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Somebeachsomewhere
January 22nd, 2011, 02:55 AM
I have just read the editorial in issue #17 - September 2008. In the 2nd paragraph is stated "Many people have asked about pdf files containing an entire series.
It then goes on to state about a compiling of the PDF series of Scribus tutorials and a pdf of the Create Your Own Server series. What happened to these entire series issues? I would love to see the topics you have covered as a series in one issue for each subject. :confused:

ronniet
January 22nd, 2011, 08:28 PM
The series issues unfortunately never happened. The reason is that if I take a 5MB PDF and strip out only the server article pages, I still get a 5MB PDF. So, if I take, say, six issues (at 5MB each) and compile a server series issue, it'd be about 30MB+! :(

If anyone out there knows of some way to fix this problem then I'd love to know about it!

RobinC@Amethyst
January 23rd, 2011, 01:00 AM
The series issues unfortunately never happened. The reason is that if I take a 5MB PDF and strip out only the server article pages, I still get a 5MB PDF. So, if I take, say, six issues (at 5MB each) and compile a server series issue, it'd be about 30MB+! :(

If anyone out there knows of some way to fix this problem then I'd love to know about it!

Ronnie: depends how fancy you want to get with covers and credits? I'm about to send you links to the two Server Series from issues 09-16 and 31-33. Coming in at 6.2 and 2Mb with no edits. My eyes are going but they seem reasonable to me. See what you think. RC

RobinC@Amethyst
January 28th, 2011, 01:21 AM
I have just read the editorial in issue #17 - September 2008. In the 2nd paragraph is stated "Many people have asked about pdf files containing an entire series.
It then goes on to state about a compiling of the PDF series of Scribus tutorials and a pdf of the Create Your Own Server series. What happened to these entire series issues? I would love to see the topics you have covered as a series in one issue for each subject. :confused:
Well, we finally did it! Check the main site for the first of the Special Editions, beginning as requested with the 9.10 Server series:

http://fullcirclemagazine.org/2011/01/26/full-circle-special-edition-01-the-perfect-server/

Other compilations will follow at intervals; so far Using GIMP, Virtualisation and the long running Program in Python (volumes 1-3) are being letter-pressed for future release. If anyone has any requests, we'll look into them. I may take another look at the short photo-retouching series myself... RC