[NZLUG] Help. Word processor or similar to edit giant page.

Michael Gauland mikelygee at amuri.net
Thu Apr 10 13:39:16 NZST 2014


On Wed, 9 Apr 2014 22:56:38 +1200, Bruce Clement wrote:
> Environment: Debian Gnu/Linux Jessie, AMD 64. KDE desktop.
>
> I need to create a document thats a single page PDF file measuring 
> 865
> x 2280 mm at 300 dpi. Yes, thats over 2 metres high. It will be  a
> pull-up banner for my wifes cake and biscuit stall at the Grey Lynn
> farmers market
>
> It will be mostly text with one or maybe two nearly full width 
> (cartoon) graphics. I have the graphics as SVG files & have also
> exported to .PNG.

I haven't done anything nearly that large, but when I made a much 
smaller banner (closer to A3 size), I used Scribus. Using vector 
graphics and scalable (Postscript or Truetype) fonts, the final size 
shouldn't make any difference.

Good luck.

--Mike



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