[scribus] text formatting - further help needed!

Alison Saylor alison.saylor at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 22:53:00 CEST 2010

Keith, thank you so, so much!  I was beginning to feel a bit nuts and
or clueless here.  good to know it isn't just me having this problem.
thanks very much!  will try the work around.

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 1:49 PM, Keith Abraham <kabraham at gmx.com> wrote:
> I see what Alison Saylor is getting at and she's correct.
> Using 1.3.6 or
> 1.  create a text frame
> 2. right click on the frame
> 3. click "edit text"
> 4. select File/Load from File for .odt
> all that then appears in the editor is "PK" and one or two other characters
> which I believe are control characters.*
> Work around:*
> Yet if at stage 3. one clicks "Load text" (not Edit text) and load the file
> via the file manager the file appears in the text as it should.
> Also at stage 4. if one selects "All files (*)" an .odt file loads as it
> should.
> So there appears to be a bug in the .odt loading.
> The problem requires more investigation because I think there is more merely
> than Alison's problem happening here. I have no time to investigate further
> so perhaps the developers could have a look at it. *
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