[scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Sat Feb 21 08:45:45 CET 2009

> Hello All!  I created a newsletter that my printer can't work with.  I
> created legal sized pages, 8 1/2 by 11, but want the actual sheets of
> paper to be 11 by 17, with two 8 1/2 by 11 pages on each side of each
> sheet, to be folded and stapled in the middle so it opens and reads
> like a, well, newsletter.  So I need to redo it on 11 by 17.  I can't
> figure out how to create an 11 by 17 sized page document.  I can get
> close to that by choosing ledger, portrait, but then the pages are not
> exactly 11 by 17 because you can't change what's on the right side of
> the decimal point.  And there's no margins in the middle to guide.   I
> also hope there's a way to import my pages from the first run through
> into this one without having to move each individual text and picture
> frame and then reposition them.  Thanks in advance for any
> suggestions!

I dont have Scribus with me, but under File->New, is there not an
option to make a custom size? (at the bottom of the list A0, A2 etc


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