[Scribus] Better table editor for Scribus

John Culleton john
Sat Sep 8 19:44:17 CEST 2007

On Saturday 08 September 2007 08:45:49 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Bruce Smith wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm a noob to Scribus, but have been doing DTP since PageMaker
> > belonged to Aldus. I'm wondering if anyone knows whether or not
> > Scribus will be blessed with a table editor like the one in InDesign?
> > On where you can dump in tab delimited text and give a text-to-table
> > command. Going the OpenOffice/.eps route is currently what I'm doing
> > to get tables, but sometimes it would be quicker to just fiddle with
> > the table in Scribus.
> Here's at least an approximate answer:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/1.3.x_Roadmap#1.3.8
> so it's a bit away I'm afraid. What it requires is a complete rewrite of
> the way tables are done.
> Greg
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In the meantime one can create tables in e.g., Context's Natural Table progam
and import the resulting file in some non-bitmapped fashion as a graphic. 

John Culleton

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