HP 870 Cse + HPIJS 2.14 Printer Driver does not support two-sided print

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 14:04:58 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 01:28, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 23:35, Mike McCarty wrote:
> > 
> >>david walcroft wrote:
> >>
> >>>Mike,
> >>>   Look in 'http://localhost:631/printers' > config printers.
> >>>You should find double sided printing check box. Also give the newer 
> >>>print package "Hplip" a go.
> >>>
> >>>   david
> >>>
> >>
> >>Further fiddling seemingly has allowed me to create another
> >>queue associated with that printer, and which does two-up
> >>printing. But still no hint of how to do double-sided without
> >>a duplexer.
> > 
> > 
> > If you print postscript to a file, you should be able to
> > use psselect with -o and -e to extract the odd/even pages
> > so you can print one, flip the stack and print the other.
> Nice tip. I am not familiar with psselect. I'll look into
> that. It would be nice if I could select a queue option
> for it, though, like with Windows, and not have to do
> the "print to file, run two manual print jobs, delete file"
> stuff.

You can script anything you want in a queue, but
there is no relationship between the queue and your
terminal.  What should happen if someone else sends
a job while you have the flipped stack in the printer?

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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