[Scribus] Freedom Yug tutorial

Thomas Zastrow listen
Thu Sep 28 17:11:17 CEST 2006

John R. Culleton schrieb:
> On Thursday 28 September 2006 00:09, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> One of my comments on the list was wondering whether anyone had
>> actually, literally, gone through this tutorial that Niyam had written,
>> since I noted that as it progressed the detail got rather sparse in a
>> way that would cause a user to lose interest. Yet, on a practical level,
>> it's not clear to me that there would be many who go through this
>> step-by-step, page-by-page, all the way to the end, since users are not
>> in the end interested in making Niyam's booklet, they're interested in
>> making their own work. So this will be something to "leaf through",
>> perhaps do some bits here and there, but mainly hope to remember what
>> sorts of operations are demonstrated to be able to refer to later when
>> needed.
> I went part way through it. I think the details get sparse as a
> way to ensure that earlier text had been understood. I agree that
> users get impatient with long tutorials, and quit working the
> example when they have absorbed what they think they need.
> Nevertheless without the Niyam tutorial I would never have
> gotten started at all. Unfortunately his menus etc. don't match
> the current product. And there is a bit of culture clash. His
> cover illustration would be classed as porn in the USA. I can
> live wih it but my wife might not be happy if she looked over my
> shoulder :<)
Americans are soooo prude ... I would never lost a thought on that cover 

> A printable version is however a necessity. We want the
> manual/tutorial/whatever alongside the monitor, not on it. We
> want the capability to read it in the easy chair or even the
> "seat of ease" if necessary. 
Indeed. To avoid doing anything double, I offer to do that. Please 
answer when I could start :-)




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