[Scribus] Using Templates

Redefined Horizons redefined.horizons
Mon Oct 3 17:05:43 CEST 2005

Thanks for the clarification Craig.
 Just so I understand correctly, in my situation I want to apply a master
page to a new page, not apply a template, which you would do when creating a
new document.
 Is that correct.
 Thanks for the help.

 On 9/28/05, Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au> wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 September 2005 17:18, Redefined Horizons wrote:
> > I'm in the process of learning Scribus, and I'm having a problem using
> > templates.
> > I've saved an existing Scribus document as a template.
> > I've added the template to Scribus through the Preferences dialog.
> > When I go to apply the template, only the "Normal" template appears in
> the
> > drop down box.
> > I tried closing and restarting Scribus, but the problem remained.
> > Is there something else that I need to do to enable the use of the
> > template?
> Please search the archives... there is no problem other than the use of
> the
> term template twice for different things. This is fixed in 1.3.x.
> From a recent posting of mine:
> Which is why "page templates" are "master pages" in 1.3.x. Document
> templates
> (File->New from template/Save as template) are completely different
> things.
> If you always want to create a document in the same way with the same
> styles
> etc etc, then you can make one from New from template (that you have
> created
> before and saved as a template).
> If you always want to create a page in the same way with the same
> background
> (as frames on a master page are not yet editable), then you can make one
> from
> Page->Insert and choose the master page, or simple apply a new master page
> to
> any page in your document.
> Craig
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