Publish or Perish: The Fail-Safe Guide to Printing
In This Chapter
Connecting a printer
Using Page Setup to prepare your document for printing
Printing to most printers
Mastering the printing process
When you want to get what’s on your screen onto paper, printing under OS X should be as simple as pressing the keyboard shortcut +P and pressing Return or Enter. Happily, that’s usually just how easy printing something is; when it isn’t, printing can turn into a raging nightmare. If you configure your printer and printing software properly, however, printing is pretty darn simple.
In this chapter, I scare away the bogeymen to help you avoid any printing nightmares. I walk you through the entire process as though you just unpacked a new printer and plugged it in.
Before Diving In . . .
Before I even start talking about hooking up printers, you need to know a few essential things. ...