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The may reason for needing to track and the printer-tray level is to charge different amounts for specialist paper such as transparencies and/or photo quality paper.  There are two possible options to archive this objectives within the current functionality:
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The main reason for needing to track at the printer-tray level is to charge different amounts for special paper such as transparencies and/or photo quality paper.  There are two possible options to archive this objective within the current functionality:
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Then it is possible to set different costs on the logical printers (representing trays).

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Then it is possible to set different costs on the logical printers (representing trays) inside PaperCut.

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Charging different amounts for different trays can be achieved by implementing multiple print queues that map to the same physical printer.  Each logical print queue can have a different default tray and the tray selection settings restricted.  For example:
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Charging different amounts for different trays can be achieved by implementing multiple print queues that map to the same physical printer.  Each logical print queue has a different default tray and the tray selection settings is restricted so it can't be changed by end users.  For example:
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PaperCut is not able to detect different tray selections (unless they are loaded with different paper sizes).  At a technical level this is very difficult as each driver implements tray selection using different methods - there is no one standard.  We may consider tray selection as a future feature on selected popular printer models.

The may reason for needing to track and the printer-tray level is to charge different amounts for specialest paper such as transparencies and/or photo quality
paper.  There are two possible options to achive this objectives within the currency functionality:
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PaperCut is not able to detect different tray selections (unless they are loaded with different paper sizes).  At a technical level this is very difficult as each driver implements tray selection using different methods - there is no one standard.  We may consider tray selection as a future feature on selected popular printer models, however in the meantime consider the options presented below.

The may reason for needing to track and the printer-tray level is to charge different amounts for specialist
paper such as transparencies and/or photo quality paper.  There are two possible options to archive this objectives within the current functionality:
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''Categories:'' [[!Printers]]
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''Categories:'' [[!Printers]], [[!TipsAndTricks]]
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PaperCut is not able to detect different tray selections (unless they are loaded with different paper sizes).  At a technical level this is very difficult as each driver implements tray selection using different methods - there is no one standard.

As a workaround, you can set up multiple print queues that map to the same physical printer
.  Each logical print queue can have a different default tray and the tray selection settings restricted.  For example:

* Printer A (Tray 1)
* Printer A (Tray 2
)
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PaperCut is not able to detect different tray selections (unless they are loaded with different paper sizes).  At a technical level this is very difficult as each driver implements tray selection using different methods - there is no one standard.  We may consider tray selection as a future feature on selected popular printer models.

The may reason for needing to track and the printer-tray level is to charge different amounts for specialest paper such as transparencies and/or photo quality paper.  There are two possible options to achive this objectives within the currency functionality:

# Businesses running ''PaperCut ChargeBack'' can consider using the [[http://www.papercut.biz/products/chargeback/manual/ch-printer-mgmt-charge-rates.html | Charge Rates]] feature.

# Use multiple-physical print queues with different default tray selections (see below
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!!!Tray rates using multiple queues:

Charging different amounts for different trays can be achieved by implementing multiple print queues that map to the same physical printer.  Each logical print queue can have a different default tray and the tray selection settings restricted.  For example:

* Printer XYZ Standard Paper [-(locked default to Tray 1)-]
* Printer XYZ Transparency  [-(locked default to Tray 2)-]

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(:title Tracking Printer Trays :)

PaperCut is not able to detect different tray selections (unless they are loaded with different paper sizes).  At a technical level this is very difficult as each driver implements tray selection using different methods - there is no one standard.

As a workaround, you can set up multiple print queues that map to the same physical printer.  Each logical print queue can have a different default tray and the tray selection settings restricted.  For example:

* Printer A (Tray 1)
* Printer A (Tray 2)

Then it is possible to set different costs on the logical printers (representing trays).

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''Categories:'' [[!Printers]]

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