[Scribus] Story Editor

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Jul 10 22:29:27 CEST 2006

Russbucket wrote:
> On Monday 10 July 2006 12:36, Pedrie Roberts wrote:
>> Pedrie:
>> Thanks for all who answered about downloading and installing for Ubuntu,
>> esp. Mr Jordan, who knows what he's doing AND how to explain it.
>> My biggest frustration with Scribus is Story Editor, which i.m.o. is quite
>> useless for editing and maybe Scribus' weakest feature. And you can't use
>> another editor, because it seems you can't paste into Story Editor. Any
>> hope of at least wysiwig? (I'm not just negative; I think Scirbus in
>> general is absolutely fantastic.)
> I di not follow your original thread but you can paste into the story editor. 
> I just pasted the contents of your post there.
> I di a Edit copy of the text, then went to Scribus (version, SUSE 
> 10.0), created a text box and then did ctrl V (paste). Note edit paste will 
> not work in the story editor (it's greyed out). You will still need to format 
> text or make styles to format it. The above method does not carry over the 
> formatting.
This is under active development right now, to allow importation of 
formatting from outside sources. There is some ability to retain 
formatting from oo.org and html. You can always use a plain text editor, 
import the text, then format in Story Editor (paragraph styles are 
useful here) or in the main window in Properties.


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