[scribus] How to print guides, empty image frames and other internal indications ?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 31 13:15:17 UTC 2011

On 08/31/2011 08:26 AM, Frédéric Schütz wrote:
> On 30.08.2011 13:27, Gregory wrote:
>>> > I am currently designing a page layout with Scribus, having to decide
>>> > how to arrange my elements, etc.
>>> >
>>> > I'd like to print the page as I see it within Scribus (so that I can
>>> > print it in A3, discuss and annotate it), that is, including the
>>> guides
>>> > and the frames (even though they may be empty for now).
>>> >
>>> > I did not find any way of doing this; did I just miss it or is it
>>> > difficult/impossible ?
>>> >
>> I think the best bet will be screenshots, unless you want to create
>> lines that look like guides, and so forth.
> Thanks to Gregory and John for their answers. So it looks screenshots
> are the way to go. This is not very convenient (if I want good
> resolution in A3, I will probably have to zoom in, take two screenshots
> and paste them together), but doable.
> Is there a particular reason for this to be impossible to do within
> Scribus, or is it just because no one required that/thought about it/had
> time to implement it so far ? Or in other words, it is worth submitting
> a feature request bug ?
I think it's because this has nothing to do with the raison d'être of 
Scribus -- these are feedback for the user with no intention or need for 
them to be part of the output, whether it's printing directly from 
Scribus or making a PDF.


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