[scribus] the continuing saga of transferring from 8 1/2 by 11 to 17 by 11

Jan de Weerd de.weerd at hccnet.nl
Mon Feb 23 10:41:17 CET 2009

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Alison Saylor wrote:
>> Hey All!  Thank you so much for all the responses to my last inquiry.
>> Helped me realise that I'll need a new printer for the next round.
>> Meanwhile, for this one, trying to take my pages from the 8 1/2 by 11
>> to the 11 by 17.  Moving the text boxes one at a time was going to be
>> too time consuming and they changed dimensions when I copied them onto
>> the new document.  I can't see futsing with each one again, esp. since
>> I have a repetitive motion injury at this point from all the work.
>> Tried doing 'control A' and moved all the pages at once.  Of course
>> then they didn't line up with the new pages and the text boxes changed
>> shape.  Even some of the text formatting changed.  ARGH!!!  Any ideas?
>>  Also, is there a way to get the page margin markers to show up in the
>> middle of the 17 by 11 page?  Thank you!
> I would suggest grouping the items on each page (select them all, then
> Item > Group), then sending to the Scrapbook (Context menu > Send to
> Scrapbook). Then make a new doc with the new dimensions and bring each
> page's worth of material in. Shouldn't be too hard.
> Greg
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Watch out with grouping - -  ungrouping.
I noticed that when later ungrouping was done, also the linked textboxes
were unlinked!


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