[scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout

Alison Saylor alison.saylor at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 09:01:57 CET 2009

Thanks, yes there is but I couldn't seem to create that exact size and
didn't get any guiding margins in the middle of the page.  I suspect
I'm on the right path but somehow making one wrong choice from the
menu somehow.

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 2:45 AM, Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au> wrote:
>> 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
> Owen
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