[scribus] Building booklets

Niklas Hulden nhulden at abo.fi
Mon Jun 22 15:13:31 CEST 2009

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> alessandro rimoldi wrote:
>> ciao pierluigi,
>>> Hi,
>>> I am a new user and I would like to know if Scribus is able to build 
>>> booklets and how. I mean, after importing and editing a long story,
>>> can I print it in such a way that it makes a booklet where the first
>>> and the last page appear on the same paper, then the second and the
>>> the second last, etc.?
>> scribus can't really do it, no (and should never able to do it, imho).
>> what you can do, is to set the order in which the pages are exported 
>> to pdf.
>> or you can rely on external tools to create a booklet:
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Imposition_tools
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_make_a_booklet
> Here is a page I've "borrowed" from our manual and placed in the wiki:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Making_a_booklet_with_Scribus_and_Adobe_Reader 
> which shows how to do this imposition with no external tools, other than 
> Scribus and Adobe Reader.
> Greg

And since ver. 8 Adobe Reader does support booklet printing directly 
from menus, so you can leave the pagesorting to the program.



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