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This article discusses how to print duplicate checks in Microsoft Dynamics GP and in Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains.

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To print duplicate checks in Microsoft Dynamics GP and in Microsoft Great Plains, use one of the following methods.

Method 1. Change the printer settings

To print duplicate checks by changing the printer settings, follow these steps:

Note The order in which duplicate checks are printed depends on the collation settings of the printer. By default, most printers print duplicate checks in the following order:

1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, …However, on HP Mopier printers, collation can be turned off so that duplicate checks are printed without being collated. That is, duplicate checks can be printed in the following order:

1, 2, 3, …, 1, 2, 3, …For more information about Mopier printers and settings, visit the following HP Web site: provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

  1. On the File menu, click Print Setup.

  2. Click the printer, and then click

  3. Click Advanced, select the Copy Count option, type 2 in the Copy Count box, and then click to clear the Collated check box.

  4. Type 1 in the Copy Countbox, and then type 2 in the Number of copiesbox.

  5. Print the checks.

Method 2. Reprint the checks in Microsoft Dynamics GP or in Microsoft Great Plains

To print duplicate checks by reprinting the checks in Microsoft Dynamics GP or in Microsoft Great Plains, follow these steps:

  1. Verify that your checkbook allows for duplicate check numbers. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. On the Cards menu, point to
      Financial, and then click

    2. In the Checkbook ID box, type your purchasing checkbook ID.

    3. In the Payables Options area, click to select the Duplicate Check Numbers check box.

  2. Print your payables checks as you ordinarily would, but stop when the Post Payables Checks window appears.

  3. In the Process list, click Reprint Checks.

  4. In the Starting Check Number box, type the number of the first check that you printed.

  5. Change the paper in the paper tray from check stock to white paper, and then click Process.

  6. When the Post Payables Checks window appears, post the checks, or process the checks later.

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