Checks Print in Backwards Order When Printing More Than 3 Checks

Product Version
Windows
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Overview

When printing more than 3 checks, they print in reverse order.

For example, if you print 6 checks, with checks 4, 5, and 6 print on the first sheet and checks 1, 2, and 3 print on the second sheet. 

This can be caused by a default setting in your printer settings (fed by your printer driver). 

Instructions

To resolve this issue and print checks in the correct order, you need to change the printer preferences.  To apply these changes only to Quicken:

  1. Select the Quicken File menu and select Printer Setup > For Printing Checks.
  2. Click the Printer drop-down arrow and select your printer from the list.
  3. Click the Settings button.
  4. Click the Advanced tab and click Document Options, and then select Layout Options.  
  5. Under Layout Options, click the Print Order field and change the setting from Front to Back to Back to Front.
  6. Click OK to close the Settings window, and then click OK again to close the Printer Setup window.

If the above solution does not resolve the issue, change the Printer properties:

  1. Click the Start button, go to Windows System, and select Control Panel.
  2. Select View devices and printers under Hardware and Sound. 
  3. Right-click on your printer (name) and select Properties.
  4. Click the Advanced tab and select Document Options > Layout Options.
  5. Under Layout Options, click the Print Order field and change the setting from Front to Back to Back to Front.
  6. Click OK.

Note: If the steps above do not lead you to the correct location in your preferences, you may need to refer to your printer manufacturer's user guide for changing collation. 

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