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Microsoft Windows 7 "Printing preferences" procedure
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NOTE: The absence of Page Setup within an application often requires the user to click on Print Setup and then on Properties to select printer driver output options. This often means the PostScript driver is controlling print options rather than the application.
From the application's menu bar, go to File, Print Setup, Properties...
Most applications utilizing Adobe file types or extensions (Adobe Reader, for example, uses a .pdf file extension) generate preprocessed PostScript print data that Lexmark Custom PS3 drivers pass directly to the printer. As a result, any individually selected driver option such as an output tray or duplex unit is completely ignored. Lexmark's solution is to disable PostScript passthrough.
Applications utilizing the following file types may encounter problems:
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For additional assistance, please contact Lexmark Technical Support. NOTE: When calling for assistance, you will need to know your printer model type and serial number.