Bookletimposer Manual

Kjö Hansi Glaz

This manual describes version 0.1 of Bookletimposer.

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Revision History
Revision Bookletimposer User Manual 0.117 Fev 2012

Kjö Hansi Glaz

Abstract

Bookletimposer is an utility to achieve some basic imposition on PDF documents


Table of Contents

Introduction
Usage
To Start Bookletimposer
Main window
About Bookletimposer

Introduction

Bookletimposer icon.

Bookletimposer is an utility to achieve some basic imposition on PDF documents, especially designed to work on booklets.

Bookletimposer allows:

  • to transform linear documents to booklets;

  • to reduce a document to put many on one sheet (for tracts for example);

  • to transform booklets to linear documents.

Usage

To Start Bookletimposer

You can start Bookletimposer in the following ways:

Applications menu

Choose OfficeBookletimposer.

Command line

To start Bookletimposer from a command line, type the following command, then press Return: bookletimposer

Main window

When you start Bookletimposer, the following window is displayed.

Figure 1. Bookletimposer window

Shows theBookletimposer window.

The Bookletimposer window contains the following elements:

Input file button

Click on the button to choose the PDF file to work on.

Conversion type

Choose the action to perform on the selected PDF file.

Available actions are:

  • Produce a booklet out of a linear document – to transform linear documents to booklets;

  • Produce a linear document out of a booklet – to transform booklets to linear documents.

  • Put multiple input pages on one output page – to reduce a document to put many on one sheet (for flyers for example);

Copy the same group of input pages on one output page

To copy several times the same input page on each output page. For instance with a one page input document, you may selectPut multiple input pages on one output page in Conversion type and check this box to obtain several copies of the input page.

Layout

Use this drop-down list to select how to dispose input pages on each output page. For example, select 2x1 to output a simple booklet.

Output paper format

Use this drop-down list to select the paper size of the output and thus the scaling factor.

Output file

Click on the button to open a choose where to save the converted PDF file.

Apply button

Click on this button to launch the conversion. A window will pop up to show the progression.

Close button

Click on this button to close Bookletimposer.

Help button

Click on this button to display this help.

About button

Click on this button to display informations about Bookletimposer, its version, etc.

About Bookletimposer

To find more information about Bookletimposer, please visit the Bookletimposer Web site.

This program is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public license as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. A copy of this license can be found at this link, or in the file COPYING included with the source code of this program.