[scribus] Redoing camera manual
gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Sep 24 00:37:22 UTC 2014
On 09/23/2014 04:39 PM, john Culleton wrote:
> I downloaded a camera manual pdf which is laid
> out thus:
> first page holds print pages 1 & 2 side by side.
> Second page holds 3 & 4 side by side.
> I want to make a booklet of single print pages.
> Once I get the single pages in two files (even
> and odd) I can shuffle them as needed using
> pdftk, pdfbook etc. But I need to trim the double
> pages down to singles. Can I do this in Scribus
If you use 1.5.0, you can import PDF pages as vector files. Once you
select a page, let's say 1, which has 1 & 2 as you say, then Item >
Ungroup, after which you can edit the page, and (hopefully) be able to
remove the page 2 part, leaving page 1. Also note that you don't have to
use pdftk to split the PDF, since you can select a particular page from
One thing to mention is that once you Ungroup, deselecting the group
let's you select individual parts.
The tricky part, which will either allow you to get what you want or
not, is that you see that the page had multiple objects which may or may
not be confined to a single side.
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