[scribus] Trouble importing text

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Oct 1 19:17:11 UTC 2015

On 10/01/2015 03:04 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 10/01/2015 02:19 PM, Mary Moore wrote:
>> He does use Open Office, not Microsoft. I do save the files in ODT format,
>> but it still does not retain the italics once I use the Style format in
>> Scribus. When I enable the particular style I am using for the text it
>> "erases" the italics.
> In that case, Scribus is doing what it's supposed to do.
> Try setting up your style in OpenOffice, then when it imports, Scribus
> should import your style.
> If you need to, go to the Style manager and then edit the imported style
> as desired. This should retain your italics, which amount to a Character
> Style applied to portions of your text.
> This sounds like it should be fixable. Play with a few paragraphs in
> various ways.

I checked this out to be sure, and when you import and ODT file, you
should be asked if you want to import styles. So whatever style you have
applied to the text in general should be imported. If you then edit that
style, it will leave any italicized parts inside still italicized.


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