[Scribus] A possibly-not-quite-scribus question...

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Jul 15 18:51:31 CEST 2004

Hi Mark

> As I said earlier, I'm using scribus to do up a newsletter.
> Now prior to finding scribus I used to do this with LaTeX, 
> so scribus represents a savings in time of about, oh, 
> fifty million percent or so :) 
> However, the one feature that the LaTeX newsletter had which
> I miss quite a lot was that you could run latex2html on the
> source and have a set of webpages in HTML which contained the
> newsletter. Now putting Scribus' PDF file on the website for
> this is certainly doable, and if I downsample the images to
> 72dpi it even reduces the size to something reasonably
> acceptable - but what I'd really like is some way to take
> either the scribus file or the PDF and convert it to actual
> HTML to avoid 3.5Mb downloads...
> Anyone got any bright ideas?

At this point theres no Scribus function or a way to convert the SLA
format. I think this will come soon enough, but not in time for your
next letter or probably the next one.

There is pdf2html at

though Ive never tried it and it produces greyscale images only.. might
be worth trying

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