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|Short description=Page layout program
 
|Short description=Page layout program
 
|Full description='Scribus' is a page layout program that can lay out newsletters and create corporate stationery, small posters and other documents which need flexible layout and/or the ability to output to professional quality imagesetting equipment. You can do tasks like placing and rotating text and/or images on a page, specify manual kerning of type, embed fonts in PDFs, and much more. Scribus supports CMYK color, easy PDF creation, Encapsulated Postscript import/export and creation of color separationsand the EPS, JPEG, PNG, and XPM graphic formats. Printing is done via its own internal Postscript driver, which fully supports Level 2 Postscript constructs and a limited subset of Level 3. The driver that ships with Scribus can embed fonts for printing and you can use and output high resolution EPS files. The file format is based on XML, a super set of HTML. Unlike proprietary binary file formats, even damaged documents, may be partially recovered with a simple text editor. When run from the KDE 2.x, Drag and Drop is enabled. The most recent version supports both True Type and Type1 Postscript fonts.
 
|Full description='Scribus' is a page layout program that can lay out newsletters and create corporate stationery, small posters and other documents which need flexible layout and/or the ability to output to professional quality imagesetting equipment. You can do tasks like placing and rotating text and/or images on a page, specify manual kerning of type, embed fonts in PDFs, and much more. Scribus supports CMYK color, easy PDF creation, Encapsulated Postscript import/export and creation of color separationsand the EPS, JPEG, PNG, and XPM graphic formats. Printing is done via its own internal Postscript driver, which fully supports Level 2 Postscript constructs and a limited subset of Level 3. The driver that ships with Scribus can embed fonts for printing and you can use and output high resolution EPS files. The file format is based on XML, a super set of HTML. Unlike proprietary binary file formats, even damaged documents, may be partially recovered with a simple text editor. When run from the KDE 2.x, Drag and Drop is enabled. The most recent version supports both True Type and Type1 Postscript fonts.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.scribus.net/
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|Is GNU=No
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/about.html
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Documentation note=German user manual available in HTML format from http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/scribus; English user tutorial available in HTML format from http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/docs/index.html; German user tutorial available in HTML format from http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/docs/indexde.html
 
|Documentation note=German user manual available in HTML format from http://www.thomas-zastrow.de/scribus; English user tutorial available in HTML format from http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/docs/index.html; German user tutorial available in HTML format from http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/docs/indexde.html
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=gpub,LaTeX
 
|Related projects=gpub,LaTeX
 
|Keywords=JPEG,XML,graphics,font,pdf,PostScript,XPM,document,scribus,page layout,newsletter,poster,Quark Xpress,Adobe PageMaker,Adobe InDesign,True Type,Type1,CMYK,EPS,PNG
 
|Keywords=JPEG,XML,graphics,font,pdf,PostScript,XPM,document,scribus,page layout,newsletter,poster,Quark Xpress,Adobe PageMaker,Adobe InDesign,True Type,Type1,CMYK,EPS,PNG
|Is GNU=n
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Download
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2007-12-31
 
|Last review date=2007-12-31
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.3.1
 
|Version date=2005-07-06
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/scribus-1.3.1.tar.gz
 
 
|License verified date=2002-06-25
 
|License verified date=2002-06-25
|Version comment=1.3.1 stable released 2005-07-06
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified date=2002-06-25
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Franz Schmidt
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Franz Schmidt
 
 
|Email=Franz.Schmid@altmuehlnet.de
 
|Email=Franz.Schmid@altmuehlnet.de
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Alastair Robinson
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Alastair Robinson
 
 
|Email=blackfive@fakenhamweb.co.uk
 
|Email=blackfive@fakenhamweb.co.uk
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Christian Töpp
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Christian Töpp
 
 
|Email=mr-ct@gmx.de
 
|Email=mr-ct@gmx.de
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Michel Briand
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Michel Briand
 
 
|Email=michelbriand@free.fr
 
|Email=michelbriand@free.fr
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Peter Linnell
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Peter Linnell
 
 
|Email=netscribe@mediaone.net
 
|Email=netscribe@mediaone.net
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Thomas Zastrow
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Thomas Zastrow
 
 
|Email=webmaster@thomas-zastrow.de
 
|Email=webmaster@thomas-zastrow.de
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Yves Ceccone
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Yves Ceccone
 
 
|Email=yves@yeccoe.org
 
|Email=yves@yeccoe.org
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|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Works-with=graphics
 
|Works-with=graphics
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-06-25
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=LittleCMS library 1.0.8 (for color management)
 
|Prerequisite description=LittleCMS library 1.0.8 (for color management)
 
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Revision as of 11:21, 19 March 2012

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Scribus

http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus
Professional page layout program

Scribus is a program that brings professional page layout with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design.

Underneath a modern and user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as color separations, CMYK and Spot Color support, ICC color management, and versatile PDF creation.

Documentation

* Wiki: https://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://chat.freenode.net/scribus
"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://chat.freenode.net/scribus-dev

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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jxself

Verified on

26 July 2013




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/scribus


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildqt
Required to buildlibxml2
Required to buildgcc
Required to buildGhostscript
Required to buildGNU Make
Required to buildLittlecms
Required to buildPython
Required to buildlibtiff
Required to buildFreetype2
Required to buildlibjpeg
Required to buildcairo

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 July 2018.



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