[scribus] Bleed.

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Sep 28 18:47:00 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 28 September 2010 10:01:09 Jim Ford wrote:
> I've got several 2 page spread images, going right to the edges,
> and the Printer wants 5mm bleed to ensure there's no white edges.
> I don't need bleed (do I?) at the binding edges of 2 page spreads,
> so using Scribus 1.3.8, I set the top, bottom and outside bleeds to
> 5mm and the inside to 0mm.
> If I then export to pdf and view, I find the top, bottom and
> outside edges with bleed crop marks set OK, but at the centre,
> where the binding would be, there are also bleed crop marks and the
> centre edges have 5mm overlap each, rather than being 'seamless'.
> Is it me doing something wrong, or is it Scribus (less likely!)?
> I'd be glad for some help here, please.
> Jim
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If the printer will accept the two page spread as his input then  
bleeds around that spread should be sufficient. 
John Culleton
Wexford Press
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