Name: [1922] Dai
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Description: Hi I'm Dai Just an ordinary guy with an interest in computers who likes making how to videos for others to get the best out of there computers. I ounce did a course on web-design to further my interest in the subject. Got a HNC out of to boot but, lately my interest has turned to doing howto vide ...

Scribus Coloured Text Boxes [ID:424] (14/42)

in series: Scribus Desktop Publishing

video tutorial by Dai, added 11/07

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Applying colours and gradients to text boxes in Scribus

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6. Bogner Bequem Skifahren Women Insulated Sat, 03 Jul 2010 12:54

Excellente tutorial. As all this videos, very helpful and detailed explanations. Thanks!

5. anonymous Thu, 19 Nov 2009 13:09

Recently decided to do desktop publishing - making ads, banners, posters etc - for my church, and decided to look for a free programme to aid me. I found scribus. Your tutorials helped me to get going immediately, as I was able to watch and learn how to make a professionally looking poster using Scribus in less than 5 hours. Thanks much!

4. anonymous Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:18

I see gradients really play a crucial role in which impression the product gives to the reader. Thanks Dai! You did a really impressive job with these screencasts! Just can't stop and keep watching one after another.

3. anonymous Thu, 18 Dec 2008 22:38

As a professional graphic artist and desktop publisher, I have used top of the line software. As I looked for something new to learn I came across Scribus. After toying around with the interface for a while, i began looking for video tutorials to see what I can get schooled in, as it were. It turns out that your video tutorials have saved me many frustrating sessions and more than likely my sanity. I have seen 17 of your tutorials and plan on seeking them all out. Thanks for your dedication to public education on this program and keep up the great work. I will be sure to publish your name and a link to your video tutorials. Also, If anyone needs any graphic art or publishing work created, I am always looking for work. I an cheaper than my competition, without sacrificing quality. Thanks for your time......

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2. anonymous Sat, 12 Jul 2008 19:44

Dai - I'm learning a lot from your tutorials and am appreciative of your dedication to teaching them. Would you please describe each step more thoroughly as you talk us through the Scribus functions. Thank you.


I have used Aldus / and after that Adobe Pagemaker. I think Scribus gives it a good match!

Great tute, Mate!

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At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

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