[Scribus] Text import using tags - any progress?

Peter Barnes scribus
Mon Apr 10 12:06:18 CEST 2006

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Riku Leino" <tsoots at gmail.com>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Text import using tags - any progress?
> Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 03:59:53 +0300
> Peter Barnes wrote:
> > Personally I want to be able to import files with character styles but with
> > tags instead of paragraph styles. In Windows and Pagemaker I found RTF
> > provided the solution to this. I mapped each tag to a single keystoke in
> > the word processor (WordPerfect) so that they could be inserted very fast.
> > Unlike with paragraph styles, you can easily and quickly move tagged text
> > around in a word processor document without the style disruption that
> > occurs with paragraph styles. With Scribus I would be happy to import RTF
> > or ODT (saved from OpenOffice) as long as I can also import the tags as
> > above.
> This fits quite well to the piping idea. Pipe the text from rtf/odt to the
> filter plugin where you can apply paragraph/character styles based on your
> tags.
When you say "Pipe the text from rtf/odt to the filter plugin" do you mean that Scribus would  do this or that it is something I will have to program myself? I have no programming knowledge!


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