[Scribus] New Word importer

PLinnell mrdocs
Tue Feb 21 19:36:58 CET 2006

On Tuesday 21 February 2006 18:58, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> Hi all,
> today I installed a current cvs with the new Word importer and also
> antiword to make it work. Distro is SuSE 10.0. Antiword is
> installed under $home/bin. Now, doc is in the file list for text
> import, but I can't import a single Word file (text frames remain
> empty).
> Under my SuSE 9.3 antiword is in usr/bin and everything works fine.
> Any ideas on what's going wrong.
> I also noticed that the Word importer doesn't recognise paragraph
> styles as the sxw/odt importers do. Is this a limitation of
> antiword?
> Cheers,
> Christoph


As soon as www.scribus has one more issue sorted, I will have Suse 
10.0 rpms for antiword which do work.

The idea of antiword is to strip all the style stuff out and get plain 
text. So, OO is better if the styles are important. 


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