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hey guys! I just made my first zine. I'm having issues with the page orientation. I made the zine in Indesign. Is there a special way for it to print off? I'm printing the pages double sided, but it's not coming out in the correct order I want them to. Help!

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Could you be a little more detailed about things?

Is the problem page orientation, page order, or both?

How are things formatted in your file? How are things coming out of your printer?

What printer do you have?

What print settings are you using/have you tried changing?


When I print things out (not from indesign), the settings I need to play with the most are Print -> Properties -> Advanced -> Double-Sided (Icon) -> Manual Duplex -> Flip on Right Side. "Imposition" (having pages ordered right for being folded into a booklet) might be the problem, so looking up "Indesign Imposition" might help you find the solution.
Indesign does do auyomatic page imposition.

Assuming it is an A5 zine set up the document set up to A5 and facing pages. Then you have to go to the File menu and Print booklet (or is it booklet print), Then make sure your printer is set up for duplex etc. (if you have any blank pages make sure that the tick box regarding skipping blank pages is set correctly in both the booklet print dialogue and the normal print dialogue)

As the other responder said we really need a bit more information to . If you are UK based give the office a bell 0113 262 4408 and ask them to talk you through it (or if they are very busy get them to give you my mobile number.

Good Luck




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