[Scribus] correct-size booklets in Windows??

Wesley Allen wezlo
Sat Jan 26 01:44:58 CET 2008

On Jan 25, 2008, at 5:58 PM, S B wrote:

> Have you checked your print settings for the PDF's?  In my case  
> (Acrobat 7 pro), that dramatically affects the way the final  
> document looks when printed.  By "print settings," I mean the  
> modification that Adobe makes to print the file (the choices appear  
> on the front screen of my Acrobat printer commands as "none," "fit  
> to printer margins," etc.
> Sorry if this doesn't help...
> I've also found some very real differences with different printers  
> (I know, shouldn't happen, but...)
> My current printer:  Xerox 8550.  My "other" printer:  HP 9100 All  
> in One (colors are, shall we say, "unusual" on the HP).

I get that problem when I don't turn the bleed to 0 on the document  

> On Jan 17, 2008 3:25 AM, Eddie Armstrong  
> <eddie_armstrong at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> I am printing a CD booklet: my printer is Canon Pixma 3000
> page size 120mm, two pages on A4, duplex .
> If I use Scribus + Canon printer setup using 'booklet' in the driver
> settings this does the imposition and layout nicely and allows you to
> specify the 'margin' between the two pages but when I print the pages
> come out right (correct imposition, close together on the paper two  
> to a
> sheet,  both sides lined up  etc) but are too big!
> If I export to pdf and use Adobe print settings for booklet the
> imposition is done, the pages are the correct size but Adobe very  
> kindly
> inserts a 1/2" 'margin' on the inner edge of each page (actually  
> making
> the pages further apart making the booklet a 1/2" too wide and  
> giving a
> nice 1" white highway down the middle of my booklet.)
> Can anyone help?
> I am sooo close to printing a nice multi page booklet
> Eddie
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