To print to postscript for PDF you need to install the ADPDF9 ppd file and select it instead of device independent. The ppd is available on this page: Error | Save as PDF options unsupported | Create PDF | InDesign, Illustrator | Mac OS 10.6 or later
But it might be easier to simply export a regular PDF from ID, then use Acrobat's booklet printing for output.
There are lots of PDF options, but to keep it simple, If you're printing to your desktop inkjet printer, I suggest: File > Adobe PDF Export > [High Quality Print]. If you're sending it to a commercial litho printer, ask him first, if you don't know who's to print it probably: File > Adobe PDF Export > [PDF/X-1a:2001]
Thanks for info. That page no longer avail. I did try to install into the ppd file into InDesign by creating a PPDs folder and into library PPDs but nothing shows if I go to System Preferences > Printers (and then click on + sign to add).
I tried to print single page pdfs as you mentioned, but how can I get the crop marks without having a gap between the two pages (printer spreads)?
I need to impose the pages (printer spreads instead of reader spreads to create a booklet). A university quick printer can’t take preflighted files. They need a pdf.
The page and the link work fine. If you read the directions you'll see it says to Control-Click (which is the same as a right-click for Mac users) and choose save link as. You cannot just click the link.