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Print Photoshop files through Preview Apps
Recently I've had to print a lot of pictures in .PSD format through Photoshop. I had to do multiple copies and got pretty annoyed at the time it takes to spool the jobs. So I just tried it with Preview instead, and it worked great!

On our HP 8500N, printing multiple pages through Photoshop sent the job every time for each page, not good for a 50Mb file. Print the same file trough Preview and it just sends a copy command to the printer, so it only sends the spooled file once and tells the printer to make X copies. Much quicker and, if my eyes aren't failing, slightly better print quality too which is weird.
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10.2.2 Fixes this
Authored by: wsdr on Nov 12, '02 12:26:44PM

Read the Read Me for OS X 10.2.2-- it mentions this issue.



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10.2.2 Fixes this
Authored by: oeyvind on Nov 12, '02 08:11:14PM

The problem that Photoshop 7 printing in 10.2.x was this:

n(copies request via print) = n^2 pages printed!

where n must be integer.

It was madness, say you print 10 copies, you will get 100!

My users was able to use their brain to calculate via the above formula before this, i.e. to get 13 pages, one will print 3 copies (9) then 2 copies (4)... Mac users have some brain I guess... anyway this problem is fixed now in 10.2.2



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