PSL+ MacOS Creating a Dummy Printer for "Print to File" Function

  1. Completely quit out of PSL+. Then, go to your Mac’s system Preferences, by clicking on the Apple logo in the Upper-Left corner of your Mac’s Desktop and selecting “System Settings”. 
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  2. Once you're in your System Preference Menu, click the “Printers & Scanners” icon.
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  3. Click the “Add Printer, Scanner, or Fax…” button in the upper portion on the right side of the Printers & Scanners window. 
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  4. In the Add Printer window, click on the "IP" icon (It looks like a globe). For "Protocol" select "Internet Printing Protocol – IPP
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  5. Enter the following information for the new IP Printer:
    • Address:
    • Name: PSL-Dummy Printer
    • Use: Select "Generic PCL Printer" from the drop-down menu
    • Once the information matches the screenshot below, click the ‘Add’ button at the bottom.

  6.  You will receive a prompt saying that MacOS cannot verify your printer. Click the ‘Continue’ button. 
  7.  You will then be presented with options for the dummy printer. Simply click ‘OK’ at the bottom of the window. 
  8.  Re-open PSL+ and your new printer will be available, and you can select the “Print to File” option.