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Two-sided printing - Mac & Windows

The following documentation is to assist you in setting up duplex or two-sided printing on your university printer. Not all printers have the capability of printing two-sided but your office should have at least one Multi-functional printer that prints two-sided:


For Mac Users (Screenshots based on the Mac OS Lion)

  1. Go to System Preferences

  2. Select Print and Scan

  1. Select your printer from the list. Please note not every printer has the ability to print 2-sided.

  2. Select the Driver tab and then make sure Duplex Unit is checked

  3. Press OK and 2-sided printing will be available in your applications.


IMPORTANT: This does not automatically turn on two-sided printing. You will need to select that feature in the application.

Two Sided Printing – Windows

The following screenshots are based on Windows 7


  1. Go to the Start menu and select Devices and Printers

  2. Right-mouse button  Click on the printer you wish to modify

  3. Select Device Settings
    Under Installable Options Make sure
    Duplex Unit is installed (if set to Not Installed click on the text “Not Installed” and select “Installed” from the options

  4. Press OK to save changes.


IMPORTANT: This does not automatically turn on two-sided printing. You will need to select that feature in the application.


If you have any questions or concerns please contact the IMT Support Desk.

 

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