[scribus] Easiest way to insert text.

Th. Mulder theopcles at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 17:49:43 UTC 2011

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  Theo Mulder

Op 3-6-2011 19:41, John Ghormley KJ4UFG schreef:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Joe Zeff<joe op zeff.us>  wrote:
>> On 06/02/2011 05:30 PM, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
>>> Possibly a good idea, but I have a question.  What does one gain from
>>> importing from an open source format that makes it better than a simpler
>>> copy and paste, if one doesn't import styles?
>> If you're importing a file that somebody sent you there's no need to wait
>> for it to open up in whatever word processor you'd use to edit it.  If
>> you're importing multiple files the time adds up rapidly.  And, even if it's
>> only one file it's less steps you have to take.  For that matter, why do you
>> find copy and paste better?
> First, I NEVER import anything I have not read.  Therefore, I will open any
> document from a writer in either LibreOffice or Google Docs to read it
> before I pull it into my Scribus .sla file.  Frequently, there may be
> several days between receiving the contributions for multiple writers and
> when I actually compose the issue.  But, I generally read the contributions
> upon receiving them in email.
> So, to answer your question, I like copy and paste because I can import the
> entire document to the Story Editor with the sequence, Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C, and
> Ctrl-V.  Doesn't get much faster than that.  And, since most of my
> contributors are Windoze users, their contributions are in Word .doc format
> or .rtf or even .txt.  I can copy and paste from ANY format with exactly the
> same keystroke sequence.  So, I like copy and paste as opposed to importing
> for that reason.  It may be that it fits my work habits better than trying
> to locate filenames in a list and then deal with the import results.
>> --
> John Ghormley  KJ4UFG
> Editor, SERA *Repeater Journal*
> Walkertown, NC  USA
> editor op sera.org
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