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Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Using Duplex Printing.
Some printers support duplexing, meaning that they allow printing on both sides of a piece of paper. For instance, an HP LaserJet 2420 prints duplex but other models of HP printer may not offer this as an option. Assuming that you have a printer that supports duplexing, and that you have a printer driver that supports it, you can turn it on by following these steps:
Figure 1. An example Properties dialog box for a printer.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2894) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Using Duplex Printing.
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