[Scribus] Importing Tables

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Thu Oct 27 22:22:20 CEST 2005

Hi Nik,

> Further tests confirmed that it is possible to import an OpenOffice 
> table into OpenOffice Draw, export as EPS, and then import the 
> PostScript into scribus.
> However, after importing the first 3 tables (of 38), scribus has ground 
> to a halt processing, a file save takes in the order of minutes, and the 
> resulting file is 33 Mbytes in size. This approach clearly isn't going 
> to work for this project.

Just one question: Did you import the EPS files via "File - Import" or 
into a picture frame? You may want to try the latter since the first way 
imports EPS as an editable vector object. This can eat much of your RAM. 
I suggest importing as an image.

Just my 2 cents ...


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