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Printing PDF Files


To print pdf files:

  1. Open the file in Adobe Acrobat
  2. Click on the printer icon on the top toolbar
  3. Fill out the preferences accordingly (e.g. multiple pages on one page, specific page range, number of copies.
  4. Type in print command in blank at the top:
    • For single-sided: lpr
    • For double-sided: lpr -P duplex
    • For color (in 1111): lpr -P colorps
    • For double-sided color: lpr -P colorps-duplex
  5. Click OK.

PRINT PDF FILES USING THE TERMINAL

  1. Pull up Console terminal
  2. cd directory name (if your file is in a sub folder)
  3. For single-sided:lpr mydocument.pdf
  4. For double-sided:lpr -P duplex mydocument.pdf
  5. For color (in 1111): lpr -P colorps mydocument.pdf
  6. For double-sided color: lpr -P colorps-duplex mydocument.pdf

PRINTING 2/3/4-UP (MULTIPLE PAGES ON ONE PAGE)

      mpage -t# -Pprinter
      mpage -t2 -Plp1111 filename.pdf
      mpage -t2 -Plp1111 (In acrobat reader)

 


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