[Users] Printing message in black - preserving printer system preferences

Emily Jackson emilyj at hiwaay.net
Sun Oct 18 00:22:50 CEST 2015

On Sat, 17 Oct 2015 23:41:14 +0200
Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:

> Whenever you run a print operation, a native printing dialog window is
> being called. Naturally, it's different on each operating system, and
> based on my testing, in Windows this dialog window is different from
> printer to printer, so I guess it is provided by a corresponding
> printer driver, or some sort of middleware above that driver.
> When the print operation is done, the used print settings are passed
> back to Claws Mail, which reads it, and stores some values in its own
> configuration for future use, applying them to next printing
> operation.

I am also using Claws Mail with Windows 10, and I have an Epson
printer. When I printed e-mails form CM under Windows 7, they were
always B&W, but now that I have Windows 10, they print in color. So, it
must be a matter of the printer driver affecting the printout.


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