Customizing the Printers portlet

You can change the Printers portlet so it shows only the printers that you work with frequently. You can sort the list of printers, and you can change the properties that are displayed.
To customize the portlet:
  1. To switch between the List View and the Graphic View, set the Device portlets on Main property in the Preferences dialog or the user property notebook.
  2. If the star (Blue star) icon in the header row of the table is blue, click it.
    The star turns gray and the portlet shows all the devices that are defined in the system.
  3. Select the devices that you want to include in your list of favorites:
    • To include a device in your favorites list, click the gray star next to that device. It turns blue.
    • To remove a device from your favorites list, click the blue star next to the device. It turns gray.
  4. Sort the list of devices:
    • Click on a column heading to sort the printers in ascending order according to that column. Click the column heading again to sort the printers in descending order.
  5. To see only your favorite devices, click the star in the header row of the table.
  6. To change the properties that are displayed for each device:
    1. At the top right of the Printers portlet, click Settings (image of the settings icon) and select Manage Columns.
    2. To add columns to the table, select the check box next to the property name.
    3. To remove columns from the table, clear the check box next to property name.
    4. To change the order of table columns using the mouse, select a property name and drag it to a new location. To reorder a selected property name using the keyboard, use the controls to the right of the name to move it to a new location.
      • To move the property name up one row, click .
      • To move the property name to the top of the list, click .
      • To move the property name down one row, click .
      • To move the property name to the bottom of the list, click .
    5. To save your changes, click OK.