[scribus] noob text format question

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Apr 12 23:29:23 CEST 2010

hi alison,

> hello!  my Linux computer has died and am now doing my newsletter in
> the MAC version of Scribus for the first time.  what format do i need
> to have the files in to save the formatting?  they won't open in Word
> and switching them to plain text files makes all the formatting
> disappear.  this will take me about 4x as long to do if i have to
> manually put all the paragraph spacing back in by hand and it's a
> looooooong document.  thank you!

openoffice is your friend. it can open .doc files and can save to .odt files which can be read (with formatting included) by scribus


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