[Scribus] cannot select text in PDF created from Scribus

PLinnell mrdocs
Tue Apr 25 19:30:38 CEST 2006

On Tuesday 25 April 2006 19:17, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just installed Scribus for Windows - thank you for making
> this software available. I am working on a version with
> default setup. I find that when I enter some text in Scribus and
> then make it into PDF, the text in PDF cannot be selected and
> copied.
> I'd appreciate information as to what I may be doing wrong.

Nothing wrong. 

Scribus text in PDF is optimized for exact placement of text within 
the PDF, which comes at a cost of not being easy to select from 
Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewers.
> There is an option that I miss - namely - is there a way to export
> all text from scribus file as simple text? I find it useful at
> times and cannot do it unless I edit it text box, copy text and
> paste into a word processing software.
> Thanks a lot for your help!
> Warm regards,

You can directly export text from frames into a plain text file. You 
can link the frames within Scribus and then all the text will export 
in a single go.

Hope that helps,

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