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Thread: Cannot print 2 pages on 1 sheet with evince.

  1. #1
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    Cannot print 2 pages on 1 sheet with evince.

    Hello,

    I'm trying to print a pdf file (2 pages / sheet) with evince.
    In tab "Page Setup", I select "Long Edge (standard)" for option "Two-sided" but I always get 1 page printed per sheet.

    My colleague has no problem printing the same pdf file with the two-sided option. He gets 2 pages per sheet.

    So there must be some config file that prevents me to print correctly 2 pages per sheet.

    Removing the file .config/evince/print-settings or copying the one from my colleague does not solve the problem.

    Any idea how to solve this?

    Thanks.
    F.

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    Re: Cannot print 2 pages on 1 sheet with evince.

    I have experienced similar problems with evince. Check your media settings. I have found if I use the borderless setting, it won't give you the option to print double-sided. But if I change the media to US Letter, duplexing works for me. I've also found Acrobat Reader (though bigger than I like) does allow duplexing on borderless settings.
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