[Scribus] Scribus / XaraLX files

stu seven stu7seven
Wed Aug 2 00:43:09 CEST 2006

*  right... well, that is more or less what I have been doing, in lieu of having
a vector file, and it is certainly good enough for many uses.

 BTW - I took a look at your web pages... wow... nice art !   I'm assuming it is
 your own ?

On 8/1/06, frank gaude' <tanzen at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> stu seven wrote:
> > +   A long time user of Inkscape, I recently started looking at
> >  XaraLX - recently GPLd, and now in it's 7th release... it is becoming
> >  an excellent drawing choice.
> >
> >      Here's my first question... somewhere I've read that Scribus planned
> >  to include  *.xar  file import... I have, I believe, the very newest release
> >  of Scribus (1.3.1 NG), but have not seen *.xar import....  is this still a
> >  planned feature ?
> >
> >     XaraLX itself plans to include SVG and PDF export (not yet
> >  implemented), so, one way or the other there should soon be a way
> >  to use  xar  files in Scribus documents directly.
> >      Question two - In the meantime, has anybody seen anything which
> > can convert  xar  to something Scribus can import ?
> >
> >  thanks
> >
> Xara LX will soon, in my opinion, be the drawing program of choice, period.
> I use Scribus and the developers did say they plan on being able to
> import .xra files one of these days. In the meantime, we can export an
> .xra file into a big .png or .jpg and import it into Scribus. Depending
> on what you plan on doing with the Scribus file, web or print, the
> bitmap can be sized to not show any artifacts, pixels. In Scribus just
> resize to what you need. I export 1600 by 1200 pixel Xara files as .jpg
> files all the time. Works like a charm. You can find some of my work, if
> you will, at site:
>   http://yantrayoga.typepad.com/noname
> I use JPG more than PNG because for the web I know I can compress a file
> down without it being noticed.
> Hang in there, for Xara LX is the killer app for Linux and FOSS.
> frank
> _______________________________________________
> Scribus mailing list
> Scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> http://nashi.altmuehlnet.de/mailman/listinfo/scribus

More information about the scribus mailing list