Connecting to Xerox Printers & Adding a Print Code Preset (Mac users)

This guide describes how Mac users can connect to the new Xerox printers in the Faculty Tower Workroom (rm269) and the Faculty Workroom (rm121J). Users who need to connect to a different printer, or with a different operating system should send a message to somdhelp@uoregon.edu.

Installing Xerox Print Driver 3.68.0.pkg (OS X Drivers)

  1. Download the Xerox Print Driver here: XeroxPrintDriver3.68.0.pkg (Click “Open” if prompted.)
  2. Go to your Downloads folder, and open the Xerox Print Driver 3.68.0.pkg to open the installer.
  3. Install normally, following the prompts. You will be asked for your computer password during this process.
  4. Near the end of the installation, it will pause at the “Select a Printer” dialog box. Click the icon in the top right.Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.23.35 PM
  5. Enter the IP address for the desired printer. For the Faculty Workroom in 121J enter 10.128.126.12 and for the Faculty Tower in 269, enter 10.128.126.15 in the address field.Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 12.39.45 PM
  6. Select the printer model, Xerox Workstation 5955, and click Continue, then click Continue again.

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Entering a Print Code:

  1. Start Microsoft Word, and type a couple words
  2. Select Print from the File menu (File>Print, or use your favorite keyboard shortcut ⌘+P). A dialogue box will appear
  3. Click the copies & Pages dropdown menu and select “Xerox Features” (Fig. 1):

    Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 1.46.58 PM

    Fig. 1

  4. From the Paper/Output dropdown menu select “Advanced” (Figure 2):

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    Fig. 2

  5. In the Configuration submenu that appears once you’ve selected advanced from the previous step, click on the accounting button (Figure 3):

    Fig. 3

    Fig. 3

  6. In the next dialogue box that appears (Figure 4):
    • In the Accounting System dropdown menu, choose: “Xerox standard Accounting”
    • In the Accounting Prompt dropdown menu, choose: “Do Not Prompt”
    • In the Default User ID entry box: enter your print code (which can be obtained from Jim Klenke if you do not know it)
    • Click the OK button

      Fig. 4

      Fig. 4

  7.  You will be brought back to the main print dialogue menu. At this point you should click the “Presets” dropdown menu near the top of the window and choose “Save Current Setting as Preset” (Figure 5)

    Fig. 5

    Fig. 5

  8. At this point you will be prompted to enter a Preset Name (Figure 6). I’ve chosen “My Print Code”, but you can choose any name you wish

    Fig. 6

    Fig. 6

  9. Click the “OK” button. The “Save Preset As” dialogue box will close. Then you can click the “Print” button, and never have to worry about this process again!
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