[Scribus] Another happy user

Maciej Hanski ma_han2000
Mon Oct 3 00:51:11 CEST 2005

Johan Herland wrote:
> Hi,
> I just want to say that even though I haven't done any DTP work in more 
> than 5 years, and my overall DTP skills are rudimentary at best, I was 
> still able to layout a 96-page print-ready anthology of texts from 
> young norwegian authors with Scribus!
> The book(let) contains text imported from OpenOffice, colors and 
> pictures and even crop marks and bleeding, and the best thing is that I 
> did all on my spare time (of which there is not much) over the course 
> of a week.
> A big "thank you" to the Scribus developers and all the rest of you who 
> make Scribus such a great piece of quality software!
> ...Johan
> PS: A small feature request: It should be possible to substitute Scribus 
> styles for OpenOffice styles when importing OpenOffice documents (so 
> that I wouldn't have to rename my OpenOffice styles beforehand). The 
> current behaviour either corrupts my existing styles, or adds a lot 
> styles which I then have to manually convert to my predefined Scribus 
> styles (which removes any inline styling such as a single italicized 
> word, etc.). In other words: When I import OpenOffice docs, Scribus 
> sometimes prompts me for font substitutions (because of missing fonts). 
> What I want is something similar for styles...

I've just added your relation to our "Success stories" on the Scribus Wiki:


Feel free to extend it, polish, add screen shots of your anthology (not 
too large, please), etc...


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