[Scribus] Some questions:

Plinnell mrdocs
Sat Dec 30 00:07:16 CET 2006

On Friday 29 December 2006 22:12, John R. Culleton wrote:
> I tried doing a 5 page chapter from a book in
> Unfortunately whenever I imported a grahic it would carsh with no
> message. So I downloaded, compiled and installed Now the
> crashing goes away.

What platform are you using ? What distro if linux ? 

This is not a known issue. What created the graphics ?

> I still have some questions, mostly centering around text. I have a
> "story" that goes on for about 5 pages.
> 1. When I click on hyphenation all the text disappears! But after
> several Ctl-Z's I got it back with a few hyphenations.  I need a
> step-by step on hyphenations.
> 2. TeX automatically squeezes out all extra spaces between words.
> Can I get Scribus to do this? HOw?
This is something which can only be done manually. You can also use 
search and replace. 1.3.4 will have some improvements.

> 3. The text came in with lots of " instead of left and right
> quotes. Is there a quick way to get all these replaced?
Search and Replace with the text frame selected> 

> 4. Scribus seems to treat each carriage return as the start of a
> new paragraph. How do I merge these lines together into a single
> paragraph in story editor?
> 5. A new customer sends me files in a Mac-only format with the
> suffix  .cwk. Will my Linux Scribus import such files?
What creates .cwk files. Doubtful if Scribus imports directly.

> 6. If I build up the book story by story in Scribus, what is the
> best way to merge them together? I want each story to start on a
> new page of course.

Page > Import can merge them into a new document and add additional 
pages as needed.

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