[scribus] Printing two pages across?

Jim Ford jaford at watford53.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Sep 22 18:36:03 CEST 2010

On 9/20/2010 9:39 PM, John Culleton wrote:

> On Linux I use PostScript utilities from PSUtil for this task. Here is 
> the script I have used for years to take any arbitrary Postscript file 
> containing  8.5 x 11 pages and impose it on 11 x 17 pages.:
> psbook $1.ps $1b.ps
> echo 'psnup'
> psnup -2 -ptabloid -Pletter $1b.ps $1p.ps
> echo 'psselect'
> psselect -o   $1p.ps $1o.ps
> psselect -e -r  $1p.ps $1e.ps
> #lpr $1o.ps
> #echo 'switch paper'
> #read x
> #lpr $1e.ps
> #rm $1p.ps $1e.ps $1o.ps $1b.ps
> The script is called with the name of the original Postscript file, 
> less the .ps suffix. File foo.ps  is called with:
> script1a foo.

Thanks John. I use Xubuntu running in Virtualbox, so I'll give it a try.


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