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

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sun Nov 28 15:16:14 CET 2010

On Sunday 28 November 2010 06:37:20 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)
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All versions of Scribus are free. And the version you use, 
was declared stable many moons ago.  AFAIK MSWord doc file import is 
not yet available.  You can however load your file 
into Open Office Writer, save it in that program's native format ODT, 
and then import that. 

John Culleton, Wexford Press
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