[scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout
alison.saylor at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 02:45:56 CET 2009
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 7:33 AM, Wesley Allen <wezlo at crosspointings.org> wrote:
> On Feb 21, 2009, at 3:01 AM, Alison Saylor wrote:
>> 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.
> Hi Alison, it's call "tabloid."
Oh, I will check that out.
> I think you meant "letter," rather than "legal" pages (Legal are 8 1/2 x
Yes, you are right about this, letter sized, not legal.
Printers should be able to take a spread of letter-sized pages and
> impose them to print on tabloid paper. At least, every printer I've worked
> with can do this.
Oh, so perhaps I take this somewhere else next time.
> What operating system are you running? You can probably impose this
> yourself without much fuss. I've got a couple of scripts I might be able to
> dig-up for impose+ on linux that'll do the job.
I've got Linux, Ubuntu. What does impose mean in this circumstance?
Thanks for the offer to help!
>> 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
>>> 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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