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Offline K3NS4N

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Simple Imposition dude
« on: August 12, 2015, 01:22:57 AM »
Hi everby, Im noob using this navigator's plugin.

I wonder if is possible impose 2  files, head to head or foot to foot.




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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2015, 04:11:13 PM »
I'm sure it is.
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2015, 04:45:00 PM »
it looks like its in the binding section where you select it
right now you have top bound, Just need to select your size
etc…?

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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2015, 12:55:52 AM »
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it looks like its in the binding section where you select it
right now you have top bound, Just need to select your size
etc…?


This works only necessarily for 8 pdf pages,

but if I have 2 pages, I cant place head 2 head.

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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2015, 10:28:02 AM »
did you see that you have saddle stitch selected at the top?
You may want to see what other settings you have in that drop down,
you need to have a multiple of 4 for saddle stitch.
What program is it?

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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2015, 11:32:54 PM »
This is a plugin for Xitron Navigator, called Simple Imposition.


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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2015, 09:43:52 AM »
Did you try selecting something else besides Saddle stitch?

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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2015, 12:03:10 PM »
I had a boss years back who thought everything was 'Simple Imposition'.
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2015, 12:14:04 PM »
 :lmao:
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2015, 11:26:29 PM »
is impossible do it?

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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2015, 09:19:41 AM »
I've never seen the software you are talking so there is no way I can be sure of that you can. But I can't imagine an imposition software that can't do it though. It's pretty basic stuff.
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2015, 04:20:00 PM »
I think in the time we're discussed it, you could export your pages out as pdf and impose the thing yourself.
Take a sheet of paper, make a folded up dummy of the project, write the page numbers of F&B on the folded up sheet, unfold and there you go. I'm not trying to be blunt or sarcastic, but making a mockup of the project is Design 101.
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2015, 08:48:37 AM »
Ummm, when was the last time you got a booked pagination dummy with a job? Most of my customers won't even hit print on their file to check if it backs up correctly.
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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2015, 09:24:28 AM »
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Ummm, when was the last time you got a booked pagination dummy with a job? Most of my customers won't even hit print on their file to check if it backs up correctly.

Well that 10 page 5.5 x 8.5 booklet they created in Excel looks real good from the laser printer!
Umm, sir, ma'am, where would you like me to place the 2 blank pages to make this impose correctly?
Oh wait, ask the CSR!
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Re: Simple Imposition dude
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2015, 09:58:33 AM »
You would figure with google they could look up the term divisible by 4.

I'm quite sure nobody actually listens to prepress, they just smile and nod.

Like the one customer that was here on a saturday rush. They thought tearing out a page in the proof and not telling anyone would magically change the page count.
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
I once knew a plus-sized girl and this pretty much describes teh secks. :rotf:
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