[scribus] 'No Style' problem when importing from Open Office

Ole Madsen philimorept at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 4 17:18:35 CEST 2009

--- On Sat, 7/4/09, Chris Tregenza <junk-scribus at tregenza.com> wrote:

> From: Chris Tregenza <junk-scribus at tregenza.com>
> Subject: [scribus] 'No Style' problem when importing from Open Office
> To: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
> Date: Saturday, July 4, 2009, 4:12 AM
> I have an Open Office (3.0.1) Writer document with some
> basic styles set up.
> I'm importing the document into a frame in Scribus using
> Get Text with the importer set to Automatic, I select
> Overwrite and Merge Paragraph Styles on the Open Document
> Importer Options.
> The text is imported and formatted OK, styles are created
> and everything looks right.
> However when I go into Story Editor, everything is marked
> as 'No Style'. It seems whilst the text is formatted
> according to the styles, the text is not linked to the
> styles.
> I was expecting all the text to linked to the imported
> styles so that I could tweak the styles in Scribus and have
> the updated formatting applied to all the text using that
> style.
> Have I misunderstood how styles work or is this a bug?
> Running OSX 10.5, using 1.3.5svn, build ID
> C-C-T-F-Q-Mac/Aqua
> Chris

I think it is a bug.  I experience much the same problem when I move a text frame from one document to another by using the copy/paste function. In release this worked fine.  Perhaps someone in the know would care to comment?

(Running Mandriva 2009.1 and 1.3.5svn)


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