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    Microsoft Publisher

    SUCKS. Designers, I don't care what they told you in college, It's not meant for page layout, buy Quark or indesign. Stop calling me with problems, get real software.

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    I do all my work in paint and notepad.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    How dare you mention that awful crap in this forum. The same people who think Publisher is a real... anything are the same people who think FileMaker is a real database.
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    ...but FileMaker IS a real database!
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    I created the CharlieFart™ Couch Edtion Ford Flex with just paint my "imagination"
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    ...but FileMaker IS a real database!
    I'll let this slide because you have an adorable baby.
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    I've had no issue with Publisher for creating posters, programs, newsletters and the like. 2007 is currently favorite edition, very simple to get around. What's so bad about it Chris?

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    Quote Originally Posted by palesaint View Post
    I've had no issue with Publisher for creating posters, programs, newsletters and the like. 2007 is currently favorite edition, very simple to get around. What's so bad about it Chris?
    Try making a useable PDF that a commercial printer can use. When you contact a shop for a quote and tell them your files are Publisher, I promise they are laughing at you, not with you. That is, if they haven't hung up on you yet...

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    Google Docs and Photoshop are 100% of my workflow...

    Publisher is about as useful as dental floss to a hillbilly.
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robertkat View Post
    Try making a useable PDF that a commercial printer can use. When you contact a shop for a quote and tell them your files are Publisher, I promise they are laughing at you, not with you. That is, if they haven't hung up on you yet...
    This. I don't care if people use it. Just don't call me asking me to fix font problems,low res image problems and color problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingingSabre View Post
    Google Docs and Photoshop are 100% of my workflow...

    Publisher is about as useful as dental floss to a hillbilly.
    Even a hillbilly can use deltal floss to repair things, if not for its intended purpose.
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    People used to hand me publisher files for tshirt printing. OK $100 to recreate that in a real program.
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