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Old 08-23-2002
FormFeed BEFORE printing a job

I have a problem where my printer formfeeds a blank page prior to printing a job. Anyone know where I can turn this off?

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Old 08-23-2002
Goto smit printer
Select the printer which is produceing the form feed and you will more than likely see a flag saying something like FF-yes
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Old 08-23-2002
Tried that.. and had no success. Still stumped
 

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