[Scribus] Massive HeadAche

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Mon Feb 20 02:03:45 CET 2006

Hi Joel,

welcome aboard!

Am Montag, 20. Februar 2006 01:50 schrieb Joel:
> Like a person that doesnt ask for directions until he is so lost....
> I am trying to work within Scribus with Tables,
> My company publishes a 4 page flyer with almost 350 line items in it,
> Life would be grand if i could import my items from Excell or Math, into a
> table set up to show, a part number, a MFG, a short description and a
> Price.
> Right now it looks like i will be placing a text box for each field i need
> as the Tables in Scribus seem to be linked text boxes.

That's true, but you can convert each table item to a picture frame (not that 
this info would help you any further ;) )

> A step and repeat command for Windows versions of Scribus would be grand
> too!

For complex tables in Scribus, please have a look here:


and here:


You need OpenOffice.org or StarOffice to achieve your goals.

> My printer Scotsman Press in Syracuse NY, accepts 300dpi print ready PDF's,
> I will be glad to post results or even mail anybody intrested a printed
> catalog.
> BTW.. I sell Ink, Toner and Media....
> Thanks in advance and Happy whats left of Sunday.
> Joel



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