Writing a book w/F16?

NOSpaze nospaze at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 07:40:40 UTC 2011


On Fri, 2011-12-09 at 13:28 -0700, Peter Gueckel wrote:
> NOSpaze wrote:
> 
> > Hi.
> > 
> > I need to know what software f16 includes to aid in the task of writing
> > a book (not just spelling and TOC). libreoffice I'm using, but is too
> > slow and unappropriate when working with lots of text. Please dont'
> > advise to change OS, I'm a sysadmin and need fedora on all my laptops.
> > 
> > Mind mapping (freemind is ok, any alternatives?), editing separated
> > chapters and ordering afterwards, possibility of looking a list of
> > sections or chapters summaries, comparing visually two texts, create
> > tables of contents, fast access by indexes, use the less scrolling as
> > possible (I know the fast key combinations)... maybe i'm asking too
> > much.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> 
> I cannot anticipate your exact needs, but it sounds to me like scribus could be 
> what you might be looking for.

Nop. Scribus is, AFAIK, meant for the final formatting, not the writing
process. I suppose I'll use it in 20 years, when I finish the book :D

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NOSpaze <nospaze at gmail.com>



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