[scribus] Advice needed: is Scribus suitable for designing interpretation boards?

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Jun 11 19:25:52 UTC 2013

On 06/11/2013 03:02 PM, john Culleton wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:56:56 +0100 (BST)
> Germander Speedwell <g.speedwell at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm new to Scribus and design programmes, so am looking for
>> advice. 
>> I need to design some interpretation boards, and am wondering if
>> Scribus would work for this.  I have been told by the companies
>> printing these plastic panels that 'the text should be converted to
>> outlines/curves and the images should be flattened'.  Are these
>> options available in Scribus?  I have looked at the Scribus
>> guidance/FAQ's but couldn't find any reference to these options. Many
>> thanks if you can advise.
> Inkscape has a feature for converting text to outlines (curves
> etc.) I don't think Scribus has. 
Scribus has been able to convert to outlines since forever...

It's the alternative to embedding fonts, and for some fonts is your only
choice. It's right in the PDF exporter dialog.


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