[scribus] Document margins and PDF creation

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Jul 8 13:58:47 CEST 2010

On Thursday 08 July 2010 04:34:03 Graham Gough wrote:
> Submitted on 07/08/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Graham Gough
>    Email Address: graham.gough at oup.com
>    Subject: Document margins and PDF creation
>    Message:
> I can't find any reference to this already, but I apologise if 
I've missed
> it: when I create a pdf, Scribus is adding my printer 
margins to my
> document margins, and thereby 'shrinking' the pdf image 
and to produce the
> wider resulting margins.
> I'm using the latest stable version on Mepis 8, but the 
same occurs in
> Windows XP.
Try saving the file as a pdf for printing, then load it into 
Acrobat Reader and print from there. I never attempt to print 
directly from Scribus. 
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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