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HP Designjet 500ps Printer - Mac OS: Rotating Print Jobs on a Designjet 500ps From a Macintosh

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Documents print on the HP Designjet 500ps printer short-edge first, regardless of orientation selected in Page Setup.
Discussion
The HP Designjet 500ps RIP software provides an option for rotating print jobs. Use the following steps to print documents long-edge first on the HP Designjet 500ps printer:
  1. Access the print dialog box in the application by clicking File and selecting Print.
  2. In the print dialog box, click General and select Printer Specific Options.
  3. In the Printer Specific Options window, locate After Spooling, and change the setting from Print to Hold.
    Figure : HP Designjet 500ps Printer Specific Options
  4. Make any other desired setting changes in the Printer Specific Options window, and then click Print.
  5. Using the Applications Menu on the Macintosh (upper-right corner of the screen), switch from the application to HP Designjet 500ps Software.
  6. The print job will appear in the white area of the HP Designjet 500ps Software window below the Job Name and Status buttons.
  7. Double-click the print job in the HP Designjet 500ps Software window. A new window called Job Properties will appear.
  8. In the upper-right corner of the Job Properties window, click No Preview and select either Per Page Preview or Layout preview. A preview of the print job will now appear.
  9. In the Job Properties Window, locate the box titled Layout (left side of the Job Properties Window, near the bottom). Click the button that has a line drawing of a man.
    Figure : Designjet 500ps Job Properties
  10. The preview of the print job will now be rotated 90 degrees. Click the button marked OK.
  11. You will now be returned to the HP Designjet 500ps Software window. Click the icon with opposing arrows (fourth icon from the left) to begin processing of the rotated print job.

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