Merge Pages

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Merge Pages


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The Merge Pages action merges pages into a single page. It contains the following customizable parameters:



Figure 1. Merge Pages Action Options        


Click All Options to view/edit all options. The Merge Pages dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Merge Pages dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Merge Pages dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.

Figure 2. Merge Pages Dialog Box


Use the Pages options to determine the size of the new page:

Click Calculate Size based on the merged pages dimensions to retain the size of the source pages in the output document.

Click Standard to use a standard page size for the output document, then select an option in the dropdown menu.

Click Custom to use a custom page size for the output document, then enter the measurements in the combo boxes and select a unit of measurement as desired.

Use the Orientation dropdown menu to determine the orientation of the output document.

Use the Margins number boxes to determine the margins of the output document.

Use the Page Range options to determine the page range of the source document used to create the output document:

Click All to include all pages.

Click Custom to specify a custom page range, then enter the desired range in the box. Information on the specification of page ranges is available here.

If a custom range is specified, then select an option in the Subset dropdown menu to determine a subset of pages as desired.

Use the Page Placement and Scaling options to determine how source pages are placed in the output document, as detailed in the preview pane when settings are edited.

Select/clear the Remove source pages after merging them box as desired.


Click OK to save settings.