[Scribus] help for a new user?

Owen rcook
Tue Oct 17 08:23:12 CEST 2006

On Mon, 16 Oct 2006 21:19:55 -0700
"Paul Williams" <paulprogrammer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> What a wonderful app!  Thanks to the devs out there.
> Part of the document I'm creating in Scribus is rather long -- several
> pages.  I would like to have Scribus automatically generate pages and
> link the text fields until the article content is completely
> exhausted.  Ideally, the feature would work like this:
> First page of long article --> page 2...n-1 --> last page of article
> where the first page might have some header information that needn't
> be repeated, and the same with the footer.  Only the middle page would
> be automatically copied until the entire article is displayed.
> Alternately, right now I'd be OK if the last page were left off, and
> only the 2..n page were repeated.
> Does this feature exist in Scribus?  How can I activate it?

Probably a bit to general for most DTP processing.

Why dont you set up page 1 with the text frame and then 
Page->Copy->More pages than what you want (1.3.4 series)
Insert text into page 1 frame

Then just click through the chaining

Then remove any unwanted pages.



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