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RE: [seul-edu] Linux DTP

Il mer, 2003-08-06 alle 13:29, Chris Puttick ha scritto:

Well, i know that, but i was meaning "too young" for "in beta"... i was
writing whit no brain cause i was late to work ;)
> No longer beta - version 1 was released last month. See:
> http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/
> Cheers
> Chris

> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> I use Netscape composer for quick DTP.  You get WYSIWYG, all the HTML 
> markup you'd desire, tables, hyperlinks, and ... javascript!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-seul-edu@seul.org [mailto:owner-seul-edu@seul.org]On Behalf 
> Of Dave Prentice
> Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2000 10:06 PM
> To: seul-edu@seul.org
> Subject: Re: [seul-edu] Linux DTP
> Richard,
>      I downloaded and tried lyx. It doesn't seem to fit the bill either.
> Besides the fact that it isn't true WYSIWYG and besides the irritating 
> screen colors that I couldn't figure out how to change, it seems to work
> with one continuous text frame from beginning to end. Instead, we need 
> the ability to create multiple text frames of various sizes on each 
> page, each one for a separate story and each individually linkable to 
> other pages in the publication.
>      PageMaker exactly suits the needs of this DTP class. Since it isn't
> Linux, though, FrameMaker is the closest thing.
>      Ruled out so far: Impress, Airstream, and Lyx. Still waiting for 
> further response from icesculptor. Their demo is for i686, so they said 
> they would recompile it for i386 and let me try it.
> Dave Prentice
> prentice@instruction.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: prytherch@talk21.com <prytherch@talk21.com>
> To: seul-edu@seul.org <seul-edu@seul.org>
> Date: Monday, November 20, 2000 11:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [seul-edu] Linux DTP
> Hi,
> >    I checked out the "Impress" program, supposedly DTP, and wanted to
> give a followup report. While the graphics capabilitites are excellent,
> as far as DTP it's just a basic program you might use to create cards
> and one-page flyers. The text capabilities are extremely limited -- just
> a few lines here and there, with no capability to make and link frames.
> It would be extremely hard to create anything like a newsletter or
> booklet with it.
> >    Thanks for the suggestion, though.
> Hmm, I suppose Artstream would be too pricey at $295? 
> (www.mediascape.com/products.html). It imports postscript. From the 
> site: "Layout typography using any Type1 font. Flow multiple stories 
> through Bezier based margins and text paths across multiple pages. 
> Compose with customizable styles. Paragraph and character specifications
> include precision controls for justification, leading, tabs, kerning, 
> hyphenation, baselines, rotation, drop-shadows, transparency and
> more...."
> Alternatively Lyx maybe the best long-term investment (in learning
> terms).
> - Richard S
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