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HP Office Jet Pro 8720
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

I have a copy of an original. I need to make a copy of that copy. The copy is light. how do I make the second copy darker?

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@EM72

 

Printer:

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 All-in-One Printer series

 

Preparation

 

If you have not done so:

 

Download, save, and install Adobe Reader DC

  • HINT: Watch out for and UNCHECK unwanted extra software

 

Download, save, and install the Software for the printer:

OJ8720_Full_WebPack_1881.exe

(157.2 MB)

 

After the installation is complete > Restart the computer and log in

 

 

Option > Set Copy to "darker"

 

 Copying Documents or Photos

 

On the printer panel:

Copy > Settings icon (spikey wheel) >

Touch Lighter / Darker > slide to new setting > touch Done

 

 

Option > Scan the document then print

 

Scan the document into your computer as a PDF file.

Print a new copy using the controls in the software to improve the copy.

 

 

User Guide > Sections

Scan > Chapter 4, Page 40

Print Documents > Chapter 3, Page 29

 

If using the Printer software to Scan a Document or Photo:

Printer Assistant shortcut icon on the Desktop named for your printer >

Scan a Document or Photo >

Save as PDF (wording may vary) >

Advanced

Under tab Scan:

Adjust settings, including Brightness and Contrast >

OK (to exit Advanced)

 

 

 

 

Open document in Adobe Reader DC

Properties >

OPTIONAL:  tab Paper / Quality > set Quality to "Best" > OK

Set other options and print

 

Understand that "Best" takes a lot longer (more time) than does draft or normal printing.

 

 

 

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Dragon-Fur
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Dragon-Fur,

 

Thank you for your help this weekend!

 

I figured out how to do the......   set copy to darker. 

 

Job completed for work!!

 

 

On the Abobe Reader DC, I did the download, restarted the computer.

I have not figured how to log in yet.

 

I will  take any sugestions from you.

 

I will  try again next weekend.

 

Again thank you for your help!!

 

EM72

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@EM72

 

You are welcome.

 

I do not understand the second part of your comments:


@EM72 wrote:

Dragon-Fur,

 

Thank you for your help this weekend!

 

I figured out how to do the......   set copy to darker. 

 

Job completed for work!!

 

 

On the Abobe Reader DC, I did the download, restarted the computer.

I have not figured how to log in yet.

 

I will  take any sugestions from you.

 

I will  try again next weekend.

 

Again thank you for your help!!

 

EM72


 

Adobe Reader DC does not require a login to use the basic Viewer functions.

 

Thank you for participating in the HP Community Forum.

We are a community of HP enthusiasts dedicated to supporting HP devices and technology.

 

 

Kind Regards,
Dragon-Fur
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I have the HP Office Jet 8720. I cannot find any way, either when printing from my computer, or when copying a page from the flatbed to either lighten or darken a copy.  My computer is an Mac OS X  El Capitan. 

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@shastagop 

 

Use the Embedded Web Server (EWS) to configure the Copy Defaults.

 

General. Example 

Open your favorite browser > type / enter Printer IP address into URL / Address bar
Tab Copy > Settings > Default Settings 

Adjust the slider bar to lighten / darken 

Apply to save any changes

EWS_9025_Copy_Defaults_1.JPGEWS_9025_Copy_Defaults_1

 

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Dragon-Fur
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