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Topic: Multiple Page Sequences and Print Behaviour
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 156222
From: robbbert
Date: 11/21/2006 01:30 AM


We have PDF documents that consist of two page sequences each. The first page sequence is a kind of prologue (cover page, imprint, TOC); so the user would probably expect the first page of the second (contents) page sequence to be printed when selecting the range "1 to 1".

Now, when I select the range "1 to 1" in Acrobat Reader's print settings, the first page of the first page sequence gets printed -- by selecting "2 to 2", the second page of the second page sequence -- by selecting "1 to 2", all pages of the first page sequence plus the first two pages of the second page sequence.

That's rather confusing. Is there a rule how a PDF print application (like Acrobat Reader) should behave?

BTW, this applies to Acrobat (Reader) versions from 5.0 to 7.0.


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