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These are links to several tutorials for Scribus. Skill Levels range from beginner to more advanced uses of Scribus. They are distributed in Theora format. Please check the list of Theora players for a player suitable for your platform.
Getting Started with Scribus
Getting Started with Scribus is a series of video tutorials in the English Language describing Scribus by way of creating a library newsletter from scratch. They cover how to use text and image areas, as well as stylesheets, and the powerful story editor. Other topics include the using the preflight verifier, and a demo of how to create PDF documents.
Frequently Asked Questions
These are a new series of tutorials for various common tasks in Scribus. Please note these were created using Scribus 188.8.131.52cvs or later.
Three ways to apply styles
- Properties palette
- Story Editor
- Get Text... Filters
Creating bullet lists
(while waiting for the proper implementation)
Additional space between an image frame and the text
How can one have some additional space between an image frame and the text flowing around it.
Drop caps, baseline, text frame columns
Creating and customizing a drop cap. Also introduces baseline and text frame columns.
Object frame border
Creating and customizing a border for an object frame.
Creating text frames, polygons (with a star shape) linking text from a text frame to polygons (converting polygons to text frames). Text overflow.
Creating a three fold document using Manage Guides dialog
Page numbers, sections
Adding page numbers to a document and customizing sections using Document Setup>Sections
Converting text to outlines and to image frames
Converting text to outlines and then to image frames and creating a cool effect using content>paste absolute.
Basic text effects
Basic text effects using Properties palette's Text page
Text on path
Attaching text to a path and customizing the path and fine tuning the text after it has been attached.