[Scribus] Scribus vs. MS Publisher

cedric GEMY radar.map35
Thu Apr 12 21:23:39 CEST 2007

If productivity is the most important thig a word processor should 
convince them. If communication, customization of the message is 
important a layout program is the best. But here the purpose is not to 
do fast, it is to do well and nice.

Just a question, does Publisher support true Grayscaling ?


Helge Hielscher wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
> Helge

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