See how GreenPrint can help save paper Video
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>> One of the things I've always hated about printing, besides the fact that buying reams of paper reeks of the Twentieth Century, are those pesky pages that get printed with one or two lines on them. GreenPrint World is a freeware program that warns you to prevent wasteful print jobs. Hi, I'm Seth Rosenblatt for CNET.Download.com, and in this first look video, I'm going to show you how GreenPrint World makes your printing just a bit more green. The program isn't much to look at. Instead, it's set to load up at start-up by default. From there, anytime you print, it automatically looks at what it can do to save pages. The good news is that you can adjust those filters. Once you've installed, you'll notice a little green and white icon in your system tray. Right click on it and choose GreenPrint configuration. The general tab shows you the basics, disabling the tray icon, enabling reports, logging, and anonymous statistics reporting. The next tab, GreenPrint logic, is where the heavy-duty earth saving happens. As you mouse over each option, it shows you a preview of what a printed page for that option looks like. Here's a completely blank page. This is what a header and footer only looks like, and so on. Check off the box on the left to enable the filter to remove or condense the information on those pages. The printers' tab sets up how GreenPrint talks to your printers and any new printers that you add. The reports' tab helps you determine basic printing costs, calculating the cost per page, as well as some leftover printer controls. That last bit is sort of confusing, but there it is. When you print, GreenPrint will show up as your printer. Follow through and a window will open that displays the pages you want to print, highlighting potential candidates for editing. To add or remove a page from the print queue, double-click on it. To remove images, text, or a page entirely, the right click context menu lets you do all of that. Unfortunately, there's no way to adjust the line spacing or margin width from within GreenPrint. You have to go back to the source program to do that. GreenPrint does come with a PDF maker, though, so if emailing a PDF is an option for you, GreenPrint can help you. Overall, GreenPrint takes a bit of jogging start in the right direction, but there's still so much more it could be doing before it's running at full speed. With a First Look at GreenPrint World, I'm Seth Rosenblatt for Download.com. ^M00:02:32 [ Music ]
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