[scribus] editing table

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Sun Jul 26 02:34:15 CEST 2009

John Jason Jordan wrote:

> ...If I need borders
> then I typically create the table in OpenOffice.org Writer, being
> careful to mimic the text styles that I am using the Scribus document.
> Then I print to file from Writer. In Scribus I use File > Import > Get
> Vector File, which imports the file as grouped vector objects. It's not
> editable in Scribus because printing to file converts all the text to
> outlines. 

What sort of file do you print to from OO ?

> A lot of people have been asking for real tables for a long time, but
> it is not going to happen for quite a while yet. I can only assume that
> the developers have decided it is too complex to tackle right now.

Which is a serious PITA for those of us doing any kind of technical
work !

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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