D-Series Printer

Printing a 5½" x 8½" PDF From your Mac as an 8½" x 11" Folded and Saddle-Stitched Signature Booklet

Creating the Right Frame Size for Your Book Image (Avoiding Shrinkage)

  1. Open the original document in AcroRead or Acrobat pro.
  2. File:Page Setup

    Paper Size: Custom Paper: 8.50" x 11.0” Margins:0” all around
    Orientation: Portrait
    Scale: 100%

  3. Once you've created the zero-margin usLetter sized 'picture frame' for your document, be sure to select it for your Page setup...


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Setting Up Your Document to Print as a Saddle-Stitched, Half-Folded Book

  1. In your menu bar, click on File:Print.

  2. In the Print window/Page Scaling field, select Booklet Printing.

  3. Click on Copies & Pages at the top of the window, and from the drop-down menu, select Xerox Features

  4. Click on the Finishing field and select Booklet Creation…

  5. In the Booklet Finishing field Select Booklet Fold and Staple

  6. Click on the Booklet Finishing field again, and make sure there is a check mark next to Disable Booklet Layout.

    Scale to New Paper Size: Letter (8.5 x 11”)
    Orientation:Booklet Margins: None
    Gutter: Doesn’t seem to alter image position
    Creep: 0

Created by Norman A. Teck
May 10, 2016