lionel.orry at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 03:13:20 EDT 2006
I totally agree. it is a very good way to enter the LaTeX world. It can even process docbook documents in some cases... Actually my
preferred combo is LyX + pdflatex. Even generates pdf bookmarks.
To participate to other suggestions:
- Scribus: I've given this software a try (on Windows, but I guess there must not be many differences because of QT), and it rocks. But I
think it is more targetted to professional publishers (the amount of options to define layouts and printing configuration is astounding). It
would be a good software to prepare a flyer for example, but not a book IMHO.
- Inkscape is indeed a wonderful vetor drawing application. I often use it and you can make beautiful compositions in no time! (took me
about 20 minutes to make a flyer for my company. Direct Postscript export, and here you have your cover page).
> Use Lyx --Latex document processor. It's the bomb! For a cover just
> use an vector drawing program like Inskscape.
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