I would not try to do the signatures in Framemaker.

You can use a plug-in for Adobe Acrobat, Quite Imposing Plus 
(http://www.quite.com/) to do the imposition of a pdf before you send it to the 
printer.  I used the plug-in a lot for documents we sent to a Xerox Docutech. 

The plug in is a bit expensive, but we calculated that it paid for itself in a 
few jobs.  Manually laying out the pages for higher page counts is extremely 
difficult to do.

Hope this helps!


> From: lindag at techcomplus.com
> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Fine tuning pagination
> Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:41:22 -0600
> Framers,
> I'm working on a book for a commercial publishing house that prints in
> 16-page signatures. I've not done anything quite like this before.
> I need to get the book to fit into an exact multiple of 16 pages. I've done
> basic pagination control with my paragraph styles and with a page break
> paragraph style, but this calls for greater fine tuning.
> I'd appreciate advice, tips, whatever, on how to fine tune pagination to
> meet this need.
> Thanks in advance!
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