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Adobe reader disabling collate function

Adobe reader disabling collate function

Adobe reader disabling collate function

I have a printer (hp 4015) and I have the printer set up twice under control panel-printers.  One copy prints normal to any tray available. This printer is set to be the default.
  The second copy is set to print to tray 3, print 3 copies and NOT collate the copies. When I open adobe (and a file) I go to print and choose the second copy of the printer (the one that should have 3 copies and no collating) and it will pull across the setting for 3 copies, but it always checks the collate box no mater what I select.  How do I change this so it pulls over the collate options from the printer like it pulls over the number of copies to print?
   Here is the kicker.  I have a machine that it works perfectly on.  I have matched everything between the two machines settings wise.  The printers are set up identically.  I went through each setting in adobe under preferences.  I am truly at a loss.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

RE: Adobe reader disabling collate function

Could it be that your two 'matching' machines run different OS's - XP vs Win7? and so have different printer drivers. Are both of your copies of Acro Pro 8 at the same patch level ?

Fred Wagner


RE: Adobe reader disabling collate function

Found it.  It was the default printer.  The defualt printer was set to 1 copy and collate was checked.  Grayed out, but checked.  I switched it to two copies, unchecked collate, then put it to 1 copy.  Solved the problem.

Thanks for the help.

To answer your querstion, both were on the same os version and build number.

RE: Adobe reader disabling collate function

Cecil - good work - solving is learning! Now you can answer questions here too!

Fred Wagner


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