[scribus] mathematical equations

F.Harr at softhome.net F.Harr at softhome.net
Thu Jul 31 15:01:36 CEST 2008

Well, wouldn't you export the finished product into a PDF, which makes the 
equasion into a line-drawing.  Then it doesn't matter what it was before it 
was in Scribus, does it? 

Louis Desjardins writes: 

> Thomas Zastrow a écrit :
>> Gustavo Homem schrieb:
>>>> In Scribus directly, its not possible. But you can do the following: 
>>>> - Create your equation in OpenOffice.
>>>> - Right click on it and export it to MathML
>>>> - Use JEuclid, a MathML implementation in Java, to convert the
>>>> MathML-File into SVG, PostScript or whatever
>>>> - Import that into scribus. 
>>> It's not so complicated. If you write the text on OpenOffice Writer and 
>>> then export to HTML, the formulas get exported to gifs which can then be 
>>> imported directly intro Scribus. 
>>> Cheers
>>> Gustavo 
>> Thanks, you are right :-)
> Hmmm... GIF is not the preferred format in pre-press. If that document is 
> meant to be printed, it is to be avoided (some might add, avoided *at all 
> costs*)... 
> Louis
>> Best, 
>> Tom
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