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Orienting Text and Images on a Page

With an advanced function printer, you can print text and images in any of four orientations on a page, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1. Available Orientations
This is an image that illustrates how text and images can be printed in any of four orientations on a page.

Portrait Orientation

Text and images printed parallel to the shorter side of the forms are in a portrait orientation.

Figure 2. Portrait Orientations
This is an image that illustrates how text and images are in a portrait orientation.

Landscape Orientation

Text and images printed parallel to the longer side of the forms are in a landscape orientation.

Figure 3. Landscape Orientations
This is an image that illustrates how text and images are in a landscape orientation.

Normal and Tumble Duplex

By using a combination of printing directions and orientations, you can put a document together in four different ways. Figure 4 shows documents printed with normal duplex. Notice that the pages are printed in the portrait orientation for Document A and in the landscape orientation for Document B.

Figure 4. Normal Duplex
This is an image that illustrates how documents are printed with normal duplex.

Figure 5 shows documents printed with tumble duplex. Notice that the pages are printed in the portrait orientation for Document C and in the landscape orientation for Document D.

Figure 5. Tumble Duplex
This is an image that illustrates how documents are printed with tumble duplex.