[scribus] Brochure printing using imposition

Peter H Nancarrow peter.h.nancarrow at skogen.co.uk
Fri Nov 13 02:02:54 CET 2009

Thanks for the tip below.  Having installed Adobe Reader it worked fine, 
even with a test PDF originally formatted as A4.

I'd still be interested to find out where the imposition tool in Scribus 

Peter Nancarrow

K.King wrote:
> <<
> I use Scribus on a PClinuxOS system, and need to produce a brochure in
> A5 size printed on A4.  Reference to the Help documentation in my
> installation, I find under the heading 'New In Scribus 1.3.5' the
> following reference:
> 'There is a new imposition tool which allows you to create booklets.
> This enables for example printing 2 pages of A5 on A4 paper.--> '
> However, I haven't been able to find the tool.  If it's there, could
> somebody tell me where?
> Peter Nancarrow
>  >>
> If you do not find it or get that working, an alternative option for you 
> maybe to create a PDF as an A5 size.
> Then from Adobe Reader use the print "Page Scaling" option set to 
> "Booklet Printing".
> If you were looking for the end result to be a PDF (as we have in the 
> past) then :
> Depending on your printing settings you maybe able to print to PDF 
> directly?
> If not you could take the Adobe Print option "Print to file" to create a 
> postscript file and then use the ps2pdf command to create a pdf
> I know you are not on Windows, but we've also taken the above approach 
> but used PDFCreator as the final print stage.
> We've used both ways and the PDF created was sufficient for our needs.
> K.
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