duplex printing, hp, fedora 8....

Kevin Martin kevintm at ameritech.net
Wed Jul 16 14:40:14 UTC 2008

Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> 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.
> Which printer model?
> How is the printer defined in cups?
> For some printers you'll need to tell the driver that a
> duplex unit is present in the printer. This is done in the
> "Installable Options" panel in the setup.
> Mogens

It's a photosmart 3210xi but it appears to be an Adobe Reader "issue".  
Either I've got a setting wrong or there's a bug.  SIgh...

Sorry to waste the lists time.


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