[PW] Parallel texts

Michael Gapper gapper at bigpond.com
Mon Jun 10 20:18:24 PDT 2019


“Scribus” desktop publishing software appears to be able to do what is required.

This is free cross-platform software.

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> On 11 Jun 2019, at 08:32, Robert <trident37 at verizon.net> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> There was a time that I did this very thing using Adobe Pagemaker. Pagemaker has since been replaced by InDesign which is a typesetting software allowing the user to layout a book in most anyway conceivable. 
> 
> 
>> On Jun 10, 2019, at 4:24 PM, Bales, Stephen E <sbales at library.tamu.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> Howdy,
>> 
>> 
>> I have a patron who is working on a project where the research report needs to be displayed as parallel texts, with a text on one page and commentary on the facing page and as footnotes (like a parallel bible). He wants to know if writers have a preferred program for this type of work. The only thing that I can find is MS Word. Any suggestions?
>> 
>> 
>> thanks,
>> 
>> Steve Bales
>> 
>> Texas A&M University Libraries
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