request for easier toggle to print in color/BW/grayscale

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request for easier toggle to print in color/BW/grayscale

Post by pascal.b » Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:19 pm

Hello,
I'm unsure about having picked up the right forum.
In order to save on cartridge I often print in grayscale. However, after Ctrl+P I find it quite cumbersome to go to 'more' into 'advanced printing options'. I'd rather have a toggle button on the first screen. I realize there might be some real estate issue but I'm sure it is quite feasible.
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Re: request for easier toggle to print in color/BW/grayscale

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:40 pm

Hello pascal.b,

If you set your printer to print in Greyscale - we should pick this up as the only available option, and directly allow you to print in greyscale. If you can't set the printer to greyscale only due to e.g. other apps still needing colour - then I am afraid you will have to switch this option from the Advanced menu, as indeed the real estate in the print preview dialogue is quite limited, though if you print with any specific setings, and then close the Editor - those settings should be remembered and reused next time you print.

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Re: request for easier toggle to print in color/BW/grayscale

Post by pascal.b » Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:18 pm

thanks Stefan.
as you have guessed, the issue is to easily switch printing between Grayscale and Color, not to have the printer permanently set to grayscale.
note: first screen real-estate is limited but not full !
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Re: request for easier toggle to print in color/BW/grayscale

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:24 pm

Hello pascal.b,

Some of the space could be filled up by menus that dynamically expand - e.g. the "Page Placement and scaling" area will fill with options depending on what you select in the "Type" drop down menu. We should also leave some space so that localizations of the UI could fint strings that might be longer in other languages than they are in English. So that window is pretty much full! :)

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