[Scribus] A success ... and a surprise :-)

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Apr 8 00:09:52 CEST 2006

On Friday 07 April 2006 23:50, Thomas Zastrow wrote:
> Hi folks,
> first, the success: I created in Scribus a document which contains 70
> (!) pages - on each page a two-columned-textframe with the page-number
> on the alias-site. The text was floating from page to page, sometimes
> with some more textframes on the pages. At the moment, there are no
> pictures in the document.
> At the end -ergh - Scribus was a little bit slow, specially when
> scrolling the pages. But there was no crash, I finished the document
> with no problems. Also creating a PDF works fine.
> I used Scribus 1.3.3 on Windows.
> Second: The surprise. I started - on the same machine! - VMware with an
> installation of OpenSuse 10. I installed Scribus 1.3.3 in this virtual
> machine and opend the doc which I created on Windows.  There were now
> differents to the Windows-version - fine. Now, working with that
> document, on the same machine, but in the virtual machine, was *much
> more faster* ... specially scrolling the pages.
> Conclusion: Scribus is a Linux-program. As that, it works much more
> faster on Linux than on Windows. But, independently of the OS, it's a
> very usable layout-program which also works fine with complex documents.
> I love it :-)
> Greetings,
> Tom

Funny, some say its faster on Windows :) Glad to hear the nice story though, 

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