[Scribus] Importing Character Styles?
Wed Apr 19 01:19:23 CEST 2006
Am Mittwoch, 19. April 2006 00:10 schrieb Calum Polwart:
> OK - I thought I couldn't import in paragraph formatting? But I can...
> Am I supposed to be able to?
> A few months back I asked about trying to basically mailmerge a database
> but apply some formatting depending on the content. The closest
> equivalent I can describe might be a catalogue listing with the desire
> to perhaps list new items in italics.
> It was specifically italics I wanted to import.
> Here's how I have achieved it: (not sure if all steps are necessary)
> * The 'database' comes in excel. So I apply all my basic
> formatting and rules etc in OpenOffice - Calc, including
> conditional formatting the italic items
> * Save the sheet as HTML.
> * Close the sheet (if you don't it seems to re-open the sheet in
> * Open the HTML file in writer
> * Use TABLE / CONVERT --> Table to Text, delimit with tabs
> * Save the file as an ODT file (I had to use EXPORT to do this)
> [open document format]
> * In scribus 'Get Text', Import the styles. --> I was asked to
> match fonts for MS Serif and MS Serif Italic... so I matched
> them... and I seem to have content that can then be tweaked in
> scribus and includes italic font when needed, and tabs which can
> then be positioned...
> I thought this was what others wanted to do the other day as well .. so
> thought I should explain my method... (using 220.127.116.11 cvs)
sounds like an article for the Wiki, don't you think? So, if you don't
mind ... :)
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