[Scribus] Ideas on collaboration

Louis Desjardins louisdesjardins
Wed Jun 22 20:17:33 CEST 2005

>Hi Louis,
>>OK. With such a small set of markup, I think we could work this out 
>>in situations where we can directly talk to the writer (which is 
>>not always the case). I see that possible for a specific project. 
>>The difficulty will be to get a majority of people on that track!
>>Do you know if there is a way to automatically convert italic and 
>>bold to this kind of markup so they'd be useful in such a workflow?
>I think it can be done in OOo. Since OOo is not just an office suite 
>but also a development platform, all of its features should be 
>accessible via plug-ins or macros.
>OOo currently has an extended search & replace feature which allows 
>you to search for formatting. With OOo 2.0 coming soon, it would be 
>possible to run many formats through OOo, search for bolds and 
>italics, then replace formatted text strings with exactly these 
>strings in markup and finally save to plain text.
>So, yes, in theory it can be done, but it would need someone with 
>sufficient knowledge in OOo programming.

Thank you Christoph!

Can we dream that Scribus team and OO.o team develop some kind of 
friendly interface so users can achieve that kind of formatting 


>Scribus mailing list
>Scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de

More information about the scribus mailing list