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Separator page that prints from tray 1 and doesn't print on back when duplexing

cbsarge asked
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hello Experts,

I have a Windows 2003 server as my print server. It is a Minolta Bizhub Pro 500c and uses the Fiery print engine and it is using the postscript driver.

I have it using the sysprint.sep separator page but when someone prints a duplex job, it prints the first page of the job on the back of the separator page - no good! Also, some of the people here use some really nice glossy paper sometimes and asked if there was a way to have the separator page always print from the tray that has the plain white paper in it. I know all this stuff is possible but, my grasp of postscript is loose at best and I haven't been able to find anything helpful just Googling around.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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O.k., this is what I've come up with. I found an old LaserJet II manual with some printer control language in it. I created a PCL separator page making sure to put an end of job command in it so my postscript jobs wont just print garbage. I found the command to specify a tray to print from and incorporated it as well. Below is what I ended up with. It's not pretty but it prints the user name, date and time and job number.

\U\LJob : \I
\U\LDate: \D
\U\LTime: \T
\H1B\L%-12345X@PJL EOJ\0

Hope this helps someone else!
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