[scribus] more intelligent handling of imported styles [was "scribus feature request"]
hfinger at handholding.com.au
Mon May 11 10:25:33 CEST 2009
> InDesign, PageMaker and QuarkXPress all do it the same way as
> FrameMaker. It appears to be an "industry standard" way of importing
> word processor text. However, I must add that none of the others
> support importing text from OOo, although you can copy and paste and
> still retain styles. Scribus, bless its little electronic heart, is way
> ahead of the others there.
> I'm not saying that Scribus should do it the same way. as the others.
> Perhaps the way the others do it can be improved upon. I'm simply
> pointing out what others do.
Looks like a case of convergent evolution! But you will note that most
graphics apps have capabilities similar to other graphics apps,
spreadsheets to other spreadsheets, etc. So you are onto something here!
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