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Check out Fineprint 2000 at any download site
(www.download.com). It is one of the few pgms I have
willingly paid for - it's cheap. They have a free
trial, and it will print multiple pages per page and do
duplex on any printer with any associated print driver.
Try it!

- Richard Kleim




Ed Greenman wrote:
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> Jamie -
>
> There are several ways of doing this that I know about.  One (very tedious
> and awful in every way) is to manually re-arrange pages until they are in
> the right order.  Believe it or not, it's been done.  Long ago, I even got
> used to it...
>
> Then, there are the serious publishing programs like PageMaker.  They are
> not cheap, and have steep learning curves, but can do just about anything.
> A big item in their favor is that there are a lot of good books printed on
> how to use them, and most cities with public and technical schools will have
> classes on their use.  MS Publisher tries to be like them, but I find it a
> weaker package.
>
> Finally, I have used a small package called ClickBook from Blue Squirrel
> software.  It is very cheap ($30? $50?), does formatting for publishing
> books in sections, with page and paper sizes specifiable, and even takes
> care of formatting for printing duplex on regular (non-duplexing) printers
> (you just print on one side, put the paper back in the printer in the
> prescribed manner, and it prints the other side).  I have used it to print
> books over two hundred pages in length, with signatures of various sizes and
> orientations.  Might be a good place to start.
>
> Good luck!
>
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> [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU]On Behalf Of LawrenceFine
> Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 8:58 AM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: Help with formatting
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> 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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