[scribus] Materials for a talk about Scribus

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Thu Sep 23 05:06:33 CEST 2010

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:48:35 -0600
Rob Oakes <lyx-devel at oak-tree.us> dijo:

>This isn't exclusive to Scribus, but I recently gave a presentation to
>a local LUG on different open source writing/publishing tools.  The
>slides and an overview of the presentation can be found at:

Thanks for the suggestions and the link to your presentation.

As a preliminary notion I have decided to avoid the Latex v. Scribus
issue, i.e., which is the right tool for the job. I have only an hour
and a half. Such a topic would generate flames that I would prefer to
avoid. I just want to present Scribus, what it can do, and a bit about
why it rocks.

A preliminary idea I have is to arrive with printouts to hand out of
really beautiful pages done in Scribus, and then go through how the
pages are created in Scribus, running Scribus on my machine projected
on the screen. I may abandon this idea as I think further about the

Having said that, Rob has made me aware of something else. When
finished, whatever slides and materials I produce should be posted
somewhere. Is there a Scribus place to do this?

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