[Scribus] Scribus tutorial in c't
Tue Sep 5 02:24:14 CEST 2006
Am Montag, 4. September 2006 23:41 schrieb Craig Bradney:
> On Monday 04 September 2006 23:25, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > Am Montag, 4. September 2006 22:54 schrieb Craig Bradney:
> > > On Monday 04 September 2006 21:58, Mikolaj Machowski wrote:
> > > > Dnia poniedzia?ek, 4 wrze?nia 2006 19:04, Gregory Pittman napisa?:
> > > > > > those of you who can get hold of c't magazine and can read German
> > > > > > might be interested in the current issue (19/2006). It contains a
> > > > > > four page Scribus tutorial on the production of photo books and
> > > > > > posters (pp. 110-113). Scribus 188.8.131.52 for Win32 and Linux is
> > > > > > shipped on a CD-ROM which also contains the tutorial files. The
> > > > > > CD-ROM also offers a collection of 670 free fonts. Haven't
> > > > > > checked the quality, though.
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't think you can worry so much about the quality of the
> > > > > review.
> > > >
> > > > AFAIU Christoph was worrying about quality of attached fonts, not
> > > > review itself :)
> > >
> > > They also got the fact wrong that pdflib.cpp from Scribus does not
> > > relate at all to the PDFLib external library.
> > >
> > > Craig
> > Be that as it may, the comments in the tutorial were quite positive. What
> > the author criticised is well known here (tables, non-editable frames in
> > master pages, missing drop shadows for frames), but he explained the
> > workarounds. He also mentioned Scribus' ability to have different page
> > formats in one document (in contrast to QXP and ID).
> Luckily, those missing things will all arrive in 1.3.x.
> > All things considered, this is very good. I mean, _four_ pages in c't,
> > plus a small article somewhere else in the issue I mentioned. A lot of
> > companies would gladly pay tons of money for that ...
> For sure. I'll be buying it tomorrow.
Then I hope you'll enjoy the following (translated): "The layout program
Scribus has [...] become one of the flagships of Open Source." :)
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