Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 869356
Duplex printing gives shifting top margins
Last modified: 2013-02-13 18:55:55 EST
Description of problem:
I created a document using LaTeX and memoir for two-sided printing. Looking at the resulting PDF in xpdf has the top margins for even and odd pages the same, but printing the document they are shifted by around 1/2 inch: On odd pages the page number is at around 1 inch below the top margin, on even pages it is at 1/4 inch from the top (xpdf shows both at around 3/4 inch).
This happens both with a USB-connected HP LaserJet P2015d and with a networked
Brother MFC-8890DW, the printouts look almost identical.
This isn't really new, but after chaging the layout of the pages (and doing format touchup to the document) I noticed it; it has been this way for a year or so at least by looking at older printouts
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Print a PDF document with duplex
Printed top margins of even and odd pages don't agree (in this case, looking at the page in front of a window you see that the page numbers/headers are shifted)
Top margins the same
1. sample PDF document exhibiting the problem
2. a PPD for an affected queue (from the /etc/cups/ppd/ directory)
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