Hi Alison,

The European "equivalent" to Tabloid is A3 (297x420mm) which is 18mm
wider and 12mm shorter than the 11x17" Tabloid.

Hope this is of some help.

Bodvar Bjorgvinsson

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 6:11 PM, Alison Craig
<Alison.Craig at ultrasonix.com> wrote:
> Here?s a ?what if? scenario to layer on top of the Letter vs A4 sizing issue
> (clever solution Nadine ? I?ll keep that in mind for my Service Manual)?
>
>
>
> What if you also had to switch from US to UK spelling when you switched from
> Letter to A4? What would be the most straightforward way to handle that?
>
>
>
> Also, does anyone know the equivalent custom paper size ?fudge? for
> switching between Tabloid (11x17) and the closest European paper size?
>
>
>
> Alison
>
>
>
> From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com
> [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Writer
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 8:44 AM
> To: Lise Bible; Post Framers
> Subject: Re: switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?
>
>
>
> You could try creating two separate templates (in FM files that are separate
> from the book and separate from each other). One template file is 8.5 x 11,
> and the other is A4. Both can contain all other attributes (paragraph
> styles, character styles, colour definitions, etc). Apply the first template
> when you want to create a PDF for the US market. Once that's complete, apply
> the second template to the book to create the PDF for the European market.
>
>
>
> Alternatively, you could use a processor that ignores your FM settings (that
> is, you would set up all your formatting in the processor), and then
> generate two different outputs.
>
>
>
> Nadine
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Lise Bible <rentagoodbook at gmail.com>
> To: Post Framers <framers at lists.frameusers.com>
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:57:12 AM
> Subject: switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?
>
>
>
> Fellow Framers,
>
> I'm mostly a lurker, but have found the wealth of knowledge shared by this
> list's members to be quite helpful!
>
>
>
> I have a manual (I'm on Frame 8) in which I've used conditional text to
> show/hide tables, text, parts lists depending on if it's for the American
> market or European.
>
> This manual originated for a US-made product so it started life with 8.5x11
> (US-letter size) pages. And it didn't even occur to me that it might need to
> be A4-sized for the European market.
>
>
>
> Is there a good way to switch back and forth between A4 and 8.5x11 page
> sizes, depending on which version of a book you want to print?
>
>
>
> I have the sneaking suspicion that I will have to break this into two
> separate books, but I figured I'd ask to see if anyone had recommendations.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Lise
>
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