[scribus] designing instructional posters on code/programming -- lots of syntax highlighting
gpittman at iglou.com
Thu Jan 5 14:34:20 UTC 2017
On 01/05/2017 01:52 AM, "Christoph Schäfer" wrote:
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 04. Januar 2017 um 16:00 Uhr
>> Von: "Alec Hill" <bulk at ahill.io>
>> An: scribus at lists.scribus.net
>> Betreff: [scribus] designing instructional posters on code/programming -- lots of syntax highlighting
>> Hello folks :)
>> I would greatly appreciate some advice about what direction to go...
>> realizing this may be a bit of a rabbit hole that might require I spend
>> several hours learning various things, if it's a rabbit hole indeed I'd
>> like to avoid travelling the wrong tunnels if possible...
>> I need to design informational/instructional posters that have lots of code
>> samples in which the code is properly syntax-highlighted like you'd see in
>> Kate/Gedit/Vim/any IDE etc.
>> What approach should I take for this?
> Hi Alec,
> Please try the following: Enable sytax hightlighting for the language you are using in Kate or KWrite (assuming you are using Linux or *BSD). Export the file as HTML.
> Launch LibreOffice Writer (*not* LibreOffice Writer Web), open the HTML file and save it as ODT. You can then import the ODT file into a Scribus text frame with all colours intact.
This seems like a great solution, though I can't seem to get it to work.
I get the HTML markup in LibreOffice, and then in Scribus after saving
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