[scribus] Missing footer in imported odt file

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 10 00:31:34 CEST 2009

On 10/09/2009 05:37 PM, Mike Morris wrote:
> I am using Scribus on a Win XP/Pro SP3 computer.
> I have an OpenOffice Writer (v. 2.2.0) document with a footer that includes
> a page number (and only a page number), entered using the Insert/Footer and
> Insert/Fields/Page Number features of Writer.
> However when I import the document (Import/Get Text) into Scribus, the
> header is not visible (not imported?).
> I even disabled all of the import options (Overwrite Paragraph Styles, Merge
> Paragraph Styles, Use document name . . .) to test whether one of those
> options was the problem.  It wasn't.
> Can someone please tell me what I am doing wrong?
Hi Mike,

Don't send HTML messages.

Other than that, you're not doing anything wrong. Scribus import from 
oowriter files does not handle things like headers and footers. If you 
think about it, bringing in the footer to a frame-based environment like 
Scribus has doesn't make a lot of sense.


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