[NTG-context] letter booklet

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 00:09:26 CET 2015


> Am 25.01.2015 um 23:15 schrieb John Kitzmiller <kitz at inradius.net>:
> 
> Desired outcome: a multipage booklet on letter size paper with margins lined up when duplex printed and folded.
> 
> Using imposition with [letter][letter,landscape] did not work, so to start I used:
> 
> \definepapersize[booklet][width=140mm,height=216mm]
> \setuppapersize[booklet][letter,landscape]
> \setuparranging[2UP,doublesided]
> \setuplayout[width=115mm,
>  leftedge=0mm,  
>  leftmargin=0mm,
>  backspace=15mm,
>  rightmargin=0mm,
>  rigthedge=0mm]  
> \showframe
> \starttext
> \dorecurse{8}{\input Ward \page}
> \stoptext
> 
> but the inside and outside margins do not line up. Where is the elegant path?

1. Set your document doublesided with

\setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided]


2. Reduce the width of the backspace

\setuplayout[backspace=10mm]


Wolfgang


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