Split Pages

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Split Pages


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The Split Pages action splits the pages of input documents into custom sections.. It contains the following customizable parameters:



Figure 1. Setup Page Transitions Action Options


Click All Options to view/edit all options. The Split Pages dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Split Pages dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Split Pages dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.



Figure 2. Split Pages Dialog Box


Percentage is the default method used to split pages. Clear the Use relative offset values box to use metric measurements instead.

Select the Calculate split offsets from top box to calculate splits from the top of the page. Note that the default settings calculate splits from the bottom of the page.

Click Split Every to split at even intervals throughout the document. The Split Every dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Click Add Horizontal Split and/or Add Vertical Split at the top of the preview pane to add splits to documents. Splits are inserted at 50% by default and will appear in the preview pane and the list of splits when these options are used. Click and drag to reposition splits as desired.

Use the plus and minus zoom icons to edit the view of the preview pane.

Click Edit Split/Remove Split to edit/remove selected splits in the list of splits.

Select the Use Right To Left splitting method box to split documents from right to left. Note that the order in which documents are split determines the order of sections in the split document.

Select the Remove source pages after splitting them to remove the original document from the active pane when pages are split. If this box is cleared then both the original document and the split pages will be present after pages are split.

Select an option from the Select split method dropdown menu to determine the method used to split documents:

Change the physical size of the pages adjusts the size of pages in order to split them.

Redefine the visible area (crop box) of the pages adjusts the crop box of pages. Further information about crop boxes is available here. When this option is used the Preserve original content box is available. If this option is enabled then the visible page area will be reduced, but the cropped content will remain available and be present if, for example, pages are resized subsequently.

The Page Range settings are as follows:

Select All to split to all pages.

Select Custom to split a custom page range. Further information on how to specify page ranges is available here.

Use the Subset option to select All Pages, Odd Pages or Even Pages as desired.


Click OK to save changes.



Figure 3. Split Every Dialog Box


Select Standard to split documents at intervals of standard dimensions, then select the desired dimension in the dropdown menu, and specify the desired orientation in the second dropdown menu.

Select Custom to split documents at intervals of custom dimensions, then enter the desired dimensions and units of measurement in the adjacent number box and dropdown menu.

Select Percentage to split documents according to a percentage of the document page size.

Select the Add horizontal/vertical splits boxes as desired.


Click OK to save changes.