duplex printing, hp, fedora 8....

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 16 08:21:23 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 15 July 2008 22:15:24 Kevin Martin wrote:
> Ok, so I'm probably doing something really stupid here but when I print
> a multi-page file to my duplex HP printer the duplexing takes place NOT
> as page 1/2, page 3/4, page 5/6 but as page 3/4, page 2/5, page 1/6
> (essentially printing the odd pages 1,3,5 then flipping the stack (so
> the paper with page 5 is at the top) and printing pages 2,4,6).  This is
> NOT the way I want it output but I don't know what I'm doing to make it
> come out this way.  Any help greatly appreciated.
> Kevin

Sounds to me as though you are printing from OpenOffice?  I think you have the 
document (and maybe even defaults?) set to 'Print as Brochure'.  KPrinter 
also has a setting for this.  If it's there you can change it in the print 
dialogue and save it to make the simple print the default.

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