[Scribus] Freedom Yug tutorial

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Sep 28 21:10:45 CEST 2006

On Thursday 28 September 2006 16:23, John R. Culleton wrote:
> 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 :<)

Lucky she never visited India then I guess. Not her fault, but please, there 
is NOTHING wrong with the tutorial. Go read any art/history book on the 
region and you will find similar images.

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