[scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Feb 21 15:30:09 CET 2009

Peter Nermander wrote:
>> Hello All!  I created a newsletter that my printer can't work with.  I
> You are saying that your printer is not capable of creating an imposition
> of your document? I'd say change to a more competent printer.
> Or have a look at the wiki, for example:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Imposition_tools
Yes, it sounds like you need to ask your printer what their requirements 
are to accomplish your layout.

Perhaps this is just a small newsletter, basically just one sheet of 
11x17 printed on both sides, but if it's more pages, then you'll have to 
do all the figuring out to determine what prints next to what and what 
is on the other side of what, and then you'll wonder if the printer will 
get it right.

Ideally, it would be best for you to simply make 8.5x11 pages and then 
have the printer do the imposition. If they can't do this, you may be 
too low on the printer food-chain, so take a step up from the 


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