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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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Chapter 5. Formatting Your Text

Most of your document will need text somewhere. Importing the text is one thing but setting it nicely is another task altogether. Layout programs have a huge amount of properties that can be modified using a single click. Even if the layout process mainly deals with placing frames and managing pages, the designer who creates the page is the last stage of the production workflow before print. So he has to make the text as legible and as predictable as possible. Doing this usually takes a lot of time, and it appears to be one of the most important tasks of the layout design.

To begin in this chapter, we'll show Scribus text properties and then see how we can use them more efficiently with styles. At the end we'll try ...

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