[scribus] InDesign

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Oct 21 13:47:12 UTC 2018

On 10/21/2018 02:44 AM, JLuc wrote:
> Le 21/10/2018 à 07:35, Jackson Snyder a écrit :
>> Hello - I'm having to publish some books that were created with InDesign.
>> Is Scribus compatible - may I just load in the drafts and convert to say
>> PDF or something else?  Or can I use them directly n Scribus.  Newbie
>> here.  Thank you.
> Scribus imports In Design produced IDML format files,
> but resulting scribus document is far from perfect and requires tweaks
> afterward.
> Scribus also imports In Design PDF produced files.
> Resulting scribus document looks as desired, (all the more when you use
> scribus 1.5.4)
> but text is now considered as vector shapes, not glyphs, which prevent
> text edit.

What I have done sometimes is to export text from Adobe Reader from the
original PDF, then use and edit that in Scribus.


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