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[openFATE 308521] Print duplex test page when duplex enabled
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  • Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2010 16:30:07 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <feature-308521-3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Johannes Meixner (jsmeix)
Feature #308521, revision 3
Title: Print duplex test page when duplex enabled

openSUSE-11.3: Unconfirmed
Priority
Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Todd R (theblackcat)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
It is easy to enable duplex printing in the YaST printer configuration
module.  However, the test page that is printed from the YaSt module is
only one page long, making it useless for testing whether the duplex
printing is actually working correctly.  To test it you need to make a
two-page document by hand and then print that.  Further, cups has the
somewhat obtuse "Tumble"/"NoTumble" option, and it is not really
obvious what this does.  So it would be nice if, when duplex is
enabled, the "Print Test Page" button prints a two-page document so you
can see if duplex is working and is oriented how you want it.

+ Discussion:
+ #1: Johannes Meixner (jsmeix) (2010-12-08 16:27:59)
+ Since yast2-printer version 2.20.0 a two-page test page testprint.
+ 2pages.ps is added and the test page printing is enhanced to let the
+ user choose to print one (default) or two pages test print e.g. to test
+ duplex printing, see
+ https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=629160



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