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Assigning print settings to the document/master pages?

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Can the print settings be saved with the document, or can each master page even be assigned its own setting?
I don't just mean the settings in the Affinity print dialogue, but also those of the Windows driver?

I use Affinity Publisher 1/2 as my better replacement for writing programs like MS Office, for example, because of its flexibility and the excellent template options. MS Office does not save the settings for an A4 or A5 document. I am not only interested in selecting the right tray but also in specific settings such as print optimisation, e.g. optimising toner fixation, avoiding curled paper or being able to bind the paper thickness to a master page. MS Office does not offer this. It would be possible there by using Visual Basic.

MSOffice and LibreOffice are no longer an alternative to Publisher. The struggle with the constantly repositioning and inflexible layout modules simply takes too much time.

Does Affinity have such an option and I can't find it? I am a bit spoilt by my company software in which each form can be assigned its own printer and the desired settings. However, the software cannot write letters.


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As a partial workaround,  you can save a Print Profile from the Print dialog, and if I remember correctly that will encompass both the Affinity dialog settings and the Windows printer driver settings.

Then you could use that Profile when printing later. If it's not remembered with the .afpub document when you Save after you Print, then at least with good naming conventions you could easily find it to use later manually.

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