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Print double-sided | Acrobat, Reader

Acrobat Help / Print double-sided | Acrobat, Reader
Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat let you print doublesided if your printer supports that feature. The printer driver controls the options, not Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. Check your printer documentation to see what features your printer supports. (Double-sided printing is also called duplex, back to back, front and back, or twosided printing.)

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(Windows) Print double-sided (Mac OS) Print double-sided Print double-sided using a single-sided printer

(Windows) Print double-sided
1. In Acrobat or Reader, choose File > Print. 2. Click the Properties button.

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3. Click the Layout tab. This dialog varies printer to printer. It's possible that your dialog doesn't match the dialog boxes shown below.

4. Make a selection from the Print On Both Sides pane. Depending on the printer driver, this pane can be called "Double-sided printing" or another similar name. If you don't see a Print on Both Sides pane, then your selected printer doesn’t support duplex printing. Or, the feature is turned off (see Verify that printer features are turned on). 5. Click OK, and then click OK again to print.

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2. then your selected printer doesn’t support those features. and then click OK again to exit the dialog box.com/acrobat/kb/print-double-sided-acrobat-reader. Choose Start > Printers And Faxes (Windows XP) or Start > Devices and Printers (Windows 7).html 2/4 .4/26/13 Print double-sided | Acrobat. Right-click your printer and choose Printing Preferences. 1. Click Advanced. (Mac OS) Print double-sided 1. it's possible that feature isn't turned on. 4. 3. 5. Choose File > Print. Click OK. Reader (Windows) Verify that printer features are turned on If you do not see a double-sided option. Make sure that the Print dialog box is in the expanded mode by clicking the arrow to the right of the Printer pop-up menu. 2. (Reader X/Acrobat X) Click the Printer button at the bottom of the Print dialog box. To the top 3. If you don't find duplex printing and stapling in the options. and then click Yes when prompted. helpx. 6.adobe. Select the desired options and then choose On from the pop-up menu. Expand Document Options > Printer Features.

add a blank sheet so the final odd page has a sheet to print on. (Do not select Reverse Pages this time. Select the Reverse Pages option. 6. select a binding option.html 3/4 . 5. From the Subset pop-up menu In the Print Range area. The steps vary depending on the way the printer feeds and outputs the pages. Reader 4. 4. and then click OK from the main Print dialog box. 6. Choose File > Print. If the total number of pages is odd. 2. The pages exit the printer face down (common with laser printers). Point the top of the pages toward the printer. Put the stack of printed paper back into the supply (source) paper tray so that the unprinted sides print. choose Layout from the pop-up menu. From the Two-Sided pop-up menu. 3. In the Print dialog box. Print double-sided using a single-sided printer If your printer doesn't support double-sided printing. In this scenario. 1. Click OK or Print.adobe. the Reverse pages option ensures that the page sequence is correct. To the top Printer outputs paper face-down Follow these instructions if the printer outputs the pages in numerical order (starting with page one). Make sure that the edges of the paper stack are square. The Print dialog box with Layout selected from the mode pop-up menu. 7.com/acrobat/kb/print-double-sided-acrobat-reader. select Even Pages Only. you can manually print your document using both sides of the paper.4/26/13 Print double-sided | Acrobat.) helpx. Choose File > Print and select Odd Pages Only from the Subset menu. 5. Long-edge binding is selected from the Two Sided pop-up menu. Click Print. Print a few test pages following the instructions to understand how to feed the pages back into the printer.

6.html 4/4 . the Reverse pages option ensures that the page sequence is correct. 7. Point the top of the pages toward the printer. Click OK or Print. The pages exit the printer face up (common with inkjet printers). 2. Reader Keywords: double-sided. If the total number of pages is odd. Reader 8.4/26/13 Print double-sided | Acrobat.com/acrobat/kb/print-double-sided-acrobat-reader. 1. 8. Make sure that the edges of the paper stack are square. cpsid_89702 Twitter™ and Facebook posts are not covered under the terms of Creative Commons. Choose File > Print and select Odd Pages Only from the Subset menu. Legal Notices | Online Privacy Policy helpx. 3. Click OK or Print. add a blank sheet so the final odd page has a sheet to print on. Put the stack of printed paper back into the supply (source) paper tray so that the unprinted sides print. front to back. back to back. 5. Printer outputs paper face-up Follow these instructions if the printer outputs the pages in reverse order (last page first). print both sides. two-sided. Click OK or Print. In this scenario. 4. Choose File > Print. select Even Pages Only. duplex. From the Subset pop-up menu in the Print Range area. Select the Reverse Pages option. Reader Printing complex PDFs | Acrobat Printer setup problems | Acrobat.adobe. See Also Troubleshoot PDF printing | Acrobat.

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