[scribus] Two sided document with different formats

Dennis Burton dennisburton at sky.com
Mon Jan 30 13:08:02 UTC 2017

     Many thanks to you and all who replied to my problem. I have gone 
down the PDF route and it has worked.

     Thanks again to all.

     Dennis Burton

On 29-Jan-17 6:49 PM, Craig Bradney wrote:
>> 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.
> Craig
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