Adding or Modifying a Mapped Printer
- In the Printer Name box, type a suitable name for the printer.
This name appears in the Mapped Printers list.
- In the Printer Connection section, use the buttons to choose either
a Local port or file or a Network printer:
- To print to a local port, enter the name of the local port.
The name of the local port depends on your operating system. For Windows, local
printer ports are named LPT1 or LPT2. For Linux, they are named /dev/lp0, /dev/lp1,
and so on. Check with your operating system documentation or your system administrator
if you are not sure.
- To print to a file, enter the file name and path. When specifying a file path
on a Windows computer, do not specify the drive letter at the beginning of the path.
You can print only to files located on the default drive, usually "C:". Instead,
prefix the path with a backslash like this:
- To print to a network printer, enter the name of the Line Printer Remote (LPR)
server and the queue name. Note: Only LPR network printing is supported.
- In the Printer Driver section, use the buttons to choose whether
to select a driver from the list or type a driver name:
- To choose a driver from the list, select Select from list
and then select the correct driver for your printer.
- Alternatively, type the driver name in the Type driver name field.
- To print to this printer by default, select the Set as default check box.