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I need pc compatible, for use in printing  letter or legal sheets from a home
computer, so 4 pp/sheet, and ordered into signatures, for about 250 pages.
Thanks

theresa wrote:

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> Jamie,
>
> Do you need Mac or PC compatible software? What is the desired paper size?
> Will you print the text on a home printer or go through a service provider?
>
> Try a software search for the keyword imposition. Many reference books for
> letterpress or bookbinding have diagrams of the traditional folding
> procedure of larger sheets of paper to create signatures. A mechanical way
> to determine imposition is to create a dummy signature using the intended
> paper size, number each leaf, and voila you have your imposition sequence
> and a visual reference for head/tail orientation. If you are using a service
> provider ask if imposition services are available.
>
> Theresa
>
> > I'm new to posting and I need some help with document formatting to be able to
> > print a book text from a MSWord document.  Does anyone know of a program or
> > way
> > to set up a document so that it prints 8 page signatures on landscape, 2 pages
> > per side of paper?  I can set up word to print 2 pages side by side, but how
> > do I
> > get the page order correct????
> > Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.
> > Jamie  Fine
> > Final Design
> > Washington DC
>
> >
>
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