[ILUG] Linux / Opensource alternative to MS publisher.
jimregan at o2.ie
Sat Nov 20 16:34:27 GMT 2004
Barry O'Donovan wrote:
> On Saturday 20 November 2004 16:20, Lisa Muir wrote:
>>Another 25 computers have, and use (not on a daily basis), MS
>>Publisher for doing leaflets etc. Is there a linux equivalent either
>>opensource or proprietary (but preferably opensource) that can handle
>>the publisher file format and do the same job?
> I have heard many good things said about Scribus:
> I've never had the need for a DTP app so I can't speak for it, nor as to
> whether it is compatable with MS Publisher.
No, it's not. The developers aren't aiming for compatibility with other
DTP apps, just equivalent features (Scribus is a lot better than MS
Publisher; closer to Quark).
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