[Scribus] Difference between DTP and word processor
Thu Dec 16 01:59:17 CET 2004
I've only recently started learning scribus, and I got asked today what the
difference is between a DTP program (such as scribus) and a word processor
(say Word or OpenOffice's Writer).
The best answer I could give is scribus can output something ready for a
commercial 4 (or 5) color printing press. It can also do PDF forms (a nice
feature in and of itself). However it lacks a spell checker and it's not that
good for creating the text. Scribus is great for page layout however. (The
response to this last point was, "So what. I can add pictures, and graphs in
Frankly, I found my answer sorely lacking, which shows I still have much to
learn. Can anyone enlighten me?
Second question: Is there a *SEARCHABLE* archive of this list anywhere? I
found the archive, but not a way to search it. According the FAQ, it should
Fail to learn history-repeat it.
Fail to learn rights-lose them.
Learn both-get screwed by previous two groups.
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