[scribus] Two sided document with different formats

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sun Jan 29 18:49:18 UTC 2017

> On 29 Jan 2017, at 19:31, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 01/29/2017 10:11 AM, Dennis Burton wrote:
>> Hi there.
>> I am new to Scribus and I can not as yet find a way to print a two sided
>> document where one side is in Portrait format and the other in Landscape.
>> When I create the document in Scribus it appears to be OK but it then
>> prints out both sides in the same format.
>> Could the problem be with my printer? I have an Epson Stylus Photo
>> PX720WD which is capable of "two sided" printing.
>> I am very much a Layman in this subject and will only ever require a
>> very small percentage of what Scribus has to offer, but it would be nice
>> to overcome this problem.
> As Owen says, the best way for this I think is to rotate the content of
> your page. There is a certain trickiness to landscape orientation and
> landscape printing in Scribus.
> On Fedora, I have to use an alternative print command. If I orient the
> page in Landscape, I then want to print Portrait for this to come out in
> landscape mode.
> For Fedora at least, I use 'lpr -P printername'
> to print landscape I would have to enter 'lpr -P printername -o landscape'

Better would be to export to PDF and then print the PDF.


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