[scribus] don't want bleed added to pdf

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sun Oct 31 02:47:46 CET 2010

On Friday 29 October 2010 17:20:08 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 10/29/2010 04:56 PM, Tom Connolly wrote:
> > All of a sudden my output to PDF adds bleed and creates a larger
> > page size than I call for in Scribus. I have 000 bleeds
> > everywhere I can see that selection, and have used a couple
> > different printers (and I don't know whether the printer
> > selected at the time of creation of a pdf matters or not). How
> > can I change this?
> I presume you're using 1.3.7 or higher, since there is no such
> possibility in 1.3.3.x. It would help to let us know where and how
> you have made setting changes. There is the Pre-Press tab in PDF
> Export, of course, and then the PDF section in
> Preferences/Document Setup, under Pre-Press. You could potentially
> make a change in Preferences that would not apply to the current
> document but rather future ones. Look under Document Setup to see
> the settings for the actual current document.
> The other thing is verifying that you do indeed have bleed, as
> opposed to a situation in Adobe Reader, where if you let it, it
> will shrink your output when it's printed.
> Greg
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I routinely set the bleeds to zero. Bleed is already figured in using 
my cover template or Inkscape's etc. 
John Culleton, Wexford Press
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