[Scribus] Either I don't understand Master Pages or they just don't work!

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Dec 8 21:27:33 CET 2005

On Thursday 08 December 2005 15:45, Calum Polwart wrote:
> Just downloaded the 1.3.2cvs (my 1.3.1 didn't have OOO import filter)
> this mornign and its looking great.
> But I'm struggling with master pages.  I've read as many of the previous
> posts from before as I can and I'm not sure wether its a CVS thing, a
> not yet implemented thing or what...
> *"Convert to Master Page"* I assume that if I select all the content on
> page 1 and click Page --> Convert to Master Page it will do what it says...

No need to select the content, just the page.

> But when I create a new page using that the content which is a RHS page
> is placed to the Right of RHS.

Minor oops, needs fixing.

> Plus (and I've never got this to work..) if I have several master pages
> - it just doesn't cope... Master Page 1,2,3 can all end up on Master Page 1

Please explain some more...

> On the other hand I had been having problems with templates ever since i
> started with scribus but that might just be working normally...
> Is this because these are developments or is something broken on my box
> again!

Current 1.3.2cvs is bleeding edge, in the past few weeks, about as close to 
the blade as you can be... We can only make progress and have any chance of 
moving forward with some major changes inside Scribus. So, track CVS if you 
will, make your docs with it, **but you must be prepared to roll with the 
punches**. I must say, my last magazine was done with 1.3.2cvs and all went 

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