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Unable to print both side though requested

Hi,
My printout did not print both side of the paper although i have selected the option.

Please advice.

Thank you.

Suzana

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  • jbreeds Oct 11, 2008

    Duplex works okay from Windows program such as Word etc. But not on Pagemaker 7 postscript

  • sergeantgrey
    sergeantgrey Oct 14, 2008

    the same. problem with usb-connected printer - it couldn-t print both sides

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I managed to find the solution! : )
The postscript print drivers that HP supply with the 2015d printer are NOT suitable for Pagemaker 7.
You need to download a hp Universal Postscript Driver. When printing duplex on Pagermaker 7 adjust 'features' to duplex.
The HP p2015d Duplex printing from Pagemaker 7 now works fine on Duplex and @ 1200dpi.

John

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As i know, usb-printers don't support both side printing. It is words of the generant

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