# [NTG-context] basic question on imposition

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri May 16 23:52:31 CEST 2014

```On 5/16/2014 9:13 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 05/16/2014 07:47 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 5/16/2014 7:06 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> On 05/14/2014 09:37 PM, Willi Egger wrote:
>>>>
>>>> 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…
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there no way to add a new \setuparranging? I think it may be useful
>>> to others.
>>
>> see page-imp.* (still wondering if we should have these definitions
>
> Many thanks for the tip, Hans.
>
> After reading page-imp.mkiv, I have realized that 2*4*2 does the job,
> but only with 16 pages.
>
> Wouldn’t it be possible to extend the definition of the 2*4*2, so that
> it works with any given number of pages?
>
> Sorry, but I must admit that the contents of page-imp.mkiv are almost
> Greek to me.

you have to bribe Willi who is the imposition, folding, book
construction master and can envision those things

Hans

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