Two-sided printing (duplexing)

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Windows

To print on both sides of paper you must enable duplexing by following the instructions below.

  1. Open the Printers Control Panel: Start Menu > Devices and Printers
  2. Right-click on your printer and select Printer Properties.
  3. On the General Tab, click Preferences.
  4. Click on the Finishing tab, and check print on both sides.
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If you do not see this option, try following the instructions below.

  1. Open the Printers Control Panel: Start Menu > Devices and Printers
  2. Right-click on your printer and select Printer Properties.
  3. On the Device Settings tab, under Installable Options, click on the drop down menu next to Duplex Unit and click Installed.
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Macintosh OS X

  • After installing the printer, you will be presented with this screen, please select duplex unit.
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  • Your printer is now installed with the duplexing option turned on.
  • To make your Microsoft Word document duplex (print on both sides): have your Word document open and ready to print. Navigate to File > Print. In the third drop down menu, select Layout and choose on Long-edged binding, as shown below.
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  • Click Print. Your document will print on both sides using the HP Laserjet 4250.
  • You can save this setup as a preset by following the above directions and choosing Save As... from the second drop down menu. Give the preset a clever name, click save and the next time you need to print on both sides just choose this new preset from the drop down menu.