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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Scribus

Hi Scott,
Yeah, I would like to see an Inkscape demo.
I have tried it a couple of times, and have given up on it for the task at hand, both times.

It looks to me more like a tool for vector scalable art, not diagrams of relationships.

I have used the "(Open/Libre) Office Draw" for those, somewhat successfully.
So far, "Smart Draw" seems to be the best alternative to mega-buck software companies.
It's still a couple hundred bucks per person, IIRC.
It was much more interesting at $75 a few years ago.


Rob Echlin, B. Eng.
613-266-8311 -  Ottawa, ON
http://talksoftware.wordpress.com  - http://picasaweb.google.com/coderoller

> From: Scott McClare <mcclare [ at ] ncf [ dot ] ca>
>To: Rob Echlin <rob [ at ] echlin [ dot ] ca> 
>Cc: "linux [ at ] lists [ dot ] oclug [ dot ] on [ dot ] ca" <linux [ at ] lists [ dot ] oclug [ dot ] on [ dot ] ca> 
>Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2012 9:21:12 PM
>Subject: Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Scribus
>On 12/30/12 9:11 PM, Rob Echlin wrote:
>> I am going to present my "what I got so far" to the OCLUG meeting Jan 3.
>> Would you like to participate?
>> You could do a follow up presentation or just add to mine by offering fixes, and then be in the Q and A.
>Well, now I'm definitely intrigued (especially if there's the possibility of an Inkscape demo thrown in!). Unfortunately I am currently in northern Ontario, and can't guarantee I'll be back in Ottawa in time for Jan. 3. If I'm in town, I'll definitely make an effort to attend, and even if I'm not officially participating, possibly I can at least offer an answer during the Q&A, if you get stuck.
>Take care,