[Scribus] libwpd

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Apr 8 21:57:19 CEST 2006

On Saturday 08 April 2006 17:24, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Something I just noticed while upgrading my office computer to FC5 is
> that there is now a libwpd, used by Abiword and OO.org to import
> Wordperfect files. It's written in C++.
> Here's a link:   http://libwpd.sourceforge.net/
> Using recent versions of Abiword, I have to say it works quite well,
> even for things like tables, which were previously always problematic.
> In fact, what I've been doing with Scribus is to load a file into
> Abiword, then copy-paste into Story Editor.
> If I get the website right, there is also a wpd2html and wpd2text as
> command line options also.
> I don't know how much trouble it would be to incorporate this into Scribus.

Probably not too hard and I expect we will get it in 1.3.4 or 1.3.5. 
Remember.. Riku did the MS Word importer in under 6 hours. :)

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