Noblesville Schools Technology Department

Changing your computer to default to 1 sided printing

To make 1-sided option available at all times for all print jobs, complete the following...

  1. Open Adobe Reader - select a document.
  2. Go to File - Print, as if you were printing the document.
  3. Pull down on the printer bar and choose “Secure_B&W_Printer”.
  4. Click on "Printer..." button at the bottom of the printer dialogue box and select "Yes" on the next pop up window.
  5. Click on "Details" & open the pull down bar presenting “Layout” .
  6. Select “Finishing”.
  7. Pull down the "Print Style:" option to choose “1-sided Printing”.
  8. To save this setting, click on the “Default Settings” in the same dialog box and drag down to “Save Current Setting as Preset…”.
  9. You can choose rename the Preset as "1-Sided"
  10. Be sure to click on the button next to “All printers”. If you forget to do this, it will only work on the "Secure_B&W_Printer".

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Changing from 2-sided to 1-sided to print a window in Chrome:

This Apple system preference doesn’t always translate with Google Chrome. To change your page to print 1-sided in Chrome, you will need to follow an extra step.

1. After you select "Print" in Chrome, open the "Print using system dialogue" option and select your "1-Sided" Preset.

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