John, thanks, The printer installs in one go until finalization. If letterhead paper is used, put the paper in the manual feed slot with the heading face up in first. How hard would it be to implement something like that? Didn't get any notification that there were replies to my post. It sounds like Xerox supported this in the Windows drver but not in the Mac driver. Provide details and share your research! The paper sizes suitable for automatic two-sided printing are A4 and Letter. Do not add the printed pages to the top of a stack of unprinted paper. From Booklet subset, select front sides only 3.
If your printer supports duplex printing, follow the directions in the printer manual to create duplex copies. The only package you have to get is pdftk server, which can be downloaded from. This is the tricky part: from options dropdown menu, select Ignore this actions's input. Select Paper Handling from the drop down list. To make the Booklet, fold the printed pages down the middle. Then print the remaining even pages. And click on the Purple Thumbs up icon at the bottom of my comment.
You may select: - None: When you want to print on one side, choose this option. I wrote it a long time ago and couldn't generate any interest in it so I have not updated it. This is where, if you were to print half-letter per page single fold , you would have the first and last pages on one side of a letter-size sheet and the second and second-to-last pages on the other. If that is checked, you can use the automatic double-side printing by checking the Two-sided box next to Copies. If you see options on any of the tabs for printing on both sides of the paper, duplex printing, or two-sided printing, the printer probably supports automatic duplex printing. I told it to print the odd pages, then I put them back in properly just like how manual duplex used to instruct and told it to print the even pages.
Then place the document back in the feed tray properly, switch to even and print the whole document again. And then, check the blank pages are put face down. When performing manual duplex printing, note the following. The while cycle is wrote based on pdftk's man page: all you have to know is that it extracts the odd pages of the input pdf into odd. The problem is, it did not put the pages in the right order page 6 is on the back of page 1, page 5 on the back of page 2, etc. Continue to the next step. But is still don't see how this is Apple's issue.
You can use manual duplex printing, or you can print the odd and even pages separately. Check it out and get back to me if you are interested in using it. I hope this explains things a bit more. Click the drop down arrow next to Copies and Pages. Long-edge binding prints with the orientation on the vertical edge; Short-edge binding prints with the orientation along the horizontal edge. Check the printed page is faced down and put the leading edge top is inserted into the manual feed first. This screenshot summarizes the whole workflow.
The main menu will usually list the program name e. These settings vary depending on which Duplex option you selected: Duplex Manual : - Duplex Type: There are several types of duplex binding directions available for each orientation - Portrait or Landscape. I have tried using both the 2. If necessary, select one of the processing methods from Print Area. Provide details and share your research! It gets even more inconvenient, when printing 2-up double sided, or when changing additional settings for this one printout. Make sure the media type setting is appropriate for automatic duplex printing. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums.
Booklet Printing: - Duplex Type: There are two 2 types of duplex binding directions available for each orientation - Portrait or Landscape. I think we still have a communication problem on what's trying to be accomplished. Just a quick stupid question: I had a 6 paged document. Please help me save paper!! The first is that they changed bash. A few more thoughts: duplexpr doesn't really address printing ranges of pages. To change the Stapling Side, select a setting from the list, and if necessary, set the Margin width.
And then, check the blank page is put face up. I think Cheap Impostor is still the answer. If you want N-up printing, on the Layout popup, select the Pages per Sheet you want where N is the number in the Pop-up. ~The printer tells you when. Press on Show Details to show any available print option. Then, the odd-numbered pages will be printed in normal order.
And then, check the printed pages are put face up. Then the printer driver will stop and show the instructions required to re-install the paper. To print double side manually, select Odd Only first and when it finishes printing, flip the pages over and select Even Only Instead of flipping each page over to its blank side before printing the even pages, you have a more convenient option of flipping the entire block of pages, so that the last sheet is on top useful when you have a lot of pages to be printed. It also keeps the gutter margins aligned as you go from the outer pages to inner. Also, some applications such as InDesign , and some file formats may not be compatible with duplex printing. One thing I can do, is print odd pages, then reopen the dialog and print even pages, but this is very inconvenient, especially when I only want to print a certain page range of the document as the Mac dialog forgets my previous page range every time.