[Marketing] scribus or inkscape

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 08:34:21 PDT 2017


Okay let's tag Pim into this thread - hi Pim!

Following up on an action item from last week the email list is settling on
scribus as a open source desktop publishing solution for production of
information sheets and etc...
I was able to download a mac version of scribus to produce some of the
handouts used in Boston (admittedly I did not have the laptop frame for
screen shots which Anita has since applied).

We would appreciate your review of the and any assistance you have time to
provide in the production of a sribus template:
https://www.scribus.net/downloads/

There are a number of example files in GitHub to use as a starting point:
https://github.com/OSGeo/osgeo/tree/master/marketing/print

The main "print" folder holds the generated PDFs, the sub folders hold the
source files.

One feedback I have is on the manual positioning of the small green
triangles; do you think we can find a font representation of the triangle
so we can use it as a bullet point style and avoid the manual positioning
currently required?




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Jody Garnett

On 12 September 2017 at 00:13, Anita Graser <anitagraser at gmx.at> wrote:

>
>
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 8:56 AM, Luca Delucchi <lucadeluge at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 12 September 2017 at 08:53, Anita Graser <anitagraser at gmx.at> wrote:
>> >
>> > I've created an A4 version for the German QGIS flyer
>> > https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bwc-5JFVTnfIMkVqTDlaRXpsenM
>> > but have not had time to align all the (background) items in a
>> pixel-perfect
>> > way.
>> >
>>
>> I have a problem to open your sla file because I have Scribus 1.4.6
>> and you probably 1.5.*. Is it a common problem of Scribus? Could you
>> save in a format supported also by previous version?
>
>
> Sorry, I'd have to check that in the evening ...
>
> I also had to upgrade from 1.4 to 1.5 after my initial 1.4 document was
> edited by someone with 1.5 ...
>
> At least the upgrade is free  ;-)
>
> Regards,
> Anita‚Äč
>
>
>
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