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authorPaul W. Frields <>2011-03-20 14:04:52 -0400
committerPaul W. Frields <>2011-03-20 16:30:16 -0400
commitf073a7cf0f9eb6eec891dbcc6e83e6fb4ad2be80 (patch)
parent4889aca109820d02e41389d4f848f17c0a5c2c45 (diff)
Fill in default printer content
1 files changed, 26 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/gnome-help/C/ b/gnome-help/C/
index 9a301c8..0067c9e 100644
--- a/gnome-help/C/
+++ b/gnome-help/C/
@@ -7,18 +7,41 @@
<desc>Pick the printer that you use most often.</desc>
- <revision pkgversion="3.0" version="0.1" date="2011-03-18" status="stub"/>
+ <revision pkgversion="3.0" version="0.1" date="2011-03-18" status="candidate"/>
<credit type="author">
<name>Jim Campbell</name>
- </credit>
+ </credit>
+ <credit type="author">
+ <name>Paul W. Frields</name>
+ <email></email>
+ </credit>
<p>Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0</p>
-<title>Set the default printer</title>
+ <title>Set the default printer</title>
+ <p>If you have more than one printing device available, you can select which will be your default printer. You need administrative privileges on the system to set up a new default printer.</p>
+ <steps>
+ <item>
+ <p>Select your user name in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, then choose "System Settings" to open the control panel.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>Select the Printers tool from the control panel.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>Select your desired default printer from the list of available printers.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>Select the Unlock button at the bottom left-hand corner of the Printers tool. You may be required to authenticate to the system with a password to complete this step.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>Enable the Default checkbox, and then select the Lock button.</p>
+ </item>
+ </steps>
+ <p>When you print in another application, the default printer is automatically used, unless you choose a different printer for that specific output.</p>