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This document will tell you, how to do your first steps with Scribus without teaching you, how to use Scribus or how to do DTP.
 
This document will tell you, how to do your first steps with Scribus without teaching you, how to use Scribus or how to do DTP.

Revision as of 21:05, 1 September 2008

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

"""Work in progress: this document is still only a draft!"""

This document will tell you, how to do your first steps with Scribus without teaching you, how to use Scribus or how to do DTP.

It is not a brilliant idea to go this way: you should really read one of the several tutorials before starting to work with Scribus:

You have been warned: Reading this document will help you putting a document together, but it won't really help you to do a good job.

Last check before we start: what version are you using? Well, if you're beginning with Scribus, you really should be susing the 1.3.3.12.

Creating a new document

  • size
  • measurement unit
  • adding pages
  • setting guides

Adding content

  • create text and picture frames
  • filling and editing text frames
  • concateanting text frames
  • filling picture frames
  • inline pictures
  • adding page numbers to the master page

Producing the document

  • printing (if it fails go through exporting to pdf)
  • exporting to pdf
  • collecting the document

What will be difficult to do

  • lists
  • mathematic formulas
  • imposing (a booklet)

What you won't be able to do

  • footnotes
  • index
  • edit pdfs