How can I contribute to Scribus?

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How can I contribute to Scribus?

  • Contribute your docs to www.scribus.net. All you need is an account and a password. HOWTO documentation, drafts for potential inclusion in the shipping documentation, and pretty much anything else likely to be of interest to some Scribus users is welcome.
  • Have you created something with Scribus you are really proud of? Upload the source code of your document for others to use to the Scribus Download Area. We also need more sample scripts, both well commented short and simple ones for learners, and larger more functional tools.
  • Use it and submit your ideas and bug reports to bugs.scribus.net. Please make sure to set the severity to "feature" when you file a feature request. Please make your bug reports detailed and include any files that may be needed.
  • Contribute your patches to bugs.scribus.net. Please ask one of the dev team before starting on any big work, because it may be possible to save you from some pitfalls or save you some work.
  • Exchange your ideas with other Scribus users on the Scribus Mailing List. Answering questions - especially from new users - politely and with directions to appropriate resources is a great way to help out.
  • Support Scribus team financially
  • Translate Wiki articles! We can always use more languages, but as you can see, there are many English articles not yet translated to the already existing Portuguese, Polish, French, German, and Dutch pages.