3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I am currently working my way through this book. This is a very good explanation of the workings of Scribus, which is a very good open-source, multi-platform desktop publishing program. This is the type of program open-source is all about. It's effective at it's task, well supported by the community, and is free. The fact that it runs on Linux was my first selling point, and being able to use it on Windows and Mac certainly will attract a larger audience.
This book is a thorough primer on the workings of the program, and is required if you want to quickly pick up the usage, which is very different from word processors or the like. The author leads you through many informative… Read more