How to print single-sided/double-sided page on an A4 sheet with Octopus Black & White Printers

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Please Choose Octopus Black & White printers

Floor Printer name
1/F Octopus B&W IC1 - 4 Octopus B&W 1F Reading Room
2/F Octopus B&W 2F1 - 2
3/F Octopus B&W 3F1 - 3

Ricoh Printers

Part I – Printing procedures on the computer:

Step 1
After selecting the "Print" function of an application, choose the Octopus Black & White printer for printing. Click the "Preferences" button from the print dialogue
For Ricoh Printers:          

Octopus B&W IC1 (Double-Sided),

Octopus B&W IC2 (Double-Sided),

Octopus B&W IC3 (Double-Sided),

Octopus B&W IC4 (Single-Sided),

Octopus B&W 2F1 (Double-Sided),

Octopus B&W 2F2 (Double-Sided),

and Octopus B&W 3F1 (Double-Sided)

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Step 2
At Setup tab,          

The default duplex option for ALL Library Octopus Black & White printers (except Octopus B&W_IC4) is "Open to Left". If you would like to make changes, please follow the settings below:

  • For printing a Portrait-oriented document, please choose "Open to Left" option from the Duplex menu.
  • For printing a Landscape-oriented document, please choose "Open to Top" option from the Duplex menu.
  • For switching to single-sided printing, please choose "Off" option from the Duplex menu.
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Step 3
After confirming all settings, a "Locked Print Details" box will appear, input a 4-8 alphanumeric character in the User ID and a 4-8 digit numbers in the Password fields, preferably the last 4 digit of your Student ID number, e.g. enter 8245 if you student ID number is 1078245, and press "OK" to proceed.
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Part II – Printing procedures for the Octopus Black & White Printer:

Step 1
Insert your Octopus Card into the Octopus Card Reader.

 

Step 2
Press "Printer" button on the control panel to continue.
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Step 3
Select User ID from the panel.
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Step 4
Input the password and press "Login" to view the list of documents.
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Step 5
Select single/multiple document(s) and press "Print" to print (Documents highlighted in YELLOW are selected for print).
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Step 6
After printing, remember to remove your Octopus Card by pressing the Eject button.
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