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From Juergen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: desktop publishing
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:45:16 GMT
Hi Fernand, 

I would love to read a more detailed public success story about your experience and work with
writer. It sounds very interesting especially when you stay in one world, means no heavy exchange
of MS formats.

Thanks for sharing

Juergen

Am Donnerstag, 15. November 2012 um 09:34 schrieb Fernand Vanrie: 
> Alexandro ,
> 
> > On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 11:24 PM, Phillip Zadro
> > <ricaza1915@hotmail.com.au>wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > hi Is there any likelihood that OpenOffice will one day include a desktop
> > > publisher? There is only one thing that is stopping me from migrating
> > > completely from Microsoft Office to either OpenOffice or LibreOffice and it
> > > is their lack of a Desktop Publisher comparable with MS Publisher. I have
> > > used Publisher for over 15 years and love its practicality, particularly
> > > with paginating of booklets. Even a separate program like Serif PagePlus
> > > cannot save in MS format either, so I am obliged to stay with MS Office.
> > > Pity.. Thanks Phil
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > Draw is a perfect Desktop publisher, is so perfect is compatible with other
> We uses exclusifly Writer (+ lot of basic macro's) to make over 8.000 
> full color magazine pages par year. This pages are all i2 languages 
> versions, with cutouts (we uses Edit Contour) transparancies etc...)
> Our Editors places lowres images "embedded" in there documents, a final 
> macro checks the resolution quality and changes the lowres with the 
> highres (stored on a server) just before exporting to PDF
> Sinds there is SVG, we no longer use EPS and "Adobe" to make our PDF's. 
> PostScript is dead anyhow (lack of transparency) the LO/OO- PDF export 
> is with use off a Lanczos filter nearly perfect.
> We only needs a "payed" Color Server to transfer our RGB PDF's to CMYK
> Our magazines are printed by different print houses (15.000-3.000 exp.) 
> on high quality paper, there are no complaints from our printers and the 
> readers can not sea the difference between our Magazines an thus maded 
> by payed DTP applications
> Just a pitty thats SVG is still exported as bitmap (sould been repaired 
> in 3.7) and PDF is still not a accepted as a graphic format like we can 
> use (Tiff, jpg, etc...)
> 
> Greetz
> 
> Fernand
> > desktop publishers like Scribus and is based on a frame based paradigm.
> > There are some features that would be desirable but is pretty easy to
> > complete basic and medium tasks like Flyers, Booklets and all it has layers
> > which keeps design separated from content. And have multiple layouts and
> > use of vectorial forms.
> > 
> > With improved use of SVG Draw is also gaining strenght in the area of
> > design compatibility and would be improving as more features are considered.
> > 
> 
> 
> 



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