[scribus] fold marks?

David Burden davidgburden at outlook.com
Thu Jun 15 18:46:54 UTC 2017

I do have same problem,  Scribus mark up for print fold and crop mark is difficult to input! Why!

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From: Gregory Pittman<mailto:gpittman at iglou.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:48 PM
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Subject: Re: [scribus] fold marks?

On 06/15/2017 03:06 AM, Václav Šmilauer wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I need to export PDF with not only crop/bleed marks but also additional
> fold marks (for book dust jacket and cover). Is there some easier way
> than enlarging bleed artificially and put manually fake crop marks and
> other fold marks? If it were possible to include some guides in the
> export, that would be great.

I don't know that it's all that difficult to do this as you go. Once you
have a guide, quickly drawing lines along the guide is easy, since they
snap to the guide. You could also save horizontal and vertical marks to
the Scrapbook and paste where desired. Setting up a line style makes it
easy to apply a set of parameters to any line you make.

Manage Guides can help with some automated positioning of guides.

This is also something which could be scriptable.


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