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33. Installing, Configuring, and Using Printers

Finding, Installing, and Using Printers

If you want to get your work out on paper, you can use many types of printers to get the job done. Under Mac OS X, you install and manage printers using the Print & Fax pane of the System Preferences application, the Printer Browser, and the Printer Setup Utility application. And Mac OS X includes support for a large number of printers by default.

There are two ways you can connect a printer to your Mac: directly or through a network. To connect a printer directly to your Mac, attach the printer cable to the appropriate port on your Mac (USB or Ethernet). How you connect a printer to your network depends on the type of network you are using. If you are using ...

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