Print Profiles in Windows 7 User Profiles
The other type of printing profile stores a user printer settings preferences. This functionality is not part of Windows 7 by default. However, many printer companies provide a way to save and store printer profiles for future usage.
To access the printer profiles available from supported drivers, enter the Devices and Printers screen from the Start Menu or via the Windows 7 Control Panel. Find the desired printer and right-click the icon. Select Printing Preferences.
The screen that appears is the printer driver settings available from that specific printer. The driver may have a tab which says Profiles or you may need to click the button that says Advanced.Once you have located the profiles settings, configuring them is relatively simple.
For most drivers, the easiest way to set a printer profile is to go through and configure all of the settings to how you want them to be. Once everything is setup, enter the Profiles section and choose to save the current configuration as a new profile. Name the profile something useful such as, "Color Photos," or "Work Graphics," so that you know which settings are which.
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