[scribus] Scribus 1.5 problem with footnotes

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Fri Nov 20 14:27:54 UTC 2015

On 11/20/2015 07:28 AM, Gudrun Exner wrote:
> Dear members of the Scribus team,
>   I have a problem using Scribus 1.5, which already applies footnotes.
>   I want to work with an MS-Word-document in Scribus.
>   This document is an article of around 30 pages which contains around 100 footnotes.
>   When I load the document into Scribus, all the footnotes are transformed automatically
>   into endnotes and up to now I did not find any possibility to transform them - automatically -
>   into footnotes again.
>   I know how to insert footnotes into a Scribus text, but you have to do all the work step by step once more,
>   and this is no good solution for my purpose.
>   How can I manage this task more quickly, if this is possible at all?

Hi Gudrun,

The unfortunate answer is that footnotes are not really implemented to
anyone's satisfaction at this point. I don't think there is any quick
solution. The quickest thing would be keeping them as endnotes, but I
realize that may not be to your liking.


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