Using Layout Manager - Windows Only

Layout Manager lets you create a poster or display by dragging multiple pieces of print data created in different applications onto one sheet of paper for printing.

You can also place the same print data multiple times as shown here.

You can place print data in different sizes and orientations to maximize media usage, as shown here.

You can place print data on roll paper as shown here.

  1. Open the file you want to print in your application.
  2. Select the print command in your application.
  3. Select Layout Manager on the Main tab and choose an option for the Size setting that matches the size of the document in the application.

    Note: You select the size of the paper you are printing on in a later step.
  4. Click OK and then click Print, if necessary. The Layout Manager screen opens and displays one page in the layout.
  5. Leave the Layout Manager screen open and repeat steps 1 to 4 to arrange additional print data. The pages are added to the Layout Manager screen.
  6. Do the following to arrange objects on the Layout Manager screen:
    • Drag pages to move and resize them.
    • Use the tool buttons and the Object menu to align and rotate pages.
    • Resize and replace whole pages in the Preference or Arrangement Settings screens.
      Note: See the Layout Manager screen help for more details.
  7. Click File > Properties, then select your print settings on the Main tab.
  8. Click the File menu on the Layout Manager screen and click Print.
    Note: To save the current job to a file, click the File menu on the Layout Manager screen, save the file, and close the Layout Manager screen. To open the saved file later for editing or reprinting, right-click the printer icon in the Windows taskbar, select Layout Manager, and open the file.