[scribus] Linking pages containing full page photo in Scribus

bobparham at comcast.net bobparham at comcast.net
Thu Aug 4 15:37:16 UTC 2011

On 8/4/2011 10:40 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 08/04/2011 10:02 AM, bobparham at comcast.net wrote:
>> I am writing a book using Scribus. The pages are 5.5" X 8.5". Typically,
>> a signature will consist of one or more sheets of paper with two pages
>> printed on each side.
>> I will have photos interspersed throughout the book and I have no
>> problem flowing text around them. However, there will be a few full page
>> photos in the book and I don't know how best to do this and link the
>> pages. For example, suppose I have a chapter containing text on pages 1
>> & 2, a photo on page 3 and text on page 4. How would I do this. I am
>> using vs 1.4.0rc2.
> Hi Bob,
> Not quite sure what your question is. You would benefit, of course, 
> from a Double Sided layout display. You just make an image frame the 
> size of the page, with/without bleed...
> If you are printing this yourself, you will need to do imposition, if 
> a commercial printer is doing it, they should be able to handle that.
> Greg
> I have completed three chapters already using Double Sided layout but 
> these three chapters contain small pictures and I flowed the text 
> around them. This is a different situation. In my example above I 
> would need to link text from page 1 to page 2 to page 4. (Skipping 
> page 3 which would contain the picture.) Would it work better in this 
> example to open the document in Scribus with three pages, import text 
> from Word into page 1, link to page 2 and page3 then add a page after 
> page 2 for the picture or should I handle it differently?

I plan to print and bind a few copies myself and am doing the imposition.

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