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Layout for printer

Everytime I print a powerpoint presentation it prints the first page in Landscape and the following in Portrait. I print to a different printer and it prints fine. I had someone else try to print the same document out and it printed fine. Could it be a driver issue or settings because I have tried different settings and still go the same result.
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Jerry MillsCommented:
Printers change layout from landscape to portrait under following conditions:
1.  Printer receives escape code sequence it interprets as soft reset.
2.  Printer decodes escape code sequence incorrectly - wrong driver installed.
3.  TCP stream terminated unexpectantly there by signalling end of print job.  Next page prints using front panel settings of printer.

Once a setup sequence has been sent to printer it will stay in that state until it is power cycled or print job sends an end-of-job or reset sequence to power on defaults (front panel settings).  

To give you a better answer need to know:  1. Printer Model, Manufacturer, OS you are printing from, is printer networked.
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Echo_SCommented:
I suspect it's something set up in your printer, because this is not a setting you'd specify in PowerPoint.

In PPT, hit Ctrl+P to bring up the Print dialog.

Next to the name of the printer, click Properties.

Now check in there for a first page orientation setting of some sort.
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transystemsAuthor Commented:
actually the client said it was only PDF files that were doing this. I fixed the issue by deselcting the "choose paper based on PDF size" box.
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transystemsAuthor Commented:
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Echo_SCommented:
I'm not aware of a "choose paper based on PDF size" setting. When I use PPT's Save as XPS/PDF and check the options there, I don't see anything like that. Do you mean "scale to fit paper" in PPT print settings, or is that a setting in the PDF printer driver?
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transystemsAuthor Commented:
i solved it by the printer options
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transystemsAuthor Commented:
It was in the printer options that I figured out.
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