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Duplex printing for a book

Officejet 4650
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

I have a HP Officejet 4650 printer that I bought specifically because it would automatically print on both sides of a page. I wanted to use legal-size paper, but the printer says this is too large. So I am trying to use letter size paper. I have MS Word set up to use a landscape format. Each page of the document I want to print has a table with 3 columns. The middle column is blank and is simply a placeholder. I want to fold the printed pages in order to make a book. This means every sheet of printer paper has 4 pages of the book. I have the text arranged the way it needs to be so the pages from the printer can be folded. But, the printer’s duplex printing function prints the pages so the text on one side is upside down. Is this normal for duplex printing?

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Duplex printing for a book


for Landscape printing, click on File > Print from Word, then click on Properties.


Within the Paper/Layout tab ensure duplex printing is set for Short Edge Binding, then it will not print upside down.

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