Printing attachments in Outlook chronologically

Hi there, my accounting department receives invoices from clients via email. The attachments in the emails are sorted chronologically by number. When she goes to print all of them they do NOT print chronologically, they seem to print in a random order. Any idea why, and how to fix that?
Update: it would seem it is only PDF's that don't print chronologically. Any other kinds of attachments print in the way they are listed in the email.
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Thinking logically, I suspect they are sent to the Print Queue at the same time and they come out in the order in which they finish getting processed, probably in order of size with the Print Queue finishing the processing of the smaller files first.

Rob H

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peterkellockAuthor Commented:
I thought maybe size had something to do with it too. There are 12 attached files in the email, ranging in size from 104kb to 112kb. There were 6 files that were 104kb in size so I removed the other 6 from the email leaving 6 files at 104kb. Their invoice/file names are 18813, 19093, 19094, 19100, 19103, 19105. Then printed them and they printed in this order: 19094,19100, 19105, 19093,18813, 19103.
Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
If these are all different files, they may be showing the same size but will probably have minor differences.

Try taking one file and save it with multiple chronological names, these "should" all then be the same size. Attach to an email to yourself and see if they print in order when received.

Rob H
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