Add an SMPH Printer to a MacOS computer
Step by step instructions on adding a basic sciences lab printer to a users Mac computer.
LAB USERS: To print from personally owned MacOS computer, you must be first connected to the VPN and run the lab drives script.
Obtaining the UW Campus VPN: https://kb.wisc.edu/helpdesk/90370 (download and connect)
Obtain the lab drive script and connect with it via the instructions here: https://confluence.med.wisc.edu/x/lADPAQ (download and connect)
Lab Printer Names: https://uwmadison.box.com/s/ul9x8on8k5cn07d4pb88iklo8sagf6cd- From the Apple Menu, select System Preferences..., then choose Printers & Scanners.- Click the lock symbol and unlock (admin credentials) to make changes.- Click the plus + symbol, then from the Add window, right click (control + click) within the blank area of the toolbar, choose Customize Toolbar… (click here for example screen shot)- Left click on Advanced, drag the gear symbol into the toolbar, then click Done. (click here for example screen shot)- Click on the (newly added) Advanced icon, in the toolbar section, then enter the following: (click here for example screen shot)Type: LPD/LPR Host or Printer
Device: Another Device
Note: The URL should match the exact name of the printer.Name: can be whatever makes sense to the end user
Example: “Johnson Lab Hallway Color Printer”Location: Building & Room #Example: WIMR 1 6136Use: Select Software, or Generic PostScript Printer
If there is a specific print driver (such as for the Canon copier/printers), choose "Select Software..." and search select the corresponding driver (have it installed ahead of time).
The driver can be Generic PostScript, unless there’s a specific printer driver for the Mac operating system.- Click Add, select configuration specifics, if there are any (duplex printing, etc.), then click OK.- Printer should now be added, send a print job to confirm.Also see:Add a Network Printer to a Mac
https://confluence.med.wisc.edu/x/N4C0SMPH Mac Printer Setup (Canon Copiers)