[scribus] Re : making 11 by 17 page layout
ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Feb 23 15:00:46 CET 2009
i wonder if it's not time to look for some help from a graphist or a
free software geek around you...
he or she could give you an interactive help and the right ideas to
solve this problem.
> Thank you, this sounds much easier than changing it in Scribus. I was
> able to get the two pages side by side by selecting that option from
> view and then saving it like that. but of course there were two black
> lines in each page. I tried using the double page function in the
> toolbar but none of the icons did anything. Do you know if this is
> because I only have the free version of Adobe for PDFs and not the
> paid version? If I pay for a version will the toolbox work and make
> it present 17 by 11? Do you know what version of Adobe for PDFs I
> need? Thank you!
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Jean Migisha <migisha_jean at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>> Hi Alison,
>> Your have an imposition problem.
>> There is no imposition module in Scribus.
>> Take a look at Adobe Reader (ver 8 or above), it integrate a basic imposition module.
>> Create a PDF in scribus without changing anything.
>> In Reader print as booklet (en livret in french) using your final format (11" x 17" landscape) paper.
>> Don' forget to print pages 4 by 4.
>> So, if your newsletter have 16 pages:
>> Then print recto verso pages:
>> 1 - 2 ; 15 - 16
>> 3 - 4 ; 13 - 14
>> 5 - 6 ; 11 - 12
>> 7 - 8 ; 9 - 10
>> De : "Alison Saylor" <alison.saylor at gmail.com>
>> Date : samedi 21 février 2009 8:17
>> À : "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>> Objet : [scribus] making 11 by 17 page layout
>>> 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
>>> scribus mailing list
>>> scribus at lists.scribus.net
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