[scribus] Scribus sla to epub (export) q. (calibre does not work)
rich.inud at naktiv.net
Thu Jun 5 15:19:18 UTC 2014
I'm all for simple, it just has to work cleanly. I'll be glad to submit a few
files, and to experiment with getting the plugin to work, if I can help at all.
And I understand about W/E promises, no worries ;)
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On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 04:26:42PM +0200, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi richard,
> > 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.
> i'm currently working on the epub exporter from scribus 1.5svn.
> the pieces are slowly coming (again) together...
> here you can follow the improvements:
> it currently creates an epub, with an empty xhtml file per section...
> ... and i'm working on reintegrating the text export (the task should
> be done before the end of the (long) weekend... but i don't want to
> make promises i can't hold).
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