margin placement for classic on a 8-1/2 x 11-1/2" paper

I would like to have a 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" sheet centered on all four sides on a letter size sheet. Does anyone know what margins I would need for this? That way it is easy to print front and back on classic size using letter paper. Does this make sense? Thanks.

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Letter size...

...is 8.5 by 11. One classic/junior page is exactly one half of a letter page. Is it your intention to waste half of your paper ? Have you looked at these posts describing how to arrange and rearrange PDF's for double-sided (duplex) printing:
Arrange Pages for 2-Up Duplex Printing
Dynamic Templates and Multivalent: Example 1 - January 2008 classic booklet
Dynamic Templates and Multivalent: Example 2 - A 2 year classic booklet

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"I think the surest sign that there is intelligent life out there in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us." (Calvin and Hobbes/Bill Waterson)

As usual Ygor....

You are right on target as usual! Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! I do appreciate all you do for us! Thanks.

Mac?

Are you on a Mac, per chance? If so, there's a wonderful tool you can use to create booklets with virtually no effort. It's called CocoaBooklet. Look it up in the usual places--versiontracker or macupdate. It can set an option in the "pdf" button in the Print window. It's that simple. If not.... well, maybe you should consider a Mac. ;-)

no mac

Just how new of a mac laptop would I have to get? :)

I can run it ...

on an old 500MHz "Pismo" G3 PowerBook - anything that will run Tiger (Mac OS 10.4.x)
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"I think the surest sign that there is intelligent life out there in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us." (Calvin and Hobbes/Bill Waterson)

OK Thanks....

I'll start looking on ebay.

Pismo

Yeah, Pismos are nice. Try to get one that has a G4 brain transplant, however. It's much more snappy than the 400mhz G3 original. My wife has the original, and I have the 550mhz G4. I can really feel the difference.

Alternately, if you are good at hacking, you could buy an MSI Wind, and buy OSX, and put it on the Wind. That's what I'm using right now, resigning my Pismo to finances and photography (and file serving). They will be about the same price, I'm guessing, but the Wind is new, and much, much, much faster than the Pismo. It's just tiny (1024x600 10" screen).

But the Pismo was probably just about the best laptop Apple ever made.

-Jon