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Setting the color options
Options on the
Color
tab control how colors are interpreted and printed from software programs. You
can choose either
Automatic
or
Manual
color options.
Select
Automatic
to optimize the color and halftone settings for text, graphics, and photographs.
The
Automatic
setting provides additional color options for programs and operating systems that
support color-management systems. This setting is recommended for printing all color documents.
Select
Manual
to adjust the color and halftone settings for text, graphics, and photographs. If you
are using a PCL driver, you can adjust the RGB data. If you are using the PS driver, you can adjust
RGB or CMYK data.
To set the color options
1.
Open the printer driver (see
Opening the printer drivers
).
2.
Click the
Color
tab.
3.
In the
Color Options
area, select the option that you want to use.
4.
If you selected
Manual
, click
Settings
to open the
Color Settings
dialog box. Adjust the individual
settings for text, graphics, and photographs. You can also adjust the general printing settings.
Click
OK
.
5.
In the
Color Themes
area, select the
RGB Color
option that you want to use.
6.
Click
OK
.
Using the HP Digital Imaging Options dialog box
Use
HP Digital Imaging Options
to print better-quality photos and images.
NOTE
HP Digital Imaging Options
are available for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and
Windows Server 2003.
The following options are available on the
HP Digital Imaging Options
dialog box:
Contrast Enhancement
: Enhance colors and contrast for washed-out photos. Click
Automatic
to allow the printer software to brighten areas of photos that need adjustment.
Digital Flash
: Adjust the exposure in dark areas of photos to bring out detail. Click
Automatic
to
allow the printer software to balance lightness and darkness.
SmartFocus
: Enhance the image quality and clarity of low resolution images such as those
downloaded from the Internet. Click
On
to allow the printer software to sharpen details in the image.
Sharpness
: Adjust the image sharpness to your preference. Click
Automatic
to allow the printer
software to set the level of sharpening for the image.
Smoothing
: Soften an image. Click
Automatic
to allow the printer software to set the level of
smoothing for the image.
Opening the HP Digital Imaging Options dialog box
1.
Open the
Printer Properties
dialog box.
2.
Click the
Paper/Quality
tab, and then click the
HP Digital Imaging
button.
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