[scribus] Quark .qxd import

Marco marco.brignoli at marcobaldo.ch
Sat Jun 11 08:57:31 UTC 2016


There is no way of having the xtg files, any track of the original
project and of the writer of the document has been lost :-( .

After some testing it think pdftotext+pdfimage+a few awk scripts will be
the way to go.


Il 10. 06. 16 10:33, ale rimoldi ha scritto:
> ciao marco,
>> I'm currently using 1.4.6 and I just installed the 1.5.2 on a test VM
>> (both running on OpenSuSE 13.2). In this new version I have seen the
>> import capabilities have been extended, so as pointed out in a
>> previous mail, an import is probably possible if I will be able to
>> export the qxd document as an xtg.
>> Unfortunately I do not own a Mac nor Quark, I have received from a
>> friend a Quark document to be modified and I'm looking for a cheap
>> solution.... This means I will probably have to find someone owning
>> Quark for the conversion. (or download the 3 day test version of Quark
>> for Windows and install it in a Windows VM....)
> if you can ask your friend for the xtg files this could be helpful.
> than you can go for a multilayer approach:
> - you can use pdfimages to get the images out of the pdf
> - you can the pdf with inkscape to extract the vector drawings and save
>   them as svg (or you can use scribus for it too)
> - you can load the pdf pages into scribus and set them as a background
>   for redoing the whole layout
> - you can load the xtg files into the text files to get the text.
>   (otherwise pdftotext, libreoffice or a simple copy paste will let you
>   scrap the text from the pdf)
> ciao && good luck!
> a.l.e
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