[scribus] book design
coughlin at cheqnet.net
Sun Mar 2 18:31:01 UTC 2014
Thanks for your email.
I have been in contact with Steve, but when I asked whether his program
applies to books, he said he doesn't focus on book production, but has much
on producing magazines. Perhaps there is a lot of crossover between the
Checked out your book page. Congratulations on all your books. To date I
have done most of my books using my Linotype and letterpresses, but there
are some projects I think would be better to do using Scribus, so am putting
my feet into the system.
From: Mary Moore [mailto:tennesseelady21 at gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2014 12:26 PM
To: Scribus User Mailing List
Subject: Re: [scribus] book design
Hi Mike, I have formatted 3 novels using Scribus with great success. I would
suggest you purchase the tutorial from Steve Czajka for Desktop Publishing
using Scribus. His email is steveczajka at hotmail.com You should check out his
portfolio at http://flickr.com/steveczajka or follow me on twitter at
http://twitter.com/steveczajka Good Luck, Mary Moore
On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Michael Coughlin
<coughlin at cheqnet.net>wrote:
> Dear Scribus People:
> Please excuse my ignorance, but I need help. If you can direct me to
> the right information, I will search it out.
> I am trying to design a book using Scribus. I have found on-line
> tutorials which have been a great deal of help. However, I think I am
> missing pieces of the puzzle. I have designed master pages for
> chapter head pages and for subsequent chapter pages, but when I
> attempt to insert text and have it flow from page to page
> automatically, it won't do it. I need to move it individually from
> page to page. Then, when I try to insert a new chapter page I can't
> get the chapter number and then chapter title to fall in the right
> areas, to be followed with the continuing text.
> Are there recommended on-line resources to check? I have found some
> for magazine production, but not for books.
> Thanks for your suggestions.
> Mike Coughlin
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