[scribus] Bleed.

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 1 15:26:08 CET 2011

On 02/01/2011 07:37 AM, Jim Ford wrote:
> On 1/30/2011 4:00 PM, kerpsa wrote:
>> I'm going to show an example to the printer and see if it's right,
>> though it doesn't seem so to me.
>> Hey,
>> I've been thinking about bleeds in Scribus lately and would be very
>> interested to hear how this thing worked out?
> I'm also interested in how it works out!
> I use Scribus 1.3.8 (on Windows) and am not convinced bleeds are
> correctly done. I did a test and there was a duplicated region in the
> middle of a full page spread illustration. I showed it to a printer and
> he said it would be OK, but I still felt unconvinced. It might work if
> the book was printed with 'perfect binding' - the duplicated region
> would be hidden - but the book I want printed would be stitched/stapled,
> so the duplicated region would show.

This should work out per the printer's process.
Have you asked the printer if he wants you to add bleeds? He might 
prefer that you not do this anyway.


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