[Scribus] InDesign -> Scribus ?
Wed Jan 7 17:19:34 CET 2004
I am not at all a professional layouter, but I publish regularly my
Homepage-Newsletter. The last issue is out now (http://lhotzky.at.tf),
click to link: "Der neue Homepage-Newsletter". After preparing all the
texts and images, the whole layout-work took about one and a half hour.
Certainly, professionals would be quicker, but I think I used a lot of
Scribus' features for it, and it worked without problems,crashes and so
Am Mit, den 31.12.2003 schrieb Peter Linnell um 06:02:
> On Tue, 2003-12-30 at 15:15, Tristan Miller wrote:
> > Greetings.
> > I'm responsible for typesetting a newspaper, for which I have been using
> > Adobe InDesign 1.5 on MS-Windows. I normally work on a SuSE 9.0 system, so
> > at this point working on the newspaper is the only reason I ever reboot to
> > Windows.
> > I heard about Scribus and was wondering if some experienced users could
> > tell me whether it might be suitable to meet my needs. You can visit
> > http://www.nothingisreal.com/tmp/ to get an idea of the design complexity
> > of the newspaper I work on. If Scribus can make similar-looking documents
> > without too much more hassle than InDesign 1.5, then I'm willing to devote
> > the time to learning it. Comments?
> > Regards,
> > Tristan
> To second what Craig has said, you should be able to do what you are
> doing in Scribus without any troubles. Having experience with a DTP app
> will get you up to speed quickly.
> Moreover, if your printer accepts PDF, you will find it quite easy to
> transition. I check Scribus created PDF's via a number of pre-press
> pre-flight tools like Pit Stop and the quality is excellent. I have
> written an article specifically to address this. Look under downloads >
> Sample Docs for pre-press on http://scribus.net
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