[scribus] clipping page to non-rectangular shape after printing

Peter Nermander peter at nermander.se
Fri Feb 10 07:38:38 UTC 2017

> I am doing business cards which have corners clipped to a custom shape
> copying logo printed on the paper. In practice, this is done by
> manufacturing a physical die, printing on rectangular media, and then
> clipping using the die (not all printing companies offer this, though, and
> it costs money). Is this capability present in scribus? The design process
> can be done without this, but preview would show non-rectangular page, and
> clipping path (serving to manufacture the die) could be exported to PDF.
I cannot see that anyone has responded to this.

As far as I know a PDF can only have rectangular pages, the format only
supports a width and a height for each page. And since Scribus uses PDF as
its primary output format, I don't this Scrivus supports irregular page

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