[Scribus] Scribus vs. MS Publisher

Helge Hielscher hhielscher
Thu Apr 12 15:01:21 CEST 2007

Hello Craig,

thanks for your answer.

On 4/13/07, Craig Ringer <craig at postnewspapers.com.au> wrote:
> My biggest problem with it is its output. It has only limited CMYK
> colour support, and that only in the latest versions.

Our Journal is in gray, so CMYK does not matter.

> I've wasted HOURS trying to massage ads designed in Publisher into
> something we can print. Publisher is OK if your "press" is your home
> colour laser printer, and if you don't have strong  expectations about
> colour.

Mhm, that means it is on the printer to decide if they can use Publisher :-(

> If either of these are not true, find a full featured DTP app
> and avoid that jumped-up word processor.

The problem is that they think Scribus is too complicated. They are
probably judging by the time I spent with Scribus when I was doing the
layout for them.


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