WD97: First Page Prints on Back of Last Page with Duplex

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Symptoms
When you use the duplex option to print multiple copies of a document to aPostScript printer, and if the document contains an odd number of pages,the first page of the second copy prints on the back of the last page ofthe first copy.

NOTE: This does not occur with non-PostScript (PCL) printers.
Workaround
To work around this problem, use either of the following methods:

  • Insert text on the page that you want to be blank, and then format the color of that text to be white.

    -or-
  • Install the Windows 3.x PostScript driver. For information about using Windows 3.x drivers in Windows 95, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    132946 How to Install Windows 3.1 Drivers in Windows 95
    NOTE: Windows 3.x printer drivers cannot take advantage of some of the printing enhancements in Windows 95.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the PostScript printerdriver included with Windows 95.
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Article ID: 196857 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 17:34:57 - Revision: 2.0

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