Technical Notes

Applies to: Manually Adding SpecsIntact PDF Printer

SpecsIntact v4.5.1 and newer

 

The SpecsIntact PDF printer is available during the SpecsIntact Installation process as an optional feature.  If the SpecsIntact PDF printer was not installed during the initial installation process, one could run the SpecsIntact Installation process again making sure to chose "Yes" when prompted to install the SpecsIntact PDF printer as illustrated below.

ThinStall users must install the SpecsIntact PDF printer manually.

Steps to Manually Install the SpecsIntact PDF Printer:

  1. Select the Start Button
  2. From the Start Menu, select Devices and Printers.
  3. On the menu bar, choose Add a Printer
  4. From the Add Printer Wizard, click Add a local printer, then select Next
  5. On the Choose a printer port page, select Create a new port, and choose Local Port, then select Next
  6. Under Enter a port name, type SPECSINTACT_PDF, select OK
  7. On the Install Printer page, choose HP Color LaserJet 2800 Series PS for Windws 7 and 8 or HP Color LaserJet 8500 PS for older Windows versions, select Next
  8. For Which version of the driver do you want to use, choose Use the driver that is currently installed (recommended), select Next
  9. For the Printer name, type SpecsIntact PDF (The printer name is case sensitive and must be exact!), select Next
  10. Under Printer Sharing, choose Do not share this printer, select Next
  11. When prompted "You've successfully added MS Publisher Color Printer", select Finish

List of All Available PostScript Printer Options That Can Be Used:

Windows 7 and 8
HP Color LaserJet 2800 Series PS
Lexmark C935 PS (MS)
Xerox Phaser 6180N PS
 

 

Windows Vista
HP Color LaserJet 8500 PS
HP Color LaserJet 4550 PS
HP Color LaserJet 5/5M PS
 

Older Windows Versions
HP Color LaserJet 8500 PS
HP Color LaserJet 4550 PS**
HP Color LaserJet 8550 PS
HP Color LaserJet 5/5M PS
HP Color LaserJet PS
 

  **Do not use this printer choice for Windows 2000