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Nestor E. Aguilera nestoreaguilera at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 14:47:03 CET 2013

On 3 Feb 2013, at 12:38, Josep Maria Font wrote:

> On 02/02/2013, at 12:19, Luis Sequeira wrote:
>>> I want to create a booklet made from folding letter paper  folded in half. Similar to the way greeting cards are made, but with multiple pages. Is there a document class that will order the pages for me? It would be nice if I could just take the pages from the printer and fold them. Or perhaps an open-source program that will do that after I have created the PDF's.
>>> Thanks in advance for your wise words (again).
>> I have used Cocoa Booklet successfully for several years (mostly to make working copies of papers to read and save on paper)
>> Though I haven't used it in a while (my eyesight isn't as good as it used to be...), it is supposed to still work in Mountain Lion.
> Really ? Have you used it recently ? The app one can download just now is version 2.0.4 from 2006. In its web page, the developper has a warning that the program will not work under Snow Leopard ! No mention is there that it will work again in Lion nor in Mountain Lion.
> I too used to use it long ago. I have just tried with Lion now and it does not work (neither as a Service nor as a PDF option in the Print dialog).
> \usepackage{booklet} works fine for me.
> JMaF

You might also try the geometry package with a5paper option and then print (even to pdf) with layout -> 2 pages per sheet. If printing to a real printer keep in mind Josep Maria's recommendation of short end binding if two-sided.


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