[scribus] move pages to new doc

Jean Mielot j.mielot at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 15:05:54 UTC 2012

On 19/01/2012 16:36, a.l.e wrote:
> hi jeam.
>> I'm on magazine deadline for tomorrow and am now in a situation where
>> the mag is almost complete,
>> but performance is considerably diminished. I've got 48 pages with at
>> least 1 image per page. My sla file is 800k.
>> I CAN continue working on it as is, but I think what I'd like to do
>> is split the magazine into sections -
>> one file for each section.
>> I see a move and copy pages option, but not one to move it to a new
>> file.
> would be nice to have: split this file... not hard to program... but
> somebody has to do it :-)
> in the meantime you can import pages for another document.
> so:
> - create a new file
> - import the pages from the original file
> - delete the pages from the original file
> an alternative, even more simple and even more brute force:
> - duplicate the file in a file manager (finder, explorer, shell)
> - remove en each copy of the file the pages that should be in the other
>    one.
> hth
> a.l.e
Thanks a.l.e - Peter suggested the same last alternative.
I didn't end up splitting it though - restarted the computer
and it seems far more responsive now.

BTW - side note - Does any other Ubuntu user here find
Ubuntu quite sluggish? I might return to Windows 7, but
this time I'll take Scribus with me :-)

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