[Scribus] Oo Tables in Scribus

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Jan 17 12:04:13 CET 2006

On Tuesday 17 January 2006 10:37, Roger wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm new to this list and to Scribus, been using 1 week now.
> I do a quarterly newsletter in Oo and have set up Scribus to do get more
> positive and cleaner formatting, works a treat, my thanks to the
> developers. I need to import  quarterly calendar of events set up in Open
> Office.writer tables on 3 seperate pages.
> Reasons I use tables is that I can sort the calendar on one field, row
> heights can be fixed height, I can add rows without upsetting previous
> work. I tried copy paste to Oo.Draw which works ok but doesn't import to
> Scribus. I tried cut and paste from OO.writer but it converts to 1 vertical
> column.

Export as EPS from OO, or even PDF and include into Scribus like that. Until 
tables gets rewritten properly, we cannot support direct placement of OO 
tables. I have had a lot of success with tables coming from OO Calc via PDF.

> Output is pdf greyscale which must be readable with Acrobat 5.5
> Where can I get acroread7, do I have to purchase it.

It should be a part of your distribution.

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