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Issue 78: Create a tri-fold brochure entitled "Joomla! for Libraries"
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Status:  Closed
Closed:  Jan 2008

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Project Member Reported by, Nov 18, 2007
Create an attractive tri-fold brochure using OpenOffice Writer that shows
how Joomla! is used by Libraries all around the world.

Good source for finding appropriate systems is a Google Search or using the examples.

Skills Needed

* Good communication skills.
* Creativity.
* Good Public Relations Skills.
* Good Open Office Writer and communication skills.



Work Product

Attractive tri-fold that could be used by Libraries to learn and show
others how Joomla! can be used for that purpose. Use Joomla! logo and color
scheme .


Documentation written for this task must be made available under the
Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.

Extra Credit (Optional)

Interview site owners and include their comments on Joomla!.

Time Limit

2 weeks
Nov 18, 2007
Project Member #1
Open Office Instructions

1. Download Open Office

2. Download "All Templates" from

3. Unzip into your folder. 
--> To determine your path, open Writer. 
    * Select the Tools-Options menu option. 
    * Click the + sign next to to open the sub-list.
    * Click the word Paths. Note the folder name for Templates.

4. If you do not have an unzip utility, you can search Google for free zip tools.
Also, you can use pkware - a free zip utility that uses a fabulous Joomla! website.


To use the Writer Template:

1. Open Writer
2. Select File-New-Templates and Documents menu option.
3. Select Templates in the first column.
4. Select all_templates.
5. Select trifold_brochure and open. 
Nov 20, 2007
Project Member #2
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Status: Open
Nov 23, 2007
Project Member #3
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Labels: -Priority-Medium Basic TwoWeeks DocLicense
Nov 25, 2007
Project Member #4
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Labels: Amy
Nov 29, 2007
I claim this task.
Nov 29, 2007
Project Member #6
Task claimed by bigggnick.


Notice to GHOP Contestants: 

1. Register on the Joomla Forums (
) if you do not have an ID, already.

2. Create a new forum thread in the Google's Highly Open Participation Contest Board
(,487.0.html ) using the # and name of your
claimed task (ex. 11 - Create a module listing a random set of articles excluding
frontpage articles).

3. Introduce yourself and share the description of your task. If you want specific
help, indicate what would be helpful.

4. Your task mentor (and likely other members of the community) will introduce
themselves to you and provide you with guidance needed to complete the task assigned.

5. This is a necessary part of completing your task. Communication is a key aspect of
an open source community and the forums are the focal point of that communication in

We are eager to meet you and help you be successful with your task. Good luck to each
of you in the contest.
Status: Claimed
Dec 1, 2007
Project Member #7
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Dec 1, 2007
Project Member #8
bigggnick - we need you to follow the process identified in Comment 6 and post in the
Joomla! forums. If we have not heard from you in the next couple of days, we will
assume you are no longer interested and likely open the task back up for others. Thanks!
Dec 7, 2007
Project Member #9
Joomla! Forum Thread created,240944.0.html
Dec 13, 2007
Project Member #10
Task is OPEN
Status: Open
Labels: -claimedby-bigggnick
Dec 18, 2007
I claim this task.
Dec 18, 2007
Project Member #12
Task claimed by drethenerd.

Please read,239201.0.html and respond ASAP.
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Dec 18, 2007
Project Member #13
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Status: Claimed
Dec 25, 2007
Attached is draft one as a PDF (which is too large for the Joomla! Forums:

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Dec 29, 2007
Attached is draft two as a PDF and an ODT.

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Dec 31, 2007
Attached is draft three (which hopefully is the final draft, since tomorrow is the

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Dec 31, 2007
a suggestion (from another GHOP contestant who is doing a brochure), try to use the Joomla! colors from the 
Brand Manual on the Joomla! Logo Page (its a .pdf file) for your brochure. It will be more readable and fit the 
guidelines better :-) 

dunno if it's required but its a thought

Jan 5, 2008
Attached is draft four.

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Jan 6, 2008
Attached is draft five (probably final).

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Jan 6, 2008
Project Member #20
Task complete.

Thanks for this very nice work!!!
Status: Closed
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