[scribus] I chose "Threefold brochure" but the resulting document doesn't have three of anything.

scribus39.amabel at xoxy.net scribus39.amabel at xoxy.net
Thu Jun 21 07:49:45 UTC 2012

For my specifics on what sort of brochure we're trying to create, let me
add this:

It will be a legal sized piece of paper, and it will be in landscape
orientation (14 inches from left to right).


Thanks, Peter.
> I had about 9 pages and I zoomed out and I now understand a bit of how
> Scribus works.
> So if we are wanting to create one paper sheet, as a 3-fold brochure, with
> writing on both sides of the paper, we need "6" in New
> Document/Options/Number of Pages, correct?
> Thanks.
> YA
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 11:18 PM, Peter N.  wrote:
> > But the resulting New document doesn't look anything like a 3-fold
>> > brochure. It looks just like a regular page.
>> Scribus can be a bit confusing on this point. Scribus ALWAYS work with
>> "single pages", the layout options like 3-fold only tell how the pages
>> are shown together on the screen. It's a display option, not a layout
>> option. If you add another five pages and zoom out so you see several
>> pages you will see how it works.
>> For most uses you should probably just create a 2-page landscape
>> document and use guides to make it 3-fold. Because if you make a 6
>> page 3-fold document you will have to impose the pages for print.
>> /Peter
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