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== Imposition Plugin Discussion ==
 
== Imposition Plugin Discussion ==
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Most needed use cases:
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* booklet printing:
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arrange original pages on print sheets which are at least twice as large as the original page; make sure the backside pages end up at the correct position.
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Take care of bleed areas and crop marks.
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* business cards:
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replicate original page in a fixed grid on the print sheet; take care that the backside matches
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* n-folds
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Scribus already allows reader spreads for a limited choice of n-folds. Provide a simple imposition for these on a print sheet
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* Möbius band printing
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Arrange a sequence of pages in strips which can be glued together to form a Möbius band (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6bius_strip)

Revision as of 16:04, 22 March 2007

Student applicant for GSoC 2007: Mateusz Haligowski <halish at kofeina.org>.

Application Template

   *  Name / University / current enrollment information. (Keep private, send to the administrator only).
   * Biographical sketch.
   * Did you ever code in C, C++ or Python? Please provide examples of code.
   * Do you use Scribus? Please provide examples if you do.
   * Do you make other use of Scribus than for laying out articles? please describe and show examples.
   * Were you involved in Scribus development in the past? What were your contributions?
   * Were you involved in other OpenSource development projects in the past? If yes, please tell us project, when and in what role were you involved?
   * Why have you chosen your development idea and what do you expect from your implementation? 

Imposition Plugin Discussion

Most needed use cases:

  • booklet printing:

arrange original pages on print sheets which are at least twice as large as the original page; make sure the backside pages end up at the correct position. Take care of bleed areas and crop marks.

  • business cards:

replicate original page in a fixed grid on the print sheet; take care that the backside matches

  • n-folds

Scribus already allows reader spreads for a limited choice of n-folds. Provide a simple imposition for these on a print sheet

  • Möbius band printing

Arrange a sequence of pages in strips which can be glued together to form a Möbius band (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6bius_strip)