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Printing to HP with Classic
Authored by: DeltaMac on Jun 09, '01 01:56:34PM

try this! (works with my HP 935) When you are ready to print, go to the drop down menu in print window, and select background printing. Now click on 'foreground'. I couldn't get mine to print at all in Classic until I tried using foreground. You may have to reselect foreground each time you print, or at least after each restart or new login. I think that one does not have access to the desktop printing software under classic, so when 'foreground' is selected, the desktop printing software is bypassed. I hope 'they' fix this as updates to OS X continue!



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Printing to HP with Classic
Authored by: Panjandrum on Jun 09, '01 04:32:42PM

If you want to print in the background all you have to do is increase the memory allocation of the "PrintMonitor" extension in your Classic system folder. I use about 4000k, but that is probably excessive (I didn't want to take the time to figure out what minimum setting would actually work, so I just cranked it way up). Sometimes the PrintMonitor still won't launch, so I put in in my Dock and if it doesn't launch automatically within a few seconds of spooling to disk I just launch in manually. This works fine. Also be sure you've got the latest "classic" version of the printer drivers, since there could be issues with older ones.

To increase your memory allocation just select the icon in the Finder and then "Get Info" and then look for the "Memory" section. It will be obvious what to do.



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