What is Duplex Printing?
The Duplex Printing option enables you to print on both sides of the page and/or print multiple pages per sheet of paper. You are charged per sheet of paper that you use, not per page you print.
1. Make sure you have one of the 8100 printers installed..
Duplex printing is only available on 8100 series HP Printers which are located:
- either one of the lab printers
- the big printer in the second floor hallway (big printer)
- nearby the circulation desk
2. Open your printer list from the Start menu.
Depending on your version of Windows, your printer list may be called Printers and Faxes and be directly under the Start menu or it may be called Printers, which is under the Settings heading, which is under the Start menu.
3. Enable the Duplexing Option
Right-click on the 8100 or 8150 printer that you want to be able to use for duplexing jobs. Select Properties. Select the Configure tab. Make sure the Duplexing Unit box under Paper Handling Options is checked. Click OK at the bottom. NOTE:
The duplex option is already set for the public computers in the lab, alcove, and hallway.
4. Print using the Duplexing Option
When you want to print a document in the duplex mode, select Print from the File menu, select your duplexing printer from the pull-down menu, and hit the Properties button on the right. Click the Finishing tab. Under Document Options, you may check the box to print on both sides of the page and/or select the number of pages you want to print per sheet.