[scribus] Using Scribus for a newsletter

Joe Ward bluegrass_joe at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 8 00:21:56 CEST 2008

> I would save the file from Scribus in postscript format, then use the
> psutil tools to set up pagination for booklet printing. Then convert
> to pdf.
> Here is my (linux) routine for making booklets for church.  For each
> $1 you can substitute the root name of your file.  Linux does this
> automatically. My home printer takes ps files. But ps2pdf is a simple
> extra step:
> psbook $1.ps $1b.ps
> echo 'psnup'
> psnup -2 -ptabloid -Pletter $1b.ps $1p.ps
> echo 'psselect'
> psselect -o   $1p.ps $1o.ps
> psselect -e -r  $1p.ps $1e.ps
> lpr $1o.ps
> echo 'switch paper'
> read x
> lpr $1e.ps
> rm $1p.ps $1e.ps $1o.ps $1b.ps
> John Culleton

That sounds very interesting.  I assume you run the script from the Script 
tool in Scribus. How do you save it into a file to run it? Do you just save 
it in something like notepad and give it a particular suffix?

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