two ways to change the default printer settings:
Click Start, click Settings, click Printers, and then right-click the printer icon. Click Properties and
then click Device Settings.
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then select the Printers folder, right-click the printer icon.
Click Properties and then click Device Settings.
For more information, see
To avoid affecting print jobs of other users, make printer setup changes through the
software application or the printer driver whenever possible. Printer setup changes made through
the control panel become default settings for subsequent jobs. Changes made through an
application or the printer driver affect only that specific job.
Controlling print jobs