[Scribus] Scribus beginner questions
Sun Sep 30 12:06:04 CEST 2007
I have Scribus version 188.8.131.52
Is this the latest version?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Owen" <rcook at pcug.org.au>
To: <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Scribus] Scribus beginner questions
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 10:58:29 +1000
> "John Thornton" <jdthornton at ozemail.com.au> wrote:
>> Hello to my fellow Scribus devotees!
>> I am a
>> total beginner to both Scribus and page-design. I downloaded Scribus a
>> ago and have been playing with it since. While I am impressed with it I
>> to ask:
> I am not sure how you created this message, but it sure got screwed up
>> Adobe Acrobat Reader's advanced features [I have the latest version with
>> updates] , what advantages are there to using that to make documents
>> than Scribus, and vice versa?
> Note that;
> a. Scribus is a Desktop Publishing Program. It allows you to precisely
> create a document and then create a pdf file from it.
> b. This pdf file can be read in any pdf viewer, including Acrobat.
> c. AFAIK, Adobe Acrobat Reader is a Reader, not a creator of documents.
> Maybe I have misunderstodd your question.
>> Can I
>> make something in Scribus, and then convery it to an acrobat document for
>> people who use acrobat? If I can do this, can I change the converted
>> document with Acrobat's features?
> Yes, that is what Scribus is all about.
> a. position your text, images and whatever.
> b. Create your pdf
> c. Let others view it in pdf readers including Adobe Acrobat Reader
>> Scribus , I am having difficulty making a table of contents; the text
>> the story editor has to overflow to fit in my text box, and I cannot make
>> the textbox bigger or the page layout fails. [The other stuff is going
>> like putting photos in, colour, removing lines to have seamless pages
>> Let me show what I mean:
> If you can't make the text box bigger, can you make the type smaller? Why
> not adjust the line spacing, why not have 2 pages for the contents.
> Have a look at http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Success_stories and
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Made_with_Scribus to get an idea of
> what can be done. Also
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Get_Started_with_Scribus should be of
> use to you
> Have a look at
> I am sorry, but I cannot read what is below. Leave that to someone who can
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