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Different programs in different systems (Windows, Mac and Linux) processes print options differ. Unfortunately, the print does not always match what you think you ordered. Especially choices for color, grayscale and black / white. Grayscale is often produced with colors, therefore the load is "color price."
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The safest method is to select black / white printing at the printer setup, and not inside the programs.
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Different programs in different systems (Windows, Mac and Linux) processes print options differently. Unfortunately, the printout does not always match what you think you ordered. Notably, this concerns the choices for color, grayscale and black / white. Grayscale is often produced with color ink, hence you will be charged "color prices". The safest method is to select black / white printing at the printer setup, and not inside the application software. Students who have been charged for color prints when intending to print in black-and-white, can create an issue with information about date and time at [https://hjelp.uib.no/ UiBhjelp].
  
 
=Default print settings=
 
=Default print settings=
It is advantageous to set the default settings on the printer to black / white. Guidance https://it.uib.no/Ricoh_Oppsett_Tosidig_SortHvitt (Norwegian only)
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It is recommended to set the default settings on the printer to black / white. Guidance https://it.uib.no/Ricoh_Oppsett_Tosidig_SortHvitt (Norwegian only). On October 17th, new settings will be distributed on all UiB managed Windows computers and the default print settings will then be black / white.
October 17th it will be distributed new settings on all UiB managed Windows computers and then the default settings will be black / white.
 
  
 
=Example from Adobe=
 
=Example from Adobe=
"Print in Grayscale (black-white)" will provide a grayscale color as long as the printer setup is set to colors. Therefore, choose Properties, and set the printer setup to black / white.
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"Print in Grayscale (black-white)" will produce a grayscale printout made with color ink, as long as the printer setup is set to colors.  
  
=Example fom Chrome=
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[[File:Adobe-Egenskaper.png]]
Color printing overrides the printer setup.
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Therefore, choose Properties, and set the printer setup to black / white.
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[[File:Skriver-egenskaper.png]]
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=Example from Google Chrome=
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"Color" selected in the Chrome print menu overrides black / white selcted in the printer setup.
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[[File:Chrome.png]]
  
 
=Pullprint prices=
 
=Pullprint prices=
 
https://it.uib.no/en/Pullprint#Prices_for_students
 
https://it.uib.no/en/Pullprint#Prices_for_students
  
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Latest revision as of 10:07, 30 July 2020

Different programs in different systems (Windows, Mac and Linux) processes print options differently. Unfortunately, the printout does not always match what you think you ordered. Notably, this concerns the choices for color, grayscale and black / white. Grayscale is often produced with color ink, hence you will be charged "color prices". The safest method is to select black / white printing at the printer setup, and not inside the application software. Students who have been charged for color prints when intending to print in black-and-white, can create an issue with information about date and time at UiBhjelp.

Default print settings

It is recommended to set the default settings on the printer to black / white. Guidance https://it.uib.no/Ricoh_Oppsett_Tosidig_SortHvitt (Norwegian only). On October 17th, new settings will be distributed on all UiB managed Windows computers and the default print settings will then be black / white.

Example from Adobe

"Print in Grayscale (black-white)" will produce a grayscale printout made with color ink, as long as the printer setup is set to colors.

Adobe-Egenskaper.png

Therefore, choose Properties, and set the printer setup to black / white.

Skriver-egenskaper.png

Example from Google Chrome

"Color" selected in the Chrome print menu overrides black / white selcted in the printer setup.

Chrome.png

Pullprint prices

https://it.uib.no/en/Pullprint#Prices_for_students

Category:Printing Services