Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

So I wanted to download the Beej's Network Programming guide, available here. There are two links for A4 sized PDFs, one for 'one sided' and the other for 'two sided'. What is the difference supposed to be when printing them?

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

up vote 2 down vote accepted

On the two-sided variant, the page numbers alternate left and right so they always appear at the outer corner. That's the major difference.

share|improve this answer
    
Not to mention when you bind them, you need different margins for either left/right depending on whether the page is on the "inside" part and the "outside" part. –  Pacerier May 17 '12 at 22:30
add comment

The layout of the pages (check out page numbers for example).

But for all practical purposes they are the same - these are purely decorative issues.

share|improve this answer
    
So for printing any one of the two will be just fine? –  David McDavidson Aug 22 '10 at 2:34
    
@David McDavidson - Yes. –  ldigas Aug 22 '10 at 10:37
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.