[Scribus] .doc

Ed Keith e_d_k
Thu Aug 24 15:44:29 CEST 2006

--- Helen Etters <etters.h at earthlink.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 14:33 +0200, Tino Schwarze
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 02:27:09PM +0200, karlgren
> wrote:
> > > Hello, can I create .doc-documents like f.i.
> Open office can? Or is it 
> > > like swearing in church?
> > 
> > Scribus is not a word processor. Why do you want
> do create .doc?
> > 
> I don't know why karlgren wants to create a .doc,
> but it's a
> useful question. I create a newsletter for our
> Neighborhood Association.
> I've always done it in OpenOffice.  This past month,
> I decided to try
> Scribus.  Now that I have the newsletter in Scribus,
> the president of
> the Association has suddenly suggested that we send
> our newsletter out
> online!  I had to tell him that I don't know any way
> to do that. (Of
> course, I could have if he'd ever suggested that
> while I was doing
> it with OO.)

Why not put the PDF on line? Putting .doc files on
line is not  good idea because they are not portable,
not even between different versions of MS-Word. If you
want to put a document created in Word on line you
should use RTF, not .doc.


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