[Scribus] Ventura Publisher

Craig Ringer craig
Sun Jun 10 20:28:23 CEST 2007

Frank Emens wrote:
> This may be the wrong place to ask this, but it is probably where I'll get the best answer. I 
> have been using Ventura Publisher in Windows XP for years to create a monthly newsletter.  
> Every so often I think about switching to linux (Ubuntu is the distro I have) but run into the 
> problem of the newsletter. Is there a tool within the Linux world that will do what Ventura 
> does? If so what is it? Scribus seems close, but leaves some things I'm not sure of. Does 
> anyone know if Ventura will run under Wine? To see the format of the newsletter, check out 
> http://www.hamfest.org/newvox.pdf.
> A question about Scribus -- when importing a picture into a document, does it have to be pre-
> sized to exactly the size you want it to occupy in the document or is there a way to adjust 
> the size (other than cropping) within Scribus?

The easiest way is usually to use the properties palette to tell Scribus
that you want the image scaled to fit the frame. Then, when you resize
the frame, rather than cropping the image it will scale it.

Craig Ringer

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