[Scribus] imposition

Peter Linnell scribusdocs
Thu Apr 1 22:25:57 CEST 2004

On Thursday 01 April 2004 10:26 am, francesco fantoni wrote:
> i do use scribus for making small booklets of my works.
> I produce a pdf with Scribus, then turn it to postscript with "pdftops"
> and impose it with Dov Grobgeld's "impose+" and "psbl" script.
> (it's here: http://imagic.weizmann.ac.il/~dov/freesw/impose+ )
> It works fine. For what i can understand it's a set of nice scripts in
> perl that can make signatures and impose the results analizing the
> actual bounding box of the pdf. It allows you even to have a bit of
> control over gutter and margins, choose the size of the paper and the
> maximum number of pages per signature.
> I know "imposition" is much more than that, but i find it is a nice
> script to start with, and for simple saddle-stitched booklets it works
> absolutely well (IMHO). Maybe, being simple perl scripts released under
> the GPL, they could be used directly in scribus somehow, or can be held
> as a reference for someone that wants to defy the task of writing an
> imposition plugin.
> From my non-professional point of view, they do all i need for now.
> regards
> francesco

I can second Francescos remarks and added a link to this site in December. 
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