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Subject:Re: Book layout software? From:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 12 Jan 2010 08:58:14 -0800
Also, please don't assume that your client has the correct printer driver
installed. At my place of work, we have a high-end HP all-in-one, but our IT
guy doesn't concern himself with verifying the correct driver is installed
so that we can take full advantage of the options available in this unit. (I
have other battles to wage, so I don't get my panties in a wrinkle over it.)
On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 5:43 PM, <jennysubs -at- mac -dot- com> wrote:
> I told a local organization that, sure, I'd be happy to put together the
> program for their annual auction. I've worked on these before and mistakenly
> assumed they would take it to a printer.
> However, to save money, they want to use their fancy copier/printer and
> have it put the staples in the middle. Somehow, I have to figure out how to
> get the pages in the right places so that when they print 8.5 by 11
> double-sided and fold it, it will read in the proper order. I will also
> have to accommodate last-minute changes, so I worry that if I carefully
> figure it out, some last-minute fantastic item will show up and trash the
> text flow.
> So, what was a simple project has now become one that I am not sure how to
> do. (You'd think I would after being a tech writer since the dawn 'o time,
> but I haven't encountered this problem.)
> I have the following tools: Frame, Pages (Mac), and Word (Mac). I don't
> have inDesign.
> Does anyone know of an easy way to do this using the tools listed above? Is
> there a (free/cheap) add-on that could make my life easier?
> Awaiting the collected wisdom of our community....
> Jenny Greenleaf
> Portland, OR
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