duplex printing, hp, fedora 8....

Kevin Martin kevintm at ameritech.net
Wed Jul 16 14:40:46 UTC 2008

Anne Wilson wrote:
> 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.
> Anne


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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