[scribus] What about E-PUB format?

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Thu Dec 30 05:12:02 CET 2010

On Wed, 29 Dec 2010 22:24:38 -0500
John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> dijo:

>I still think that PDF is not reflowable, and if that is a requirement 
>then HTML or XHTML should be used.

Recently I had my first experience with the EPUB format, as that I how
I read Cédric Gémy's new book about Scribus. I don't have a Kindle or
other portable reader, I just installed Calibre on my Fedora laptop.
Calibre comes with e-book viewers that can display most formats. In
response to John's point above, the E-PUB format is definitely
reflowable. Using the reader you can also highlight text and add

And speaking of formats, I am specifically interested in E-PUB, because
it is open source and, as far as I know, all the commercial tablets can
read it as well as their own proprietary formats.

So my big question is, can I export from Scribus in E-PUB format?
Assuming not, is there a workaround, like exporting to PDF or
something else and then converting the output to E-PUB? Has anyone
here published anything in E-PUB format?

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