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Device Settings Selecting a Unit of Measurement You can select a unit for displaying measurements in the user interface.
In the Device Settings tab, click User. Select Inches or Millimeters.
The Language preference option specifies the user interface language of the Device Settings tab of Printer Properties and all tabs of Printing Preferences. Available languages vary depending on your locale and your computer settings. Setting Language Preference You can select a user interface language.
In Device Settings > User, select the desired language from the Select language list. Click OK in the User Settings and Properties dialog boxes.
PDL (Page Description Language)
A Page Description Language (PDL) specifies the contents and layout of a printed page. In the Device Settings tab, you can choose from PCL XL, (Printer Command Language XL), PCL 5e, KPDL (an emulation of PostScript printing), or PDF (Portable Document Format). The printer default is PCL XL, which is suitable for most printing purposes. After you select a PDL, the selection appears in the lower corner of the Preview image. In GDI compatible mode, vector graphics are rasterized for printing as bitmap images. Use the GDI compatible mode option to improve the output quality of the graphic created by the application. Note: To add PDF to the list of PDL choices, you must install the Output to PDF plug-in. In a client/server environment, this feature is unavailable to a client logged in as a restricted user.
The PDL options, available in the PDL Settings dialog box, are accessed in Device Settings. PCL XL The most recent version of HP PCL and PCL 6. This PDL includes PCL 5e features. PCL XL lacks backward compatibility with earlier PCL versions, though it is enhanced over PCL 5e in these areas: Reduced file size Better print speed Faster return to application