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Duplex printing inside a single sided document

Duplex printing inside a single sided document

Duplex printing inside a single sided document

(OP)
I need to print a 15 page Acrobat document with 2 pages duplex and the remainder single sided.
Any Clue?

RE: Duplex printing inside a single sided document

If you need to print a lot of copies of this document, then insert blank pages after the pages that are single sided, and hard-code your page numbering. It will take a bit longer that way, but you won't have to spend time organizing your output.

Fred Wagner

  

RE: Duplex printing inside a single sided document

I was thinking I was in the Publisher forum, not Acrobat! You may need to insert the blank pages in a source program (Publisher, Word?), then print it double-sided. You might not even need Acrobat, unless it drastically reduces the size of the file to be printed, or you have several source programs and you're consolidating the results in Acrobat. But the solution still applies - if part of the job needs to be double sided, make all of the pages double sided, with one side blank where necessary.

Fred Wagner

  

RE: Duplex printing inside a single sided document

(OP)
Thank You Fred

I did not think about that.

The document is a combination of 3 others (word and excel)

It was always easy to do them all in Acrobat for printing.
Seems like I need the complete document over a period of a month.
In Acrobat it is easy just to print again and anyone can do the printing.

I will try and see if your suggestion helps.

 

RE: Duplex printing inside a single sided document

Create the pages that need to be single-sided with a blank even numbered page following each odd-numbered 'live' page. When you create the PDF, you can send it out, and it will print the way you want.... but if the folks who receive it will read it on screen, this is NOT a good solution, the blank pages will confuse them. If everyone has access to printers that default to double-sided, then this idea could work. Make two versions, put them on an intranet page,and send an email with links to both versions - one for viewing, the other for printing.

Fred Wagner

  

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