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Might try FineWoodworking.com. They would be more suited to homeowner questions.
Measure your cutter depth and figure the math. There is a formula, but you to make it to correspond with your cutters and stile and rail size.
I have attached a pic of a 12x46 door you described. I also attached a cutlist for the door as I make my raised panel doors.
When making hard wood raised panels doors, I use a cope and stick construction method.
The grove that accepts the panels is 3/8" deep.
The math to figure the length of the panels is (Stile length) - (Top rail width) - (mid rail width) - (bottom rail width) + (the grove depth on Top rail) + (the grove depth on Bottom rail) + (the grove depths of the mid rail, there are two sides). So it is (46-3-3-3)+(3/8+3/8+3/8+3/8) now subtract the 1/8" (x4) for movement in each rail.
(46-3-3-3)+(3/8+3/8+3/8+3/8) - (4 x 1/8) or (1/2). Now divide by two and you have two equal panels.
Do the same for the width. You end up with two 6 1/2" x 19" panels.
If it would help. Post your door sizes, the groove depth you plan to use, and how much you wish to leave for your movement a, I can generate a cut list for you. Not as much fun as figuring it yourself, but it is accurate. When you make as many doors as I do, it helps.