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How to Add a Cover Page to Your Booklet Using the Universal Print Driver in Microsoft Windows

Affected Products:

Single-Function: All Color and Mono SFP Devices

Multifunction: All Color and Mono MFP Devices

Overview:

This article provides instructions on how to configure the PostScript UPD for printing a booklet cover.

Creating a Booklet Cover:

Options include printing on the front, back, outside and inside of a booklet cover. You can also select your tray source and paper type for optimal performance and control.

Follow these steps in succession:

  1. Click on

    Edit Settings

    under Booklet, which is under Layout > Page Layouts. If unsure how to get to this point, see the article

    How to Print a Booklet Using the PostScript Driver on a Laser Printer

  2. Under Booklet Settings,modify the following settings as needed:

  • Create a booklet cover (Checkmark to activate)

Print on...

  • Outside front cover

  • Inside front cover

  • Outside back cover

  • Insider back cover

  • Binding edge: Left or Right

  • Sheets per bundle: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8,16, Maximum

  • Print foldmark
  • Maintain original page size on the booklet page
  • Paper type

    Note:

    Avoid selection of these paper types since these paper types can cause paper jams, printing anomalies, or lead to other various user-intervention scenarios.

  • Paper source/tray

Illustration

  1. Click OK.

  2. Return to the Paper/Finishing tab and select the remaining page features for your booklet:

  • Paper size – For example, select 'Letter' if you are printing a booklet on Tabloid paper (11 X 17).

  • Paper type

  • Finishing options such as Output Bin, Offset, Fold and Staple

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  1. Lastly, if using the PostScript version of the UPD, click on Other Options.

  2. Place a checkmark next to Generate PostScript in driver.

  3. Click OK.

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Embedded Web Server (EWS) tray configuration settings

This illustration shows paper sizes detected by the printer and recommended paper types set by the user.

Output sample with 11" X 17" paper size

Other Booklet Articles:


Note:

Not all these articles below are directly related to the latest generation of print drivers and printers; however, certain content may be beneficial for resolving booklet printing issues.

Still Need Help?

Have the following available when calling Lexmark Technical Support;

  • Printer model(s)

  • Printer serial number

LEGACY ID: HO1373

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