[scribus] Building booklets

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 21 18:45:47 CEST 2009

alessandro rimoldi wrote:
> ciao pierluigi,
>> Hi,
>> I am a new user and I would like to know if Scribus is able to build 
>> booklets and how. I mean, after importing and editing a long story,
>> can I print it in such a way that it makes a booklet where the first
>> and the last page appear on the same paper, then the second and the
>> the second last, etc.?
> scribus can't really do it, no (and should never able to do it, imho).
> what you can do, is to set the order in which the pages are exported to pdf.
> or you can rely on external tools to create a booklet:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Imposition_tools
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_make_a_booklet
Here is a page I've "borrowed" from our manual and placed in the wiki:


which shows how to do this imposition with no external tools, other than 
Scribus and Adobe Reader.


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