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Text and Typography / Re: Bulleted list
« Last post by GarryP on November 16, 2017, 11:00:03 am »
Welcome to the forum RCRalph.

You could try this https://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Bullets_and_numbered_lists but I have no idea how well it works (if at all).

Experiment on a copy of your document first just in case.
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Beginner Talk / Re: Get File > Dialogue Box > settings?
« Last post by GarryP on November 16, 2017, 10:54:16 am »
I'm pretty sure that a very similar question was asked recently. You could try searching for the full answer but the short answer is that there's no way to save/remember the configuration of the Get Image dialog. (List View is the default on 1.4.6 on Windows - and Mac from what I remember.)
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Layout Issues / Re: Import/Open InDesign .idml or .indd files
« Last post by GarryP on November 16, 2017, 10:43:49 am »
If Scribus can open a file of a certain type then it should be listed in the "Files of type" drop-down box in the Open dialog. If the type of file isn't listed then you can be fairly sure that it can't be opened.

This might be of some use: http://forums.scribus.net/index.php?topic=767.0
And here's the same question answered elsewhere: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/96032/export-from-indesign-for-scribus
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Text and Typography / Re: Bulleted list
« Last post by a.l.e on November 16, 2017, 10:40:18 am »
the feature is in 1.5.3 but is still experimental.

in 1.4.6 you have to do them manually. but it's almost as fast as using the automatic ones...
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Layout Issues / Re: Import/Open InDesign .idml or .indd files
« Last post by a.l.e on November 16, 2017, 10:37:26 am »
no
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Layout Issues / Vertical Hanging Wall Calendar for MagCloud
« Last post by 24Peter on November 16, 2017, 08:51:02 am »
I am creating a vertical (the pages are square) hanging wall calendar for printing with MagCloud. It is laid out with a photo on top for each month and the monthly grid on the bottom. It looks like the MagCloud wire bound square products are set to print left to right like a book. I noticed in the Document Setup for my Scribus document, the default is binding on left. What settings do I use for the calendar I want the binding on top of the bottom page and bottom of the top page. Would I need to rotate the Frames on each page 90 degrees for the correct printing orientation?

And is it a single page or doubled sided setup? Anyone know?
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Beginner Talk / Get File > Dialogue Box > settings?
« Last post by dezcat on November 16, 2017, 06:07:24 am »
when I get a file, like an image, I like to have list view.

But each time I get image, I have to click that icon, drag out the dialog box so that I can see the files..is there a way to set that up and have Scribus "remember" the last config until the User does something different?

Thank you!
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Layout Issues / Import/Open InDesign .idml or .indd files
« Last post by 24Peter on November 16, 2017, 04:29:18 am »
Any way to do this in Scribus 1.4.6?
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Text and Typography / Re: Spell Checker
« Last post by 24Peter on November 16, 2017, 04:02:36 am »
OK, thanks again GarryP
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Beginner Talk / Re: Advice for Newbie on printing and PDF outputs inc CMYK
« Last post by utnik on November 16, 2017, 01:53:30 am »
I would recommend looking at the conversion with Krita beforehand, it will save color shift headaches later.…

…unless the printer request color profiles, I would recommend against using it.

here i disagree!
with activated color management, you'll see a simulation of the printer colors on screen. this might not be as accurate as with a hardware calibrated monitor, but it is as accurate as it will be when you work in a cmyk workflow with a tool like krita on the same monitor. but you will have the same dull colors in the .pdf file for screen use. (even the widest cmyk color space is much smaller than srgb…)

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You would have to color calibrate your monitor with a calibration tool…

yes, that's the best! – but there's a wide zone between hardware calibration and just looking, what happens. i have a professionally printed testsheet and the same document as a .pdf file to optically adjust my screen, and i work quite a bit away from any window. with this arrangement i'm set good enough for my needs – at least much better than with deactivated color management…

…there are options for 
Simulate Printer on screen
&
Convert all colours to printer space.
If my ICC is set to FOGRAS39 won't this display on my monitor as an approximation of how it prints?

i think, you got it right!

utnik
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