[scribus] Creating multi- page magazine

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Oct 6 18:42:55 UTC 2012


> > It seems to me that the efforts would be better spent on improving
> > the Open/LibreOffice import filters. Why reinvent the wheel?
> That is something that is needed too. I haven't used the filters in a
> while though, so I am not sure it they still are as "bad" as the used
> to be.

I fear that they are...

> I would like the filters to import the text keeping the styles by
> name, but not adding styles to Scribus but using available styles. And
> a setting to either discard styles not already present or import them.
> I guess the same option would be useful also for direct formatting.

Very needed! And should be rather easy to implement.

> Something in the line of setting up rules:
> Office style____________ In Scribus
> Standard______________Map to Body text
> Heading 1_____________Map to Main heading
> other styles: Map to Scribus style with same name (discard if no style
> has same name)
> direct formatting: Bold____Map to Enhanced
> direct formatting: other____discard

I think that what we need is a full specification of the way the ODT
styles are managed on import.

Are you ready for it? :-)


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