I am creating a brochure in DIN A5 landscape (w x h - 210x148) which has two pages each spread. Now I want to link two graphic frames on two different spreads (starting page 4 continues at page 5) to show the same picture. This picture ist then next to each other after printing.
Please have a look at the pictures (situation and endresult).
Could you please help!
You are going about this the wrong way. Your pages should be set up exactly the way the reader will see them. Imposition should be done when the document is printed.
By using reader spreads you would place the image once and even if it crosses the spine it will be fine.
thank you! So it took you just 4 minutes to know that I am a beginner ! Great.
So how can I then save or print the pages seperatly that they are right in order? Or will the print office do that for me?
It's not clear to me that you understood that you should be setting this up as a "facing pages" file where each page is half of a spread, not the full-spread per page that you've started with. In order to impose the pages must be independent of each other in the file.
From the screen shot it looks as if when folded your book will be A5 landscape size, so if that's the case you will want to set up as A5 landscape facing pages. Your layout will have a single page spread for the first and last pages, and the rest will be shown as two-page spreads, just as your reader will see them. Since this appears to be a folded booklet, you also need to keep in mind that the page count should be a multiple of 4 -- two sides of two pages per sheet.
For handing off to a commercial printer you will probably deliver a PDF, exported as one documetn with individual pages in reading order. If you want to print it yourself, InDesign has a simple built-in imposition module called Print Booklet under the File menu.
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