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I am trying to create a PDF where the text is placed on pages of A5, but two A5 sheets are placed on one A4 sheet which is in landscape mode, e.g.:

|       |       |
|       |       |
|   A5  |   A5  |
|       |       |

I have tried this, but it just places A5 pages on the left side of the A4 sheet, no pages appear on the right side:

\setuppapersize[A5][A4, landscape]
\setuparranging[2*1, doublesided]
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Would you please provide a MWE? – egreg Apr 26 '12 at 12:16
related: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/13055/… – matth Apr 26 '12 at 14:37
related: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/783/… – matth Apr 26 '12 at 14:37
up vote 3 down vote accepted

You can find information about imposition in the new chapter about page design. I used the option 2SIDE as follows:

\setuppapersize [A5] [A4, landscape]
\setuparranging [2SIDE]
\switchtobodyfont [380pt]


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