pamphlets in word processors
carl.lowenstein at gmail.com
Sun May 15 12:03:08 PDT 2005
On 5/15/05, Stewart Stremler <bofh at stremler.net> wrote:
> begin quoting Ralph Shumaker as of Wed, May 11, 2005 at 08:42:35PM -0700:
> > Is there a word processor that can pair up pages in the odd way
> > necessary to print a pamphlet?
> Star Office 5.2 has a "brochure" option when printing. Perhaps that
> would help?
> > The way I've had to do it (a 47 page pamphlet) is *very* inconvenient.
47 is a rather odd number. Perhaps you can put a blank page at the end.
This is really a job for an imposition program separate from your word
First make the pages, then rearrange them. You can 'print' to a
PostScript file and then use pxbook for the shuffling. See the
man.page for psbook, a small excerpt is below.
Psbook rearranges pages from a PostScript document into ''signatures''
for printing books or booklets, creating a new PostScript file. The
input PostScript file should follow the Adobe Document Structuring
carl lowenstein marine physical lab u.c. san diego
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