[Scribus] N00b Stupid Table Question

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Oct 21 03:06:05 CEST 2005

On Friday 21 October 2005 03:00, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> Craig Bradney schrieb:
> >>>Then I clicked on Help, only
> >>>to be greeted by a typical Linux message -- "no help yet, but go to
> >>>scribus.net." I don't know why I find that so annoying about Linux
> >>>programs, but I do.
> >>
> >>Yes, this is something really missing. A simple online help with short
> >>explanations on how to use Scribus.
> >
> > What distro are you using, and what version of Scribus? We have include
> > documentation with Scribus for many versions now. You should either
> > upgrade, or install the package that contains the docs if its been split
> > away from the software, or submit a bug to the distro to make sure the
> > docs are included.
> >
> > Craig
> Hi Craig,
> What I meant wasn't the manual. The manual provides excellent technical

Err yeah, I responded to your mail.. instead of Johns.

> information and does educate on DTP and printing issues in a way no
> other online help I know of does. I was talking about questions like
> "How can I adjust a picture in a frame?" and a description of the
> possibilities of Scribus, including some screen shots. Just the basics
> as they are provided by almost all commercial offerings. Nothing
> exhaustive, but a quick info on how to use the mountain of features,
> similar to what OO.o does. I don't think it's enough to direct new users
> to the mailing list, the Wiki or docs.scribus.net. As you may have
> noticed by John's question, he didn't find any answers to his questions
> in the docs.

Did he even find the docs in the end? So many people seem to miss the 
Documentation menu on the main menu.

> Also, some people probably cannot afford searching the docs on line,
> especially when they are on dial-up or do not have any connection to the
> net at all.

Err.. then they should use the included ones.

Text and Image handling is coming soon enough to the docs tho.

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