Printing: Adding a university printer or MFD (Mac)

The PrintAnywhere queues can print to any Konica MFD on campus. However, if you wish to send a print job to a single printer, you can add it to the printer list on a Mac. Complete these steps while on the campus network.

  1. Select , then System Preferences. Choose Printers & Scanners on the second row on the right.
  2. Select in the lower left and choose Add Printer or Scanner…
    • Select the Default tab in the Add window if it is not already.
  3. Select the printer you want. Under Use:, choose the Generic PostScript Printer driver, then click Add.
    • Enter a department or building abbreviation in the search field to narrow the list down.
    • You can set the Name: field as you see fit.
    • You can pick a specific driver under Use:Select Software… for added printer features, but this gets tedious.

macOS add printer demonstration

 

To print a test page:

  1. Select , then System Preferences. Choose Printers & Scanners on the second row on the right.
  2. Double click on the printer you want to test. 
  3. In the print queue window that appears, click Printer, then Print Test Page.

Tips

  • Remember to look for the print accounting dialog to make sure the print job is on its way.
    PaperCut print job notification and account selection dialog
  • If it doesn't appear, double click on Macintosh HD | Applications | PaperCut and wait a few seconds, then try printing again. 

Details

Article ID: 14117
Created
Mon 6/27/16 11:51 AM
Modified
Thu 5/2/19 9:18 AM