[scribus] Imposition

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sun Oct 3 22:11:12 CEST 2010

On Sun, 03 Oct 2010 11:46:03 -0700
Joe Zeff <joe at zeff.us> dijo:

>On 10/03/2010 11:33 AM, Joop wrote:
>> I think that scribus (a very good program) fails if it is not
>> possible to make a pdf-end-product that is ready to be send to any
>> printer/printshop. So I would welcome when the imposition could be
>> done within scribus.
>Yes.  All I've ever read about Scribus implies that it can create 
>camera/printer ready output, and if that requires imposition, Scribus 
>should be able to do it.

It would be nice if imposition could be done within Scribus. But there
are already outside tools to do the job. Yes, it's an extra couple of
steps, but to me it's a question of priorities. Scribus needs a lot of
other things far more than being able to do imposition.

My vote is to put it on the road map for 1.6 or even later. But we are
in an open source world. If someone has the coding skills to do it and
the desire to do it now, then it may happen sooner. I know if I could
do programming I'd be working on real tables, or indexing, or

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