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Printing from Adobe Applications

Adobe InDesign CC was used for this tutorial.

Click File from the tab bar at the top of the window and click Print once your document is ready for printing.

Select the printer you wish to use under the Printer heading. In this tutorial, a self-serve laser printer is selected.

To change the default duplex print setting to single-sided printing, click Setup located in the bottom left corner of the Print window.

Adobe InDesign Print Window. Setup button highlighted.
Fig. 1 - InDesign Print Window

Once the Print menu appears, select the printer you wish to use from the drop-down menu provided under the Printer heading. In this tutorial, a Self-Serve Laser printer is selected.

InDesign Printing Conflict Warning dialog box.
Fig. 2 - Printing Conflicts Warning

Make sure the correct printer is selected before proceeding. Different Adobe applications use different commands to access the Printing Preferences window.

  • For Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks click Properties.
  • For InDesign and Illustrator click Preferences.
  • For Photoshop click Print Settings.
  • See the images below for an example of each.

Printing from Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Print Window. Properties button is highlighted.
Fig. 3 - Adobe Acrobat Pro Print Window


Printing from Adobe InDesign CC

Adobe Acrobat InDesign Print Window. Preferences button is highlighted.
Fig.4 - Adobe Acrobat InDesign Print Window


Printing from Adobe Photoshop CS6

Photoshop Print Window. Print Settings button is highlighted.
Fig. 5 - Photoshop Print Window

From the Printing Preferences window, select your preferred 2-sided printing method of printing.

  • To print single-sided, select Print on one side only.
  • To print double-sided (duplex), select Print on both sides.

    Note: This dialog box will look the same for all printers that support duplex and single-sided printing.

Photoshop Print Preferences Window. 2-sided printing method of printing is highlighted. 1-sided option is selected for the method of printing.
Fig. 12 - Printing Preferences

Click OK to close the printing preferences window.

Click Print to send the document to the selected printer.

Click Print to send the document to the selected printer.

Print Button
Fig. 6 - Print Button

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