[scribus] Number of folds in new documents
steven.dfirst at virgin.net
Thu Apr 20 06:52:42 UTC 2017
That is what I do in Illustrator
I saw the "folds" bit - which seemed to automatically lay out the columns for me
- and I simply thought
"Owww - that would be blinkin' handy . . . "
> On 20 April 2017 at 00:42 Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 04/19/2017 06:21 PM, STEVEN WALKER wrote:
> > I have been experimenting with Scribus 1.4.5 to learn about it.
> > I create a lot of custom page sized leaflets; usually in Adobe
> > Illustrator and
> > InDesign.
> > These are "quick start guides" often with 5 and 6 folds across the
> > sheet.
> > I don't like where Adobe are going with their business model and I
> > suspect
> > Windows are about to go the same way.
> > So I want to look at the options.
> > The Scribus default new page gives options for 1 - 4 folds.
> > Is there any way of either adding options for 5 and 6 folds.
> > Or is it possible to edit this default set up so I can create as many
> > folds as I
> > like ?
> I think what some have discovered is that this business of setting up
> folds isn't really necessary. Realistically, you are creating single
> pages that are going to be used by folding them into a number of
> What you can do as an alternative is to create a custom page to whatever
> dimensions are needed for the number of folds. Then use vertical guides
> to mark where those folds will be.
> For an example of how this works out in the process check the
> flossmanual book on Scribus:
> This was originally written in French, and later I translated to
> English. Look at the chapter "Hands On" to see how this works.
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