Printing multiple copies
keithclark at k-wbookworm.com
Fri Dec 19 17:59:41 UTC 2008
Preston Kutzner wrote:
>>> Not sure if this is quite what you were looking for. But, using the
>>> following command, I still only got 1 copy from the Toshiba printer:
>>> lp -p <printer_name> -n 2 <file>
>>> This command *did* yield 2 copies on the HP printer, though. The
>>> command Brian suggested only gave me an error when trying to specify
>>> a page count.
>> This would be good, but I need to print multiple copies of pages
>> within a document.
> Yes, unfortunately, it doesn't really help in your situation. But,
> since you are using an HP printer, the collate option should work for
> you to be able to get more than one copy of your document, or pages of
> your document. I can confirm that it works with page ranges, at least
> it does for me.
> Unfortunately, there's still no explanation as to *why* multiple
> copies doesn't work unless collation is selected, or why it doesn't
> work at all for a printer that I never had a problem with under Hardy.
I finally got around to trying this out today and it does indeed work.
Selecting Collate does print multiples and is a good enough solution for
I'll file a bug report.
Thanks for the help,
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