[NTG-context] duplicate booklet arrangement

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Sun Feb 22 16:45:04 CET 2015


On 02/22/2015 03:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 2/22/2015 9:26 AM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> Hans,
>>
>> I need to generate a duplicate booklet from a PDF file.
>>
>> It would be like \setuparrange[2UP, singlesided]. But I need an extra
>> imposition (this is what I have to do now), repeating the same booklet
>> imposition one above each other.
>>
>> This would require a \setuppaper such as [A6][A4].
>>
>> The first four pages would be:
>>
>>    last|first  last-1|first+1  last-2|first+2  last+3|first+3
>>    last|first  last-1|first+1  last-2|first+2  last+3|first+3
>>
>> Just in case I haven’t explained myself, here you have a sample:
>> https://archive.org/download/ensayo-escritura/ensayo-escritura.pdf.
>>
>> ConTeXt was used to typeset the book and arrange the booklet. But I
>> needed to use another tool for the final imposition.
>>
>> I think it might be useful for other users also.
>>
>> Could this 2UPrepeated arrangement be included in ConTeXt?
> 
> You need to convince (bookbinder) Willy as he is nowadays defining the 
> extra imposition schemes,

Willy,

would it be possible that the above suggested scheme could be included
in ConTeXt?

It would be really helpful as an easy way to get repeated booklets in A4
pages.

Many thanks for your help,


Pablo
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