[scribus] Editing a book, any hints or gothchas? (correction}

John Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Thu Jan 15 15:02:52 UTC 2015

On Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:39:20 -0500
John Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> wrote:

> Gimp is a useful tool but with the new script
>  for the layout:
> softcover_inch.py 
> available from my website 
> http://www.wexfordpress.com
> and the ability of Scribus to work in CMYK and
> produce PDF X/1-2:2001 format I prefer to layout
> the cover in Scribus and use Gimp for
> manipulation of photos and/or some special type
> effects. 
> Cover page should be a separate pdf with
> the three panels arranged left to right: back,
> spine, front, and a trim allowance of 0.125
> inches or its metric equivalent.
> The new script mentioned above takes care of all
> that. 
> Try it, you might like it :<)

I meant separate PDF. You send two pdfs to
the printer, one for the cover and one for the

John Culleton
Wexford Press
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