[Scribus] Placing various file types on a Mac

rcook at pcug.org.au rcook
Tue Oct 30 10:30:24 CET 2007

> I'm completely new to Scribus so I'm probably missing something
> or just expecting too much. On Mac OS X, in particular, RTF
> files are commonly available but I don't see a means of placing
> them and including their fonts, sizes, colors, etc. I did a
> little research and found that the RTF specification is owned
> by Microsoft yet there seems to be publicly available and open
> source implementations conversion software. Is there some
> licensing issue, perhaps? (I didn't see any)

I don't think you can import rtf files directly into Scribus.

What I would do would be to import/open the rtf document in Open Office,
save that as an odt file, then import it into Scribus


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