[scribus] Problem...

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Fri Oct 7 06:26:48 UTC 2011

On 10/7/11 2:24 AM, Dale Erwin wrote:
> 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.


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