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Macintosh OS X 10.5

Adding a Network Printer

If you work in a network environment, you will want to connect to one or more printers.
NOTE: These instructions assume that you know the IP Address of the printer you wish to add.

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences...
    The System Preferences dialog box appears.

  2. From the Hardware section, click PRINT & FAXPrint & Fax button
    The Print & Fax dialog box appears.

  3. Below the Printers scroll list, click ADD PRINTER Add Printer button
    If the padlock in the bottom left corner is locked, you will need to unlock it.
    You will need the Administrator's username and password to unlock the padlock.
    A second dialog box appears.

  4. Select the IP tab

  5. From the Protocol pull-down menu, select Line Printer Daemon - LPD

  6. In the Address text box, type in the IP address of the desired printer

  7. Leave the Queue text box blank

  8. In the Name text box, type in the appropriate printer name

  9. OPTIONAL: From the Location text box, type in the location

  10. From the Print Using pull-down menu, select Auto Select
    The appropriate printer will automatically be selected.

  11. Click ADD
    The Installation Options dialog box appears.
    Options portion of the dialog box

  12. OPTIONAL: Make the desired selections

  13. Click CONTINUE
    Your printer now appears in the Printer List dialog box and is ready to use.
    NOTE: You might want to set this printer to be a default printer.

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