[scribus] Rotated Text Frames

Mike Sleger chappa-ai at q.com
Sun Aug 7 14:10:18 UTC 2011

On Aug 7, 2011, at 6:26 AM, Peter Nermander wrote:

>> Interestingly, Scribus has more features than MS Word, which is why I'm using it.  For the type of documents I create, WYSIWYG is critical, so I rarely use Story Editor except for tasks which are feasible, practical, or possible directly in the frame.
> I'm a big fan of Scribus, but really, does it have more features than MS Word??
> I can list dozens of features that MS Word has but Scribus lacks.
> Automatic foot notes, indices and tables of contens (based on styles),
> relative positioning of objects, automatically calculated
> fields/references, you can get word to automatically use styles in i
> defined order (like you start with Heading, the next paragraph
> automatically becomes Subheading and the next Body_first and the
> folloing ones become Body) are some examples.

Yes, it's true Word has some features that Scribus doesn't have, but the reverse is also true.  Perhaps "more" wasn't the best word choice.  Each program is targeting a different audience.

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