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Printer setup for macOS

Set up Pullprint or other available multifunction printer (MFP) on a Mac.
  • informasjon

    Pullprint is the default printer system at HiOA.

1. Pullprint for macOS

1.1 Connect to the HiOA network.

Connect your computer to HiOA's network for printing to work.

Choose between:

Note! OS 10.6.8 and older is not supported. Upgrade to a newer version.

1.2 Colour printing

Choose settings for colour printing. Black&White is default.

2. System Preferences

  • Select: System Preferences - from the menu at the top of the page to the left or from Dock.

Skjermbilde: Print for Mac: Velg System Preferences

3. Print & Fax

System Preferences > Hardware:

  • Select: Print & Fax.

 

Skjermbilde: Select Printers and Scanners

4. Add printer

  • Click on the plus symbol: [+] to add a new printer.

Please note! Administrator rights are required to add a printer if the plus sign [+] is inactive in the dialog below.

Skjermbilde: Click Add to add printer

5. Add the Advanced icon

A. If you do not have the Advanced icon in the menu, you can add it.

  1. Right-click or press the Control key down while clicking on the free space on the toolbar.
  2. Click on: Customize Toolbar ...

Skjermbilde: Select Windows icon and right-click for menu. Click Customize Toolbar

B. Add to the toolbar

  1. Drag and drop the Advanced icon and place it on the toolbar.
  2. Click: Done

Skjermbilde: Drag and drop the Advanced icon to the toolbar

6. A. Add Pullprint for black & white printing

1. Click the Advanced icon that you just added in the tool bar.

2. Fill in the settings below:

  • Type: Windows
  • Unit: Annen enhet
  • URL: smb://print.ada.hioa.no/pullprint
  • Name: Pullprint (optional name)
  • Location: (optional location name)
  • Use (for black & white printing): Generic PCL-skriver

3. Click the button: "Add" - when you are done. Go to step 7.

Skjermbilde: Enter the settings described above. Click: Add

6. B. Add Pullprint - colour printing

1. Click the Advanced icon that you just added in the tool bar.

2. Fill in the settings below:

  • Type: Windows
  • Unit: Annen enhet
  • URL: smb://print.ada.hioa.no/pullprint
  • Name: Pullprint (optional name)
  • Location: (optional location name)
  • Use (for colour printing): Generic PostScript-skriver  

3. Click the button: "Add" - when you are done.

Skjermbilde: Enter the settings described above. Click: Add

7. Tick Duplexer

  1. Tick the box in front of Duplexer or similar. You may print on both sides of the sheet from all our printers
  2. Click: OK

Skjermbilde: Tick: Duplexer. Click: Add

8. Test print

  • Do a test print to see if it works. Test a print now!

Skjermbilde: Print a test page

9. Registered user

You may be asked to choose between two user accesses: "Guest" or "Registered User".

1. Select: Registered user.

2. Enter HiOA username and your HiOA password.

  • Name: HiOA username
    • Example:
      • For students: eg. s123456
      • For staff: e.g. britth
  • Password: HiOA password

3. Note! Tick the box: "Remember this password in my keychain".

4. Click: OK

The printout will now be sent to the print queue.

Get the printout within 24 hours on campus.

Skjermbilde: Enter HiOA username and password.

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