[scribus] Adding Scrapbook Elements to Templates

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Sun Sep 26 01:16:00 CEST 2010

On Saturday 25 September 2010 17:05:31 Rob Oakes wrote:
> Dear Scribus Users,
> I am in the process of creating a newsletter template for a friend and
> while doing so, I had a question about how to best package the various
> assets.  Including images, fonts, etc. isn't a problem.  But there are
> several predefined layouts that I created and placed in a scrapbook that I
> would also like to package with the template.
> I know that I could add these layouts as example pages in the document, but
> I would much prefer to include them as the scrapbook pages.  This would
> allow for them to be applied on any page via drag and drop.  On a larger
> note, it would also provide a slightly more convenient way of packaging my
> growing library of scrapbook pages.  Right now, I am keeping all of the
> layouts in the same scrapbook.  However, this doesn't really make a lot of
> sense as I only use particular elements with specific document templates. 
> It would be much better if I could save those elements with the documents
> they correspond to and only have them available when those documents are
> open.
> Apple Pages has this sort of feature (which is called, confusingly, "Page
> Templates" as compared to "Document Templates").  Can Scribus do this as
> well?  Or is there a better way to organize/disseminate my scrapbook
> pages?
> I'd appreciate any advice.
> Cheers,
> Rob Oakes

Hi Rob,

Can you tell us which Scribus version you use? Instructions will depend on the 
answer ;)

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