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My Pixma MX885 doesnt have the "2 sided" copying option on

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My Pixma MX885 doesn't have the "2 sided" copying option on the 'Standard Print' or the 'Collated Print' options on the Copy menu on the Operational Panel - why?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  nathan_mills replied 4 years ago.

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nathan_mills :

Follow these steps

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  1. Open the printer driver setup window

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  1. Set duplex printing

    Check the Duplex Printing (Manual) check box on the Page Setup tab.

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  1. Select the layout

    Select Normal-size, Fit-to-Page, Scaled, or Page Layout from the Page Layout list.

  2. Specify the side to be stapled

    The best Stapling Side is selected automatically from the Orientation and Page Layout settings. To change the setting, select another stapling side from the list.

  3. Set the margin width

    If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the margin width, and then click OK.

  4. Complete the setup

    Click OK on the Page Setup tab.

    When you execute print, the document is first printed on one side of a sheet of paper. After one side is printed, reload the paper correctly according to the message.
    Then click Start Printing to print the opposite side.

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Or if you want to perform it from the menu bar then these are the steps:

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Press the right Function button to select the stapling side.

  • Single-sided to Two-sided (1->2sided print)

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  • Two-sided to Single-sided (2->1sided print)

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  • Two-sided to Two-sided (2->2sided print)

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(A) Long-side stapling
(B) Short-side stapling