[Scribus] Imposition from within Scribus (again...)

Brett Shand brett
Fri Jun 15 22:17:30 CEST 2007

Craig Bradney wrote:
>>> You have just finished a 8 page booklet laid out
>>> nicely (A4 landscape, to be 
>>> folded so you have an A5 booklet). Text, everything
>>> ready.
>>> Now suddenly your supervisor comes in and says: "Hi,
>>> there's this piece of 
>>> text that just must go in that booklet!" And of
>>> course it has to go somewhere 
>>> in the middle. Now you have to rearrange
>>> Wouldn't it be nice to just insert a page, put your
>>> text there  and let 
>>> Scribus do the rest? Or am I the only one who has
>>> such supervisors?
>> Work in progress (Google Summer of Code 2007):
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Imposition_Plugin_Discussion
> For this to be done properly, we would then expect you to have done your
> document on A5 pages rather than A4. Imposition will help you there, but not
> move all your items around for you. Of course, this is not such a horrible
> or major task if you group and drag though.
> Craig
Yes, but remember that you can't group if you have several layers, you 
can only group objects that are on the same layer. It would be good if 
that could be changed!


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