[scribus] Newspaper in Scribus

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Mar 17 21:23:45 CET 2010

On Wednesday 17 March 2010 16:15:52 Candice Jordan wrote:
> Submitted on 03/17/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Your contact information:
>      Name: Candice Jordan
>      Email Address: artneko at gmail.com
>    About your Scribus program:
>      Version: 1.3.5
>      Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
>      Build Date:
>    Your operating system and CPU:
>      Type: MacOS X
>      Version: Snow Leopard 10.6.2
>      CPU type: Other/Don't know
>    Your request content:
>      Subject: Newspaper in Scribus
>      Message:
> I edit an 8 page tabloid size newspaper for a neighborhood association
> in Portland, and several other assocaitions (we have about 95) are
> looking to emulate our paper.  Previously the paper was done in InDesign
> but for reasons of volunteer accessibility I am trying to move toward
> open source software. I did the last two issues using Open Office Writer
> with definite issues with our printer, mostly over color.  I am a total
> newbie both to DTP (coming from the old days of actual cut and paste)
> and am struggling trying to learn how to use Scribus--don't need a lot
> of fancy stuff, just the basics, like I can't figure out how to do
> styles for example to set my paragraph indents for the body.  Is there
> someone that can help me with this -- and what would be most excellent
> would be if there were someone in Portland who wanted to meet with me to
> show me a few quick tips, help me set up a basic template and who might
> also be willing to coach others from the various neighborhood
> associations and coalitions.  If I can just get the basics under my belt
> I am happy to pay it forward and teach others.
> The results of this submission may be viewed at:
> http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/158/submission/369

Sorry, but its a long ocmmute from Maryland. But there are some templates 
that come with Scribus that may  be helpful even though they are very old. 
John Culleton
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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