[scribus] Facing pages format?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 21 13:20:16 UTC 2011

On 07/21/2011 06:06 AM, a.l.e wrote:
> hi
>>> I note that one of the formats offered in the New Document dialog
>>> is Double Sided.
>>> A substantial portion of the book I am preparing and designing will
>>> utilize Facing Pages: A graph or series of graphs on the right page
>>> with explanatory text on the left page.
>>> Is this a reasonable option or feature for Scribus, or should I
>>> approach this in some other manner?
>> All this feature does is to allow margins to be set as "inside" and
>> "outside" as opposed to "left" and "right" of page, along with the
>> opportunity to allow graphic elements to span across the double page.
> well, it also show the pages as facing pages in scribus itself...
> but, as louis says, it won't impose your pages.
> but you definitively want to choose it if you plan to print your document as a book (or booklet).

and just to be clear, if you print from Scribus having a double-sided 
layout, the pages will print as individual pages.


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