BeaverPrint - How to print using Google Cloud Print

Issue/Question

  • How can I print to BeaverPrint through Google Cloud Print?

Environment

  • Oregon State
    • Student
    • Employee
      • BeaverPrint

Accessing Google Cloud Print

  1. Open a browser and go to https://google.com/cloudprint.
  2. On the Google accounts page, enter your ONID username@oregonstate.edu and click on "Next".
  3. At the OSU Login page, enter your ONID username and password.
  4. On the cloud print page, click on the "Printers" link that appears on the left side of the window. You should see "beaverprint" printer listed as seen in the following image.
    MR Login

 

Option 1: Printing from your browser

Note: On Windows using IE, Edge, or Firefox Cloud Print is only offered for Google documents.  The Chrome browser will offer cloud print for any document type or image.

  1. Open a browser
  2. If you are going to print a document from cloud storage log into Google Drive, OneDrive, Box or your cloud storage provider. 
  3. Open the document or web page you wish to print
  4. To print select Print from the File Menu, use <ctrl> P, or select the printer icon. 
  • If you are using Chrome:
    1. In the print dialog under “Destination” click the “Change” button.

      Changing printer

    2. Scroll down and select "beaverprint" under “Google Cloud Print” heading

      find beaver print in Google

    3. Verify the print settings are correct for which pages you wish to print. (Number of copies, layout, color or black & white, paper size, margins and other settings)

 

  • For other browsers (Google Docs):
    1. Under Google Cloud Print select “beaverprint”

      Google cloud print in other browsers

    2. Verify the print settings are correct for which pages you wish to print. (Number of copies, orientation, duplex, color, paper size margins and other settings)

  • Once you’re satisfied everything is correct, click the “Print” button.  Doing so will then queue your print job to the BeaverPrint queue.
  • The print job will appear in your BeaverPrint account and can be released the same as normal print jobs at any print station or swipe device configured to use the Beaver Print queue.

 

Option 2: Printing a document on your PC

  1. In your browser go to https://google.com/cloudprint.

    Option 2 upload local file

  2. Click on the Print button and choose "Upload a file to print"
  3. In the dialog box click on "Select a file from my computer" and browse to the file you wish to print, select it and click Open.
  4. In the Google Cloud Print dialog choose "beaverprint".
  5. After verifying all the settings, click "Print" to send your file to the beaverprint queue.
  6. The print job will appear in your BeaverPrint account and can be released the same as any normal print job.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 59184
Created
Thu 8/2/18 4:35 PM
Modified
Tue 8/7/18 3:47 PM