[scribus] Equivilent to Pages Per Inch
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Fri Apr 28 04:32:53 UTC 2017
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> Betreff: [scribus] Equivilent to Pages Per Inch
> 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?
> All replies appreciated.
> John Culleton
I wonder why you even need this. Publishing companies calculate the size of the spine on their own, and POD companies either provide an online spine calculator or a formula, which you can apply in Scribus using the arithmetic capacities of its spin boxes.
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