[Scribus] Research journal publishing
Thomas R. Koll
Wed Oct 11 10:56:56 CEST 2006
Am 09.10.2006 um 15:02 schrieb Jonathan Briggs:
> I'm currently testing Scribus (188.8.131.52 under Fedora) to see whether we
> could use it for our research journals, as a possible replacement for
> our existing DTP software, 3B2. Maybe it's a bit unfair to compare
> Scribus with a very expensive piece of high-end software, but from
> I've seen of Scribus, it's very impressive.
What I've read about 3B2 is quite impressive, no wonder it's
> One of Scribus's current weaknesses, from our perspective, is that
> seems to be very little control over hyphenation. For example, there
> doesn't seem to be a way (except maybe by modifying the hypenation
> dictionary) of stopping two-letter breaks like "ex-ample", which we
> don't allow. I might be misunderstanding something here - is there
> way of manually tweaking the hypenation at particular points in the
I'm doing hyphens manually because Scribus (still?) saves every single
possible hyphen in a quite bad way which causes really big files.
Doing it manually is also the last chance for proofread in my workflow.
> Is there a way of going from a given point in a text frame to the
> editor, with the cursor at the corresponding place in the story
Nice idea and should be easy to implement too.
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