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Scribus Working With OpenOffice Documents [ID:537] (25/42)

in series: Scribus Desktop Publishing

video tutorial by Dai, added 02/08

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In this video we show you how to import a pre-formatted OpenOffice Writer document into scribus and apply some additional formatting to it using Scribus

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Thanks for the great vids!


Thanks for this helpful video. Off to try it...


Never imported a large document into scribus like that but, here is some advice on producing books from my DTP blog.

http://dtpscribus.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/producing-books-with-scribus/


Never imported a large document into scribus like that but, here is some advice on producing books from my DTP blog.

http://dtpscribus.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/producing-books-with-scribus/


13. Carl Sparks Sun, 02 May 2010 07:33

Cheers Dai for that. I am writing a novel in open office at the mo. Who knows if it will go anywhere but at least its a lot of fun in the meantime. The tutorial has helped me out. now i have just got to figure out how to get all 120 pages to import cleanly! :)


12. anonymous Fri, 04 Dec 2009 14:03

Thank you! That was really helpful. You are so clear and patient!!!


Thanks! Once again, an easy-to-understand tutorial. I really love your work. You make Scribus accessible and useful!


10. anonymous Sat, 28 Nov 2009 09:38

Love the authors nice easy manner. Allows me to concentrate.

Thank you.


9. anonymous Sat, 12 Sep 2009 08:20

very useful - thanks


8. anonymous Thu, 06 Aug 2009 03:33

Hi. Thanks for this video. It was the first one I watched about Scribus. So, I'm quite a newbie by this matter... but I would have like to learn how I could import a very long odt document (several pages) into a new Scribus document : how to make the text from odt flow from page to page. Anyway, I will now have a look to the previous videos. Maybe, it will answer my question. Thanks again.


7. anonymous Sun, 19 Jul 2009 00:04

Really liked your tutorial. I'm just picking up Scribus and also just recently discovered your tutorials on the web. Thanks a bunch!


6. anonymous Tue, 02 Jun 2009 02:46

looks pretty helpful but I need to watch it again to fully understand


4. anonymous Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:49

Could not work out how to import OO until I

saw this video - thanks


3. anonymous Tue, 30 Dec 2008 21:30

what a fantastic series of videos! Scribus for me was a very complicated package well beyond my capabilities. However the tutorials have led me from zero knowledge to enough to be able to produce 40-page reports with the aid of master pages. The superb presentation that Scribus gives made me get off Microsoft Publisher.


2. anonymous Wed, 03 Sep 2008 08:09

Thanks for taking the time to educate me, you tutorials were very helpful.

I was looking for a specific tutorial on how to work with GIMP files in Scribus. I have created a marketing piece in GIMP and didn't realize that it doesn't deal with CMYK very well. Rather than redo the whole thing in Scribus, I would like to import that file. I have saved it as an eps, but the import keeps failing -- even though the correct version of GS is installed and identified.

Thanks again for your efforts.


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