[Scribus] Database publishing for Scribus
Sun Mar 12 13:04:53 CET 2006
On Sun, 2006-03-12 at 12:02 +0000, Calum Polwart wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 07:06 -0800, Bolo Cholo wrote:
> > Dear friends,
> > I'm new to Scribus, and I'm looking for a way to import a database
> > file to publish a directory with Scribus.
> > For that purpose, I've been using QuarkXPress with the XData
> > extension. All it does is format in XPress an imported tab (or
> > comma) separated text file.
> I need to do something simillar. Its a once a year job so doesn't
> need to be hugely automated. My solution has been to import the data
> into OpenOffice, apply basic formatting there (some of my data needs
> to be in italics depending on its 'type') and then import it over to
> Scribus. (I think I used HTML as the import method)
> > Any advice?
> > Nelson
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