[scribus] text formatting - further help needed!

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Apr 15 09:45:23 CEST 2010

>> I see what you mean about only loading text files that have been saved
>> by the Text Editor. But it's not immediately obvious and the load file
>> dialogue does have an All Files(*) option. Perhaps the Load File
>> function needs to be limited to Text file (*.txt) files only.
> I don't think this is a good idea. Many text files are saved with another 
> extension or no extension at all, especially on UNIX-like systems.
> Also not that almost all program's file dialogs have the option "All Files", 
> simply because some (many?) users don't know how to rename a file.
> I think we should add a warning in a sidebar in the next version of the 
> manual.

or rename the menu entry as "load text file"... it won't be perfect (for 
most people an .odt is also a text file...) but at least nobody can't 
say that he has not been warned :-) ... and at the latest they will 
notice when they ask here on the list or on irc...


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