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Student Printers: Mac

All members of the Penn Law community can print to any of the multifunction student printers located throughout the Law School. All student printers share the same print queue. After sending your print job, go to any of the print stations and swipe your Penn Card. Select your print job from the screen and it will be printed at that printer.

Install the law-lab Queue

To setup the student printers on a Mac, download and run the Mac OS Add Print Queue script.

Problems Installing?

  • If you receive the error message below, you need to update your Mac OS Print Drivers. Download them from Apple Support Downloads and try installing the script again.

Mac Error

  • If you receive the error message below, you need to change your Security & Privacy Settings.image
  • To change this setting:
    1. Open System Preferences
    2. Click Security & Privacy
    3. Click on the Lock icon in the bottom left corner
    4. Enter your administrator password and click OK
    5. Under the General tab, set the bottom option to Allow applications downloaded from Anywhereimage

Printing to the law-lab Queue

The first time you print to law-lab, you will need to authenticate with your LawKey.

  1. After printing a document to law-lab, click the Printer Icon that starts bouncing on your dock.
  2. Click the Resume button.
  3. When prompted to login, enter your LawKey username prefixed with NET\ (for example, NET\joesmith) and your LawKey password. Select Remember this password in my keychain and click OK.

Retrieving Your Printouts

After installing, you can send print jobs to the new law-lab printer on your computer. You can pickup your printouts at any of the print stations located throughout the Law School. Just swipe your PennCard to release the printouts.

  1. Press Logon and wait for the Please swipe your card prompt
  2. Swipe your PennCard with the stripe facing you
  3. Please be patient for the login
  4. Press Print Release, then choose the document you want to print and press Print

Printer Panel

Printing Single-sided or Double-sided

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Click Show Details (if available).
  3. Choose Layout from the Copies & Pages or Program dropdown menu.
  4. Set your two-sided options.

Manual Print Tray for Resumes

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Click Show Details (if available).
  3. Choose Layout from the Copies & Pages or Program dropdown menu.
  4. Set All Pages From to Tray 1 (Manual).

Automatic Stapling

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Click Show Details (if available).
  3. Choose Finishing from the Copies & Pages or Program dropdown menu.
  4. Set your stapling preferences.

General Notes

  • Powersave: The MFP units will go into sleep mode between 7:30PM and 7:30AM when idle. During this time select the Start button to initiate power up from sleep mode.
  • Reset: To logout of the printer. When beginning a new job or session select RESET to clear any settings changed in the previous session
  • Feeding Paper: Face down in the feeder tray

Links to Manuals

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