[Scribus] Wordprocessor -> Scribus - but somewhat difficult
John R. Culleton
Tue Jun 26 15:36:24 CEST 2007
On Tuesday 26 June 2007 09:15, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 26. Juni 2007 14:36 schrieb John R. Culleton:
> > On Sunday 24 June 2007 01:19, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> > > On 6/24/07, Michael Engel wrote:
> > > > I searched for "italic fonts" and just found that there are
> > > > some reasons not to have it included - but this is not
> > > > understandable for the non-professionals.
> > >
> > > http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Word_Processing_vs_DTP
> > It is interesting that TeX was not mentioned in the Wiki article.
> It's not mentioned because TeX is a typesetting engine, not a word
Quark and InDesign are mentioned, and they are certainly not word
> > It
> > is an Open Source DTP application with a large number of users.
> If typesetting is the same as DTP for you, then, yes, TeX and its
> children are DTP applications.
Since TeX in its Context incarnation will also do some amount of
imposition then I wonder what is lacking to make it a dtp
application in your understanding. I am not arguing, just asking.
Is it the lack of a built-in text editor? The lack of WYSIWYG?
> BTW, many Scribus users and
> certainly the developers and contributors know TeX very well ;)
Yes, I was only questioning the wiki article.
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