Use advanced finishing options and other print features from printer's native drivers

Use advanced finishing options and other print features from printer's native drivers
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 Aug 20 2020
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I.E. if on the copiers there is a Hole Puncher device, Booklet device..

Use Secure Print.  

Automatically detect if the print job is in color or black&white.

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Most standard Universal Printer Drivers like HP have these basic feature sets. Would be great to have them built in to UP.

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Any plans to support advanced finishing options such as duplex and stapling? This is currently a showstopper. Some users are even reporting letter is the only paper size option.

Hi,

 

I am currently testing Universal Print with Intune for my client. Although the printer is discoverable in my Azure environment, the installable options are not available (hole punch, staple, extra trays, duplex, etc). I also do not have the ability to configure any centralised options (b/w 2-sided, etc)

This is a big set back for this new product. Are there any plans to include these for the UP driver? Or a feature to enable using the host driver via the connector?

 

Third-party Printix already have these features available

https://www.printix.net/


Looking forward to your response

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Status changed to: In progress
 
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Hi, any update on this topic ? Any date of GA ?
Thank you very much.

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Guys,

any update on this ?

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Windows 11 supports advanced finishing options and PIN release for Universal Print ready printers.

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@Braeden_Petruk_MSFT  Will Windows 10 support advanced finishing / features set and pin release?

Lot's of folks in it land that are planning on staying with 10 for a while. Basically, as long as they can - IMHO.

 

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@Braeden_Petruk_MSFT  could you please confirm if the following options from the document Supported print options - Universal Print | Microsoft Docs are supported in Windows 10 currently or if they are only available in Windows 11?

 

  • Specifying the number of copies to be printed
  • Finishing options (stapling, hole punching, binding, and folding)
  • Different media sizes (e.g. A3, A4, letter, etc.)
  • Different media types (e.g. plain paper, photographic paper, transparency, etc.)
  • Specifying the input tray to draw media from
  • Printing multiple pages on a single sheet. This includes the ability to specify the layout order of the printed pages.
  • Printing on both sides of a sheet
  • Support for portrait and landscape orientations
  • Printing in color, grayscale, or monochrome
  • Printing in different qualities (e.g. draft, normal, high)
  • Different print resolutions (e.g. 300 DPI, 600 DPI)
  • Support for collation
  • Scaling options (e.g. fit to page, stretch, etc.)