[scribus] Importing tables

robwhite.watford at tiscali.co.uk robwhite.watford at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Jun 23 06:57:37 UTC 2014

Many thanks Christoph. 

I shall certainly give this a go. 


Original Message----
>From: christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
>Date: 23/06/2014 
>To: "Scribus User Mailing List"<scribus at lists.scribus.net>

>Subj: Re: [scribus] Importing tables
>> Gesendet: Sonntag, 22. 
Juni 2014 um 21:19 Uhr
>> Von: "robwhite.watford at tiscali.co.uk" 
<robwhite.watford at tiscali.co.uk>
>> An: scribus at lists.scribus.net
Betreff: Re: [scribus] Importing tables
>> I don't suppose anyone 
has come up with a novel way of importing Word 
>> tables into Scribus 
text frames, by any chance?
>> At the moment, I am 
>> copying Word 
tables into OpenOffice documents, and then importing 
>> Openoffice 
documents into Scribus, and then hitting the tabulator key a 
>> lot. 
The end result is actually not bad, but it's tedious and boring 
work for a genius like me.  ;-)
>Hi genius ;)
>You may be 
interested in the ingenious interplay between Scribus 1.4.x and AOO.
>Here's an instruction:
>1) Start Scribus
>2) Open a new 
doc (or don't)
>3) Click "Help"
>4) Click "Scribus Manual"
Click on "Documentation" in the Help Browser
>6) Go to the "Import" 
>7) Click on "Scribus and OpenOffice.org/OpenDocument"
Learn how to import tables into Scribus with all formatting and colours 
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