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Affinity Publisher impositioning?

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Hi, I used to use PagePlus on my PC to create multipage A5 centre stapled booklets printed via my Desktop printer on A4 paper. PagePlus would create imposition PDF files that I could then save or print to produce the booklets. PagePlus's ability to sort the pages into order - including putting the front page and back page together made life a dream.

I can't see how to end up with the same result  using Affinity Publisher on my iMac.

Can anyone help?

Thanks, Hal.

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25 minutes ago, oldwestern said:

So sorry v-kyr,

I was wrong to say Designer - it was the latest version of Publisher that I used.

Just so you know, discussions of Publisher should take place in the separate group of Publisher forums. Possibly one of the moderators will move this when they notice it :)

At this point, Publisher can print booklets, but I don't think it provides the ability to export a PDF already imposed as a booklet. You might be able to use a Print to PDF driver, though, to create one while telling Publisher to print a booklet.


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I have the same problem with version 1.83.641, I created a 16 page test publication with just numbers on each page rather than waste my time importing text and photographs to a publication and tried both printing and exporting, none were a patch on PagePlus or Microsoft Publisher, both of which arrange first and last pages as first side. The best I got was page 1 on the left half of a sheet, page 2 on the right side of a sheet and page 3 plus page 16 on the third print.

Despite the support and explanations my version does NOT show short side fold and has no option for not being double-sided, I tried to setting the printer to a Foxit PDF printer and changing the Custom to PDF but to no avail. 

TEST.afpub TEST.pdf

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