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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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