[scribus] Page breaks

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Jan 19 20:13:39 CET 2011

hi emerson,

> >Have created one chapbook with Scribus and like it a lot.  However,
> >it doesn't seem that page breaks come into Scribus with the text I
> >get. Is this correct or is there a way to get the page breaks to come
> >across?  My next project is larger and it would be substantially
> >easier that way rather than editing from within Scribus.
> Scribus doesn't "think" like a word processor. That means that it does
> not automatically create new pages when you add text. There is no way
> to make it do so.
> However, when you create a new document you can specify the number of
> pages you expect it to be. (You can always add or delete pages later
> if you guess wrong.) There is a checkbox in the dialog box for
> creating a new document called Automatic Text Frames (or something
> like that). Check this box and Scribus will create the new document
> with a text frame on each page, and the frames will be linked. Now,
> all you have to do is import the text into the first text frame and
> it will flow automatically into the frames on the remaining pages.

this is very true.

on top of it: scribus does have column and frame brake which you can use to break your text after having put it in a linked set of frames.


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