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    Hi,

    Can anyone help!!!!

    I have a 9x7in PDF document of a finished manual which needs to be created as two up 9x7 document on A3 paper stock. But each page needs to be a mirror image of itself, so you have two up of the same page. The document then needs to be exported as a PDF. I can do this manually but is there a faster/automated way of doing this? Im using Indesign 4.0.5 CS2, can this be done?

    Cheers Dave

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    Re: Importing a PDF two up

    We do this type of job all the time and use Quite Imposing (www.quite.com) which is a plug-in for Acrobat. Much quicker and less prone to error than laying out spreads in InDesign.

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      Re: Importing a PDF two up

      Yep, if you're doing this regularly you might want to look into buying an *imposition* program.

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        Re: Importing a PDF two up

        There is a completely automated way of doing this. Hot-folder driven Impostrip On-Demand Digital. www.imposition.com.

        One time set up, then simply drop the files into a hot-folder for output.

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          Re: Importing a PDF two up

          Cheers for the response, will look into this.

          Dave

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          • #6
            Re: Importing a PDF two up

            One of the lest expensive imposition applications - that offers a way to accomplish what you desire - is PDF Snake;

            [http://www.pdfsnake.com/|http://www.pdfsnake.com/]

            $ 340.00 at the PDF store - http://www.pdfstore.com/details.asp?ProdID=503

            I created a small calculator tool (an excel spread sheet) that might help you figure this out (set up wise) and also posted a few PDF files there that might help...

            [http://mix.epicfu.com/profiles/blog/show?id=699622%3ABlogPost%3A94897|http://mix.epicfu.com/profiles/blog/...gPost%3A94897]

            But I am sure you would rather imposed right from InDesign -

            [http://www.adobe.com/products/plugins/indesign/|http://www.adobe.com/products/plugins/indesign/]

            hope this helps !
            Michael Jahn - Slightly used PDF Evangelist
            Simi Valley California

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