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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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Time for action - setting page size and paper size and margins

This window is the first that opens when you launch Scribus or when you go to the File | New menu. It contains several options that need to be set.

  1. First among these options will certainly be the page size. In our case, people usually use 54x85mm (USA: 51×89mm). When you type the measurements in the Width and Height fields, the Size option, which contains the common size presets, is automatically switched to Custom.
    Time for action - setting page size and paper size and margins
  2. If you want to use a different system unit, just change the Default Unit value placed below. Usually, we prefer Millimeters (mm), which is quite precise without having too ...

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