[Scribus] .doc

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Thu Aug 24 15:30:37 CEST 2006

On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 09:21:04AM -0400, Helen Etters wrote:

> > > Hello, can I create .doc-documents like f.i. Open office can? Or is it 
> > > like swearing in church?
> > 
> > Scribus is not a word processor. Why do you want do create .doc?
> I don't know why karlgren wants to create a .doc, but it's a
> useful question. I create a newsletter for our Neighborhood Association.
> I've always done it in OpenOffice.  This past month, I decided to try
> Scribus.  Now that I have the newsletter in Scribus, the president of
> the Association has suddenly suggested that we send our newsletter out
> online!  I had to tell him that I don't know any way to do that. (Of
> course, I could have if he'd ever suggested that while I was doing
> it with OO.)

You shouldn't send out Word files either. Simply export a PDF from
Scribus. With some postprocessing, you get very decent PDFs for mailing



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