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Won't print in landscape mode

We have a Printronix Printer L1524. We are trying to print PDF file in landscape mode to make it print properly - but it is a portrait mode document (so it should print sideways, still be in portrait mode but sideways thereby fitting on the paper. We tried to change print settings to landscape more, but the printer still prints in portrait mode going and not fitting on the paper.

Posted by Alla Bespalov on

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  • Alla Bespalov May 30, 2007

    Here's more information: we are sending Adobe PDFs generated from an Oracle 9i Reports Server running on Solaris 8 to a Printronix L7032 continuous form printer being managed by IBM Infoprint Manager for Windows.

  • Alla Bespalov May 30, 2007

    (Sorry I made a mistake on the printer, it is L7032, not L1524)

  • Alla Bespalov Jun 02, 2007

    We aren't printing from Adobe, but from Oracle Reports and it is getting automatically generated so it's very hard to play with the settings. We'll try your suggestions when we troubleshoot using Adobe, but still need a solution for it to print from Oracle reports. Thanks for trying!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    canon ir 3035 is printing portrait as lamdscape. Where can I change this settings ?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    printing landscape instead of portrait

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    gestetner ricoh MP3010 sends all facsimiles in landscape not portrait and reduces the text size considerably. Cant find settings to adjust this anywhere! Stuck with this issue for years now and recipents tend to complain about this.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    I am trying to print a portrait document, but when it comes out of the printer, it has been printed sideways, and half the document is cut off. The setting say portrait, though. I don't know where the problem is!

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At the adobe print preview screen, does the preview agree with your desired print? if yes, then is "choose paper source by pdf page size" checked on? and is "Auto-rotate and center" checked on?

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