[Scribus] help for a new user?

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Tue Oct 17 19:23:00 CEST 2006

Paul Williams 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?
It's a manual process for now.
In the future, it should be feasible with scripts to accomplish this. 
The main thing is to have a functional test for when text overlaps a 
given text frame, along with the subsequent linking.


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