How Do I Print a PDF in Black & White?
By Mel Frank
A PDF, or Portable Document Format, is a technology designed by Adobe Systems. This is a versatile program used to open and view nearly any document--it makes no difference if your computer is a PC or Mac. This makes a PDF document perfect for use when emailing documents, or publishing documents online for viewers to read and print. Printing the document in a black and white format is simple, requiring an easy change of printer settings.
Open the PDF you wish to print.
Click the "File" option from the toolbar at the top of the page, then choose "Print."
Click "Preferences" from the gray box that appears on your screen.
Select the "Color" tab at the top of the gray box.
Choose the "Print on Grayscale" option, and select "Use Black Ink Cartridge" if applicable.
Click "OK" at the bottom of the gray box to accept the setting.
Click "Print" and the document will print in black and white.
Mel Frank is a professional freelance writer with over 15 years of writing experience. She has completed a wide variety of writing assignments for a number of publications that include CNN and various websites. Frank received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from a prestigious university in Pennsylvania.