I'm sure there's a way to do this, but I'm missing it.

I have a document that is meant to be a card that 8.5" x 5.5", so it will be
printed on a half sheet of an 8.5 x 11 card on both sides. The final
document will have a landscape orientation for the final size. (Hope that
makes sense; the content fills one page in portrait, but is meant to be two
sides of a half-page card.)

It took me a while to get this to print correctly at all to the PDF. I set
up FM with a 8.5 x 5.5 page size, laid it all out, and it looked fine. But,
when I created the PDF, it would always come out with a portrait
orientation, so the text was sideways. I didn't think I wanted that, so I
created a custom paper size for my Adobe PDF printer driver set to 8.5 x 5.5
and using that, I get the two pages to print with the correct orientation.

Now it's ready to go to the printer and I want to add crop marks, but I get
an error saying that the crop marks won't fit on the page. I see why. The
"page" is already set to 8.5 x 5.5. 

Feeling really dumb here. How do I get this to print with the correct
orientation and with crop marks?

Hope this makes sense. It's hard to describe. I keep wanting to hold up a
piece of paper for you to see. ;)

Linda G. Gallagher
TechCom Plus, LLC
lindag at techcomplus dot com
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