How do I get page-set added into a PPD file?

Helge Blischke h.blischke at
Fri Feb 13 06:13:42 PST 2009

Brett Ussher wrote:
> Trying to extend the PPD for my printer.  I found a nice little lp option called "page-set" that does what I need.  I'm trying to add Manual Duplexing to my PPD file so I can just create two queues:
> Printer-EvenPages
> Printer-OddPages
> It would make the task of manual duplexing a bit faster rather than hunting down the options inside of applications.  Anyhow.  Can't figure out how to add this functionality to the PPD.  I found a webpage that seems to show all the other settings, such as Attributes, Duplex, etc., but, no page-set.
> Anyone able to point me in the right direction?
> Thanks.

Is that a JCL setting or handled by the PostScript
interpreter itself?

It depends thereon how and where to insert appropriate
PPD statements.

Perhaps you tell us what printer you are talking about
(and perhaps post the PPD).


Helge Blischke

H.Blischke at

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