Printing a booklet from Finale

By andrew.dyson ·
My wife has written some music in Finale Notepad. There are 12 sheets of music and she wants to print them on A4 paper 2-up double-sided in a booklet arrangement. This means that sheet 1 and sheet 12 will be on the same side of the same piece of paper, with sheet 2 and 11 on the other side of the piece of paper.
The problem is that you cannot tell Finale to print page 1 and 12. You tell it to print from page x to page y.
I can see two solutions to this problem. I can print it all out as a pdf document. However, adobe reader is the same in that I can only specify printing page x to page y. So the first possible solution would be to find a pdf reader that has the flexibility to print page 1 and 12 and then set my printer driver to print 2-up.
The second solution would be to find a printer driver piece of software that would intercept printing instructions and give a load of options for printing the output as a booklet.
Oh, and it needs to be FREEWARE or a few dollars.
Any ideas?
Thank you

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Do it in printer settings

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to Printing a booklet from F ...

Your printer should have a setting you can change at print time which tells it to print in booklet format, double sided, 2 pages per sheet. You may need to manually feed the double sided part, but it will take care of the rest.

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by andrew.dyson In reply to Do it in printer settings

Good idea but I'm afraid that the only layout options I have are n-up options and left to right or right to left.

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Even in printer properties?

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to Not available

Do you mean you can not go into print properties and set it to print 2 pages per sheet? Once that is selected, it should give you the option select booklet layout. Remember, you have to go to File/Print and not just hit the print icon on the toolbar.

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I even checked with Kyocera

by andrew.dyson In reply to Even in printer propertie ...

There is the option for n-up printing and poster printing but there is no booklet option. I even called Kyocera's technical support. They thought it existed too but eventually realised that it is only available on models with duplex capability. Shame. It would have been a simple solution.

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