[Scribus] OpenOffice importer working ??

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Feb 21 09:27:00 CET 2005

On Monday 21 February 2005 08:11, Bob Horvath wrote:
> Craig Ringer wrote:
> >On Sat, 2005-02-19 at 15:29 +0100, Craig Bradney wrote:
> >>>Its a small thing... there is another way to "import" just as plain
> >>>text... but Id like to try it anyway, if its there.
> >
> >In 1.2.1 you should be able to just right click on a text frame, choose
> >"get text", and select an OO.o writer file. It should import fine with
> >all text formatting.
> I am using 1.2.1, and while importing writer files gives the text
> formats, other formatting such as tables is lost.
> Is there an easy way to import table oriented data?
> My method so far has been to create a PDF and bring it into scribus as
> an image. That works fairly well but sometimes looks funny.  I am
> currently working on a newsletter that will have some tabular budget
> data in it.  What is the best way to do that kind of thing?

Do as you have been for now, make sure you are exporting at a decent dpi 
level, 1200 minimum from OO.org

> Oh, I should mention I have tried the table facility, and it seems to be
> pretty difficult to work with, but ok for very small tables.  I am
> really more interested in being able to import decent tables.
> Any suggestions?

Other than the above, we just need a new table editor..

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