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* [[TheMagPiLayout|Layout & fonts]] - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
 
* [[TheMagPiLayout|Layout & fonts]] - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
 
* [[TheMagPiPdf|PDF creation]] - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
 
* [[TheMagPiPdf|PDF creation]] - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
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Revision as of 12:43, 9 April 2013

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Main Readers Authors Volunteers Sponsors Advertising Translations



QuickStart Guide For Getting Involved

  • Read the Information for New Volunteers
  • Join the Google Group to see ongoing discussion about the magazine production and get in
  • Join the MMS site (Magazine Management System)
  • Follow the instructions below depending on how you wish to contribute to the magazine


If you intend to write articles


If you intend to assist with layouts:

  • Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
  • Join GIT and request access to TheMagPiGit in the group email
  • Install Scribus
  • Install Standard Fonts
  • Read TheMagPiLayout
  • Read TheMagPiPdf


If you intend to assist with graphics:

  • Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
  • Join GIT and request access in the group email
  • Install GIMP


If you intend to Proof Read / Test:

Nothing further needed, you can collect finished PDFs from MMS / ISUUU for proofing / testing.