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Print from both trays

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A user wants to print Letter size from both trays, so if the first tray runs out of paper the second will be used. We've tried a few things (which obviously did not work), and the minute we remove the tray the paper has been pulling from we get an error. This is a Lexmark T640 printer. Any idea? Thanks!

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Not sure with a that Model, but on HP lasers, you just tell the printer that the trays both have the same paper in - i.e. Plain Letter. When one runs out, the other takes over.
If the printer thinks one tray is Plain and one is i.e. Bond paper, it won't switch trays even if the same physical paper is in there.
Go through the control panel on the front of the printer, or if it doesn't have one, you'll need to use the web interface to set this up.

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