[scribus] Building booklets
gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 21 23:45:04 CEST 2009
Ole Madsen wrote:
> --- On Sun, 6/21/09, Nick Hasser <nick.hasser at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Nick Hasser <nick.hasser at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [scribus] Building booklets
>> To: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>> Date: Sunday, June 21, 2009, 11:29 AM
>> Ole Madsen wrote:
>>> Here is the problem, I have: I produce a small
>> newsletter, 12 pages. I need the final product in two
>> formats: A pdf file where all 12 pages appear in
>> sequence. This is for e-mailing to some of our
>>> Other members want a paper copy, and for this I
>> prepare a file for the commercial printer. Pages 12
>> and 1 one sheet, pages 2 and 11 on another sheet and so
>>> With Scribus 188.8.131.52 I could do this by some cutting
>> and pasting, but with 1.3.5svn the cutting and pasting
>> process is not working properly. (The style selctions
>> are left behind).
>>> Is there an easier way of doing this? Help and
>> suggestions much appreciated, I am quite new at desktop
>> I do this every month for a newsletter I publish. After
>> preparing the
>> document in Scribus, I export to PDF for those that wish to
>> have a
>> digital copy. Then I use Multivalent  to do the
>> imposition. Here is
>> an example of my one-line imposition command for my 8 page
>> java -cp ../Multivalent20060102.jar tool.pdf.Impose
>> -verbose -dim 2x1
>> -page 8,1,2,7,6,3,4,5 -paper 17x11in Newsletter.pdf
>> I'm working with US paper sizes...change as appropriate.
>> : http://multivalent.sourceforge.net/
> Interesting. Thank you.
> Am I right in assuming that the 8 pages in your newsletter are all in one file, like Page1-8.sla? (As opposed to 8 separate files, Pg1.sla, Pg2.sla and so on.)
> If so, is there a way of combining several separate .sla files into one?
Go to Page > Import, where you find an SLA file and select the page you
want to add to the current doc.
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