shrug-l: Default printer question

C. Henry Depew
Thu, 13 Jan 2005 15:37:09 -0500

      You can set your printers up so that every time you go to print 
something you are asked which printer to use.  I realize that this approach 
requires one more step in the printing process; but, it works quite nicely 
as long as you take the time to check and make sure you have decided on the 
proper printer for the job.
      If you do not want to use that approach, MS Word and Excel will both 
let you chose a default printer to be used as part of the program 
load/set-up procedure.  At least, both programs used to allow such 
configurations.  Who knows with version whatever now on the market.

C. Henry Depew

At 02:21 PM 1/13/2005, Jay Johnson wrote:
>Does anyone know if it is possible to set different default printers on
>an application-by-application basis?  It would be great to have a large
>format plotter set as the default printer in ArcGIS but have a laser-jet
>set as default for Word and Excel.
>I know I'm not the only one who has sent Word documents to the plotter
>by accident...
>Jay Johnson
>Leon County Public Works
>Tallahassee/Leon County Interlocal GIS
>(850) 488-8003
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