[Scribus] wmf export in scribus

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Sat Nov 17 20:10:58 CET 2007

Am Samstag, 17. November 2007 18:18:28 schrieb Robin Haunschild:
> Hi,
> am Samstag, 17. November 2007 17:54 schrieb Gregory Pittman:
> > Robin Haunschild wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > although I usually prefer eps graphics, it would be great if
> > > Scribus could export wmf files
> > > (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Metafile) in future versions
> > > because Openoffice can use wmf files more efficiently than eps
> > > files. Are there patent problems about I do not know concerning the
> > > wmf file format?
> >
> > so you're exporting from Scribus to openoffice? Gasp!
> Well, more or less only use Scribus to create nice figures. If I write
> something privately, I export them from Scribus to LaTeX but
> unfortunally, my boss refuses to use LaTeX. He is used to work with
> Word and does not want to change this habit. Therefore, everything he
> wants to have digitally I have to provide in a Word-Doc format.
> However, MS-Word and OpenOffice need a huge amount of resources after
> importing 10 eps figures. Although eps and wmf are vector graphics, I
> didn't find such behaviour for wmf files. Anyway my (ugly) workaround
> now is to create figures in Scribus, exporting them as eps, renaming
> them, importing them into Corel Draw and finally exporting them as wmf
> files. The last step is obviously the nastiest one. ;)
> It would be much easier to directly export figures from Scribus in eps
> and wmf format (for my and my bosses use). ;)

You can export an eps from Scribus, import it in OO.o Draw, then save as a WMF 
file from OO.o.



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