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Special Edition Using® Mac® OS X v10.2 by Brad Miser

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Finding, Installing, and Using Printers

If you want to get your work out on paper, you can use a number of different types of printers to get the job done. Mac OS X has completely changed the way that you interact with printers when compared to previous versions of the operating system. Under Mac OS X, you install and manage printers using the Print Center application. And Mac OS X includes support for a large number of printers by default.

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The Chooser had been a fixture in the Mac OS since it first came to be. However, the Chooser is noticeably absent from Mac OS X. The Print Center has replaced it as the means by which you select and manage printers.

Four basic categories of printers are available, based on the technology that the printer ...

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