[scribus] HTML importer problems when using images

Antonio Roberts antonio at hellocatfood.com
Wed Apr 18 13:32:34 UTC 2012

Ok, after further delving into this t's beginning to look like a
problem with Libre Office. I used its html exporter and opened the
source and this is what it looked like http://twitpic.com/9b9081

Out of interest, Gregory, what did you use to export the document to html?


On 18 April 2012 13:51, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 04/17/2012 07:51 PM, Antonio Roberts wrote:
>> As a work-around to Scribus not yet supporting Footnotes I'm following
>> the advice found on the Scribus wiki that recommends exporting your
>> document in HTML format and then adding in the footnotes manually
>> (source: http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Footnotes_in_Scribus). This
>> works until you try and import a HTML document that has images as the
>> HTML importer tries to import the image as text. As images, when
>> opened in a text editor, consist of many hundreds of lines of text,
>> this often results in Scribus freezing.
>> Is there a way to import an HTML document that has images? I just
>> don't want to have to go through my 50-page document and delete all of
>> the images first
> This seems odd. I think you should look at the HTML file under a text
> editor.
> I just did this same thing, with an HTML I created with a plain text editor,
> and import went Ok, with Paragraph styles created, and the images just
> showed up as the link in parentheses:
> (img, src:path/to/image.png)
> which I think is a useful feature, in case you want to add image frames to
> your Scribus document.
> Greg
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