[NTG-context] basic question on imposition

Willi Egger context at boede.nl
Wed May 14 21:37:34 CEST 2014


Pablo,

there is no imposing scheme in ConTeXt which can do this. The only way is to cut the A4 in two A5, Use 2Side imposing scheme and print the the A5 paper…

Willi
On 14 mei 2014, at 17:55, Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es> wrote:

> Dear list,
> 
> I’m trying to build a booklet from an existing PDF document, my code is
> the following (copied from the wiki long time ago):
> 
>    \setuppapersize     [A5][A4,landscape]
>    \setuparranging     [2UP,doublesided]
>    \setuplayout [backspace=0pt,
>        topspace=0pt,
>           width=middle,
>          height=middle,
>        location=middle,
>          header=0pt,
>          footer=0pt,
>          grid=no, marking=off]
>    \starttext
>    \insertpages[document.pdf][width=0pt]
>    \stoptext
> 
> It works perfectly, but I would like to achieve the same effect, only
> imposing 4 pages on each side of the paper (8 pages per sheet).
> 
> Replacing the first two lines with:
> 
>    \setuppapersize     [A6][A4]
>    \setuparranging     [2*4]
> 
> rearranges all pages, but not the way I want. With the previous option,
> I have to cut the paper in four.
> 
> I would like to avoid this. I would like to cut the A4 in two landscape
> A5 to be folded (not cut) in two A6 pages.
> 
> Which is the way to get this imposition?
> 
> Many thanks for your help,
> 
> 
> Pablo
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