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 ...

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in series: Scribus Desktop Publishing

video tutorial by Dai, added 04/08

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18. Alex Puente Mon, 09 Aug 2010 11:44

This is so usefull!!


Thanks so much!!


Dai - I apologize for not providing feedback on all the other videos. i have downloaded them and have learned a lot from them. Just want you to know that the work you put into all them is very much appreciated and its helped me immensely.


15. anonymous Mon, 28 Dec 2009 11:18

Dai - thank you so much for taking the time and effort to make these helpful and informative lessons, have really learned a lot from watching your video tutorials. Recently I volunteered to compose our woodturning clubs' newsletter and am finding your video lessons SO very helpful in helping me navigate through Scribus. Thank you - thank you - THANK YOU!

PS, Ilove the way you say okie doke at the beginning of each lesson :)


14. anonymous Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:46

Good lesson. A critical one.


13. anonymous Thu, 11 Jun 2009 17:14

Was looking for a tutorial on doing a whole book in Scribus. Yours was the first tutorial I could find that explained how to link text frames. Still not quite there, as I'd like to know how to bring in a 300 + page document and have the pages / frames generated from the length of the document, so I will keep searching. But thanks: you've gotten me a bit further. :-)


12. anonymous Fri, 22 May 2009 14:57

Very nice tutorial for Scribus


11. anonymous Sat, 02 May 2009 10:55

Thank you very much for ALL your Scribus tutorials. They were very helpful and thanks again.

Kim


10. anonymous Sun, 15 Mar 2009 07:03

Useful


9. anonymous Wed, 15 Oct 2008 12:48

awesome! so technically helpful in a relaxed manner


8. anonymous Sun, 10 Aug 2008 19:31

Hello Dai,

Thank you so much for your time to help people out there. I really appreciate your dedication ever first in its kind so far I have come accross. I am at the moment learning Scribus and trying to combine with Latex as well and flip-flopping in the best of these two magnifiscent softwares. Keep it up and I will count on your help in the future.

From Dr. Petros B. Ogbazghi


7. anonymous Fri, 01 Aug 2008 18:35

Dai: I must say you are a great teacher, everything you show is cristal-clear, and your calm and easy going style to do it, is relaxing, really. I never went to such great amount of knowledge for an application in a single day...

yuo should be doing DVD´s on this :).


6. anonymous Fri, 04 Jul 2008 22:26

Thank Dai, I appreciate all the effort that went into making this. Its easier to watch a video than hunt around for text on the internet.

Best Regards,

Ed


Thanks a lot Dai

I just watched all your 27 videos about Scribus and I have learned a lot. They are very helpful. Keep up the good work.

I wonder, if you could tell us a bit more about exporting to PDF. I'm trying to make a little booklet and have bit of trouble working sorting the pages in the right order to make a A5 booklet by printing A4 paper. Do you have any idea?

Yours Eleanora


4. anonymous Sat, 10 May 2008 11:35

Cette fois , j'ai encore appris quelque chose de nouveau!

Merci encore!

Bon week end

JF Tellier


Hey,

Thank you so much for your tutorial series for Scribus.

I just finished watching all 27. They are awesome and so helpful. I thought I was in way over my head when I first downloaded the program but now after only two day I'm already editing the newsletter I wanted to do.

One thing, if you need an idea for a video could you please do one explaining BEZIER CURVES. I just just can't figure out the principle behind them and so I can't get to look like I want them to. They just end up being a squiggly mess.

Thanks again and great work!

TimR


Review of Linking Text Boxes

Thanx Dai, I have just watch 27. Whenever I have had a play with linked text boxes, I realised that when I have done something one box that action can affect all of the subsequent text boxes


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