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Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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17. Printing & Faxing

Printing & Faxing

On a Mac OS system, printing and faxing is handled by the operating system rather than individual applications. You choose the Print command in the application that created the document you want to print. Mac OS steps in, displaying the Print dialog and telling the application how to send information to the printer or fax modem. There are two main benefits to this:

• If you can print documents created with one application, you can probably print documents created with any application.

• The Page Setup and Print dialogs look very much the same in most applications.

This chapter covers most aspects of printing and faxing documents on a computer running Mac OS X.

To print (an overview)

1. If necessary, add ...

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