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Printing from the Student Desktop

You can print from the Student Desktop in the University computer labs or when running the Student Desktop on your own computer. If you are using the Student Desktop on your own computer, you can also print to any printers your computer can normally print to!

Windows Student Desktop

Simply click print as normal, and choose the appropriate printer from the drop-down list of printers:

Dunedin, Invercargill, Auckland:

  • Black and White Printer
  • Colour Printer


  • UOW Black and White Printer
  • UOW Colour Printer


  • UOC Black and White Printer
  • UOC Colour Printer

To print to the Printshop (Dunedin only):

  • Printshop B&W
  • Printshop Colour


Save a file to PDF via the print menu

Word, Excel and some other programs allow you to Save As directly to PDF, but you can also save a PDF from any program on the Student Desktop by using the print menu.

To save to PDF, click Print and choose CutePDF Writer as your printer. You will see the standard print dialog, but after pressing Ok or Print, you will be asked where you want to save the file.


Mac Student Desktop

  1. Click print as normal, and choose one of the following from the list of printers:
    • Black_and_White_Printer
    • Colour_Printer
  2. Click Print
  3. Wait for the uniFLOW window to load—this will take a few moments
  4. Click OK to submit job
    Note:Do not change the options on this screen as they will not be picked up by the printer