[scribus] Creating multi- page magazine

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Fri Oct 5 15:41:01 UTC 2012

On Fri, 5 Oct 2012 10:30:18 -0400 (EDT)
gpittman at iglou.com dijo:

>On Fri, October 5, 2012 01:26, Peter Nermander wrote:
>> So, what I objected against was that using a text editor some way
>> would be the optimal way to handle text that should be imported into
>> Scribus.
>> Writing directly in Scribus however is usually not the best way. What
>> I personally would like to see is something in the line of a stand
>> alone version of the Story Editor, or something like LyX, where text
>> could be created and be easily marked up with a limited set of
>> markup. I think that being able to apply named paragraph and
>> character styles to the text would be sufficient. The editor could
>> have options to change the visual appearance of the styles, but when
>> importing into Scribus only the names of the styles would be used.

>It would be worth considering an enhanced editor, something of an
>intermediary between Scribus and, say LibreOffice, which could push the
>formatted text in either direction, so that it could be further edited
>in either Scribus or LibreOffice.
>Sounds like an idea for a new standalone project. :-)   :-O

It seems to me that the efforts would be better spent on improving the
Open/LibreOffice import filters. Why reinvent the wheel?

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