The experience I have is that with memoir or KOMA scripts typesetting two s=
ided documents works out best, but the standard classes like article / book=
provide also facilities for two sided documents. Otherwise, if you prepare=
them yourself: i have some experience with the geometry package, and that =
worked roughly too.
There are probably language related two sided scripts available. The Dutch =
NTG group has specific scripts for typesetting books and articles, also two=
---- Ulrike Fischer <list@...> schrijft:=20
> am Dienstag, 20. November 2007 um 17:18 schrieb Karl Koch:
> > Hi Ulrike and group,
> > I am preparing a document were I need a large 3 cm border on the
> > the side where it will be bound (to a book) and a small 1 cm border
> > on the outer side. When I normally generate my PDF from my LaTeX
> > sources I get a document where every page looks exactly the same
> > with exactly the same borders on every page. Since I print this
> > document double sided I will therefore end up with every second page
> > having the borders exactly opposite (that means the small border
> > where it is supposed to be bound). I hope the problem is clear now.
> > I have heard from a trick that tells LaTeX/MikTeX to create a
> > document that is optimized for double sided printing.
> The option is called twoside. Most document classes can handle it, and
> it is mentioned directly at the start of the FAQ-link I sent you.
> I would suggest that you use either the class memoir or scrbook from
> the KOMA-bundle which also have options to set the binding correction.
> -- And read their documentation. Perhaps then you will reconsider your
> layout. An about 5 cm white space (the two inner margins together)
> will look awful together with 1 cm outer margins.
> Mit freundlichen Gr=C3=BC=C3=9Fen
> Ulrike Fischer
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