[scribus] number pages w/ roman numerals

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri May 24 13:09:01 UTC 2013

On May 23, 2013, at 3:34 PM, john Culleton wrote:

> Convention has it that left hand pages are given even numbers and right
> hand pages are given odd numbers. So I suggest that the cover should be
> followed by a blank (even) page and the page numbered 1 be a right hand
> (recto) page. 

Sure, for 2-sided documents.

It's not particularly likely that this document will be printed duplex, and doing so would actually be a hindrance making doing so not worth the paper saved.

On May 24, 2013, at 6:09 AM, Czarek wrote:

> 1. I dont see any PageNumber special character inserted on cover
> 2. Section 2 starting from page 2 has start number set to 1 and it is what I 
> see in PDF (your and my)
> So... where is problem?

The problem is that I had to edit the .pdf so that the second page in the .pdf would be numbered as ``1'' in the Adobe Acrobat interface.

Here's a screengrab which illustrates the problem:

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