[Scribus] Importing Tables
Thu Oct 27 14:35:30 CEST 2005
On Thursday 27 October 2005 14:15, Nik wrote:
> Thanks for your quick reply.
> scribus-request at nashi.altmuehlnet.de wrote:
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:45:11 +0200
> > From: Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au>
> > Subject: Re: [Scribus] Importing Tables
> > To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> > Message-ID: <200510271145.15984.cbradney at zip.com.au>
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> > On Thursday 27 October 2005 11:28, Nik wrote:
> >>Hi Folks,
> >>I have been given a 58 page document in OpenOffice WP
> >> format.[...] Scattered amongst the 58 pages there are 39 tables.
> > Scribus tables are at best experimental. They are useful for
> > various functions if you want to play around and you can achieve
> > some decent results. However, in the end, they are pretty much
> > simply a group of frames. I would guess you could use some logic
> > to traverse the table frame group for import.
> This sounds like what I'm after - however, I've haven't managed to
> find the class(es) which implement the table frame. Any ideas?
> > TBH, depending on your requirements, if the formatting is
> > complete in OO.org, I would export as PDF and import those into
> > image frames and see how that goes.
> I did try that before. The PDF import is much quicker than the EPS
> import, but I haven't been able to get acceptable output to the
> printer. I've just compiled and installed GS 8.53, and the screen
> rendering of the imported PDF is now much better. However, the
> print preview looks nasty, and hardcopy simpy does not print -
> either the pages with the imported PDF don't print, or the entire
> document doesn't print. If I delete the image frame with the
> imported PDF, the page(s) or document prints again.
Known issue in print preview with GS 8.50+. Its cosmetic and works
fine when CMYK is disabled in the print preview.
Printing directly from Scribus might be an issue with GS 7.07 on your
system. Try exporting PDF 1.3 and print from acrobat reader 5 or 7.
> Could there be some font problem that is affecting the imported
Ghostscript needs access to, at minimum, the Ghostscript fonts URW
fonts. See: http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=gsfont
> mrdocs on the IRC told me I should consider using a scribus binary,
> so I am about to try building 1.3.2. Perhaps that will resolve
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