[scribus] Using Scribus for a newsletter

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Oct 7 13:40:01 CEST 2008

Alex Mandel wrote:
> Joe Ward wrote:
>>    Thanks to several of you, I did get my first newsletter out using
>> Scribus, my printer is happy with it, and apparently it will reach
>> neighborhood mailboxes as advertised. Thank you all very much.
>>     Jan, only after I had sent the issue off to the printer did I feel I
>> had time to experiment with your suggestion about using  Acrobat Reader.
>> I found that if I exported the pages from Scribus to PDF in the order
>> they need to be in the newsletter, and then opened the PDF in Acrobat
>> Reader, and clicked on "page display" and "2up" or "2up continuous," the
>> reader would display all the correct pages side by side just as I had
>> hoped.
>>    Trouble is, I couldn't figure out what to do with it then. If I tried
>> to save it or print it to file, it would revert to the single page
>> configuration. How does one set reader to brochure printing?
>>          -Joe Ward
> That gets specified in the print settings, when you go to print you'll
> have a little preview window and some drop downs to choose multi-page 2up.
you have another layer of trickiness in figuring out what will print on 
the front and back of each sheet of paper and keeping that straight, but 
it's certainly doable.


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