cupsJobTicket: copies doesn't work

Anssi Kolehmainen anssi.kolehmainen at
Wed Jan 5 00:14:25 PST 2005

Anssi Kolehmainen wrote:
> Hi,
> When I try to print multiple copies from Windows machine using Cups driver it doesn't print multiple copies unless I specify it in printer driver advanced settings (Printer Features/Number of Copies).
> Number of copies I specify in standard 'Print' dialog doesn't do anything.
> It seems like "%cupsJobTicket: copies=2 collate=true" has no effect.
> Only thing that matters is:
>   %%BeginFeature: *Copies 3
>   %% FoomaticRIPOptionSetting: Copies=3
>   %%EndFeature
> This prints 3 copies just as it should but using it is rather hard.
> If I remove 'Copies' options from .ppd file it still doesn't work (prints only one copy).
> Printer is HP-LaserJet_2300-Postscript.ppd

And of course I forgot to mention that my linux server is Debian/Testing with cups 1.1.22-8 and clients are Windows XP Pro (Finnish).

Anssi Kolehmainen

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