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How do I add or delete a printer on my Mac?
Added on Wed, Mar 16, 2011
Adding Printers From an Application From any open application, choose File -> Print as if you were going to print from within that application. Click on the pull-down at the top of the Print window and select Add Printer. Click on the IP tab. In... Read More
How do I add a Ricoh copier as a printer on my Macintosh?
Added on Tue, Jul 7, 2009
The Ricoh copiers can be used as printers as well. This can be a time saver (printing multiple copies directly on the copier) and a cost saver, since copiers print for a much lower cost than laser printers. In addition, if you have any grayscale... Read More
I can’t print to an old printer. Can I still print to an old unsupported district tagged printer?
Added on Thu, Mar 24, 2011
Some schools are electing to hold on to older district tagged printers until the toner cartridges run out and/or they fail. These old printers are no longer supported by NSD Technology. Printers fall into two "Tiers": Tier 1 printers are supported,... Read More
How do I print a 3-hole punched print job to the printer at the Graphics Center?
Added on Wed, Oct 7, 2009
Open the document that you would like to print. In the Menu Bar at the top of the screen, select File -> Print Select the 6135hold graphics center printer. Click on Copies & Pages and select Xerox Features. Click on the gray button to the... Read More
How do I copy and/or scan documents on the Ricoh copier? Can I scan files to the file server?
Added on Tue, Apr 20, 2010
NOTE: August 2016 Ricoh copier updates are complete for most campuses. If your campus HAS NOT had the Ricoh updates yet, see the Temporary Scanning instructions at the end of this article. Scanning Documents on the Ricoh The district Ricoh copiers... Read More
Synergy reports print duplex (double sided) to the Ricoh when single sided printing is requested
Added on Fri, Apr 17, 2015
Create the Synergy report. After the report opens in Adobe Acrobat, press the Print icon or select File --> Print from the menubar. Select the Ricoh printer.  Do not click on OK. Click on the Printer button, and then made sure the two-sided... Read More
I’m having problems scanning on the Ricoh copier
Added on Thu, Aug 5, 2010
There are many common problems with the Ricoh copiers when using them as scanners. Please look for a solution to your problem below before calling Tech Support: I press the Scanner button but it doesn't work This could be due to several issues.... Read More
How do I restart/reboot the Ricoh copier?
Added on Tue, Dec 14, 2010
If the Ricoh copier is having problems that might be solved by restarting it, follow these instructions to do a full power restart: Find the power switch on the front of the copier (left side). Lift the cover and switch it to "Standby". Copier will... Read More
Why is my document printing to another printer at our school?
Added on Tue, Jul 14, 2009
add, printer, delete, print Your computer is defaulting to print at an undesired printer. To add and/or delete a printer, see Knowledge Base article #469. Read More
How do I add the Graphics Center printer and/or I can’t print to the Graphics Center printer
Added on Tue, Jul 7, 2009
  To add the Graphics Center printer: 1.   From any open application, choose File -> Print as if you were going to print a document from that application. You may need to start a new document or open an existing document. 2.   Click on the... Read More
How do I find the IP address of my printer? How do I print out a configuration page?
Added on Mon, Jun 29, 2009
To add a printer on your Macintosh computer, you will need to have the IP address of your printer. Use the following directions to print out a configuration page on your HP printer. The configuration page will include information regarding your... Read More
My printer isn’t printing, freezes, displays errors, or I am having problems printing a specific Word or PDF document.
Added on Wed, Jul 8, 2009
There could a problem with the printer and its network connection, or it could be a problem with the document you are trying to print. Is the problem the printer, the printer driver, or it's connection to the district network? Here are some... Read More
How do I rename a printer in printer list so that it is not just the IP address that shows?
Added on Wed, Sep 2, 2009
Go to the Apple Menu in the upper left corner of your screen and select System Preferences In the second row, select Print & Scan Highlight the printer that you would like to rename. On the right side of the window, click Options and Supplies... Read More
I need more printer toner.
Added on Mon, Aug 31, 2009
The Northshore School District purchases printer toner from KCDA, Office Depot, Office Max, and Keeney's Office Supply. Check with your Office Manager first for how they wish to order, as they may have an open purchase order for the year, or... Read More
I want to print on both sides. How can I print duplex to save paper?
Added on Wed, Jul 15, 2009
On a Macintosh OS X computer (this example is based on choices within MS Word. Option may vary slightly for other applications): From the Menu Bar at the top of the screen, click File -> Print. In the Print Window, click on the drop down menu and... Read More
How do I stop a print job?
Added on Tue, Jul 14, 2009
ThisTextIsHidden Hit the Stop or Pause button on the printer so no pages (or no more pages) of the print job will print. Turn the printer off, count to ten, then turn it on again to clear the print job from printer memory. If your print job hasn&... Read More
Ricoh copier won’t take print jobs OR printer button is flashing
Added on Wed, Jul 21, 2010
If your Ricoh copier will not accept a print job (they stack up in the printer queu, which you can see by clicking on the printer icon in your Dock) or if the copier has a flashing light on the printer button, this means that a print job has failed... Read More