[scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout

Alison Saylor alison.saylor at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 02:31:15 CET 2009

Yes, well, trying to support the mom and pop and not Kinko's or Office
Max.  But he admits to not being good with these things.

And yes, it's more than one 17 by 11 page newsletter, it's 19 pages
plus the cover and back page/return address page, so that's five
sheets of 17 by 11 sheets.

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> 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 bottom-feeders.
> Greg
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