Adding Windows Printers

TotalFlow Prep lets you add printers that are connected to your Windows system and use a printer driver compatible with the Windows V4 Print Subsystem.
    Important:
  • This function is currently provided only as a preview version. For the list of known limitations and possible solutions, see the Readme file available from the Windows Start menu.
  • Before registering a printer, make sure that both your computer and the printer are correctly connected to the network. For details about how to connect the printer to a network, see the printer documentation.
To add a Windows printer:
  1. Make sure that the printer you want to add is configured correctly in Windows and uses a printer driver compatible with the Windows V4 Print Subsystem.

    For more information, see the Windows Help and the documentation for your printer.

    For examples of supported drivers, go to http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/rc3/model/p_i/p_i.htm?lang=en.

  2. In TotalFlow Prep, go to SettingsPrinter Management.
    Settings menu — Printer Management
    Note: You can also open the Printer Management screen directly from the printer selection menu on the menu bar.
  3. On the Printer Management screen, click Add Printer.
    Printer Management screen — Add Printer
  4. On the Add Printer screen, follow these steps:
    Add Printer screen — Adding a Windows printer
    1. In the Printer name field, enter a display name for the printer.
      Enter up to 32 bytes.
    2. Under Printer type, select Windows printer.
    3. Under Printer model, select the Windows printer that you want to add.
      The list of printers only includes the printers available on your Windows system that use a printer driver compatible with the Windows V4 Print Subsystem.
    4. Click OK.
  5. On the Printer Management screen, hover over the registered Windows printer and click Edit button, the Edit button.
  6. On the Edit Printer screen, click Settings....
  7. On the Ricoh Windows Printer Mapping screen, configure mappings for the settings available on the printer.
    A default set of mappings is already available based on the printer model.

    For more information, click the help button on the Ricoh Windows Printer Mapping screen.