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Document size exceeds the maximum of X inches

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The present message indicates that either the width or the height specified for a page of your current script's output file is larger than the allowed limit of QuarkXPress or InDesign.

 

The cause of this message, and possible solution to it, depend on the version of QuarkXPress or InDesign that you are using to generate the current script.

 

InDesign

 

InDesign facing pages spreads cannot be larger than 216 inches. This represents almost 5 and a half meters, and is highly unlikely for a diary or calendar. Therefore the present message usually means that you typed in too many digits, and you should correct this value.

 

QuarkXPress 2015 and above

 

Since QuarkXPress 2015, facing pages spreads cannot be larger than 224 inches. This represents more than 5 and a half meters, and is highly unlikely for a diary or calendar. Therefore the present message usually means that you typed in too many digits, and you should correct this value.

 

QuarkXPress 10 and below

 

When using QuarkXPress 10, or below, facing pages spreads were limited to 48 inches (122 cm), meaning that each page of a script using the facing pages generation option, is limited to a width of 24 inches (61 cm). As you are not using the facing pages generation option, if this message appears, this means that your only solution is to change the page size of your script, or to move to QuarkXPress 2015 or above.

 


Topic 179020, last updated on 22-Mar-2021