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How do i set my color Laserjet 1600 printer to "draft mode" to save on toner?

HP Color Laserjet 1600.  An article in today's New York Times Business section suggests that I set my printer to "draft mode" to save on toner use.  How do i do this?

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What operating system? Generally you would go the printers folder, right click on the Laserjet 1600 and then select Printer Properties.  You can then select properties such as draft mode that you would like as default, Apply, OK. 

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Bob,

 

Thanks.  I have Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit.  When I go to Printer Properties i don't fine anything to change print mode.

 

Mike Sober

 

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The draft setting is in a rather unexpected place:  right click on the Color Laserjet 1600, Printing Preferences, then click on the Finishing tab and set under Print quality.

 

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Bob,

 

I found it.  Thank you very, very much.

 

Mike Sober

 

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