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* [[QuickStart_guide_for_new_volunteers|Quick start guide for New Volunteers]] - A quick start guide to help new volunteers get the information they need.
 
* [[Information_for_new_volunteers|Information for New Volunteers]] - A guide to help new volunteers familiarize themselves with the team’s workflow.
 
* [[RPi_MagPi_InfoForAuthors|Information for authors]] - the process of submitting an article.
 
* [[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.
 
  
  

Revision as of 13:47, 9 April 2013

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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


Further instructions if you intend to:

Write articles


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


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


Proof Read and or Test:

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