[Scribus] 3-fold page
Tue Feb 7 21:27:00 CET 2006
On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 09:10:22PM +0100, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > > > How is the 3-fold page suppose to work? I create a new document and all
> > > > it does is produce a new page, with margin lines or 3 even sized pages.
> > > > What am I doing wrong.
> > >
> > > It controls how 'pages' are layed out when you add extra pages.
> > >
> > > So if you want a standard 3 fold, A4 leaflet you would choose:
> > >
> > > 3 Fold
> > > Page Size ? 99mm x 21mm (1/3rd A4)
> > > And insert 6 pages.
> > >
> > > This will give you the layout BUT note when you export it to PDF you'll
> > > get 6 seperate pages - you need to then use some manipulation software
> > > to impose the 3 pages (multivalent or look on the scribus site for info
> > > about booklet printing its the same concept)
> > Because rearranging PDFs is annoying, I usually start the layout for my
> > 3-page leaflets on A4 landscape (plus cut margins). It's actually easier
> > and less error-prone (and I don't get any benefit from telling scribus
> > that it's actually 3 pages). Apart from that you need to take into
> > account that one of the pages needs to be a bit narrower for winded
> > folds (German Wickelfalz).
> You can easily change the middle page's size as required.
Sorry, I forgot that. :-| But I'd need to postprocess the PDF (which I'd
rather avoid if possible).
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