[Scribus] Importing html

Atlantic Tech Solutions tech
Sat Jan 28 00:49:18 CET 2006

On Friday 27 January 2006 17:35, John R. Culleton wrote:
> On Thursday 26 January 2006 09:42 pm, Riku Leino wrote:
> > John R. Culleton wrote:
> > > I note that the documentaion says htat html can be imported into
> > > Scribus. I have a fresh 1.3.2 install. I don't see a way to import
> > > html. Am I missing a necessary plugin or whatever?
> >
> > That's a Get text plugin which means that you can import texts from a
> > html document into a text frame by right clicking on a text frame and
> > selecting Get text and browsing to your html document. Importer is far
> > from perfect and is only good for getting texts into a frame. It does
> > preserve some formatting but will lose most of it. If some predefined
> > formatting is wanted and it doesn't have to be HTML i'd recommed text
> > filters which will provide much cleaner results.
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> Aha! It is all in knowing how. I missed the intermediate step:
> Import>get text>html
> and the text frame. I am trying to create a paper file or manual
> from the Scribus help html files. I am a bit surprised that someone
> hasn't made a pdf version of the documentation before this, but maybe I
> will make the first such.
> Like a lot of old fogies, sometimes I like to go off in the
> corner with a cup of coffee and the manual. Man does not live by screen
> displays alone.


You can print directly from the help browser in Scribus and if you have 
kprinter directly create a PDF.


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