Re: [bookartsconnection] signature/imposition - GBWnewsletter
- Hi Lisa,
Great tip. Do you mind if I publish it on the Guild of Book Workers
Newsletter?, with credit. Thanks, Angela
Angela Oliveira Harkavy
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>Hi, Jason, Email attachments are not permitted for this Yahoo!Group so your
>image didn't make it. If you really want to post the diagram, the group URL
>is: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bookartsconnection/ (and then upload it
>to the Files folder, link @ the left hand frame of the webpage.)
>Your question is about impositon layouts for which you may not have to look
>farther than a word processor or desktop publishing software. And almost
>any basic bookbinding or older printers' manual has diagrams with details
>of how to imposition a codex.
>Programs like MSWord have templates for creating pamphlets or booklets as
>do many desktop publishing applications. These require only an input of the
>number of pages to printout signatures & can be a simple way to determine
>pagination by printing a mock-up, or making one by hand. By Hand: Take a
>several sheets of paper, fold each in half or fold pairs etc. at a time,
>stack these folios in a pile and label the cover and pages sequentially.
>Separate the sheets and you have the proper sequence for one layout.
>If by computer, all the content can be entered and when the booklet format
>is applied, the sequence can be pre-proofed by clicking Print Preview, or
>an equivalent command. Then edit as desired until the layout is correct. Be
>sure the page orientation matches the printer settings and print a draft to
>proof. Make any other adjustments and print away.
>Copy shops that offer printing & binding services may give assistance too.
>Hope this is helpful, Lisa
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