[scribus] Pagination in Scribus

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 10 02:18:33 UTC 2011

On 07/09/2011 09:14 PM, bobparham at comcast.net wrote:
> I just joined the list and this is my first post. I am using 1.4.0rc2.
> I have been using (or learning to use) Scribus for about three months. I
> am in the process of writing a book and I must say that I have found
> Scribus to be very challenging but have overcome a number of problems. I
> have completed the first two chapters and am quite pleased, for the most
> part, with the results.
> The current problem, which I have been working on for several days, is
> that of pagination. I am saving each chapter to an .sla file. I go to
> File>Document Setup>Sections and attempt to get the pages numbered. The
> first chapter which only has four pages numbered perfectly. The second
> chapter has twelve pages. (I am keeping the signatures a multiple of
> four pages.) I cannot get a continuation of numbering in the second
> chapter. It insists on numbering from 1 to 12 instead of numbering from
> 5 to 16.

Hi Bob,


This is a wiki page about this.
In your case, your 2nd chapter should "From" at 1, "To" at 12, with 
"Start" being 5, and you will only have one section in this 
chapter-sized document.


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