Add Basic Sciences Lab Printer to a user's Mac computer
Step by step instructions on adding a basic sciences lab printer to a users Mac computer.
Note: The CCI (Campus Computing Infrastructure) Script must be run first, before adding a lab printer.The CCI script can be found, on the lab drive (P: drive), in the folder labeled "shared storage drive map scripts"- From the Apple Menu, select System Preferences..., then choose Printers & Scanners.- Click the lock symbol and unlock (admin credentials) to make changes.- Click the plus + symbol, then from the Add window, right click (control + click) within the blank area of the toolbar, choose Customize Toolbar… (click here for example screen shot)- Left click on Advanced, drag the gear symbol into the toolbar, then click Done. (click here for example screen shot)- Click on the (newly added) Advanced icon, in the toolbar section, then enter the following: (click here for example screen shot)Type: LPD/LPR Host or Printer
Device: Another Device
URL: lpd://smph-prn01.ad.wisc.edu/nameofprinterNote: The URL should match the exact name of the printer.Name: can be whatever makes sense to the end userExample: lpd://smph-prn01.ad.wisc.edu/smph-wimr1-6136-hall-color-HP400Example: “Johnson Lab Hallway Color Printer”Location: Building & Room #Example: WIMR 1 6136Use: Generic PostScript PrinterNote: The driver can be generic postscript, unless there’s a specific printer driver for the Mac operating system.If there is a specific print driver, change to Select Software... and choose the corresponding driver (have it installed ahead of time).- Click Add, select configuration specifics, if there are any (duplex printing, etc.), then click OK.- Printer should now be added, send a print job to confirm.