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Back side of page upside down when booklet printing

slicendice (Programmer)
16 Dec 08 4:46
Hi
I am trying to print out a PDF in booklet format (printing on both sides) and yet no matter what I try, the back side of every page is printed upside down. The print settings I'm using are:

Print Range:
- All
Page Handling:
- Copies: 1
- Page Scaling: Booklet Printing
- Booklet subset: Both side
- Binding: Left

Other details:
- OS: Windows XP SP3
- Printer: HP LaserJet P2015 Series PCL 5e
- Adobe Reader v8

I've searched to see if I can find any info on this, but as of yet I've not managed to find anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks very much
 
eugenetyson (TechnicalUser)
16 Dec 08 6:43
Change the Binding to Top

http://www.doozler.blogspot.com/

slicendice (Programmer)
16 Dec 08 6:51
Thanks for the info eugene...Acrobat Reader doesn't seem to provide that option when printing? The only options are:
- Left
- Right
- Left (Tall)
- Right (Tall)

I have managed to print it now...I ended up not using Acrobat to control the booklet printing (i.e. I just set the Page Scaling to "None") and instead used the printer options. These allowed me to control the binding option you mention ("flip over" or "flip up" in HP speak)
eugenetyson (TechnicalUser)
19 Dec 08 3:17
Great, that seems to work. To be honest I don't know why the automatic assumption with the printers is to print the reverse of something upside down. It's like that on my printer here and it bugs the heck out of me. Why would I want the reverse page of my document to be upside down?

Well all done now, wahoo.

http://www.doozler.blogspot.com/

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