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Text Frames in Scribus

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As a layout program, Scribus puts objects in frames so that they can be manipulated more easily. Images, drawing primitives, tables - if it is content, Scribus puts it in a color-coded frame, with eight handles so that you can position it by dragging it around. But of all its frames, the most important - and probably the most customizable - is the text frame.

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Create a smart PDF document with Scribus

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Sometimes we need to create an intelligent document containing a form for a client to fill out. This form is shared either by email or by downloading from a web location. A lot of people will use a word processor, most often Microsoft Word, to create such a document. Not us…

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Designing labels and cards with scribus

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Designing labels & cards is a straightforward process with Scribus: you import the proper template, lay out one label the way you want it, then duplicate your creation to fill the rest of the slots on the template. To get the best results, however, you will need to make use of some specific features: layers, text styles, and more.

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Free Desktop Publishing with Scribus (Open Source)

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Scribus is the leading open source solution for desktop publishing (DTP); it supports professional features like press-ready color separations and PDF output, as well as every media file type under the sun

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Scribus 1.3.5.1 Released | scribus.net

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After almost 2 years of intensive work, the Scribus Team is proud to announce the release of Scribus 1.3.5. This release is a major development version on the road to milestone 1.4, which will be based on 1.3.5.

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Producing a book with Scribus: useful tips

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While working on my own book for Apress, Free Software for Creative People, I've also been typesetting a 240 page poetry book by Richard McKane using Scribus, for the publisher Hearing Eye. Years ago I used to use Quark Xpress for this sort of project, so I was pleased to find out that free software can now do the same job.

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Five Open Source Apps For Writers and Authors

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Even if you have the perfect idea for the next Great American Novel, getting it down on paper is never easy. While you could always use standard word processors like OpenOffice Write or AbiWord, they don't have the bells and whistles that make writing books, manuals, and theses as easy as possible.

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Scribus - Desktop Publishing for Penguins

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When it comes to desktop publishing, a lot of people might think of big organizations producing newsletters, or your local boy scouts producing a fund raising flier. But the average person out there might not see where any kind of desktop publishing is really needed. Honestly, if you really look deeply, you might be surprised. There are a lot of great uses for desktop publishing.

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[Libre Graphics Meeting 2008] Please donate!

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"...The Libre Graphics Meeting brings together developers and users of free software graphics applications, such as GIMP, Inkscape, Scribus, Blender, Krita, the Open Clipart Library and more: http://www.libregraphicsmeeting.org/2008 [...] To make a donation, please follow this link: http://pledgie.com/campaigns/613 ..."

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Scribus: Professional page layout for Linux

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Scribus is an open-source page layout program that runs on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. Is it a viable alternative to proprietary products for professional production work?

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o3 magazine: How to build your own magazine with Scribus

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Issue 9 of o3 magazine is now available. This issue looks at how to build your own professional magazine (digital or print) using Open Source tools. This is basically a step by step guide to how we build o3 magazine.

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