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== All new volunteers please start here ==
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This intention of this page is to consolidate the tasks needed to quickly get up to speed, within the team, into a single bullet point reference list.
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All volunteers will need to follow the four steps below, followed by the additional sections depending on the role they will carry out within the team.
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* Read the [[Information_for_new_volunteers|Information for volunteers]]
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* Join the [[Information_for_new_volunteers#Google_Groups|MagPi Google Group]] to see ongoing discussion about the magazine production and get in
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* Join the [[TheMagPiMms|MMS]] site (Magazine Management System)
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* Follow the instructions below depending on how you wish to contribute to the magazine
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==Further instructions if you intend to:==
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===Write articles===
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* Read [[RPi_MagPi_InfoForAuthors|Information for authors]]
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* Setup a [[Information_for_new_volunteers#DropBox|DropBox]] account and request access in the group email
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===Assist with layouts:===
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* Setup a [[Information_for_new_volunteers#DropBox|DropBox]] account and request access 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
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* Install Scribus
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* Install Standard Fonts
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* Read [[TheMagPiLayout]]
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* Read [[TheMagPiPdf]]
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===Assist with graphics:===
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* Setup a [[Information_for_new_volunteers#DropBox|DropBox]] account and request access 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
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* Install [[Information_for_new_volunteers#GIMP|GIMP]]
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===Proof Read and or Test:===
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Nothing further needed, you can collect finished PDFs from [[https://www.magpiweb.techjeeper.com/mms/ MMS]] / [[http://issuu.com/themagpi Isuuu]] for proofing / testing.
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Latest revision as of 07:13, 10 April 2013