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* If you can't find the help you need in the documentation, then it's time to ask real people for help. Start with the [[IRC]] channel #scribus on freenode.net. You can use [[Special:WebChat|web interface]] to IRC chat to make it easy to connect and ask.
 
* If you can't find the help you need in the documentation, then it's time to ask real people for help. Start with the [[IRC]] channel #scribus on freenode.net. You can use [[Special:WebChat|web interface]] to IRC chat to make it easy to connect and ask.
 
* A much wider audience of experts on DTP and Scribus use can be found on our [http://lists.scribus.net/mailman/listinfo/scribus mailing list]. See [[Mailing_List]] for more details on how you could use this valuable support resource.
 
* A much wider audience of experts on DTP and Scribus use can be found on our [http://lists.scribus.net/mailman/listinfo/scribus mailing list]. See [[Mailing_List]] for more details on how you could use this valuable support resource.
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* There is also a helpful community of Scribus users and developers in [http://forums.scribus.net/ Scribus forums] in which you can participate after registering.
 
* Eventually, if all other options have been exhausted you might have to [[How_to_file_a_bug_report|file a bug report]]. This is not a difficult undertaking. Read the above page for step-by-step details. Bug reports create a record, so they are an excellent tool for you to push the development of Scribus in the right direction and possibly get the problem you are having resolved.
 
* Eventually, if all other options have been exhausted you might have to [[How_to_file_a_bug_report|file a bug report]]. This is not a difficult undertaking. Read the above page for step-by-step details. Bug reports create a record, so they are an excellent tool for you to push the development of Scribus in the right direction and possibly get the problem you are having resolved.

Latest revision as of 11:49, 27 September 2013

How do I find Scribus help?

  • First, look at the low-hanging fruit in this wiki - Category:Tips and Category:HOWTO are good starting points as they encompass the most frequently encountered issues.
  • If you can't find the help you need in the documentation, then it's time to ask real people for help. Start with the IRC channel #scribus on freenode.net. You can use web interface to IRC chat to make it easy to connect and ask.
  • A much wider audience of experts on DTP and Scribus use can be found on our mailing list. See Mailing_List for more details on how you could use this valuable support resource.
  • There is also a helpful community of Scribus users and developers in Scribus forums in which you can participate after registering.
  • Eventually, if all other options have been exhausted you might have to file a bug report. This is not a difficult undertaking. Read the above page for step-by-step details. Bug reports create a record, so they are an excellent tool for you to push the development of Scribus in the right direction and possibly get the problem you are having resolved.