[scribus] possible Scribus pagination feature

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Aug 7 18:37:44 CEST 2009

On Thursday 06 August 2009 08:25:47 pm John Beardmore wrote:
> Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > On 08/06/2009 10:27 AM, Robert Marma wrote:
> >> Thanks for the informative reports and answers to your other
> >> subscribers. Even their questions are interesting and
> >> thought-provoking, especially for a "newbie" like myself. 
> >> Last week I queried you about a pagination feature in Scribus
> >> that I didn't notice (or perhaps overlooked).  You apparently
> >> sent me an .eml reply, but no answer, so I must assume that
> >> you simply haven't gotten to my request yet.  Anyway, at the
> >> risk of being a pain, I'll repeat my last query:
> >>
> >> "I just subscribed to your mailing list and just installed
> >> Scribus v1.3.3.13 on my Windows XP-based Compaq Presario 3000
> >> laptop, along with the recommended Ghost Script and the Adobe
> >> Reader v 8.1.4 upgrade. I developed my own little sheet
> >> pagination utility in (believe it or not) GWBASIC, but was
> >> wondering if this latest stable Scribus release includes a
> >> pagination feature. I did not notice it mentioned in any of
> >> the tutorials I read, and right now I cannot afford to
> >> purchase any of the current third party user manuals I have
> >> seen advertised on line. If Scribus does not offer this
> >> feature I would appreciate any assistance you can provide in
> >> locating a free or low cost Srribus-compatible pagination
> >> utility ..."
> >>
> >> If you haven't gotten to my query, I apologize for bothering
> >> you with it again, but, since I plan to use Scribus to produce
> >> a newsletter for a ministry [at least, initially], I'll really
> >> need to use this feature.
> >
> > By pagination we mean numbering of pages. Not sure if that's
> > what you mean...
> At risk of digressing / transgressing again, :), I thought
> pagination was the process of dividing a continuous stream of
> text into pages ?
> I guess in 'world of DTP', in practice, that would be text frames
> rather than pages ?
> Cheers, J/.
Depends on the DTP :<). 

I understand pagination to mean the placement of text etc. on pages 
and also the numbering of those pages.  I sense that the OP meant 
imposition instead, the rearrangement of pages for printing.

John Culleton
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