[scribus] Cut and Stack imposition

Peter Nermander peter at nermander.se
Sun Sep 23 06:50:16 UTC 2018

> I would like to produce a small, portrait-oriented book using a
> 4-page-per-US-letter-sheet Cut and Stack imposition. I have a Macbook
> Pro with OSX 10.13.6 and an HP P2055dn automatic duplexing laser
> printer.
> I am totally new to desktop publishing. Please let me know the
> best/cheapest way to do that.

The Scribus wiki has a page on different tools that can be used for

For Cut and Stack it is really mostly the shuffling of pages that is the
hard part, the rest is more or less just N-up printing.

I think that likely the most powerful tool in this case is jpdfTweak, but
figuring out the config string for the shuffling may not be an easy task.
But make a testing PDF of a suitable number of pages with just huge page
numbers on them and use some trial and error to make it work.

Do you mean 4 pages per sheet or 4 pages per side? Because I think if you
mean 4 pages per sheet (i.e. 2 pages per side), it will just be a booklet

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