duplex printing, hp, fedora 8....
craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Jul 16 15:05:15 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 15:58 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 July 2008 15:40:46 Kevin Martin wrote:
> > 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
> > 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.
> I'm curious, Kevin. Does this happen with a lot of docs, or just some? I'm
> wondering whether the brochure print mode is (for that matter, whether it can
> be) embedded in the doc.
upgrading to AdobeReader_enu (8.1.2-1) fixed my duplex printing issues
(there may be a newer version than this).
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