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Scribus => PDF Generation => Topic started by: doowopshebop on December 13, 2018, 10:03:27 pm

Title: First page is no longer on right after export to "Save as PDF"
Post by: doowopshebop on December 13, 2018, 10:03:27 pm
I created double-sided .sla.

The first page appears on the right in the .sla.

All middle pages (before the last page) are two-sided in the .sla.

The last page is on the left in the .sla.

This is what I want.

But I export to Save as PDF...

...and in the PDF all of the pages are side by side.

So printers I've been to recently can't print the booklet as a proper folded booklet.

I am able to generate a PDF in which all the pages are single consecutive pages. A tiny printer in Grass Valley California once took a PDF like this and used InDesign to get the first-page-on-right and last-page-on-left setup. But I'm not in Grass Valley and can't get there. And I don't know what he did. I do have InDesign and Adobe CS6. I don't have Acrobat. Just Acrobat Reader.

This is for a wedding and I have to catch a flight tonight. If I can just get the PDF ready, I can print when I get there.

Thanks in advance if anyone can help!!!
Title: Re: First page is no longer on right after export to "Save as PDF"
Post by: a.l.e on December 14, 2018, 12:20:27 am
you might have a look at the viewer tab in the pdf export options...

but, normally, scribus just exports the file as is shown... so it might rather be a setting in your pdf reader...

personally, i never had any issue there, the printer will (afaik) ignore that setting anyway and print it the way you ask for...
Title: Re: First page is no longer on right after export to "Save as PDF"
Post by: LesCM19 on December 26, 2018, 01:05:09 am
Probably too late for the OP but as a.l.e. has stated, with Foxit Reader a 'Separate Cover Page' button puts page 1 on it's own on the RHS but is just a viewing option.