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Scribus is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source open source] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dtp DTP] application for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Linux] and other flavors of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix Unix] and Unix-like systems, including [[MacOSX version of Scribus|Mac OS X ]], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OS/2 OS/2] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EComStation eComStation] respectively, and [[Win32 version of Scribus|Windows]]. The Scribus [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki Wiki] has been created in order to give users a place to put HOWTOs, tips and hints on using Scribus and DTP.
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The documentation available here has been contributed by Scribus users for Scribus users and is not authorised by the Scribus team &ndash; for official documentation please see the [http://docs.scribus.net Scribus Online Documentation]
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'''Scribus: The Official Manual is available for order and shipping!'''
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===Introduction===
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Our own comprehensive manual, detailing everything you need to know to get started and use Scribus is now shipping. The list price is set at £29.99, and it is available from [http://www.amazon.com/Scribus-Open-Source-Publishing-Christoph-Sch%C3%A4fer/dp/0956078001/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1242830931&sr=8-1 Amazon] and other online booksellers.
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=== New Scribus Users ===
'''Scribus newbies''' may enjoy starting with our [[Get Started with Scribus]] tutorial.<br>
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* ''Scribus newbies'' may enjoy starting with this [[Get Started with Scribus|tutorial]],
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* [[:Category:Contents|The Wiki]] page may be a good starting point if you are looking for a particular category or a how-to.
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* The category tree on the left side strives to present a structural view of all articles in the wiki. Be sure to click the '''[+]''' to see the various subcategories for help in finding what you're looking for.
  
[[Index|Here is an '''Index''']] which may also be of some help as you have questions about usage or are looking for hints about how to accomplish a particular task.
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'''''If you are using 1.4, please be sure to check the online manual (F1), which will likely give you much more up to date information than you will see on the documentation site.'''''
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'''The Official Manual'''
  
'''Has Scribus served you well this year? Be sure to describe your successful project in our [[Success stories]]!'''
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Our own comprehensive manual, detailing everything you need to know to get started and use Scribus, can be ordered from  <span class="plainlinks" style="color: #9F7933;">[http://www.amazon.com/Scribus-Open-Source-Publishing-Christoph-Sch%C3%A4fer/dp/0956078001/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1242830931&sr=8-1 <span class="plainlinks" style="color: #9F7933;">Amazon</span>]</span> and other online booksellers. ''The manual covers usage of the 1.3.3.x versions.'' See all Scribus books on the [[Books|Scribus Books Page]].
 
 
'''Please see [[Your first Scribus Wiki article]] for information on account creation.'''
 
 
 
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'''''News'''''
 
'''Scribus {{stable-version}} has been released!'''
 
'''[http://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus-devel/1.3.9/ Scribus 1.3.9] has been released!'''
 
 
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'''Coming events'''
 
{{current events}}
 
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'''Getting Started with the Wiki'''
 
  
Please see [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide MediaWiki User's Guide] for wiki usage.
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=== Wiki Contributors and Editors ===
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* '''Please see [[Your_first_Scribus_Wiki_article|Your first Scribus Wiki contribution]] for information on account creation.'''
Help us to improve Scribus Wiki performance &ndash; '''[[Scribus_Public_Wiki:Site_support|donate for better hardware!]]'''
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* Those who are interested in contributing should start with reading the [[Scribus_Wiki_Contributor_Manual|Scribus Wiki contributor and editor hints]] to learn how to participate in improving and growing this wiki, which is the main clearing house for the Scribus online documentation.
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*  [[Special:ContributionScores|Contribution Score Tables]] for information on the most active wiki writers and editors. Those are the people who could help you get started contributing to the Scribus Wiki as well.
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'''Sponsors and Affiliates'''
 
  
Hosting provided by [http://anduin.net/ Anduin.net / &Oslash;verby Consulting]
 
  
[http://www.linux-magazin.de Linux-Magazin] sponsors a member of the team.
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=== Scribus developers ===
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* [[Development|Scribus Development]] section lists all developmental sub-projects and opportunities for interested people. 
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* [[:Category:Development|Development category]] is the main hub of documentation related to Scribus development, which can be used for a rapid lookup of the relevant section.
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* The main areas of Scribus development consist but are not limited to:
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** Coding Scribus core in C++/Qt5
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** Translation of the Scribus interface & documentation
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** Writing and maintenance of user documentation in the wiki and svn for the help browser
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** Support in #scribus IRC channel on Freenode & [http://lists.scribus.info Scribus mailing list].
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Affiliates : <br>[http://www.inkscape.org/ Inkscape] <br> [http://openfontlibrary.org Open Font Library] <br>[http://www.openclipart.org/ Open Clipart Project]<br>[http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page The Create Project] <br>[http://fontmatrix.net/ Fontmatrix]
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'''Copyright Notice'''
 
  
Please read the [[Licensing]] page for some information about the Scribus sites and their copyright licenses.
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''' [[:Category:Scribus_development|Scribus 1.3.3.x/1.3.5+ and beyond]]'''
 
* '''Stable version: [http://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus/1.3.3.14/ 1.3.3.14]'''
 
* '''Development version: [http://sourceforge.net/projects/scribus/files/scribus-devel/1.3.8/ 1.3.8]'''
 
* '''[[Win32 version of Scribus|Win32 version]]''' | '''[[MacOSX version of Scribus|MacOSX version]]'''
 
* '''[[1.5.x Roadmap]]'''
 
* '''[[1.3.x Roadmap]]''' & '''[[1.3.x Roadmap Extras]]'''
 
* [[Roadmap Suggestions]]
 
* '''[[Building SVN versions with CMake]]'''
 
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*'''[[File Format Specification for Scribus 1.4]]'''
 
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* [[Metabugs]]&ndash; A structured approach to the bug tracker
 
* [[Glossary of technical terms used in Scribus and its translations]]
 
  
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[[Sponsors]]: Hosting provided by <span class="plainlinks" style="color: #9F7933; text-decoration:none;>[http://www.modirum.com Modirum MDPay]/[http://anduin.net/ Anduin.net], [http://www.linux-magazin.de Linux-Magazin] and [http://www.francophonie.org/ Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie] sponsor members of the team.</span>
* [[Draft of end-to-end publishing solution]]
 
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* [[Draft of Scribus coding guidelines]]
 
* [[Draft of Scribus Release Checklist]]
 
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* [[List of missing undo/redo actions]]
 
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* [[Discussion: Scribus UI/usability improvements]]
 
* [[Complex Script Functionality]] - Working page on Asian (and other) typography and Scribus
 
 
 
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[[:Category:Scribus_development|Other articles in this category...]]
 
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'''Popular [[:Category:HOWTO|HOWTOs]]'''
 
* [[Get Started with Scribus]]
 
* [[Scribus Video Tutorials]]
 
* [[Working with text frames]] and more ''Working with'' links...
 
* [[Working with latex frames]] (1.3.5svn only)
 
* [[Text on a Path]]
 
* [[How to file a bug report]]
 
* [[Getting Scribus on Ubuntu/Kubuntu up and running|Getting Scribus on Ubuntu/Kubuntu up and running]]
 
  
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Affiliates: <span class="plainlinks" style="color: #9F7933; text-decoration:none;>[http://www.inkscape.org/ Inkscape]/[http://openfontlibrary.org Open Font Library]/[http://www.openclipart.org/ Open Clipart Project]/[http://create.freedesktop.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page The Create Project]/[http://fontmatrix.be/ Fontmatrix]</span>
[[:Category:HOWTO|Other articles in HOWTOs...]]
 
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'''Popular [[:Category:TIP|Tips and Tricks]]'''
 
* [http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9293 Help! I can't find my Properties Palette!]
 
* Also check the [[Index]] for many popular Tips and Tricks
 
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'''Selected [[:Category:Scripts_&_Plugins|Scripts & Plugins]] links'''
 
* [[Scripter API]]
 
* [[Plugin Architecture]]
 
* [[Known Scripter Issues]]
 
* [[:Category:Scripts_&_Plugins#Beginners_Scripts | Beginners Scripts]]
 
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[[:Category:Scripts_&_Plugins|Other articles in Scripts & Plugins...]]
 
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* [[Summer_of_code_2010| Summer of Code 2010]]
 
* [[Summer of code| GSoC Top level page]]
 
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[[:Category:GSOC 2010|Summer of Code 2010 Category...]]<br>
 
[[:Category:GSOC|Other articles in Google Summer of Code...]]
 
 
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'''DTP and Scribus Concepts'''
 
* [[Word Processing vs DTP]] - Similarities and Differences
 
* [[Better Justification in 1.3.4 | Better Justification in Scribus 1.3.4 and beyond]] - On word spacing and glyph extension
 
* [[Image DPI and Scaling, and Resultant File Sizes]]
 
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'''[[:Category:DESIGN|Design]]'''
 
* [[Avoiding Design Problems]]
 
New category about layout design &ndash; principles, examples of good and bad design, why good design is important.
 
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'''Popular [[:Category:FAQ|FAQs]]'''
 
* [[How can I make a booklet using Scribus?]]
 
* [[Is it necessary to ask or answer questions in English on the mailing list?]]
 
* [[How can I contribute to Scribus?]]
 
* [[Where can I get good fonts?]]
 
  
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'''Copyright Notice:''' Please read the [[Licensing]] page for some information about the Scribus sites and their copyright licenses.
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'''[[:Category:Other|Other]]'''
 
* [[Scribus Links]] - Links to Scribus and DTP related pages
 
* [[Press news about Scribus]] - The world about Scribus
 
* [[Made with Scribus]] - Publications using Scribus
 
* [[Success stories]] - Describe your Scribus project
 
* [[Export/Import capabilities of Scribus, OpenOffice.org, Inkscape, GIMP, and Krita]]
 
* [[Scribus Desktop Icons]] - Use as you wish
 
* [[:Category:Website|Scribus website re-design]]
 
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[[:Category:Other|Other articles in this category...]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 13:08, 5 April 2014

Latest releases:

Build
Version
Stable 1.4.8
Devel  1.5.5

Announcements

Coming events


Has Scribus served you well this year? Be sure to describe your successful project in the Success stories!

Introduction

New Scribus Users

  • Scribus newbies may enjoy starting with this tutorial,
  • The Wiki page may be a good starting point if you are looking for a particular category or a how-to.
  • The category tree on the left side strives to present a structural view of all articles in the wiki. Be sure to click the [+] to see the various subcategories for help in finding what you're looking for.

If you are using 1.4, please be sure to check the online manual (F1), which will likely give you much more up to date information than you will see on the documentation site.

The Official Manual

Our own comprehensive manual, detailing everything you need to know to get started and use Scribus, can be ordered from Amazon and other online booksellers. The manual covers usage of the 1.3.3.x versions. See all Scribus books on the Scribus Books Page.

Wiki Contributors and Editors

  • Please see Your first Scribus Wiki contribution for information on account creation.
  • Those who are interested in contributing should start with reading the Scribus Wiki contributor and editor hints to learn how to participate in improving and growing this wiki, which is the main clearing house for the Scribus online documentation.
  • Contribution Score Tables for information on the most active wiki writers and editors. Those are the people who could help you get started contributing to the Scribus Wiki as well.


Scribus developers

  • Scribus Development section lists all developmental sub-projects and opportunities for interested people.
  • Development category is the main hub of documentation related to Scribus development, which can be used for a rapid lookup of the relevant section.
  • The main areas of Scribus development consist but are not limited to:
    • Coding Scribus core in C++/Qt5
    • Writing plugins and scripts in C++ and Python
    • Translation of the Scribus interface & documentation
    • Writing and maintenance of user documentation in the wiki and svn for the help browser
    • Support in #scribus IRC channel on Freenode & Scribus mailing list.

Sponsors and Affiliates

Sponsors: Hosting provided by Modirum MDPay/Anduin.net, Linux-Magazin and Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie sponsor members of the team.

Affiliates: Inkscape/Open Font Library/Open Clipart Project/The Create Project/Fontmatrix

Copyright Notice: Please read the Licensing page for some information about the Scribus sites and their copyright licenses.