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Windows 7: Print Documents on predefined Printer ( not System Default ), how?

23 Nov 2011   #1
Durahl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Print Documents on predefined Printer ( not System Default ), how?

Hi there!

Question:
Is there a way to have a Document to be printed on a predefined Printer NOT beeing the System Default one?

Let me explain:
We're using an Excel that needs to be filled with Information which then fills the gaps in a special designed Paper we used with our old Printer.

As of recently we aquired a 2nd Printer ( System Default ) which is having problems with the special Paper so we have to use the old one but the one person which handles this work is a little overwhelmed when it comes to switching Printers.

( I know... it's just one click but meh... )

Thanks in advance for any help :}


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23 Nov 2011   #2
Irene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Which version of Excel and printer are you using?
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23 Nov 2011   #3
Irene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Irene View Post
Which version of Excel and printer are you using?
Also, perhaps you could create a macro and assign a button for the User?
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23 Nov 2011   #4
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Durahl View Post
Hi there!

Question:
Is there a way to have a Document to be printed on a predefined Printer NOT beeing the System Default one?

Let me explain:
We're using an Excel that needs to be filled with Information which then fills the gaps in a special designed Paper we used with our old Printer.

As of recently we aquired a 2nd Printer ( System Default ) which is having problems with the special Paper so we have to use the old one but the one person which handles this work is a little overwhelmed when it comes to switching Printers.

( I know... it's just one click but meh... )

Thanks in advance for any help :}
Normally each program that you want to print in, allows you to choose which printer you can use, or it defaults to the default printer.
The only way I can see to print to a specific printer from excel is to manually select it each time. Just don't select the apply button or it will change your default to that printer.

Rich
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23 Nov 2011   #5
Irene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

This might help if you decide that a macro button would be useful:
Excel 2010: Using Macro Through Buttons
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