Apps try to connect to a LAN shared printer when I'm not on the LAN

in Mac Software edited January 2014
I've got a coupla rogue apps (TextEdit, Pages, anything that I print from) that insist on trying to connect to a shared printer on my LAN even when I'm not on the LAN. This causes them to beachball on launch, because they're trying to find the printer that's not there, durr durr durr. I've got LittleSnitch denying them network access, but this is a pain because I have to remember to turn that off when I'm back on my local network! Is there any way to prevent these apps from trying to contact the printer when they're not capable of seeing it?
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