[scribus] Something similar to bleeds, but without duplicated areas

Christoph Bloch christoph at webrahmen.ch
Sun May 2 14:09:27 CEST 2010

> Ah yes, sorry for not replying. Both programs seem to work on raster
> > images. I, however, would like to "simply" split the Scribus A3 pages
> > when exporting them to pdf (as two-pages A4 documents). Text would
> > remain text instead of being rasterised. I was wondering if there were
> > some settings in Scribus that would allow me to do this.
> Scribus does not (yet) have this feature, since Scribus is designed to
> create documents "as is". With Scribus today the best solution for
> tasks like thios is to create a PDF and the do post-processing on that
> PDF.
> If you google for "pdf poster" you will get several hits, a few of
> them mentions that the Adobe Reader print dialog has options for
> "tiling" a page into several sheets.
> Other options are
> http://posterazor.sourceforge.net/
> http://posterprinter.sourceforge.net/
> I haven't tried any of them, but have earlier tried some other program
> (that I couldn't find right now) which allowed to set the size of the
> overlapping margins etc. It also included options for both cutting
> marks and aligning marks.
> /Peter
Ok, thanks for this comprehensive answer. I'll see what I can find.

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