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Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by mainecoon lover, Aug 4, 2009.

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    I have a dell wireless printer but have tried to find software for it but they only do for windows :unsure:. So what do i buy, i want an all in one without hugh price tag.
     
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    Have you had this printer connected to your old computer wirelessly? I assume you're trying to get this to work with your new MacBook and that you've got a wireless network at home.

    Also, what model Dell Printer is it?

    Tom :)macwave:... always with the questions!)
     
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    Thanks for help. We have now bought a new printer. it HP and thankfully we have it working wirelessly. So how do we print a download :unsure: it does not seem to have any were to click to print. dh says its been an expensive adventure, oh well we both love it though.
     
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    Most any file can be printed just by selecting the file in the Finder, then on the Finder's "File" menu, choose "Print".
    That's one way to do it. There are many others.

    You may be interested in this web page:

    Mac 101​


    Lots of good information about how to use your Mac and get the most out of it.

    Tom :)macwave:... it's easy.... really!)
     
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    what is the download michelle?
     
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    Meant to say attachment. I want to print reciept for the laptop. I have installed i works so hoping that might solve the problem.
     
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    I assume this is the one from Apple? If so, it's probably a PDF file. No problem. If you're using the Apple mail program that came on your mac, just double click on the email that contains the attachment. This will of course, open the email. Now, if you want to print the email itself, just go to the "File" menu and choose "Print". If it's got an attachment, you'll have a little spot at the top of the email that looks like this:

    [​IMG]

    Click on the little grey disclosure triangle on the left hand side and you'll get something that looks like this:

    [​IMG]

    Now, double click on the attachment. If it's a PDF (or any of a bunch of other formats), the Preview application will open with that document in it. Just choose "File->Print" off the Preview menu bar.

    Hope this helps!

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    Thank you for all your help. Printing away happily now :yes: and i like the wireless printer.
     
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    You're more than welcome!

    Told you it was easy! :yes: But that only scratches the surface. Take some time to go through those instructions I posted a bit ago. Mac 101. There's so much it can do so easily. And once you get it all figured out, it makes sooooo much sense!

    Tom :)macwave:.... Hello, I'm a Mac!)
     
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    Will do and many thanks.
     

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