Printing an A5 Booklet in InDesign

Posted on 2011-09-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
I am trying to print an A5 booklet I have set it up with the following
•      Number of Pages: 4
•      Paper Size: A5
•      Facing Pages is Ticked
•      Portrait is checked
When I go to print it I simply cannot get it to print in an A5 booklet double sided,
I’ve been trying things like setting it to bring A4 with 2 sheets per page but it doesn’t work
Question by:chrismanncalgavin
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Expert Comment

ID: 36542076
Did you try the "Print booklet" menu entry instead "Print"? This seems to work pretty well, and has the different option to colate/layout the pages for printing ...

Author Comment

ID: 36542092
Thanks for this, I have tried the print booklet section but with all the options etc and I dont know how to make it print!
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Accepted Solution

Garry-G earned 250 total points
ID: 36542104
With the default settings, what are the results you get that do not work as intended?

Author Comment

ID: 36542113

When I just go to the Print Booklet and use this function it pritns 2 A4 Sheets not duplex and it puts the A5 on Portrait and cuts off half the image

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36542131
The solution was only partly answered but we did have to tell the print to go into duplex mode not booklet

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