[scribus] Pagination in Scribus

bobparham at comcast.net bobparham at comcast.net
Sun Jul 10 02:53:40 UTC 2011

Hey, I tried this and it worked. I was misinterpreting what was needed.



On 7/9/2011 10:18 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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,
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Pagination
> 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.
> Greg
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