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  1. #1
    Star Lounger
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    Feb 2003
    Annapolis, Maryland, USA
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    printing a book (2002)

    I'm trying to print a book so that I can simply do a center staple binding. Pages are numbered i to iv, and then 1 to 31. So I need to put the paper through the printer four times, first printing pages i, iii, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 13; then printing series of pages in their proper places.

    I've only gotten as far as printing that first series, but not successfully. If I give the printer the lettered pages, it gives me an out-of-range error. But if I ask it to print the absolute page numbers (1 for i, 3 for iii, 5 for 1, 7 for 3, and so on) it prints i, iii, and then 5 (as I have it paginated). It skips pages 1 and 3.

    Any suggestions?
    Michael Coleman
    BOMI International

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    Plutonium Lounger
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
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    Re: printing a book (2002)

    a) In the File | Print... dialog, you can specify that you want to print odd-numbered (or even-numbered) pages only.

    [img]/forums/images/smilies/cool.gif[/img] You can specify both page and section numbers for printing. If the section with page numbers i through iv is section 1, and the section with page numbers 1 through 31 is section 2, you can use

    p1s1, p3s1, p1s2, p3s2, p5s2, p7s2, p9s2, p11s2, p13s2

    The online help has more examples.

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