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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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The graphic workflow

I would advise you to keep your text processor open. You should use it as often with or without Scribus. A layout program is not made for text processing, so use a software that is. Scribus will be the software you'll use to mix the different documents (texts, photos, and drawings) that you will want to use. However, each of these elements will be created or modified with a particular, and dedicated, application because it is aimed to be used in a particular environment: print companies. So, when you use Scribus, you will mainly use four pieces of software:

  • Scribus itself to do the layout.
  • GIMP, Adobe Photoshop, or any other photo editing software.
  • Inkscape, Sk1, or Adobe Illustrator to draw logos, maps, and custom shapes.

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