[scribus] Scribus vs Quark?
boengborg at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 08:13:03 CEST 2010
2010/7/31 Gerard Cunningham <gerard at faduda.net>
> On Sat, 2010-07-31 at 21:45 +0100, Jim Ford wrote:
> > On 7/31/2010 9:34 PM, Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2010-07-31 at 21:25 +0100, Jim Ford wrote:
> > >> How does Scribus compare with Quarkxpress? Is Scribus likely to be
> > >> appropriate for what I want to do, or am I going to 'hit a wall'
> > >> eventually and wish I'd sported the (considerable) outlay for Quark?
> > >> Though as far as my
> > >> experience goes, Scribus should be able to do what you want, unless
> > >> have some unusually exotic requirements.
> > >>
> > >>
> > Thanks for the quick reply.
> > I can't say that what I want to do is 'exotic'- just mixtures of images
> > and text on pages. You've really answered my question, so I'll give
> > Scribus a go.
> You might want to hold on and get a few more replies. One problem I
> understand exists (though I haven't encountered it personally) is that
> Scribus wil struggle with lots of pages, especially if they're image
> heavy. Of course, it can be overcome by creating several Scribus files,
> one per chapter perhaps.
I am working on a book now with more than 150 pages, lots of pictures. The
only speed problem I encounter is when I open the file, it takes a lot of
time, but since I do it only once a day I can live with it.
I use 220.127.116.11 on Vista, 2 GB RAM.
- Bo E -
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