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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 7.

Figure 7. Available orientations
Available orientations

Portrait Orientation

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

Figure 8. Portrait orientations
Portrait orientations

Landscape Orientation

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

Figure 9. Landscape orientations
Landscape orientations

 

Normal and Tumble Duplex

By using a combination of printing directions and orientations, you can put a document together in four different ways. Figure 10 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 10. Normal duplex
Normal duplex

Figure 11 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 11. Tumble duplex
Tumble duplex