[scribus] Doing a cookbook - how to treat each recipe

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 11 18:08:32 CEST 2009

On 10/11/2009 11:56 AM, John Beardmore wrote:
> Bruce Griffis wrote:
>> When putting this together, wuld I treat each chapter as a separate
>> file, then merge them? Would I do it as one file and just deal with
>> the length of time it takes to load (right now I'm at 124 pages).
> I've formed the unverified impression that if you keen keep chunks of 
> text down to just a few linked text frames, things slow down a lot 
> less quickly as the number of pages increases.
> With I've been up to about 60 pages. While not fast, speed 
> was not a problem.
> 1.3.5.x is supposed to be quicker with large documents, so you may get 
> away without splitting it, and I certainly wouldn't split it until you 
> have to.
Maybe a future GSOC project might be to find a way to link documents, so 
that one could sequentially and automatically load documents, and maybe 
even sequentially export them to a single PDF. (Just some off the top of 
my head thinking)


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