13-page booklet

  1. Click File ▸ Print.

  2. Choose the General tab.

    Under Range, select Pages and type: 1

  3. Choose the Page Setup tab.

    Under Layout, in the Two-side menu, select Short Edge (Flip).

    In the Pages per side option, select 2.

    In the Page ordering menu, select Right to left.

    Click Print.

  4. Once the page has printed, take the paper and place it back in the printer, taking care to orient it correctly (page 2 will be printed on the other side).

  5. Click File ▸ Print again.

    Choose the General tab.

    Under Range, select Pages and type: 2

  6. Choose the Page Setup tab and in the Page ordering menu, select Left to right.

    Click Print.

  7. To print page 3, click File ▸ Print again.

    In the General tab, enter 3 in the Pages selection.

    In the Page Setup tab, set the Page ordering to Right to left.

    Click Print.

  8. Once page 3 has printed, place the paper back in the printer taking care to orient it correctly (pages 4 and 13 will be printed on the other side).

  9. Click File ▸ Print again.

    In the General tab enter pages 4, 13 in the Pages selection.

    In the Page Setup tab set Page ordering to Left to right.

    Click Print.

  10. Click File ▸ Print again.

    Enter pages 8, 9, 10, 7, 6, 11, 12, 5 in the Pages selection menu and set Page ordering to Left to right.

    Click Print.

It is easier to print a 16-page booklet. You may wish to add 3 blank pages to your PDF document to make it 16-pages. To do so, you can:

  1. Create a blank PDF document 3-pages long using LibreOffice Writer.

  2. Merge the blank PDF with your PDF document using PDF-Shuffler placing the blank pages at the end.

  3. Follow the steps for printing a 16-page booklet.