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If you need to print in black and white or in grayscale from your Mac, you might be hard-pressed to find an option to do so in the standard print window. Nevertheless, you can still use a relatively straight-forward OS X feature to print a document in either grayscale or black and white.

Now you can open the new PDF on your Desktop, which will only use the color scheme you selected in the filter. One component of this framework is Quartz Filters, which give programs the ability to use centralized filters somewhat like plugins, and apply these filters to most graphic content rather easily.

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Alternatively, you can simply use a laser printer which only prints in black and white. This is a good idea if you mostly print text and can live with the occasional gray scale only picture. If you have the space, you could even have two printers and use whichever one is appropriate at the moment of printing. Problem solved. To print in black and white you might be hard-pressed to find an option to do so in a standard window. OSX helps in this and also supports a number of printers.

Why can't I print in color?

You can still use a straight OSX feature to print a document in black and white in Mac. After doing all these steps you can open the pdf on your screen, which will display the color which you have selected.

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This gives the ability to use centralized like plugins and we can apply this on graphic content easily. This feature or filter is applied to content in the preview when you export it as a pdf, so we can use this to limit colors in an exported document. At last from above we can see it depends on the printer drivers and filter or software installed in our desktop if all this done properly then we have to follow some steps so our desired data will be printed in black and white.

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