Desk Top Publisher

  shaq01 13:14 26 Apr 05

Can anyone reccomend a good, simple to use DTP package. Is the MS Publisher any good?

  Kate B 13:17 26 Apr 05

Publisher is OK but it does help quite a lot to have a basic understanding of the terms used in desktop publishing as many of them carry over from the old days of hot-metal printing. But if you stick with the templates and keep your layouts simple it does the job fine.

I quite like Adobe In Design but that's professional-level - I've used it at work and it's very powerful, and gaining ground over Quark Express in magazines and newspapers, too.

  shaq01 13:37 26 Apr 05

Thanks for the incredibly quick response.

  vinnyT 13:43 26 Apr 05

I use serif pageplus, you can download a free version from

click here

  abbott8 08:09 27 Apr 05

definitely try pageplus, I have been using it in its various free forms for years with no problems

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