[Scribus] Why do?
Tue Jul 25 20:36:03 CEST 2006
Mill? Gr?zi Brian!
This is exactly what I mean when I say that if I understood what
question to ask I wouldn't have to ask it, I'd have found the answer.
You are obviously further on the learning curve than I am so you seem to
be making progress. Me, I'm still spinning my wheels in the mire.
Brian Astill wrote:
> On Sunday 23 July 2006 23:39, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
>> I strongly suggest you try to read at
>> least some of the documentation on docs.scribus.net and
> Look, that sounds like such sensible advice - but I found the wiki
> quite unfathomable and the docs were neither comprehensible nor
> searchable using terms simple souls like me understand.
> For example, I looked in the mailing list archive (which doesn't
> appear to be searchable) for a thread/message about scribus-ng.
> I looked in the wiki and in FAQs and docs. Two fruitless hours
> later, I took a wild guess that scribus-ng would NOT overwrite
> scribus and thank goodness that worked.
> I now have 18.104.22.168 to play with and 1.2.5 as a stable platform to
> make my newsletters with, while I learn about 22.214.171.124.
> That columns thingo - thanks for the where-to-find - is buried in
> [properties - shape - distance of text - columns] which ain't
> I also noticed a selection "Text flows around frame" which sounds
> like wrapping around/through/whatever in a wordprocessor, which
> is exactly what I was searching for recently in the docs/wiki and
> couldn't find. I played around and it seems to work for an
> image, but not (yet?) for a text frame.
> I guess what I'm trying to point out is that BandiPat's issues are
> real for someone (like me) new to scribus and that - for us - the
> online docs and wiki won't always help.
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