On 10/20/2015 12:41 PM, Steve Kinney wrote: No, I don't use Inkscape for the stuff described below. The program is Scribus.
Sory about the brain fart, the rest of the post seems to be correct. Inkscape is a vector editor - one I have spent waaay to much time using lately, making labels for machine tools. :D Here's the program I "meant to" suggest: http://www.scribus.net/ > I use Inkscape to prepare images for commercial printing: This is a > Free desktop publishing program. Sorry about the "first get this > other program and learn how to use it" answer, but if you do you > will be glad you did. > > Open Inkscape and start a new file, open File > Document Setup, and > select double sided. Set the width & height, etc. as the job > requires, to match the dimensions of the stock it will be printed > on. Save the file early & often, of course. > > Set up guide lines to position your images on the pages, and for > each image do Insert > Insert Image Frame. Right click inside the > resulting frame and select Get Image. (I typically export my images > from the GIMP as PNG files, after building them to scale so that at > full size they are 300 DPI; i.e. an image 2" x 2" would be 600 x 600 > pixels.) Once you have got the image in the frame, right click in > the frame again and select Adjust Frame To Image. Then drag and > drop the frame into place as indicated by the guide lines you set up > earlier. > > You can add cut marks using guide lines and the simple drawing tool > in Inkscape. > > When both pages are done, save the file then export it as PDF @ 300 > DPI (or whatever the native resolution of your images is). Open it > up with a PDF viewer, check your work, and if possible print a > double sided test sheet to verify alignment of the two sides. > > That's about all there is to it. If your print vendor has other > specifications, Inkscape will be able to accommodate them - but PDF > is pretty much universal and expected. > > :o) > > Steve > > > _______________________________________________ gimp-user-list mailing list List address: email@example.com List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-user-list