[Scribus] Easy way to convert Publisher files using the MHT format
Sat Feb 2 23:31:57 CET 2008
I don't know where to get it, but the wikipedia article sure explains a lot:
The format is quite similar to HTML.
On Feb 2, 2008 9:04 PM, avox <avox at arcor.de> wrote:
> Icy EyeG wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm new to Scribus, so I don't know if anyone has talked about this or
> > not.
> > I love the program, but one thing I'd like to have would be an easy
> > convertion of Publisher (2003/2007) files. I already saw that you don't
> > intend to port proprietary formats (and I do understand the reasons).
> > However, I think that no one talks about the fact that Publisher also
> > saves
> > files in MHT format. The 2003 and 2007 editions (at least) can edit
> > MHT files, as if they were regular PUB files, because all the style
> > information is saved in HTML tags and metadata (most of it localized
> > between
> > the <head></head>). As a MHT file is easily edited in a text editor and
> > Scribus uses a XML-like format (and, for what I understand HTML support
> > on the roadmap), wouldn't it be easier to add a "Publisher MHT file
> > import"
> > function, instead of a "Publisher PUB file import" function?
> > The users would still have to convert their PUB files one by one to the
> > MHT
> > format, but it would be a huge improvement to increase the popularity of
> > Scribus.
> > Please tell me what you think.
> Do you have a link to a specification of the MHT file format?
> There are large differences between different XML formats, so there is no
> guarantee that it will be possible to translate MHT to Scribus or vice
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