[scribus] Problem...

Dale Erwin dale at casaerwin.org
Fri Oct 7 00:24:46 UTC 2011

On 10/6/2011 3:29 PM, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi
> a mail from the past...
>>> You guys are all saying that NEW users should download the 1.4RC5
>>> to start with, but there is no tutorial based on that version while
>>> there is a tutorial based on the version.
> there are many others reasons which makes me suggest to use 1.4RC5.
> the three most important reasons are
> - 1.4RC5 is already more stable than
> - nobody who does (free) support for scribus has installed, so
>    no chance to get some help with it
> - when the people hit a problem, they're very deceived to hear
>    that there is no chance to see it fixed, expect waiting for 1.4 (they
>    mostly don't understand why, since 1.3.14 is the stable and 1.4 is
>    not the stable!)
>>> I, being a
>>> brand new user, find that I need both versions, because if I don't
>>> find the elements mentioned in the tutorial where it says they are,
>>> then I am lost.
>>> It is, after all, the NEW user who has the most need for a tutorial.
>> Honestly, in my experience, the quickest way to find out how to do
>> something (or whether it's even supported at all) is Google.  I've
>> never even used the Scribus tutorial.
> there is the help in scribus which is mostly available by pressing the
> F1 key (the "working with" chapters could replace a tutorial)... but
> indeed no tutorial.
> but anybody could port that tutorial to 1.4... i don't think it such a
> huge task.
> (personally, i don't like that tutorial: so it's not me who will port
> it... but i could translate in english the "hands on" chapter i wrote
> for the scribus manual in french:
> http://fr.flossmanuals.net/Scribus/PriseEnMain ; is there any interest?)

I would definitely be interested.

Dale Erwin
Lurigancho, Lima 15 PERU


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