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Re: Page Layout

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  • Subject: [mg48897] Re: Page Layout
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 05:32:05 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <cb0uhm$r4n$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <cb0uhm$r4n$1 at>,
 "Mark Westwood [EPCC]" <markw at> wrote:

> I'm trying to format a Mathematica document so that it prints with 
> different left and right page margins for left and right pages - 
> specifically with a 4cm gutter and a 2cm outside margin.  So far I have 
> failed to persuade the front end to do this.  Has anyone else tackled 
> this, successfully or not ?

I do not think that it is possible (at least, not without some horrible 
hacking). If you look up

   Front End | Front End Options | Notebook Options | Printing Options

and then PrintingOptions -> {...} you will see that there is a 
"FacingPages" option -- but this only applies to headers and footers, 
not to the "PrintingMargins".


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