Priority print settings for Windows
Changes to print settings are prioritized depending on where the changes are made:
The names of commands and dialog boxes might vary depending on your software program.
Page Setup dialog box: Click Page Setup or a similar command on the File menu of the
program you are working in to open this dialog box. Settings changed here override settings
changed anywhere else.
Print dialog box: Click Print, Print Setup, or a similar command on the File menu of the
program you are working in to open this dialog box. Settings changed in the Print dialog box
have a lower priority and usually do not override changes made in the Page Setup dialog box.
Printer Properties dialog box (printer driver): Click Properties in the Print dialog box
to open the printer driver. Settings changed in the Printer Properties dialog box usually do not
override settings anywhere else in the printing software. You can change most of the print settings
Default printer driver settings: The default printer driver settings determine the settings used
in all print jobs, unless settings are changed in the Page Setup, Print, or Printer Properties
Printer control panel settings: Settings changed at the printer control panel have a lower
priority than changes made anywhere else.