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HP LaserJet 1010, 1012, and 1015 Printers - Printer Properties (Driver) Overview
Printer properties, also known as the driver, control the printer. It is possible to change the default settings, such as media size and type, printing multiple pages on a single sheet of media (N-up printing), resolution, and watermarks. The printer properties can be accessed in the following ways:
NOTE: Because many software applications use a different method of accessing the printer properties, the following section describes the most common methods used in Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, Millennium, and Windows XP.
Changing the print settings
The below sections provide instructions for changing the print settings.
To only change the settings for the current software application
NOTE: Although the steps can vary between software applications, this is the most common method.
Changing the default settings for all future print jobs in Windows 98, 2000, and Millennium (Me)
NOTE: In Windows 2000, many of these features are available from the Printing Preferences menu.
Changing the default settings for all future print jobs in Windows XP
Print setting priorities
There are three ways to change print settings for this printer: in the software application, in the printer driver, and in the HP toolbox. Changes made to print settings are prioritized according to where the changes are made, as follows:
If a particular print setting can be changed in more than one of the ways listed above, use the method that has the highest priority.
Printer properties online help
The printer properties (driver) online help includes specific information about the functions in the printer properties. This online help guides the process of changing the printer's default settings.
Accessing the printer properties online help