[scribus] reader spreads

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Nov 20 15:11:17 CET 2010

On Saturday 20 November 2010 04:51:41 Michael King wrote:
> I am new to Scribus (version 1.3.8 for Mac) and am trying to lay
> out a book for PDF publication. It contains pictures which spread
> across double page spreads.In the past I have used InDesign and
> used master spreads for the double pages. When these were exported
> into PDF documents they appeared as reader's spreads - no gap in
> the middle. Scribus exports my double pages as two pages side by
> side with a small gap in-between; I have tried every export option
> for PDFs but nothing gets rid of these gaps. Is there a solution?
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Remember that unless your book is saddle stitched a small amount of 
paper will be used in the middle for binding. I suggest you discuss 
with your printer this allowance.

Have you tried zero inside margins for your pages? Putting the halves 
of the illo right at the inside edge?
John Culleton, Wexford Press
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