[scribus] Ventura Publisher

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Aug 5 02:35:31 CEST 2010

On Wednesday 04 August 2010 19:42:18 Baseball Bob wrote:
> Submitted on 08/05/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: Baseball Bob
>    Email Address: RLN37 at yahoo.com
>    Subject: Ventura Publisher
>    Message:
> I am trying to drop Windows altogether, and go to Ubuntu.  But I run a
> baseball league for kids every summer, and depend on Ventura Publisher 
( a
> WYSIWYG desktop publishing program) to make all necessary forms, and 
> produce good-looking many-page manuals for coaches and parents.  I 
> if moving to Scribus would be workable for me?  I don't need absolute
> compatibility with Ventura, but I have found Ventura to be very 
> over the years, so would like a Linux DTP program that has similar
> attributes.  Would Scribus be good for me?  Or is it mainly just a
> single-page layout program, that might bog down when tackling 
> like a 35-page user manual for example?
>    About your Scribus program:
>      Version:
>      Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
>      Build Date:
>    Your operating system and CPU:
>      Type: Windows
>      Version: Vista or Windows 7
>      CPU type: 32bit (Intel/AMD - i386)
> The results of this submission may be viewed at:
> http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/158/submission/492
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Book length projects have to be broken up but 35 pages is within the Scribus
comfort zone. Give it a try.
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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