[scribus] Brochure printing using imposition
Peter H Nancarrow
peter.h.nancarrow at skogen.co.uk
Tue Nov 17 18:57:59 CET 2009
Your e-mail got buried in the pile from Scribus on all topics, but from
your reference to PSutils I tracked down a Wiki page at
Which has given me all the information I need to do the trick out of
Scribus. Quite why my earlier Googling didn't throw this up I don't
know, but in any case, thanks for the clue.
John Culleton wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 November 2009 12:13:47 Peter H Nancarrow
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> scribus mailing list
>> scribus at lists.scribus.net
> If you download PSUtils then the programs psbook and psnup
> will do the job. Here is my script for a similar task:
> psbook $1.ps $1b.ps
> echo 'psnup'
> psnup -2 -ptabloid -Pletter $1b.ps $1p.ps
> echo 'psselect'
> psselect -o $1p.ps $1o.ps
> psselect -e -r $1p.ps $1e.ps
> lpr $1o.ps
> echo 'switch paper'
> read x
> lpr $1e.ps
> rm $1p.ps $1e.ps $1o.ps $1b.ps
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