[Scribus] Booklet print SOLVED
Thu Feb 16 00:20:59 CET 2006
On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 00:09 +0100, PLinnell wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 February 2006 23:53, Calum Polwart wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 23:45 +0100, Karl Sinn wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Am Mittwoch 15 Februar 2006 20:37 schrieb Karl Sinn:
> > > > psnup -2 -w16.3cm -h21cm -W10.5cm -H16.3cm print.ps print1.ps
> > >
> > > I did it in a few steps now:
> > >
> > > pdf2ps
> > > psbook -16
> > > psnup -2 -w21cm -h16.3cm -W10.5cm -H16.3cm
> > > ps2pdf
> > >
> > > And then print.
> > >
> > > If there is an easier way I'll be happy to know about it.
> > Only that you can stack all that into one command in kprinter. If
> > you will always be printing to this page size etc then I'd set up a
> > new command (When you go to the drop down menu to pick your filter
> > click the rectangle with the star instead)
> > The click edit command and enter the following:
> > psbook -16 %filterinput | psnup -2 w-21cm -h16.3cm -W10.5cm
> > -H16.3cm % filteroutput
> > Then set the MIME type to application/pdf
> A good hint..
> > *think* that should do the trick -giving you a pdf from one job...
> > wont be quicker but will be less steps for you...
> > You could probably also do the same by putting psbook and psnup in
> > separately and the filter with both selected.
> > (I am not sure what the default psnup, psbook settings in kprinter
> > are as I've messed them about!!
> > Previously there were 'broken' bits in scribus print (things didn't
> > quite print how you thought they would or how they exported using
> > export to pdf. They may all be fixed now? But just be aware that
> > the developers have previously said that scribus print function is
> > really intended for proofing rather than final work... so check the
> > pdf carefully.
> Where did that come from ? We take the ability to print directly to
> high end printers like CMYK lasers and RIPs pretty seriously. Where
> sometimes printing fails is when the printer cannot handle certain
> postscript operators, usually not in commercial/pro grade printers.
Oh? Back in 1.23 I think - reported problems with graphics printing
displaced down the page and seem to recall being told that there were
bugs and not to rely on printing directly from scribus for end
results... will try to find exact posting..
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