[Scribus] Scribus for Scientific Posters?

william f. maddock billsey
Fri Nov 30 13:17:37 CET 2007

On Nov 30, 2007, at 2:13 AM, Lars Behrens wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'm working in a physical institute here.
> What's driving me (and them) insane is the scientists using OOo or  
> Power Point
> for creating A0 posters for conferences.
> So I'm thinking of introducing the physics to Scribus as a poster  
> creation
> application, but I'm not sure if Scribus is yet far enough for that.
> What concerns me is:
> * Formulas
> As far as I can see, there is still no possibility in the actual  
> version of
> Scribus (SuSE 10.2 here, Scribus for formula creation, how  
> about
> the tex frame thing? Fiddling around with OOo to create formulas won't  
> seem
> very attractive to the scientists. Any other tips?

In OOo, simply select "Insert/Object/Formula" from the menus and a  
formula editor springs forth.

Seems to me that if I knew advanced mathematics, it couldn't get much  
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