[scribus] Get Text - Linking Multiple Pages

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Feb 9 17:31:08 CET 2011

On Monday 07 February 2011 09:25:57 J wrote:
> John:  Thanks for replying!  I'll look again for the check box. 
> I'm using Scribus 1.3.9 on Windows 7.  I was able to import only 11
> pages at a time before the program hangs.
> Joe:  Sorry, you are correct I should have given a better
> description.  At this point I have a Novelette of about 25,000
> words.  I'm new to writing, so the terms will take me some time.  I
> can import about 3000 words before version 1.3.9 hangs.  I haven't
> used 1.3.5 yet.
> Thanks again for your prompt responses!
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> From: John Jason Jordan
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Get Text - linking and multiple pages
> On Sun, 6 Feb 2011 19:42:20 GMT
> When you create a new document there is a checkbox on the new
> document dialog window to set Automatic Text Frames (or something
> like that). This will create a document of as many pages as you
> specify (in the same dialog box), and each page will have a frame
> and they will all be linked.
> Which version of Scribus and which operating system?
> And welcome to Scribus!
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> Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011 19:00:59 -0800
> From: Joe Zeff <joe at zeff.us>
> This is a tad off-topic here, but it might be of general help to
> you in the future.  In the US, at least, writers don't talk about
> page count, they talk about word count.  Why?  Well, there are so
> many things that can change the page count such as margins, font,
> point size and so on, but none of them change the word count.  If
> you want to look at all professional, get in the habit of talking
> about word count.  BTW, just out of curiosity (as a fellow writer)
> what is your word count?  90 pages sounds a tad short for a novel.
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Where are the instructions for creating a Linux version of 1.4.0 svn? 
I use Slackware.

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