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Title: 2 x A3-posters in an 8 page A4 layout
Post by: p_persson on September 19, 2018, 07:01:20 pm
How do I create a broschure that has 8 pages i A4 size and containing 2 x A3 posters ?

The posters should be on  page 2 and 7, 4 and 5.

Also how do I add colour pads in Scrubus, after installing the software there is only 10 to 15 colors to choice from.
Title: Re: 2 x A3-posters in an 8 page A4 layout
Post by: a.l.e on September 19, 2018, 09:06:24 pm
In Scribus you can mix pages of different size.
Just pick the isze when creating a new page...

Concerning the colors: in page layout most people have to use a specific set of colors, which they can import or create in Scribus.
"Edit > Colors" lets you create your colors.

In the preferences, you can also pick a different set of color that will be created by default... but i'm not sure, it's a good idea to use bigger sets...
Title: Re: 2 x A3-posters in an 8 page A4 layout
Post by: p_persson on September 19, 2018, 10:37:14 pm
Thanks for replying to my question.

I was just thinking that the company who prints the broschure wants a complete 8-page, one pdf-file and not individual pdf-pages that they have to put together as one broschure.
Title: Re: 2 x A3-posters in an 8 page A4 layout
Post by: utnik on September 19, 2018, 11:10:45 pm
hi p_persson

you need to split the poster on pages 2 and 7 and place it in two different frames.
the other one shares a common spread – no need to split…

utnik
Title: Re: 2 x A3-posters in an 8 page A4 layout
Post by: p_persson on September 20, 2018, 06:27:48 pm
Thanks for the answer.


The best way seem to be, to make 4 x A3 size pages in landscape format.