[Scribus] Better table editor for Scribus

avox avox
Tue Sep 11 19:18:06 CEST 2007

Robert Miller-7 wrote:
> John,
> I, too, am used to writing in PageMaker, and have been doing newsletters,
> etc. since the days of Aldus.  With Adobe moving on to other projects,
> PageMaker is now orphaned.  I've been watching progress in the development
> of the Scribus project and have it on one of my computers (Suse).  Slowly,
> I'm trying to convince those who will listen (!) to at least give Linux a
> try.  My wife, however, seeing her retirement just 4 months away, doesn't
> have the patience to learn something new.  Currently, she and I are
> editing
> a DVD on foreign adoptions for her agency.  It has previously appeared on
> CD
> and in print, both of which proved popular.  Each time we do it, there's
> an
> attempt to improve the look and feel.  This time we're using Articulate on
> a
> WinXP foundation, but that program, we've learned, promises more than it
> can
> deliver.  
> Anyway, I wanted to cheer the Scribus project on.  Good job so far!

In fact you could help us! From what I remember from PageMaker, especially
text handling was much smoother than in Scribus. Maybe you could file bug
reports for missing functionality in Scribus?
Or you could prepare a PageMaker-compatible shortcuts file and share it with
other users?

Just some ideas,

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