[scribus] blog to scribus

Gerard Cunningham gerard at faduda.net
Mon Jan 24 21:50:03 CET 2011

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 15:43 -0500, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 01/24/2011 03:06 PM, Joan Hill wrote:
> > I have posted 152 letters onto a dedicated blog.  I had thought that I could
> > "slurp" the blog info out into a program that I could then save to a word
> > document, edit and then send off for publishing.  However, these kinds of
> > programs (at least the ones that i have found) only let you print to their
> > site  -- and a very high cost.  Easy, but cost prohibitive.
> >
> > Is there a way I can "slurp out", or upload, my blog content into scribus?
> > If so, how?
> First of all, sounds like you need to pick another blog site -- in an 
> age of DRM, this should be illegal for them to keep _your_ creative 
> product hostage, but such is the nature of proprietary software much of 
> the time.
> You should always be able to highlight-copy-paste, not a pleasant chore 
> for 152 letters, but you may find you can copy more than one at a time, 
> if it lets you show more than one at a time. Of course, maybe they have 
> some other tricks that you'll discover when you attempt this.

File |Save As to local machine, then open the HTML files with Notepad,
will usually allow you get around any anti-cut&paste java.

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Gerard Cunningham
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