7. Troubleshooting Printing

Given the Mac OS’s historically strong position in the graphics and publishing industries, you might assume that Mac OS X would include advanced printing features—and you would be right! Mac OS X provides Mac users with a high-tech printing engine that includes built-in support for many printers and tools for managing your print jobs. In this chapter, I’ll show you how printing works in Mac OS X and what to do when it doesn’t.

In This Chapter

Printer Support in Mac OS X625

What types of printers does Mac OS X support?

What types of printer connections does Mac OS X support?

Installing Printer Drivers628

How do I tell if my printer is already supported?

Updating via Software Update?

Installing third-party drivers ...

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