[scribus] Frustration with Master Pages and Templates

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Fri Sep 10 00:27:57 CEST 2010

> Submitted on 09/09/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Mark Dixon
>    Email Address: markdixon at knowvantage.com
>    Subject: Frustration with Master Pages and Templates
>    Message:
> I'm a refugee from QuarkXPress and am having a tough time with
> Scribus.  I
> created text frames on my master page, then found out they can't be
> edited in
> a "real" page and are only good for static things like headers/footers
> and
> page numbers.  So I started over, this time created text frames on the
> first
> "real" page, and saved it as a template.  Then I created a new doc
> from the
> template, and viola, there were my text frames, editable.  But when I
> inserted a new page, the text frames weren't there.  It's almost like
> the
> template only worked for the first page.
> I'm assuming there's a way to do this, and I'm just so used to Quark
> that I'm
> not seeing how it's done in Scribus.
> The version chooser for this mailing list only goes up to 1.3.6, but
> in fact
> I'm using 1.3.8 on Mac OS X.

Wht not try Page-Copy->At End


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