[scribus] Importing text from Word (XL) to Scribus

Margaret and George McIntosh tenbear at myfairpoint.net
Sun Nov 28 15:06:19 CET 2010

On 28 Nov 2010 at 11:37, L Macintyre wrote:

> Submitted on 11/28/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>    Name: L Macintyre
>    Email Address: lorn.macintyre at btinternet.com
>    Subject: Importing text from Word (XL) to Scribus
>    Message:
> I have downloaded the free trial version of Scribus 1.33.14, but
> when I click  
> on Import Text from the File Menu, it will now allow me to do so.
> How  
> therefore do I import text, written in Word on the XL system, into
> the free  
> trial version of Scribus?
>    About your Scribus program:
>      Version:
>      Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
>      Build Date:
>    Your operating system and CPU:
>      Type: Windows
>      Version: WinXP
>      CPU type: 32bit (Intel/AMD - i386)

First, Scribus is free, it is not a trial version.

I always import text as a text file (.txt). Save your text as a text file, or convert it to 
text, before importing it.


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