On Fri, 2011-10-07 at 18:52 +0200, jdd wrote:
It's very easy and cheap to print on *color
paper* - usually plain
color. The color is not always very nice, but they can be printed on
black and white laser printer or photocopier for neraly no money BUT
The margin problem is a nightmare! My laser HP 5M have nearly 1 cm
margin where I can't print. Keeping this on a folded flyer is
difficult, having regular marging also.
Agreed; the simple solution there is more of a design issue; don't use
backgrounds - or use them in areas that don't extend to the margin ;)
Although 1cm seems a bit much, most printers I've dealt with in the last
5 years could do 0.25in margins no problem.
So I think we have to separate the flyer components (images, block of
texts) and make them available separately (once included in the
they are sometime difficult to degroup). Like this the user may be
able to adjust to his needs.
Libreoffice is probably the worst tool for building this, but it have
a three fold option.
Speaking from the experience of using it to do a monthly newsletter for
more than a year, LibreOffice Draw is suprisingly well suited to graphic
Inkskape works. Is it easy? I have to make sure
Inkscape doesn't like long strings... so this isn't a good choice.
scribus should be the best choice. That said I have no experience of
it, I will try it asap
I agree that Scribus is the most appropriate app, but its not easy to
For my part I'd recommend using LibreOffice Draw (which can import eps
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