Creating a Simple Poster

How to layout a simple one page poster: laying out the page; linking textboxes; making use of the Story Editor; inserting and formatting images; adding shapes and changing colours.

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Text flowing around an image

In this video we will set up a document and have text run around a transparent image. We cover two methods of doing this, but I’m sure there are more ways, but this way worked.

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Overview of Scribus, creating a pdf document

This is a quickstart tutorial about the open source Desktop Publishing software called Scribus. This video shows just briefly on how to get started making your own pdf, importing an image and inserting text and then exporting to a .pdf.

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Aligning Objects

Here is a quick video from you-tube on using the alignment tools in Scribus.
You will need to view it full screen to get the best view of it.

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Background to transparency

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Just a little tip on how to convert a .png image with a colored background to a transparent background using the Gimp

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