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Passepartout is an Open Source* Desktop Publishing* application for the X Window System*
Passepartout is an Open Source* Desktop Publishing* application for the X Window System*. The goal of this project is to create a system capable of producing pre-press material of professional quality, but also to be a useful tool for any enthusiast with access to a printer.
The main focus is on making it easy for the user to create publications with a flexible layout, typical examples being magazines, brochures and leaflets.
Passepartout is still in the early stages of development, but it is already quite usable.
Here are some key features of "Passepartout":
A user-friendly GTK+-based interface
An XML-based typesetting engine called xml2ps
User-defined text formatting with XSLT stylesheets
Importing EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) files
Importing images in JPEG, TIFF, PNG (no transparency), XPM, PNM, RAS, BMP and GIF format
Text running around image (or text) frames
Printing to PDF, PostScript and EPS
Support for Type1 and TrueType fonts
What's New in This Release:
Support for TrueType fonts and PDF output.
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