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

Fri Jul 16 08:49:38 CEST 2004

> > 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
> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~clock/twibright/pdf2html/
> though Ive never tried it and it produces greyscale images 
> only.. might
> be worth trying

I think that Clock's pdf2html creates only HTML with <img> from pages.
There is one more - pdftohtml. It creates text based html with images.
It works quite fine in english (not for us, europeans ;) when I tryed it last time)



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