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inov8tn at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 12:46:37 CEST 2009
Certainly seems to be more than one way to 'defur a feline'.
I like the idea of using a script. What's your OS/Scripting language? I'm
running Vista and I'm thinking of using PowerShell.
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 2:07 AM, Victor Papp <victor at vpapp.com> wrote:
> I do business cards the following way:
> 1. I setup document size to 90 x 50 mm (stnadart business card size)
> 2. Make the card and print to Postscript file, say "1.ps"
> 3. Then using pstops postscript utility i impose the cards the way I need,
> like this:
> pstops -w90mm -h50mm
> 1.ps 2.ps
> This above imposes 12 business cards into one sheet of A4 Landscape paper.
> Then I rotate the 12 cards 90° counterclockwise (to make tha page portrait)
> and center them on it:
> pstops -w270mm -h200mm "1:0L(205mm,13mm)" 2.ps 3.ps
> And finally I convert it to PDF using ghostscript
> ps2pdf -sPAPERSIZE#a4 -dAutoRotatePages=/None -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress 3.pscards.pdf
> I piut the commands above into a script file and have it in my home folder
> for reuse.
> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 03:16:38 -0400
> From: Bill Lawry <inov8tn at gmail.com>
> Subject: [scribus] Business Cards from Scribus?
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
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> I have MS publisher on another (older) PC that's not mine. But it's what I
> had when I developed a business card (attached)
> So far Openoffice has satisfied my needs and allowed me to avoid MS Office
> on this PC but this task has me stumped.
> I like Scribus' ability to outline letters so I'll re-do the card (no need
> to convert it) in Scribus.
> Soooo... How do I develop a business card in Scribus and print it 10-up on
> Avery Form # 8879?
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