[Scribus] Pre-use question about Scribus and a certain PNG image
John R. Culleton
Thu Aug 9 13:47:52 CEST 2007
On Thursday 19 July 2007, william f. maddock wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2007, at 6:47 PM, dax702 wrote:
> > Hi all, I just did a search on Google for desktop publishing and
> > went to Wikipedia and that's how I found out about Scribus. I
> > have to put a 60 page book together for printing and it will
> > include these music notation references throughout the book. The
> > music part was done a long time ago and the only output option
> > from that software that seems like it will be usable for print is
> > "high resolution png" I have attached one of these png files
> > output from that software (though not the stuff for the book).
> > What I would need to do is cut up a big image like this into the
> > small references and place them throughout the book. What I need
> > to know is if Scribus can successfully import this type of image,
> > and ultimately, can I use it for a finished printed book? If
> > anyone who is experienced with this type of situation could point
> > me in the right direction as to what would be the best way to get
> > these musical reference images into the book, I would be most
> > appreciative!
> Is it possible for you to re-enter the music in a modern music
> software package, such as Finale, or Sibelius? I know that Finale
> (and I believe Sibelius also) can produce postscript files of your
> music, and that might be much better to work with. Certainly it's a
> little more effort to re-enter the music, but I believe the results
> would be worth it.
Mup produces only PostScript or (rather simple) midi files. Mup from
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