[scribus] Importing OpenOffice ODT files using Scribus API

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Apr 1 15:33:46 CEST 2011

On Friday 01 April 2011 09:26:48 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 04/01/2011 08:19 AM, Christophe Amerijckx wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > unfortunately, there is no such command in the API and I have no
> > idea how to add such a command. I am afraid it would take me way
> > too much time to try implementing such a thing.
> >
> > Just a few word about the reason I would need this. Every period
> > of time, we have to write a report. The first part doesn't change
> > that much. The second part part consists of hundred of sheets
> > describing what we have in stock. Part of these sheets are coming
> > from ODT documents (describing the product), other parts are
> > characteristics, others are numbers coming from a database. I've
> > been able to generate everything automatically with scripts
> > except the import of the ODT file and having to do it manually
> > would be a pity...

May I suggest saving the ODT file as text from OO Writer, Inputting it 
ino text frames,  and then modifying it as needed?
John Culleton
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