Does a printer not print if out of black ink?

Answer It will not print if black cartridge is empty unless you have a selection in your print setup for 'composite black' - mixing the three colors of the color cartridge to make black as others have sai... Read More »

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I ran out of black ink in my printer. How can I set my printer to print in dark blue instead of black?

Color printers have a black cartridge and a color cartridge. Your black is used for, well... Black. But, it is also used for creating shades of dark colors. The colors in your color cartridge are l... Read More »

Does a printer need color ink in order for it to print in black or at all?

Why won't my printer print any black ink when the black ink levels are fine?

How are your color cartridges, they are needed to print blackWITH MOST PRINTERS, you are required to have ink in both the black and color ink cartridges in order to print in black as color ink is n... Read More »

How does an inkjet printer print grey color Is must be black and white right But how is white produced?

Printers use red, Yellow and blue Or more common is Magenta(red), Cyan(blue), and Yellow. When you mix the three inks together you get Black.Some printers use a larger separate black ink cartridge.... Read More »