Solved

Network user title page before print documents....

Posted on 2006-11-16
3
261 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-12
Hi I have a couple printers setup on our network and I've been tasked with a new project.

We have our printers setup with our Active directory so all the users are listed in the printer.

I would like to know how to setup the printer so that when someone prints a document a title page is printed first with the user's name and then the document is printed after that.

The reason for this is that we have lots of users and documents being printed so having a title page of who printed it would be very helpful.

0
Comment
Question by:brianj22
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:hdhondt
ID: 17961976
They're called separator pages. Go to printer Properties and click on the Advanced tab, then on the Separator Page button. You can select one of the predefined ones (they're in c:\windows\system32), or create you're own if you're feeling brave. The predefined ones assume a printer that supports PCL or PostScript, which includes most printers that have their own network i/f.
0
 

Author Comment

by:brianj22
ID: 17966882
Ok I've heard of separator pages, but how do you do individual ones for the network users.  Right now we have all of our printers on one server.  How can I set it so when "john" prints a document and "sally" prints one that for each person printing there will be a seperator page with their name on it?
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
hdhondt earned 500 total points
ID: 17970509
That's what separator pages do.

Share your printer from a server, enable separator pages on the server, then install the printer on the PCs. The separator page will include the user's name and various other details, depending on what's specified in the separator page

For details on what can be included on the separator page see

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/102712
0

Featured Post

Building an interactive eFuture classroom

Watch and learn how ATEN provided a total control system solution including seamless switching matrix switch, HDBaseT extenders, PDU, lighting control to build an interactive eFuture classroom.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to solve seemingly unsolvable printer issues. Users sometimes run into printing issues where all the normal steps do not seem to work. Well the steps below can show users how to take one extra step beyond the normal steps needed to remove old…
When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages. Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer: Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…

626 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question