Printing with Halftones

You can select the halftone printing mode to match the file you want to print.
Error Diffusion
As an example, the procedure for printing JPEG and TIFF files that are stored in memory media is explained in this section.
Press [Access Stored Files] → [Memory Media].
Select the desired memory media → select the location where the file you want to print is stored.
Select the desired file → press [Print].
If you specify a PDF or XPS file, proceed to step 5.
Select the paper source → press [OK].
Press [Options] → [Halftones].
To change the paper source, see "Paper Selection."
Select the halftone mode to use for printing → press [OK] → [Close].
You can select halftone printing modes to optimize <Text>, <Graphics>, or <Image> when printing PDF or XPS files.
If you want to print JPEG or TIFF files, you can select halftone printing modes to optimize images.
You can print files with the contours of text data and other fine lines clearly reproduced. This mode is optimal for printing data containing a lot of text or fine lines.
This mode enables you to print with both smooth gradation and quality lines. You can adjust this setting to smoothly print shapes and graphs using gradation.
[Error Diffusion]:
This mode enables you to print in even finer detail than [Resolution]. You may however experience a slight drop in the integrity of the image quality. This setting is optimal for printing files containing text and very fine lines or CAD data with sharpness and clarity.

For information on the modes which cannot be set in combination with this mode, see "Unavailable Combination of Functions."