[Scribus] Use question: multiple versions
Fri Feb 15 04:16:11 CET 2008
Phil Mendelsohn wrote:
> Hi - I believe that I am so busy getting a newsletter I edit out that I
> am not spending the time to learn the tool (Scribus) properly. Can
> anyone suggest the easy way to do the following tasK, semi-automagically?
> I make a newsletter that is usually 20 or 24 pages, 8.5 x 11, but
> printed on 11 x 17, saddle stitched (stapled) and folded. It is also
> released in .pdf format.
> Currently, I do the master by laying out the single sheet format, which
> can be printed to .pdf for the electronic version. Then I create a
> Ledger size document, and copy the laid-out pages in the appropriate
> order to make the printing master.
> 1: I know how to do master pages for page numbers in the single sheet
> version. Is it possible to do them in the large version? The page
> numbers follow a different sequence when laid out for printing. (The
> first sheet would have 20, 1, 2, 19, then the second would have 18, 2,
> 3, 17, etc...)
> 2: Is there an easier way to arrange the pages than either copying the
> individual pages from one document to another, or (ick!) printing .pdf's
> and importing them?
You might check this out:
which goes about the process of doing this from within Scribus, and as a
bonus at the bottom, there is a script which can be used as an aid to
get this sequence right and easily so every time.
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