[Scribus] Downloading & Installing - a Newbie's problems!
Thu Feb 2 18:47:50 CET 2006
First of all, may I say thank you for allowing me to join the mailing
list and, secondly, I hope to be able to make good use of it.
I have recently moved over to the Mac OS X after having purchased a
Mac Mini. I have used Windows - in all it's various forms - for many
years and am, naturally, quite at home with it.
However, in common with many other people, I am now fed up with the
constant problems which never seem to be addressed properly. So,
Apple, here I am!
Whilst using Windows XP, I have been using Quark XPress 4.0 for my
DTP needs. At the price given for the Mac version (nearly ?900) there
is no way that I can afford to but. I like Quark XPress and, having
read several bits about Scribus, it would seem to me that it would
come pretty close to Quark. I would, therefore, like to give it a try.
Bearing in mind that I am new to the Mac and am used to the ease of
installing programs under Windows, I have to say that it came as a
bit of a shock when I checked your site for downloads after seeing
reference to your program in Mac Format magazine. I was completely
overwhelmed and just do not know where to start!
Perhaps someone would be able to let me know just what files I would
need to download, where to put them on the Mac and any other help -
in simple English if possible - you can give to make the experience
reasonably easy and pleasurable.
Kind regards to all and keep up the good work.
Looking forward to some help.
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