[scribus] noob text format question
alison.saylor at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 01:01:24 CEST 2010
hmm, sounds like good information but i'm afraid i don't know what a
pdflatex file is nor a .tex file.
On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 11:34 AM, John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 April 2010 13:12:38 Alison Saylor wrote:
>> thank you! and can i ask you another question? even if i download
>> that, i'll still have the format changing on me though not so
>> drastically as going from word to plain text. is there a way to avoid
>> that? i am having files sent to me in word and then i need to put
>> them into scribus. when i had the set up before where i converted
>> them to open office after downloading them, the paragraphs would
>> disappear and i'd have to reinsert them by hand. thank you for your
>> help! really appreciate it!
>> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 12:09 AM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
>> > hi alison
>> >> sounds like you are saying there's a version of it for MACs.
>> > yes, get it from http://www.openoffice.org (and no other place)
>> > ciao
>> > a.l.e
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > scribus mailing list
>> > scribus at lists.scribus.net
>> > http://lists.scribus.net/mailman/listinfo/scribus
>> scribus mailing list
>> scribus at lists.scribus.net
> We start with the overall task first, and then select the tool. If you
> import your doc file into Open Office Writer then you can save it as a .tex
> (in this case pdflatex) file. Then pdflatex foo.tex will deliver a properly
> formatted pdf file. Now this procedure does not use Scribus but it does
> deliver a properly formatted pdf file with minimum effort.
> If however you concentrate on the subtask of converting a .doc file to
> Scribus then the import of an .odt file as has been previously suggested is
> the way to go.
> John Culleton
> "Create Book Covers with Scribus"
> Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95
> scribus mailing list
> scribus at lists.scribus.net
More information about the scribus