[scribus] applying mask to all pages.
John at wexfordpress.com
Sat Mar 7 21:11:13 UTC 2015
On Sat, 7 Mar 2015 23:03:25 +0100
Craig Bradney <cbradney at scribus.info> wrote:
> > On 07 Mar 2015, at 22:57, Gregory Pittman
> > <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> > On 03/07/2015 01:50 PM, John Culleton wrote:
> >> I am importing over 200 pdf pages into a
> >> series of scribus 1.5.0 documents, 20 at a
> >> time. The pdf documents were created in
> >> MSWierd with the little tic marks at the
> >> corners and little round symbols outside the
> >> edge of each margin.
> >> As it happens the Scribus 1.5.0 documents
> >> have slightly larger page size than the
> >> input pages so these unwanted markings show
> >> up. I have been covering them up with white
> >> graphic patches, one at a time.
> >> Master pages appear under the imported pages,
> >> and not over so that is no help.
> >> Is there another way to set up these pages
> >> that will cover up these marks? I suppose I
> >> could set up in my sample file a single page
> >> with these coverup patches on an upper layer
> >> and then dupe these pages 20 times but that
> >> would require me to import about 60 pages
> >> already in sla files.
> >> Any other thoughts?
> > Just like other vector files, PDFs imported
> > to 1.5.0 are editable. As a vector file, it
> > consists of grouped objects, and likely
> > groups of groups. So ungroup the imported
> > PDF, click on the item of interest (you may
> > have to unselect the original first), and see
> > whether it needs to be ungrouped further.
> > Even text will look like a text frame, but it
> > will be an ungroupable object, down to its
> > individual glyphs.
> > Greg
> Are you able to increase your page margins and
> then turn on clip to page margins when you
> export to PDF?
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That might be even cooler. I'll give that a try.
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