Success stories 2014
Anyone is invited to describe her/his experience with successfully using Scribus in her/his projects. Please note: to report any unusual reasons you use Scribus join the ongoing discussion Stupid reasons we use Scribus. There is also a special page for placing links to your work: Made with Scribus. If you want to recommend a Scribus and/or PDF friendly print shop, please use Scribus Friendly Print Shops.
Date: January, 2014
GIMP Magazine uses Scribus to create and publish it's quarterly publication using Scribus 1.4.1 on Windows Vista. The publication is in it's 6th issue. The final product is professionally printed through http://gimpmagazine.magcloud.com and offered on http://issuu.com/gimpmagazine and http://gimpmagazine.org. The publication is nearing 1 million impressions on Issuu and has well over 10,000 followers.
Steve Czajka uses Scribus to design artistically styled brochures, certificates and a number of document types – Scribus 1.4.1 on Windows Vista. SteveCzajka has successfully used GIMP, Inkscape and Scribus (all open source software) to create these documents. A full article on creating brocuhures using Scribus can be found at http://gimpmagazine.org/issue2 (p.80) and other examples can be found at http://flickr.com/photos/steveczajka and on http://youtube.com/steveczajka. Steve Czajka also offers a complete Scribus course available for download at http://gimpmagazine.org/courses
Handbook for Editors of Malayalam Wikipedia
Reporter: Anilkumar KV
Date: January, 2014
A Handbook for Editors of Malayalam Wikipedia is published by Malayalam Wikipedia Community, layout for which is done with indic supported version of Scribus 1.5 This book is published during the annual meet up of Malayalm Wikipedia Community named WikiSangamothsavam
Most probably this one may be the first book in an Indian language for which layout is done with he Scribus 1.5 ( version with indic support).
The soft copy of this book is available for download at
- (Note Download the file for reading, The embedded pdf reader in Wikimedia commons site has some rendering issue with Indic Unicode)
Thanks to scribus community for providing this wonderful software.