[scribus] Equivilent to Pages Per Inch

xemoth at gmx.com xemoth at gmx.com
Fri Apr 28 03:14:52 UTC 2017

> When figuring book spine dimensions in the USA  we use the attribute of the 
> interior paper used called PPI or pages per inch.
>  The page count is divided by the PPI, a small factor for the cover 
> thickness is added and the result is the spine width in inches.
>  Printers here will either quote the PPI or at least provide a method to 
> calculate it.
>  In the metric world things are different of course.  What is the attribute 
> of paper stock equivalent to PPI? How is it used to calculate
>  the spine dimensions?


The script at https://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Book_Spine_Calculator works with the latest revision of Scribus.

As I said in my previously "failed to send properly" emails, I am not a professional in this field, and the algorithm was developed from sources found via Google searches



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