[scribus] Long documents

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Dec 17 14:18:53 UTC 2015

On 12/17/2015 09:12 AM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 12/17/2015 08:40 AM, Feargal Hogan wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have downloaded and installed the latest stable version and am reviewing it as an alternative to ID.
>> A few questions:
>> 1) Is it suitable for long document production?
>> 2) Is the SLA file format documented somewhere?
>> 3) Is it possible to import XML format text? I note that html import is supported. Do i need to convert my XML to XHTML rather than import directly? 
>> 4) Is there any documentation on supported HTML flavours?
> 4) There is some minimal documentation in the online manual, but it
> doesn't say much more than I have above. Importing some test files
> should give you more specifics. For example, it should handle <b>, but
> does it also handle <strong>?

Playing around a bit, I now recall that if you try to import from an
xhtml file, Scribus doesn't recognize what that is, and you have to tell
it to import as an HTML file (a dialog pops up).


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