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Hello, 

i need help with a file. I have multiple indesign files in a book panel:

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 My question is about the last two sections. the Bcell and the other studies.

 

this is what the Bcell page set up looks like, as you can see the bcell section end on the left side:

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and this is what the other section looks like, as you can see this section starts on the right:

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However, when i make a .pdf this is happens:

Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 2.14.08 PM.png

 

 how do i fix this?

They want to view the document as spreads? That's what the inital view settings control. 

 

~Barb 

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Book panel page position

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Hello, 

i need help with a file. I have multiple indesign files in a book panel:

Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 2.15.07 PM.png

 My question is about the last two sections. the Bcell and the other studies.

 

this is what the Bcell page set up looks like, as you can see the bcell section end on the left side:

Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 2.14.32 PM.png

and this is what the other section looks like, as you can see this section starts on the right:

Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 2.14.57 PM.png

However, when i make a .pdf this is happens:

Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 2.14.08 PM.png

 

 how do i fix this?

They want to view the document as spreads? That's what the inital view settings control. 

 

~Barb 

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Hey, Jonathan:

 

I think you are exporting as spreads. Try pages.

 

I always export as pages, but set the intial view to Two-up with a Cover Page.

 

~Barb 

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they want it as spreads

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Hi Jonathan,

there is no solution that gets this right automatically.

 

What you can do if you need that spread view in your exported PDF:

Do not export spreads from the book file.

Instead, export pages.

 

Then do a new InDesign document with facing pages and place the exported PDF pages from the book file with a script to the document pages. After that is done export spreads from that temp document.

 

For placing the PDF pages best use Scott Zanelli's script Multi Page Importer that currently is curated by Mike Edel here:

https://github.com/mike-edel/ID-MultiPageImporter/releases

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

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that is odd that it can't function like i think it should. thanks. i will look at this.

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They want to view the document as spreads? That's what the inital view settings control. 

 

~Barb 

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this works for the client. i owe you a coffee. 🙂

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Hi Barb,

yes, good that you mention the view settings.

However, not all PDF viewers accept and honor the settings and with consecutive chapters, InDesign documents in fact, you will also be in trouble getting this right with Acrobat or Adobe Reader. Can remember another thread here in the forum where we discussed this.

 

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Uwe Laubender

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ok, so question.

 

why does it do this?

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