[Scribus] Get text problems
Wed Aug 4 10:24:01 CEST 2004
On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 04:07, Anthony R. King wrote:
> First, kudos to the development team. Scribus truly is a killer app.
> I've used other DTP software enough to be familiar with the basics. I
> just built my first project with Scribus and everybody's happy,
> including the printer.
> I wanted to warn others about a problem that caused me a lot of grief.
> When I saved Word files as txt using OO.o 1.1.0 a non-ascii artifact was
> left at the beginning of the file. It looked like this "<feff>The
> Fish's Tale".
> Whatever that is caused 5 or 6 crashes "with signal 11" and corrupted
> unrecoverable files. The crashes happened late in the production
> process or when trying to delete the artifact while in Scribus.
> Eventually, I opened the text files in vi, deleted the <feff> and the
> project went together in less than 2 hours.
> Thanks again for the great app. Hope my trouble will save someone else
> what I had to go through
Do you have a sample file for us to test with? Are you running CVS?
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