[Scribus] Importing multi-page pdf (2)

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Feb 10 21:19:10 CET 2006

On Friday 10 February 2006 20:18, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> John R. Culleton wrote:
> > On Thursday 09 February 2006 04:02 pm, Craig Bradney wrote:
> >> Yes but we don't need a kludgy solution. Ghostscript provides all we
> >> really need.
> >>
> >> Craig
> >
> > OK let me look at the problem from the other end of the
> > telescope. I want to create Scribus pages for parts of the
> > document and TeX pages for other parts. The page sizes are all the
> > same. In general the tool psmerge will only merge pages created
> > with the same tool, and sometimes not then. I can
> > import pages into a TeX document, but that is a bit tricky.
> >
> > Using either PostScript or pdf files (I can convert to either of
> > course), what is the most foolproof method of merging the pages?
> >
> > I am on Slackware Linux.
> While I very much agree with Craig's comments about pdftk, the program
> is small enough and simple enough to use ('pdftk your.pdf burst') that
> you should at least try it to know why you don't want to use it. For
> now, but hopefully not for long, this is a job that must be done outside

pdftk is a fine tool for such things, it (Scribus import) should just be more 
automatic for most users. Select, set some import options, import, done.

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