Don't-Miss Printer Stories

The art of disc printing

Planning to give a custom CD or DVD as a gift? Here are techniques you can use to spiff up the package.

Create Shrinky Dink ornaments on your Mac

Creating Shrinky Dink ornaments with the kids is a fun way to prepare for the holidays. You just need iPhoto, Pages, an inkjet printer, special paper, and scissors.

Cancel print jobs without wasting paper

The moment you realize you've sent a 100-page mistake to your printer—whether it's at your home or office—is not the moment to start researching how to stop.

Create a gift journal in Pages '09

While store-bought gifts are great for the holidays, nothing conveys personal regard more than a homemade gift, either by itself or perhaps accompanying something you've purchased. Here's how to make beautiful and personalized notebook journals with Pages '09.

Perfect printing with PowerPoint 2011

Printing conventions in PowerPoint 2011 are fairly straightforward, but don't forget to set up your document first.

AirPrint works as far as it goes

The eagerly anticipated AirPrint is not the feature originally promised, the one everyone was hoping would provide seamless, network-based mobile printing. But if you do have a compatible printer, it works as advertised.

Mastering printing in QuarkXPress

Printing from QuarkXPress can be a challenge. Quark Xpert Jay Nelson gives us the down-and-dirty overview of what you need to know—and what you can ignore—in Quark's print dialog.

Expert printing tips for Excel 2011

Excel's print function is quite powerful, but you have to do a bit of digging to take full advantage of its capabilities. Here are just a few of the options open to you when you print with Excel.

Printing tips for Outlook 2011

Like nearly all aspects of Outlook 2011, the Office suite's mail program that replaces Entourage, Microsoft’s coders seem to have thought of everything when it comes to printing. Here’s a quick rundown.

Use Automator to simplify printing tasks

Mac OS X Hints whiz Craig Arko walks us through the creation of two Automator actions designed to streamline the printing process.

Peruse your printing options in Microsoft Word 2011

The printer dialog for Microsoft Word is not always intuitive. Jeff Battersby helps us work our way through the Microsoft Word 2011 print dialog box.

Getting the most out of InDesign printing

Printing from pro apps doesn't have to be mysterious. Jay Nelson walks us through the ins and outs of the InDesign CS5 print panel.

Network printing demystified

The days when sharing a printer over a network required strange voodoo rituals are largely over, but today's heterogeneous configurations that include Windows, OS X and mobile devices pose a challenge of their own.