[Scribus] Wish List

ephemeron ephemeron
Mon Mar 24 23:29:45 CET 2003

On Mon, 24 Mar 2003 18:11:56 +0100,
Sjoerd Hiemstra wrote:
> [1  <text/plain; US-ASCII (7bit)>]
> Yves Le Seigle wrote:
> > Scribus should import XML based OpenOffice format.
> Well, more generally speaking, it would be desirable to import
> text without losing formatting (most important: bold/italic and
> font size).
> I work with QuarkXPress and PageMaker on the Mac. PageMaker can
> import rtf and WordPerfect files without losing formatting, and
> QuarkXPress imports Word files, although it sometimes crashes
> if those bells and whistles such as frames, "auto shapes",
> "Wordart" etc. are not removed first.
> I guess it would be best to be able to import rtf, since any
> text processor can save its files in rtf.

HTML is probably the most universally acceptable (with the
exception of mailing lists ;-) file format.

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