[scribus] Publishing a book on Scribus
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Fri Nov 2 10:17:03 UTC 2012
On Fri, 2 Nov 2012 11:05:27 +0100 (CET)
radar.map35 at free.fr wrote:
> We all can say scribus i great here. I use it everyday as graphic
> Using a layout program is a bit different from using a text
> processor. But you can do exactly what you want, place images and
> shapes where you want and be sure the printed result will match a
> good quality, especially regarding colors.
> If you have only text in your books, scribus will not be as usefull
> as if you'd want to have a creative layout, but it's your choice.
> here, we can help you on the basics if you need.
only the precision you get is it worth. But the text has to come from
> ----- Mail original -----
> De: "john Culleton" <John at wexfordpress.com>
> À: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Envoyé: Jeudi 1 Novembre 2012 20:08:24
> Objet: Re: [scribus] Publishing a book on Scribus
> On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 15:41:53 +0100
> Richard Foley <rich.inud at naktiv.net> wrote:
> > I used Scribus to produce a print-ready PDF for LSI which had 250
> > photographs and 160 pages. No problem. Although I would suggest
> > working in chapter size chunks until you come to merging at the end.
> > You can read more about my experience with Scribus here:
> > http://www.naktiv.net/books/wnbr/publishing.html
> > And other people describe their projects here:
> > http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Success_stories_2012
> For book length projects I still prefer some TeX variant. Things
> like indexing, TOC, running heads etc. are easier. And 1,000+
> pages in one file sre no problem, But for covers Scribus is great.
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