[sf-lug] Linux World
jim at well.com
Tue Jul 17 16:49:02 PDT 2007
re Rick's quarter page info sheet:
i think paper weight should be heavy,
something like card stock.
On Jul 17, 2007, at 1:42 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Jason Turner (jturner at nonzerosums.com):
>> Short, sweet, easy to read. A fine example. With Rick's permission I
>> *would* pretty much copy it,
> And of course you are welcome to.
> I recommend either the quarter-sheet format I used, or trifold flyer
> format, and personaly prefer the former -- on grounds of psychology:
> People walk away from trade shows (and conferences) with large numbers
> of 8 1/2" x 11" sheets, and they all tend to end up in piles and
> The quarter-sheet flyers are small enough for back pockets, wallets, or
> refrigerator magnets without difficulty. I recommend taking a master
> sheet to FedEx Kinko's and printing onto light pastel-coloured papers,
> with yellow, light green, light blue, light reds, and orange all
> well. You want to avoid just using default-white copy paper.
>> subbing the Cabal logo for SF-LUG's
>> "LinuxKong" and obviously tweaking the location and invitation
>> JimS, CarolB, JohnL, Other? -- can any of you do the layout and
>> graphic(s)? I always run from such things..
> And me. As a graphic artist, I make a good sysadmin. ;->
> That's why I simply found a collection of Tux art, and grabbed that
> for the occasion. (CABAL has no special claim to it.)
> After wrestling for hours with OO.o Writer to produce that thing, I
> think I'd be inclined to try Lyx or Scribus, next time. OTOH, at least
> .swx files are widely readable.
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