PDF for printing with cover page

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Apr 04, 2022 Apr 04, 2022

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I have been asked to create a sixteen-page handbook (a5 sized). I typically work in 1-2 page spreads so I'm a little out of my depth here....

I have seven 2 page spreads that look really great. For some reason, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get the front and back covers to become a spread when I print or create a PDF. I know there is a trick I'm missing here.

I am going to be printing it out myself on A4 paper. Any advice would be appreciated.

 

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Apr 04, 2022 Apr 04, 2022

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Just export a proper single-page PDF and use Acrobat's booklet feature to print it.

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This LinkedInLearning tutorial will show you how to move the last page next to the first page (for your cover spread). You can get 30-days free access.

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/indesign-tips-for-design-geeks/start-a-file-with-a-two-page-spread...

 

If your printer can only print A4, don't include any bleeding images.

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