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1 hour ago, Errol said:

I designed a booklet A4 facing pages but when it is printed out it prints facing pages on the same A4 sheet. Can I change the spread setup?

For this you need a special imposition software, or you let your printer do it for you.


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I would expect that for a booklet with A4 facing pages you would need to tell Publisher to print on A3 paper. Then it should work properly.

If you need to print on A4 paper I think you start with a document that has A5 facing pages, and print in Booklet mode from Publisher telling it to use A4.

(Note that I have not tried this myself; this post is based on other threads I've read here in the forums.)


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31 minutes ago, Errol said:

Thanks to all. So a printer can take my PDF file and print it A3?

You had not mentioned that you were creating a PDF to be sent out to a printing company.


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40 minutes ago, Errol said:

PDF Does that change things? I have not dealt with printers for 10 years or so. 

Yes, because it leads us down a different path: It means you're (probably) not talking about printing to your home printer, and not talking about using the File > Print process. You're talking about File > Export and the PDF export options that Publisher provides, and having someone else print it, which requires a different set of answers :)


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