Once the PrintNode printers have been set up you can navigate to the Printer Selections page to configure which printer to use for directly printing reports:
On the Printer Selections page, you can specify PrintNode printers to use for specific reports and users. For example, suppose you would like the Inventory Valuation report (ID 10139) to directly print on the PRINTER01 printer for the ADMIN user you would set up the printer selection as follows:
Note: More specific printer selections take precedence over a more general printer selections. For example, a printer selection that has values in the User ID, Report ID, and Printer Name fields takes precedence over a printer selection that has blank entries in the User ID or Report ID fields.
PrintNode Print Settings
On the Printer Selections page, you can specify custom print settings for the specific report and printer by clicking the PrintNode Print Setting button:
On the PrintNode Print Setting page, you can specify the paper size, orientation, and number of copies and whether to use the custom print setting when the report is sent to the remote printer for printing:
For example, suppose you would like the Inventory Valuation report that is set to directly print on the PRINTER01 printer to use letter paper size and print 2 copies in landscape the setup could be:
It is important to be aware the Use Print Setting field must be set to Yes for the custom print setting to be used when the report is directly printed on the specified printer.
When a printer is set up and assigned to specific reports in the Printer Selections page you will see the selected printer specified in the report request page prior to printing:
To print the report, click the Print button on the report request page. When the report is printed it will be sent directly to the PrintNode printer.