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Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

(OP)
We are an architectural firm with a Portfolio created in a simple Indesign Document with all images linked etc.

I have split the Document to contain the following section Prefixs

BNW - Black and White Illustrations
CLR - Colour Illustrations
TXT - Pages of Text
AWD - Projects with awards

etc...

Is there a way I can print in one step specific pages from the above sections? ie in the print dialog box I want BNW(1-4,12-30,45) CLR(1-3,6) TXT(1-30) etc...

Currently we have a master set with all the currnent projects and the boss picks certain projects from the master to give to clients, earmarking them as he goes.

Does anyone konw how to do this without having multiple documents?
 
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RE: Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

Yes.

You have to insert a Section start at each section.
In your pages pallet highlight the first page click on the flyout meny or right click got to Numbering and Section options

In the Section prefix put in BNW then ok

Do this for all section starts, obviously inserting CLR, TXT, AWD.
Always making sure you start page numbering at 1 for each section

Then in you print window where you type in specific page ranges

Type in BNW1-4,BNW12-30,BNW45, CLR1-3,CLR6,TXT1-30

Marcus
www.midlandtypesetters.com.au

RE: Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

(OP)
Marcus,

This is currently what I am doing however due to the sporadic nature that the pages might be chosen in the master I tend to have to write BNW alot of times in the dialog box before the page number.

Was wondering if there was a with with the brackets as shown above? or a better way to lay it out.  I may have to have seperate files and learn how to use the "book" system.

Thanks

RE: Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document

type in +15-+25 for absolute page numbering regardless of folios.

e.g document has pages 1-10

you have a section start on page on BNW1-2 CLR 3-10 etc

so even though the pages numbering goes BNW1,2,CLR1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

you put in  to print page +1, +8, +5 to get

BNW1
CLR 6
CLR 3

Marcus
www.midlandtypesetters.com.au

RE: Printing Specific Pages of a Multiple Section Document


...as marcus states above...

...you can also specify "absolute" numbering in the preferences of indesign...

...the Pages panel can display absolute numbering (labeling all pages with consecutive numbers, starting at the first page of the document) or section numbering (labeling pages by section, as specified in the Section Options dialog box).

...changing the numbering display affects how pages are indicated in the InDesign document, as in the Pages panel and in the page box at the bottom of a document window. The numbering display also affects how you specify page ranges when printing and exporting the document. However, the numbering display does not change the appearance of page numbers on document pages...

andrew

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