[scribus] Scribus sla to epub (export) q. (calibre does not work)

Ermin de Winkel winkelde at xs4all.nl
Thu Jun 5 07:05:27 UTC 2014

Since epub is mainly text oriented, I rather would make a rtf or word 
file and convert this using Calibre.
Richard Foley schreef op 5-6-2014 9:01:
> Hi folks,
> I recall from earlier discussions on the list, that an epub exporter was
> planned, but not integrated, for Scribus. The recommendation at that time was
> to export from Scribus to PDF, and then to use Calibre to go from PDF to epub.
> The problem I have is that while the Scribus-exported.PDF is spot-on perfect,
> printed to hard copy via LSI, etc., the resulting Calibre-exported.epub is
> complete rubbish. I used the following command:
>      ebook-convert in.pdf out.epub --enable-heuristics
> I realize this is not a Calibre support forum, please bear with me. However,
> using PDF as the intermediary, when all the information is already in Scribus
> still strikes me as slightly odd. Perhaps that's because I don't understand
> file import/export/conversions, but I was hoping to go directly from Scribus to
> epub, and remove one link in the chain.
> Does anyone have any other suggestions of how to either improve the epub, or to
> get directly to an epub, from Scribus itself? Or perhaps how to improve the
> pdf->epub so that it's usable? All help tips appreciated.
> Cheers.

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