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ssjpeter

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Numbering tickets (solved)
« on: February 25, 2014, 07:27:23 pm »
Hi,

I am trying to make numbered tickets for a raffle and I would like to have 8 tickets per page, but I have to print a lot of them and I don't know any way to put a number for each ticket without having to write them one by one.

Does anyone know any feature that allows me to do that?

(Sorry for the mistakes, I am not english)
« Last Edit: February 27, 2014, 06:49:35 pm by ssjpeter »

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Re: Numbering tickets
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014, 11:00:30 pm »
Hi,

I am trying to make numbered tickets for a raffle and I would like to have 8 tickets per page, but I have to print a lot of them and I don't know any way to put a number for each ticket without having to write them one by one.

Does anyone know any feature that allows me to do that?

(Sorry for the mistakes, I am not english)

I have this idea:
1. Prepare in Scribus Your ticekts but page by page. For numbering use page numbering or ready and generated numbers in OpenOffice Calc.
2. Publish it to pdf.
3. use pdfjam - option --nup more is here http://writeup.org/manipulating-pdfs, or Adobe Reader. In pdfjam You can prepare 8 tickets on page.
4. Print Your tickets from this ready pdf.

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Re: Numbering tickets
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2014, 02:33:49 pm »
Here are some alternatives:

If you need to use a template for your numbering: http://forums.scribus.net/index.php/topic,859.0.html

If you just want quick and easy numbering: http://forums.scribus.net/index.php/topic,84.0.html

And this might help too: http://forums.scribus.net/index.php/topic,760.0.html

P.S. Your English is better than that of a lot of native English-speaking people.

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Re: Numbering tickets
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2014, 06:48:47 pm »
Thanks for your answer GarryP, but I couldn't understand very well your way to do it, but the answer of leaf worked perfectly for me so, thank you very much guys!

The command I used to merge the pages was "pdfnup --nup 2x4 --frame true (source-document.pdf)"
« Last Edit: February 27, 2014, 10:25:19 pm by ssjpeter »

 

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