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First: you may not know what imposition is: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imposition Wikipedia will tell you].
  
 
A list of tools which are useful for imposition.
 
A list of tools which are useful for imposition.

Revision as of 19:19, 27 September 2008

This article is part of the HOWTOs series.
Installation Usage PDF issues Imposition Other

Introduction

First: you may not know what imposition is: Wikipedia will tell you.

A list of tools which are useful for imposition.

Two type of software are listed here:

  • software which can be obtained free of charge and can help you do some imposition tasks.
  • imposition software (free, free of charge or payware)

Multiplatform

example for making a booklet:

$ java.exe -cp multivalent.jar" tool.pdf.Impose -dim 2x1 -layout 2,3,4,1
-paper "297x210 mm" -verbose file.pdf

Linux, Unix and "Darwin"

OS X

  • PDFmergeX (donationware): not really an imposition tool... but it may have enough features for you
  • CombinePDFs (donationware)

Windows