[nSLUG] Learning TEX

Herb htheriault at gmail.com
Wed May 30 07:06:15 ADT 2007


Has there been any mention of Scribus in this thread?

http://www.scribus.net/

It's a fairly mature DTP app, that I would check out long before being
forced to use a word processor.

-Herb

On 5/30/07, Daniel Morrison <draker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30/05/07, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
>
> > Ho hum.  Maybe I sould just try to get Corel WordPerfet or some other
>
> Corel WordPerfect is a) not free, b) ancient, and c) not well integrated
> with modern widgets (uses Motif).
>
> If you want WYSIWYG, go for OpenOffice.org.  If that's too big, there's
> AbiWord (nice, but I always have offset problems when printing, and needs
> a lot of gnomish libraries).
>
> > WYSIWYG word processor working.  The lasttime I had to make a
> > pretty-printed document, I did HTML markup and printed it from the
> > browser.  Cringe.  Two years ago, maybe?
>
> Otherwise LyX really does work well for a quick document, and is always
> what I would recommend.  HTML is a last resort, but works well quickly if
> you have a simple document.
>
> -D.
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