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* Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
 
* Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
* Join GIT and request access to [[TheMagPiGit]] in the group email
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* Join [https://github.com/ Github]
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** Request access to [[TheMagPiGit]] in the group email
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** Install GitHub scripts
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** Clone the following repositories '''magpi-templates''' and '''magpi-issue*''' where * is the current issue number being worked on
 
* Install Scribus
 
* Install Scribus
 
* Install Standard Fonts
 
* Install Standard Fonts
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* Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
 
* Setup a DropBox account and request access in the group email
* Join GIT and request access in the group email
+
* Join [https://github.com/ Github]
 +
** Request access to [[TheMagPiGit]] in the group email
 +
** Install GitHub scripts
 +
** Clone the following repositories '''magpi-templates''' and '''magpi-issue*''' where * is the current issue number being worked on
 
* Install GIMP
 
* Install GIMP
  

Revision as of 12:49, 9 April 2013

TheMagPi.png

Main Readers Authors Volunteers Sponsors Advertising Translations



All new volunteers please start here

  • 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 Github
    • Request access to TheMagPiGit in the group email
    • Install GitHub scripts
    • Clone the following repositories magpi-templates and magpi-issue* where * is the current issue number being worked on
  • 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 Github
    • Request access to TheMagPiGit in the group email
    • Install GitHub scripts
    • Clone the following repositories magpi-templates and magpi-issue* where * is the current issue number being worked on
  • Install GIMP


If you intend to Proof Read / Test:

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