This section explains the basic printing method using the printer driver.
Printing methods may differ depending on the application you are using. For details, see the instruction manuals provided with the application.

Select [Print] from the [File] menu of the application.
Select your printer from [Name] → click [Properties].
In Windows 8/Server 2012, if you want to print from the Windows Store app, display the charm bar to the right of the screen, and tap [Devices] → the printer you are using → [Print]. When you print in this way, you can only set some of the print functions.
Specify the desired settings in the printer driver screen → click [OK].
Click each tab and specify the desired items.
The [Basic Settings] tab comprises a few of the basic settings of the driver. The settings that you can configure in the [Basic Settings] tab can also be configured in other tabs.
The default setting for [1-sided/2-sided/Booklet Printing] in the [Basic Settings] tab is [2-sided printing]. For details, see "1-sided and 2-sided Printing."
For information on available printing functions, see "Printing Functions" or the online help (see "Viewing the Online Help").
Click [OK].
Printing begins.

Some printer models enable you to stop printing from a printer status confirmation/print cancelation display (see "Checking and Cancelling Jobs from the Job Status Screen").
If a printer icon is displayed in the task tray at the bottom right of your computer monitor, you can stop printing from your computer. Double-click the printer icon → click the name of the file you want to stop printing → click [Document] → [Cancel].
In Windows 8/Server 2012, when printing from the Windows Store app, if you have previously selected settings that require input or a procedure when printing such as secure printing, edit + preview, department ID management, etc., the message [The printer requires your attention. Go to the desktop to take care of it.] is displayed. If this happens, move to the desktop and follow the instructions in the displayed dialog box.