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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 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theora]. Please check the list of available players [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theora#Playing_Theora_videos] for a player suitable for your platform .
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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 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theora Theora] format. Please check the list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theora#Playing_Theora_videos Theora players] for a player suitable for your platform.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:02, 16 March 2007

This article is part of the HOWTOs series.
Installation Usage PDF issues Imposition Other

Introduction

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.

Video Tutorials

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.

Main Site

Mirror Site

Frequently Asked Questions

These are a new series of tutorials for various common tasks in Scribus. Please note these were created using Scribus 1.3.3.9cvs or later.

Three ways to apply styles

  1. Properties palette
  2. Story Editor
  3. 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.

Text frames, polygons, linking text frames and polygons, text overflow

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.

Creating a table of content