[OS X TeX] pdfpages

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed May 16 00:14:32 EDT 2007

Le 16 mai 07 à 04:03, Jan Anderssen a écrit :

>> I am using pdfpages to collate a large number of pdf files but I  
>> want each pdf file to start on an odd page so that when I print  
>> double-sided, each pdf will appear on a facing page.
> Maybe your .tex file is laid-out in a way that allows you to have a  
> script that reads the names of the files to be included from for  
> instance a directory, or a text file, and then writes the  
> appropriate \includepdf statements.
> If so, then you could determine the number of pages for each  
> included file via the pdfinfo command (xpdf suite), and include a  
> \clearpage (or \cleardoublepage, forgot which) after the odd  
> numbered papers.

Why not just put \cleardoublepage between every two consecutive  
\includepdf statements? In this way, and provided the [twoside]  
option is used in your \documentclass call (for example \documentclass 
[twoside]{article}), then each included PDF file will start on an odd  

For example:


Bruno Voisin
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