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So, is there a way to print out a quater page zine using Adobe InDesign? If yes, how do you do it? If no, is there a free computer program that I can download that will let me do it?

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Isn't there an option when you go to print to print 2 or 4 pages on the one sheet of paper? That's how I did it with my two A6 zines - I just worked with Microsoft Word.

I don't know. That's what I am trying to figure out :)

Here's how it happens with me:

- I press CTRL+P (control and print at once) to make the printer window come up

-  I click on a button labelled 'preferences', which makes another window come up.

- In that window there's a heading, 'page layout', and next to that heading I'm able to select an option, '4 to 1' - that lets me print four pages to every one sheet.

That's on this computer, which is a Microsoft.

You *should* be able to do something similar on your 'puter - good luck!

Word seems to be the better option after all :) I decided to go with a half-zine instead because there is a lot of content. Also, what do I do about all the dead white space around the edges? 

TimT said:

Here's how it happens with me:

- I press CTRL+P (control and print at once) to make the printer window come up

-  I click on a button labelled 'preferences', which makes another window come up.

- In that window there's a heading, 'page layout', and next to that heading I'm able to select an option, '4 to 1' - that lets me print four pages to every one sheet.

That's on this computer, which is a Microsoft.

You *should* be able to do something similar on your 'puter - good luck!

Half sized rather

Melissa Ann Manfredi said:

Word seems to be the better option after all :) I decided to go with a half-zine instead because there is a lot of content. Also, what do I do about all the dead white space around the edges? 

TimT said:

Here's how it happens with me:

- I press CTRL+P (control and print at once) to make the printer window come up

-  I click on a button labelled 'preferences', which makes another window come up.

- In that window there's a heading, 'page layout', and next to that heading I'm able to select an option, '4 to 1' - that lets me print four pages to every one sheet.

That's on this computer, which is a Microsoft.

You *should* be able to do something similar on your 'puter - good luck!

Yeah good point I still need to work out a way to get rid of that dead white space myself. If you're working in word though there should be a way of expanding the page borders. Maybe others have suggestions...?

I might just with cut and paste for now until I figure it out :)

I've been experimenting with making the pages in photoshop because I use a lot of images--album covers mostly--and am going to try reducing the margins in Word and pasting the jpgs in there...we shalll seeeeee!

Joe Wallace

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