[Scribus] Booklet Printing

stu seven stu7seven
Sat Oct 1 23:20:42 CEST 2005

*** if you composed each page separately, as a half page,
*** you could certainly combine these on A4 to get two
*** A5 pages_ or, when you wanted a double-page, print
*** it as a full A4 ?
 On 10/1/05, Calum Polwart <scribus at wittongilbert.free-online.co.uk> wrote:
> This is technically not a scribus issue - but if anyone knows the answer
> will be on here.
> I want to print an A5 Folded Booklet. (i.e. A4 page fodled down to A5).
> Scribus doesn't inherintly support this and given that my printers seem to
> be fairly struggling with a pdf I thought it would be better if the pdf was
> pre-booklet formatted.
> There are instructions for doing such a thing at:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_make_a_booklet
> That's great and it works fine except it seems to be too smart for its own
> good! It seems to place the left and right pages inside some form of page
> hodler margin arrangement so that if you had a scribus page that was A5 and
> drew a box round the edge of the page when you booklet it instead of getting
> an A4 page with two boxes that touch and the lines go around the edge of the
> page you get two boxes that don't touch... For most booklet printing that
> would be fine, however I want on the centre pages of my booklet to have a
> heading that runs right across the two pages and pictures that straddle the
> two pages - with this method it puts a big white line down the middle... Not
> what I wanted...
> is there a sub-command *or* is there another way to do it?
> Calum
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