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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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Time for action - creating a postcard

As an example, let's create a postcard. It's an easy document that won't need many features and, therefore, we can concentrate on our image issues. We'll go through the dos and don'ts to let you experiment with the problems that you might have with a bad workflow. We will use this example throughout the chapter and get back to it later to explain some parts.

  1. Let's create a two page, A6 landscape document with a small margin guide of 6mm.
  2. After creating the page, use Page | Manage Guides and add one vertical guide with a gap of 5mm and one horizontal guide with a gap of 20mm.
  3. In the first frame, import (File | Import | Get Image) the pict8-1.psd file. Notice that it is in a folder called Photos, with some other ...

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