[UbuntuWomen] ? layout tool (text/image)
wildnfree at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Oct 1 21:34:22 UTC 2009
Speaking as an inveterate LaTeX user, I believe that scribus is the only
package I have come across which can come anywhere near the power of
Best wishes, Helen
On Thu, 2009-10-01 at 09:53 -0400, Amy Hussey wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 8:42 AM, <koltzenburg at w4w.net> wrote:
> Dear sisters,
> my name is Claudia, I have been on this list for some months
> now and I am enjoying reading what comes along. Actually,
> joining this list was recommended by a local ubuntu group
> colleague Cara, thanks, Cara :-)
> query: we would like to be able to use a freeware tool for
> layouting a scientific journal
> (I just checked on sourceforge but did not get very far for
> lack of time and technical knowledge. So I though I'd better
> ask here. So far, we are looking for a solution other than
> from the LaTeX world - so far, I say ;-)
> with this tool we should be able to:
> - layout text and images in two columns
> - use different kinds of fonts in the same page
> - tracking (give letters in a line more or less space)
> - variable row pitch
> - covert to pdf for high resolution printing
> we do not need multilayer layout, one layer is fine.
> do you know of any tool that provides this yet?
> may you can even recommend one?
> should be great, thanks :-)
> koltzenburg at w4w.net
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> Have you tried Scribus? http://www.scribus.net/
> I think it will do what you want. It's in the repos under "scribus".
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