How to print any document on Mac

Printing a document or web page on a Mac is very easy and you can run it from any application. You can also print on a Mac in black and white, color, or double-sided. This is how to type on a Mac using the Apple menu bar or keyboard shortcuts.

How to print on Mac

To print a document or web page on a Mac, you can click File > Print out from the Apple menu bar or use Command + P keyboard shortcut. After the drop-down menu at the top of the pop-up window select your printer and select Print out.

  1. Open the document or webpage you want to print on a Mac.
  2. Then click File in the Apple menu bar. You will see this in the upper left corner of your screen next to the Apple icon.
  3. Next, click Print out at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
    print a file from the apple menu bar

    Note: You can also click Command + P press your keyboard keys at the same time to complete the last two steps. This keyboard shortcut will work in any program that allows you to type.

    Mac keyboard shortcut P print command
  4. Then select your printer from the pop-up window. You will see this drop-down menu in the upper right corner of the pop-up window next to it Pinter.
    How to print on Mac

    Note: If the printer option is not available, you must select one Add a printer or Close printers. In the pop-up window, select your printer and click Appendix button in the lower right corner. If you still don’t see your printer, check out our step-by-step guide How to add a printer on a Mac.

    How to print on Mac
  5. Next, select the number of copies and pages. After selecting your printer, you can specify the number of copies you want to print by entering a number in the sidebar Copies. You can then choose which pages to print by clicking on the circle next to it I love you under Pages. You can also check the box next to Black and White if you don’t want to print with color.
    How to print on Mac
  6. Finally, click Print out. You will see this blue button in the bottom right corner of the pop-up window. You can also press the Enter key on your keyboard.

If you have a capable printer, here you can print on both Macs:

How to print a binary document on a Mac

To print a binary document on a Mac, click File> Print from the Apple menu bar. Then click Show details in the pop-up window and in the drop-down menu with the name of the application. Finally, select Design and check the box next to it Bilateral.

How to print a binary document on a Mac

Note: The Bilateral if the printer you are using does not support double-sided printing, the check box will turn gray.

If you plan to print multiple documents with one configuration in the future, you can save the pre-configuration. To do this, press the button Suggestions drop-down menu and select Save the current settings as default. Then name your default settings and click Good.

Updated December 24, 2021

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