[scribus] Confused on how to insert/delete pages

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Nov 17 03:24:48 CET 2008

Mark F. wrote:
> What has to be another very basic challenge....  
> I'm putting together a book with the usual double-sided pages.
> But I find that if I insert a single page between two existing pages, the
> contents on all
> subsequent pages shift due to being put onto an opposite side page.
> If I insert two pages, this doesn't occur because subsequent pages are
> shifted 
> to a page on the correct side.
> The same problem occurs when moving pages, or any other operation that
> involves
> changing around the order of document parts.
> Deleting, adding, and moving pages is such a common operation that I realize
> I have
> be totally missing something elementary.  How do I ensure that all pages
> will remain 
> with their correct side, whether it be LHS or RHS?
> Or is there a way to realign arbitrary ranges of pages?
I'm not quite sure what you expect to happen, to allow 2 left-side pages 
or 2 right-side pages in a row? I think you just illustrate the 
challenges of layout, and what you really want is for the content to be 
reasonably stable before you begin laying out the pages.


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