Printing on your Printer

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The Dayspring Magazine can be printed in several ways.
Please choose whether you want Large Sheets printed on both sides or Booklets with half-size pages

These instructions are for the popular Acrobat Reader X or XI. You can do Help - About Adobe Reader X/XI to find your version and if necessary download the latest version. If you have an old system and cannot do this, let us know.

Large Sheets - Double-Sided

For ordinary printers, which print only one side of the paper (some printers can print both sides):

  1. On the menu do File - Print... (or, Ctrl-P)
  2. Set the options as underlined in red below:-
  3. Click Print and wait until all the pages are printed (which will be on one side)
  4. Remove all blank paper from the printer
  5. On the menu do File - Print... (or, Ctrl-P)
  6. Use the same settings as above, but change "Even Pages Only" to "Odd Pages Only"
  7. Feed pages into your printer one by one, starting with "page 2" that had been the first page to print in the first step.
    Look at the page numbers of what you are putting in; they should go in 2, 4, 6, 8...
  8. When all are printed, the resulting book should have all the pages in the right order, which you can check.
  9. Your printout is now ready! The best way to staple it, is to put five staples equally-spaced down the bind.

A5 Booklets

For ordinary printers, which print only one side of the paper (some printers can print both sides):

  1. Ensure you have a long-arm stapler (if you don't have one, they are available on eBay; otherwise experiment with a small stapler on some scrap paper to see if it can staple the centre of a booklet)
  2. On the menu do File - Print... (or, Ctrl-P)
  3. Set the options as underlined in red below:-
  4. Click Print and wait until all the pages are printed (which will be on one side)
  5. Remove all blank paper from the printer
  6. On the menu do File - Print... (or, Ctrl-P)
  7. Use the same settings as above, but change "Back Side Only" to "Front Side Only"
  8. Feed pages into the printer one by one, starting with the page that had been the first page to print in the first step.
    Look at the left-hand page numbers of what you are putting in; they should go in 2, 4, 6, 8...
  9. When all are printed, the resulting book should have all the pages in the right order, which you can check.
  10. Your printout is now ready! Fold the pages over so that it forms a booklet, and using a long-armed stapler, punch two staples in. If you don't have a long-armed stapler, you can often find a largish normal stapler can be forced to reach to the centre of the book.