[Scribus] booklet printing

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Mon May 14 21:47:40 CEST 2007

Am Montag, 14. Mai 2007 21:26 schrieb William F. Maddock:
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: m8130 at abc.se
> >Sent: May 14, 2007 12:48 PM
> >To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> >Subject: Re: [Scribus] booklet printing
> >
> >> So I don't us the "Double Sided" document layout?  Just a plain 2 page,
> >> A 4,
> >> landscape, Document?
> >
> >That "Double sided" and other variants should be called something else...
> >Display layout or something would be more correct.  The purpose is to make
> >Scribus display the document in the way it is intended to look, but it
> >does not perform the imposition.
> How difficult would it be to impliment such a function in scribus? I have
> seen the "booklet" function in some HP printer drivers on Windows, and
> PageStream at least USED to have a script that did it (and on the coding
> side, PageStream is a one-man operation. Is it acceptable for a one-man
> operation to accomplish more than the scribus TEAM?).
> You see, what I am thinking here is that scribus already has to have coding
> objects set up for pages, right? It seems to me that it shouldn't be that
> much work to add a function that would reorder and scale those
> already-existing objects to accomplish a booklet function. I, however,
> though I might have some good ideas, am not a coder. If this is not
> feasible, let me know. _______________________________________________


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