[scribus] Sequence of actions for books.

Staffan Melin (Oscillator) staffan.melin at oscillator.se
Sun Nov 3 06:54:47 UTC 2013

Hi John!

Here is my tutorial for book creation with Scribus (+ GIMP and
Inkscape): http://libregraphicsproduction.com/workflow

Best regards,


On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM, john Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> Thus far I have only used Scribus for one-page documents. Now I
> am looking at a multi-page  book document. I imagine that there
> is a sequence of actions that should be followed, such as:
> 1. Defining page size.
> 2. Defining approx page count with linked text frames.
> 3. Setting up master pages for left, right, chapter pages etc.
> 4. Apply left/right master pages to page stack.
> 5. Create TOC.
> 6. Fill in the text.
> Have I got the sequence about right? Have I left out steps?
> Is it still a good idea  to break the book up into separate
> files? If so how does one handle the TOC?
> There does not seem to be a tutorial yet for book creation.
> I will be working with 1.5.0. It blew up a few nights ago but it
> created OK last night. I always have an earlier copy that works.
> --
> John Culleton
> Wexford Press
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